We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
11 First Ave | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
+61 2 6658 3583
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (14 reviews)
“chat potatoes” (3 reviews)
All hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
11 First Ave | Shop 1, Sawtell, New South Wales 2452, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (108)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to decide what to choose, from such a great menu. Really lovely service and very comfortable for someone eating alone. Started with Scallops, Duck was perfectly cooked and delicious, and couldn't pass the rhubarb crumble to finish. Great wine selection, to compliment the beautiful...More

1  Thank Lakesidelady66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to taste in Sawtell. Food remains a delight Dukkaha Salmon and Pork were cooked beautifully. Husband and wife team work well together, friendly and prompt service. We will be returning on our next trip this way.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Duck was disappointing and not perfectly cooked and presented as usual and served Duck wasn't cooked to its usual high standard and served with heaps of soggy rice ( bring back the Rosti) Waitress was over the top pushy and ruined our planned relaxed dining...More

Thank Diane O
Reviewed 30 October 2017

had dinner twice last week at taste. good variety of dishes and wine. great service. steak outstanding as was pork, sides of veggies were perfect

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were walk- in's at this lovely restaurant in Sawtell. This was well worth the money,which was very reasonable. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the service was friendly.As locals we will return now we have found great service and food.

Thank Katelyn R
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

It was delicious I had the chowder and it was awesome definitely recommend coming here family friendly and the staff are lovely

Thank fidgiskxdi
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We just sneaked in before the kitchen closed at 9pm, after seeing a movie. The barramundi & duck main meals were absolutely delectable. We particularly enjoyed the Bluemark Barossa Shiraz with our meal. The service was friendly and helpful. Will definitely be revisiting when in...More

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Dined for the first time at TASTE for a birthday celebration - a great culinary experience. Highly recommend the crispy duck spring rolls served with fresh rocket, mint & apple salad and Asian dipping sauce, the barramundi special with chat potatoes and bok choy, and...More

Thank michellewN5880KM
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The food is great the staff are great nothing is a problem. We have had a few meals there in the last few months and each meal has been brilliant. Wine are good with a great verity. A must to go for Dinner when in...More

Thank Pamela065
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had not visited for a couple of years, however, friends had been 6 weeks ago and were delighted with the food. This time we had the duck spring rolls which were very nice. Mains were steak with prawns, Jewfish and Pork. All were cooked and...More

Thank kalyngra
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe TREEO Sawtell
264 reviews
.05 km away
Spare Room
93 reviews
.05 km away
Hello Sawtell
180 reviews
.06 km away
Split Espresso
162 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boambee Headland
27 reviews
1.56 km away
Springloaded Trampoline Park
11 reviews
2.69 km away
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
411 reviews
4.19 km away
Koala villas & Caravan Park
11 reviews
4.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Taste staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 27
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing