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“Excellent late lunch”
Review of Taste Food Company

Taste Food Company
Ranked #77 of 2,574 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $22
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Located on the bustling South William Street Taste food companies Cafe is open for breakfast lunch & dinner 7AM -10PM. The focus is on providing freshly prepared cafe classics on all menus. Eggs benedict, smoked Salmon on rye bread and breakfast croque Madame list among the breakfast favourites. A great selection of Salads, pasta, warm gourmet sandwiches & tortillas dominate the lunch menu. The evenings see a menu change to a selection of mini plates, antipasti & slow cooked classics as well as fresh fish. Overall the food is fresh & honest and we work very hard to make every visit here a really good experience. A warm welcome awaits you.
Cork, Ireland
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent late lunch”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

My friend & I had an excellent late lunch here on Saturday. We were very impressed with the varied & competively priced menu and chose to share the duck & chicken liver pate with onion marmalade and breads. Our server was excellent, he even offered to bring us more bread to finish our pate. I had the lamb skewers with an excellent hummous, tzatziki, salad & gratinated potatoe as recommended by our server (sorry I never got his name) and it was a great accompanient. My friend choose a penna pasta dish with chicken, sundried tomatoes & basil, a lot of basil, it was somewhat overpowering we felt. We had an excellent bottle of Chilean sauvigon blanc and happily sat in the covered/heated outside area watching the world go by. As I don't have a very sweet tooth but do like a little something sweet with my coffee, I was delighted to see a "bite/square" section in the dessert menu, where I assumed you'd get a mini sort of dessert with your coffee. I choose the hot brownie square and it was just as big as my friends dessert brownie, just minus the ice cream. All of the above came to just under €65, excellent value, excellent food, excellent service and a great location. So glad to have found such a bistro that we will be dying to go back to and visit again. Well done.

  • Visited April 2014
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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fab food, great price,fab little bistro”
Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Came here with a group of friends for a late sunday lunch. The menu is great, loads to pick from and variations ie.gluten free, etc. Would highly recommend, the food is very tasty and the prices are great.

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Hallowell, Maine
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Excellent service, good food”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

We ate breakfast here on a weekday. The decor is fresh and clean and the service was very very good. Our waiter asked where we were from, commented on the bad weather we had been getting there, and ended up giving us our coffees/cappuccinos on the house. Food was very good, no complaints. We recommend this place for breakfast.

Visited March 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful wines and inventive salads!”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stumbled upon this fantastic bistro/restaurant last night and adored it. Our pre-requisite was a good wine list and plenty of light, but indulgent vegetarian food. I thought it was an Italian-themed joint at first, although the menu is very broad, with a great selection of salads, Mediterranean dishes and sharing platters. The Turkish hummus and crudités were fantastic and at 8EUR, really good value for a shared starter. Their Montepulciano is light, there's free minted table water and dessert is definitely worth substituting for a liqueur latte! Great service, too, courtesy of Scottish Mike who you may even tempt into a post-work pint!

Visited March 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“lovely”
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Went here for lunch whilst we were staying in dublin to see riverdance. had something for everyone, a lovely menu with different foods you'd get in your typical restaurant. the staff are very friendly and had very quick service. always busy, every time we walked passed but managed to actually get a seat one lunch time. a must if you're in dublin and looking for a nice, relaxed environment for food.

  • Visited June 2013
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