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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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Brisbane, Australia
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119 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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4 reviews
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
Port Macquarie
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 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 

Thank crussher
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

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.

Thank Indianajones16
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

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.

Thank Dubaidicko
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Annette P
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank jody834
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

1 Thank Jen G

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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 - $26
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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?