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Taste

#208 of 1,146 Restaurants in Raleigh}
€€ - €€€American, ,
3048 Medlin Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607-6628
+1 919-322-0568
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ahi tuna” (9 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“sliders” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Wine Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3048 Medlin Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607-6628
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is small but has outside seating and good location. The menu is very limited, but excellent. The crab cakes were delicious with a spice you sauce... more crab than filling. The arugula salad with goat cheese was great, as was the ahi tuna....More

Thank Kathleen598
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

We just wanted to thank you for the great review! We enjoyed reading all of your feedback and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Went here last night and just saw good reviews so wanted to try it. Brough our daughter and her husband and our 2 grandsons 12 and 14. Cannot say enough about the great food and service. The short ribs are incredible. Best ahi tuna that...More

Thank elridder
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience and we really value your feedback. We hope to see you and your family again soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2017

My only issue with taste was the limited menu...How ever... everything is so affordable you can try a lot of small dishes and not feel bad if you don't finish them. The wines by the glass are also very affordable. I wouldn't return right away...More

Thank Rob B
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your review, Rob. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience. We do change our menu with each season change so we hope you come back and try out our new dishes. Thank you again!

Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and married family members (6) have been a number of times. The food is incredibly good and since it is Tapas style you get to try several dishes. All the dishes have always been fabulous. Sounds like an exaggeration.......it's NOT. Do not pass...More

Thank AMY G
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time out to share your experience, Amy! We are so happy you enjoy Taste and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is the second Taste location in Raleigh. I have been to the original one on Medlin Dr. many times and now have had the good fortune to visit their new location 3 times in the past 2 weeks with friends. I like it equally...More

Thank Gene12143
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy to hear that you've dined at both locations and we really appreciate that you took the time out to share your experiences. Thank you again for your kind words and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group. Everyone liked their dishes. Sliders were really tasty with pretzel rolls. But they are small and only two per order for $13, which I thought was a bit much. The arugula salad with goat cheese was delicious and reasonably priced....More

Thank cookiekay62
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for dining with us at Taste! We really appreciate your feedback and kind words. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place. The food was amazing. My colleague and I shared 3 plates and dessert. Our server recommended a wine that turned out to be a perfect compliment to our meal. The service was friendly and fast.

Thank chknwrdj
Justin R, Owner at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed your evening with us! We really appreciate you taking the time out to write this review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2016

I travel to the area quite a bit for work and always hope to be able to loop in a meal at Taste. It is quite literally off the path for most of the restaurants and bars in the area... a hidden gem. If you...More

Thank letsg0letsg0
Justin R, Guest Relations Manager at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words! And for the taking the time out to write this awesome review. We really appreciate it and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was our second visit to Taste. The food here is really good. They have a wide variety of small plates to serve everyone's preferences. I had the fried green tomatoes. The batter was a perfectly crisp cornmeal covering. The two slices were served with...More

Thank LadyVolFanNC
Justin R, Guest Relations Manager at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time out to write this awesome review! We know you have a lot of options out there so we are very thankful you chose to spend your evening with us. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Everything we had was delicious- skewers-sliders- bruschetta- nachos. So so good. And Wednesday is 1/2 price wine BTG. A necessity for any girls night! This is definitely a new favorite.

Thank Amanda O
Justin R, Guest Relations Manager at Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for dining with us, Amanda! And thank you for taking the time out to write this awesome review. We hope to see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 13:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 13:00
Friday
07:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3048 Medlin Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607-6628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-322-0568
  • E-mail
Description
A "just inside the beltline" neighborhood establishment where every morsel achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour - even dessert. Our serving style is 'morsels' which are portions between appetizers and entrees. We rotate new seasonal selections to our menu, but keep our favorites available all the time. Check out our feature daily veg dish on our chalkboard or as a server for details. Our wine is carefully selected to pair appropriately with each morsel dish. At Taste, you'll also have access to our owner's private wine reserve. Our craft beer selection is like going to your favorite bottle shop and yes, we have rotating drafts! Come see us tonight. Taste is part of a locally owned and operated restaurant group: JMR Kitchens.
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