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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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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent

Food mouth watering and service outstanding. Beef cooked exactly to my liking . Salmon and prawn special delicious We will be back . Thank you

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Sally W
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Food mouth watering and service outstanding. Beef cooked exactly to my liking . Salmon and prawn special delicious We will be back . Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I recently ate here with a friend on a whim and I was blown away by how good the food was and the service was really good too. I had the lamb shank and the meat fell off the bone, the sauce was delicious and the mash was so good.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This restaurant was outstanding in every way possible. The service was fantastic and the food was a 10/10. The duck was the winner of the night with the lamb shanks a very close second. Don't hesitate to visit this beautiful town and this amazing restaurant.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

last minute decision to dine out on a recent saturday evening led us to Taste in Sawtell. what a pleasant surprise to receive some professional service. right from entering the restaurant we felt very at ease and comfortable. The menu whilst on the small side offered good choice of items and selection was easy. there were 4 of us and... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Last night we attempted to have dinner at Kimino restaurant in Sawtell, this is the second time that we were hoping to eat there, however there will not be a third attempt, as per usual " no were done for the night" no apologies from the bloke behind the bar just straight out rudeness, strange seeing that it was only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Taste. The service was homely and genuine. Thanks very much for the lovely compliment you gave our girls, it is very appreciated. The rissoto was very nice, the steak also and duck spring rolls for entree were delicious too. Our favourite mid week place to go with our family in Sawtell.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We decided to visit this restaurant based on the good reviews on Tripadvisor and we were staying in a resort at Coffs Harbour, a 20 min drive away. We had the tasting appetiser menu comprising cauliflower soup, grilled salmon, risotto and cheese and grilled scallops. The tasting portions were delicately done and each little dish resting on a bed of... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The food, beverage and service at Taste is brilliant. Relaxed and efficient; it's just a great place to dine. The menu is diverse and very appealing. Also, don't miss out on the Sunday lunch take home soup sales either, the chowder they have going at the moment is superb!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I have not been a fan of duck before having it recommended at Taste. It is one of their signature dishes and it lived up to the promise. Since our first taste (haha) of the duck we have come back multiple times. If you have never had it, make the trip to Taste at Sawtell and be surprised

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Having visited the Fig in october 2014 with my daughter I made a special stopover to sample their degustation menu on friday 1/5/15. Each dish was presented with style and the flavor combinations were exceptional. The kangaroo loin was tender and flavorful, the desert a delightful combination and cleansing. I would highly recommend a visit.

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Additional Information about Taste

Address: 11 First Ave. | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6658 3583
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sawtell
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 26
Cuisine: Contemporary

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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 20 - 26
  • 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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