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Taste of Italy

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Taste of Italy is an all-day, casual dining café with a passion for authentic Italian food - from fantastic breakfasts and a great selection of light bites, to freshly prepared pizzas and pasta dishes, plus indulgent home-made cakes. Pop into Taste and discover food that is fresh, tasty and good value for money, served up in a friendly, relaxed environment.
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Street Food
FEATURES
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located a few minutes beyond the VUE cinema in Leith Walk we've walked past this eatery a number of times on previous visits to Edinburgh. It's always been very busy ... a great sign in my book ... and this time was no exception. However,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fussyflora
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

great place with an amazing food for reasonable price:)lovely service and big portions:)amazing pasta,pizza:)left with full tummy😁

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ayam79
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking towards our hotel, looking for a restaurant to have dinner. The Taste of Italy restaurant looks more like a café than a conventional restaurant - it's furnished with very simple tables, chairs and the décor is very plain. But we were hungry...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank novocastrianfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here a few times with mixed results. Regretfully I was not impressed with their food. Their desserts however are excellent, especially the caramel cheesecake. Staff is extremely friendly, very attentive and service is great. Prices are very reasonable. The atmosphere is lively, but not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Edinburgh for a girls weekend we used this restaurant for a take out for breakfast. We were told allow half hour before collecting which was fine. Myself and 1 other from our party arrived after about 25 mins, when we walked in to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LA142
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have passed here numerous times and had always thought about eating here and eventually got round to it recently. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table at the window, we ordered olives and bread with oil and balsamic, then followed with spaghetti with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bordermax
tonyc514, General Manager at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here often, never fails! Food is amazing, staff are lovely, always quickly seated and orders taken promptly!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rhiannehughes
tonyc514, General Manager at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing us!

Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This is my fav Italian in Edinburgh. My pizza was good, decent house wine, young girls serving are great. My only problem....this is the 4th visit in a row and there has been no soap in the ladies loo. I hope the staff don't use...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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tonyc514, General Manager at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your review and for choosing us!

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Staff are very friendly and food is very good value for money. Also tastes great. Good portion sizes.

Date of visit: December 2018
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tonyc514, General Manager at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your review and for choosing us!

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice Pre-Theatre meal here. We were strapped for time so this lovely little restaurant fitted the bill perfectly. The food was good and the service was fast and friendly

Date of visit: December 2018
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tonyc514, General Manager at Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for your review and for choosing us!

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31 January 2018|
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Please visit the web site at vittoriagroupcouk to make a reservation at your chosen restaurant. Thank you.
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MOwenA
16 December 2015|
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Taste Of Italy do great GF pasta, which they're happy to use in the majority of their pasta dishes. Just ask on arrival, and they'll do it for you. The staff seem really switched on to allergens, so you should have a great... More
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