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Taste

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Australian, Contemporary
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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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Port Macquarie
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here and enjoyed the food very much. Service was good too. Order was mixed up re sides and they were made complimentary which is good form. The eye fillet really is nice and I recommend it. But someone needs to stand back and look at the starkness of the restaurant and add some interest. Also some cloth tablecloths... More 

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Sydney
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't have a booking and decided to try Taste for a change as usually go to other restaurants in Sawtell. What a delight. The food was delicious Duck Spring Rolls and the Barramundi special were both divine. The wine was superb and the service was friendly and warm. Look forward to returning.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a movie we headed to Taste for dinner which was a wonderful decision. The menu was interesting and varied and the four of us had different meals of which we were all very happy with. Lovely desserts, great service, nice wine set off an excellent evening. We will definitely return.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

In the 8 years we have lived in Coffs Harbour (Ex Sydney and used to eating in up market restaurants Aria, Rockpool, Long Grain) we have yet to find a restaurant to equal Taste. We have eaten here many times from the entrees through to dessert and never faulted it and the service is almost silver service without the pretention... More 

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Without beating around the bush- it is at the higher end of pricing. But if you are prepared to pay good money for a delicious menu than 'taste' is a good find. We had three courses starting with some bread- bread was fresh and warm. The dukkah lacked a bit of salt and the oil was standard but the cheese... More 

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Thank jody834
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service - wonderful food!! I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant!! My pork belly was stunning - equal or better than any I've had!!

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1 Thank Jen G
New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Enjoyed a night at Taste with a group of young men to indulge in a Fine Dining experience. The night was fabulous with great wine as recommended by the waitress then all our meals and desserts were delicious. Highly recommend a visit to Taste Restaurant.

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Kurrajong, Australia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Taste restaurant has amazing meals and great service! Their main course of duck is the best duck I have ever eaten, and the Duck Spring Rolls are to die for. We also had the sticky date special for dessert which was also excellent. This is a very cute little restaurant which serves exceptional meals!!! Definitely worth the short trip.🙂

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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Made to feel welcome the minute we walked in. Great service, friendly. The entree special was popular & on this night they had run out for one member of our group so they came up with another suggestion - equally as good. All at our table came away happy - food was superb. Put "Taste" on your list of must... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have been to Taste many times and always thoroughly enjoy the experience. The setting is relaxing, the service delightful and the food exquisite :-) At my last visit I had the pate, eye fillet and chocolate mousse, all of which were amazing - I would most definitely recommend Taste to anyone who is visiting the area.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$21 - $26
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
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
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

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