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Taste

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11 First Ave. | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
+61 2 6658 3583
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very enjoyable

We tried this restaurant for the first time and decided we would probably return. The service was very good although there weren't many tables full, as opposed to the previous night when it was packed. The food was delicious and the Italian wine was lovely ,as it always is. The only thing I have to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Dianne R
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Brisbane, Australia
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We tried this restaurant for the first time and decided we would probably return. The service was very good although there weren't many tables full, as opposed to the previous night when it was packed. The food was delicious and the Italian wine was lovely ,as it always is. The only thing I have to say is that my entree... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Taste is an all-round excellent restaurant, food is always cooked to perfection and the service is always conducted with a great smile and nothing is too much trouble, we have eaten there eight times in the last four months and would recommend it to anyone. Steve Jefford

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Sawtell
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I celebrated my birthday at the restaurant. We had a 3 course meal each plus a bottle of wine. The service was great and there were appropriate breaks between courses. We shared the Entree Tasting Plate of Dukka crusted Mahi Mahi, Aranchini balls, Seared scallops and Tiger Prawns, all with an accompanying variety of condiments such as... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was visiting fro the UK some good friends who live in Sawtell, we went to this restaurant on my first evening, the staff where very attentive and friendly, food was out of this world. I had the steak and it was so, so good and cooked to perfection. Would definitely go back again.

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Boambee East, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a quality restaurant up the quiet end of the main street in Sawtell. The food is traditional with a modern and innovative interpretation and they can vary dishes to suit your needs (eg food allergies). Most importantly, they have a great wine list and will allow BYO wine (up to 2 bottles per table). The service is very... More 

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Coffs Harbour
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

OMG! Yes the duck spring rolls are to die for amongst all other meals. The chef and his lovely wife are amazing and we always love going back there. They remember who we are, what wine we had and are always happy to chat. The other plus for this restaurant is the weekend learn to make a dessert even though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

For a small restaurant, Taste offers the best dining experience in Sawtell. The service is exemplary, the staff are attentive and friendly and the food is to die for. You will not be disappointed.

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Sawtell, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have been dining at Taste for years and have always been given top quality service and amazing food. I find it impossible to go past the Duck Spring Rolls they are amazing!! I can not recommend Taste enough. Love it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have visited Taste a couple of times in the last few months, and have enjoyed an exceptional meal every time. A great menu with fresh local produce, cooked to perfection. Looking forward to our next visit!

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Sawtell, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been too all the eateries in Sawtell, and they have all been good enough for return visits, but for a "special" meal we usually return to Taste. Can't fault the service or quality of food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 First Ave. | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sawtell
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6658 3583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?