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“yummy as always”
Review of The Taste Factory

The Taste Factory
Price range: US$1 - US$15
Cuisines: French, Cafe, European
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Taste Factory offers the unique blend of an Artisanal French Bakery, Pastry and Viennoiserie with the comfort of a French Bistro for food lovers in the heart of Simpsonbay. From crusty baguettes, melt in the mouth croissants, eggs and omelettes, savory crepes and buckwheat galettes or just takeaway sandwiches to the colorful display of pastries, the Taste Factory has something for everyone either to take out or to enjoy in the comfort of their air conditioned lounge style café, accompanied by an equally delicious range of freshly brewed coffees, teas, juices or any beverage of your choice. Breakfast meetings, corporate lunches, cocktail receptions, or birthday parties can all be catered to here and tailor made cakes and pastries can be ordered for that special event, birthday or wedding as well as special or large orders is offered to all marinas – yacht provisioning of frozen items available.
Putnam, Connecticut
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216 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“yummy as always”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Was here last April and needed a taste of something sweet. The Taste Factory has pastries for all palettes and the coffee and cappuccino is fantastic.

  • Visited April 2014
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Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“good quality and tasty food”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Taste Factory is a good idea if you are not in a mood for a restaurant but would like to eat well nevertheless. It looks like a cross between a diner and a French bistro. My kids shared a baguette which are huge and filling. Everything tasted fresh despite the heat outside. Would not advise it for a special occasion though, it is too cosmopolitan and lacks the local charm a bit.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Amilis
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Aberdeen, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great variety of delicious items and a good deal after 5pm!”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We were in the Simpson Bay area on our honeymoon and decided to try out the Taste Factory for breakfast twice, as well as desserts. We were very pleased. On our first visit we had the savory crepe and french toast. The second visit we had quiche. It was all sinfully good! Then we also stopped back after 5pm once for their "buy 2 desserts, get one free" special. All of the food we had there was excellent and the people were very nice. I have travled to Paris and think that this place could easily compete!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Kim B
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Toms River, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Baguettes, Croissants, & Pastries”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The Baguettes are to die for; fresh at any time of day. Lots of beautiful and delicious pastries to choose from daily. Go after 5 pm daily and get 6 croissants for $6 and 3 pastries for the price of 2; otherwise, it is a bit pricey.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank arubagirl1990
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U.S.
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Poor Service”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We stopped here for breakfast and were not that impressed. Everything looked good, but the service was bad and the prices high for quality. The kid who waited on us seemed distracted. They had menus, but apparently they were not making everything on the menu the day we were there. I had a croissant and a cappuccino. We also shared a pastry, which was actually quite good, but there are better bakeries on the island.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Sarah I
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