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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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11 First Ave. | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
+61 2 6658 3583
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We often dine here and appreciate the passion that goes into every dish. You can order anything on the menu and rest assured it will be the freshest ingredients and cooked to absolute perfection. It's obvious these guys love what they do-the service is excellent-very friendly, wine list perfectly balanced to each dish and the food superb. Couldn't recommend more... More 

Thank Linda S
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here on a Friday night and was surprised that there was only 1 other couple dining there. I always worry about the freshness of food in a restaurant that has low turnover. However the food was fine. The food was nice, all nicely presented and tasty. Reasonable wine list. The waitress was very friendly. Cost for 2 entrees,... More 

Thank JBA2013
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was delightful, well presented, generous and exactly as I imagined. I ordered eye filet steak with a side order of chat potatoes. My partner ordered the pork spare ribs. The shared desert was a tasting plate of three generous deserts from the desert menu. To die for! The service was courteous, prompt and professional with light humour. Lovely... More 

Thank Jackie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

For entree we had the share plate which was a delicious combination of sample size entrees. Mains we had the special board Barramundi and the Steak. This meal was to die for and was worth every cent. Although we had no room for sweets, we shared a creme brûlée and it was the best we have ever had. We would... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

We enjoyed a special meal at Taste. Although they had run out of particular desserts a few in our party wanted to order and had limited options for friends with food allergies, the food we were served was delicious. I would certainly return.

Thank Jo K
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Deliciousness - I had entree and mum ordered dessert and both were wonderful - the creme brulee was devoured quickly! :D

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We ate here again when next in town a couple of years later. We liked it last time with a small reservation but this time we loved it. The husband and wife team really do a good job and the food is delicious. I had a duck dish and my husband had the salmon with prawn infused potato and loved... More 

Thank Dianne R
Newcastle, Australia
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Menu just changed and pate is back on...it's the most divine pate I've ever tasted...so much I order some for Christmas every year...the duck as a main course is so mouthwatering it's heaven and the rose they serve is chilled to perfection..the owners are welcoming and genuine..definitely a place to go

Thank elainej465
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I feel a little odd writing a review about Taste because it is one (the best) of our regular haunts. The food is always spectacular. Last night, our party had the pork belly and crab croquette entree, and the pork rib fillet and Bowen Bay Barramundi. For dessert, the Boysenberry Creme Brulee, the Orange Ice Cream with Chocolate Melt and... More 

Thank SD2452
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I had dinner here on business. The menu was amasing and dishes reasonably priced - as were the wines. I will definitely dine here on my next visit to Sawtwell.

Thank Bruce T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $27
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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?