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“Good for breakfast and great bakery products”
Review of The Taste Factory

The Taste Factory
Ranked #2 of 3 Dessert in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $15
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: The Taste Factory offers the unique blend of an Artisanal French Bakery, Pastry and Viennoiserie with the comfort of a French Bistro for food lovers in the heart of Simpsonbay. From crusty baguettes, melt in the mouth croissants, eggs and omelettes, savory crepes and buckwheat galettes or just takeaway sandwiches to the colorful display of pastries, the Taste Factory has something for everyone either to take out or to enjoy in the comfort of their air conditioned lounge style café, accompanied by an equally delicious range of freshly brewed coffees, teas, juices or any beverage of your choice. Breakfast meetings, corporate lunches, cocktail receptions, or birthday parties can all be catered to here and tailor made cakes and pastries can be ordered for that special event, birthday or wedding as well as special or large orders is offered to all marinas – yacht provisioning of frozen items available.
Reviewed July 31, 2013

We only went once as we stayed one night at a local hotel but had a nice breakfast there, it was not expensive in the $ 10.00 range.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Ate here twice. Coffee......great! Crepes......Very tasty! Clean inside. Specials in the evening. A nice treat for breakfast or an evening sweet tooth attack.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Taste Factory is a French bakery where you can eat in or take out. When it first opened a few years ago, it took the Simpson Bay area by storm. In addition to breads, cakes and pastries, also available are sandwiches, croissants, crepes, packaged ice cream and a variety of beverages. The sandwiches are really delicious and fresh, and great for an easy carry on meal when departing the island. The breads, pastries and croissants are also fresh and yummy. The large case with magnificent looking cakes comes up a bit short. On this my fourth or fifth visit, I continued to find that although everything looked pretty, the flavor/taste was just blah. Many of these items don't last if you take them out- case in point, left overnight in the fridge I awoke to a lot of grease and some unpleasant textures. With other great French bakeries close by, the Taste Factory has yet to win my heart.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Finding Illy (the best) iced coffee in a large to go cup with a straw is not an easy feat in any European country so automatically this place wins! It's air conditioned, clean with decent bathrooms and the almond croissant is delicious! Their fresh loaves of bread are pretty good too. Skip the macaroons ( tough and dry) and the eclairs ( soggy and flavorless).

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

and chocolate almond croissants! Very good. I didn't get to try them, but they also had humongous sandwiches on fresh bread, and macarons that looked incredible. I was frustrated for a moment because they have glass cases with a register at the end, but there is no clear order to what to do. When it got busy, some cases were understaffed, but a very sharp young lady saw the line forming and ran over to help.

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