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Taste at the Palisades

538 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA 90272-2844
+1 310-459-9808
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mac cheese” (4 reviews)
“lettuce cups” (3 reviews)
“kobe burger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
538 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA 90272-2844
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Very good food and very good service (when they’re not too busy). For lunch, I had their DINE LA summer 2017 Fried green tomato (yes, just 1 slice), chicken goat cheese sandwich, and chocolate brioche bread pudding. The tomato was quite nice, the goat cheese...More

Thank Smiley006
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Last night we sat outside, the weather was perfect. We had a two year old in our party, if you go before 6 pm. children eat free. Dogs are welcome on the patio and they bring a water bowl for your pups,...More

Thank LoriJM
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been to dinner there a number of times over the last few years. The was okay but since they've remodeled the restaurant and news managers came in --- the food quality has jumped up and so has the drink quality (dirty vodka martini, 2...More

Thank checkercab
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Taste is located in a shopping center with adequate parking. Food is very good and selection is sufficiently broad to accommodate most taste buds' service starts with bread and hummus, fried calamari is excellent, cumin Pork chop with truffle oil mac & cheese is super...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying with friends who live locally. Taste was a great suprise. The service was friendly and helpful and from our table we could see the whole restaurant. The serving sizes are large so we couldn't fit in desert. My husband loved the Mac...More

Thank Jen-JMelb
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A place where locals would eat. Decent food. Nice decor. Affordable. In a strip mall away from crowds. A few minutes away from the beach.

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Taste has a innovative menu with a good selection. The pricing is reasonable and the atmosphere is very comfortable.

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My mom loved the ravioli stuffed with mushrooms and great sauce. I had an excellent burger just $15 . Very good wine selection, and others at my table thought food was excellent. A good value. Nice atmosphere... very friendly and courteous staff

Thank Tom51960
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I went out to dinner here with some friends , also from Santa Monica We were really impressed by the efficiency and friendliness of the staff ; the fact we were not jammed in like sardines which happens so often ; the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is such a fine place for a nice, relaxed fine meal. The food is elegantly presented and consistently, wonderfully tasty and fresh. The service is outstanding, and the staff are friendly and accommodating. Atmosphere is simple but elegant, and there is ample parking. Highly...More

Thank Cheryl M
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16 October 2016|
Response from TRAVELLINGMAN538 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I do not think so , but suggest you contact the restaurant direct good luck rgds
7 May 2016|
Response from 800FoodFanatic800 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take reservations and they do have parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA 90272-2844
    (Sunset Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 310-459-9808
  • E-mail
Taste at the Palisades, sister restaurant to Taste on Melrose, now resided just off Sunset Blvd a stones throw from PCH. With its relaxed setting, homey yet sophisticated, the menu offers updated Californian comfort cuisine for eminently moderate prices. The menu, split equally between appetizers and entrees, includes seasonal finds like white truffle mac 'n' cheese, salads and pizzettas. The unusual but simple starter of grilled romaine lettuce topped with gorgonzola, applewood smoked bacon and Granny Smith apples is a must-try. Main-course highlights like Kobe beef burger and crispy parmesan chicken paillard atop garlic potato puree. Taste at the Palisades offers everything that people are looking for in a neighborhood restaurant - namely good food and friendly service.
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