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“Delicious but overpriced”

TASTE at the Oceanfront
Ranked #36 of 1,414 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$12
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For 40 years, TASTE has been the locals' favorite for lunch all day, featuring sandwiches with our famous house dressing. Pre-order boxed lunches or catering platters for your group events. We offer gourmet provisions, wine, craft beers, gelato, and Virginia peanuts. Our Pacific Avenue location also offers beer & wine by the glass to enjoy with your meal. Taste the good life!
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious but overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

My family of four and I eat here about every other month because the sandwiches are well put together and use high quality meats and bread. The down side is that if we get two sandwiches, two bags of chips and two can sodas the total is usually $30-$40. That is just hard to justify meat, cheese and bread, even if they are tasty. The sandwiches are too small for $10. But that's why we only go a couple times a year. I would go every other week if the sandwiches were twice the size or half the price.

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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great sandwich and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

We popped in here for a swift lunch. I had a portabello mushroom sandwich and a Smartmouth citrus pale ale. Then another one. Then we bought lots of stuff in the deli, including dinner. Oh, and a growler of the ale. Really very good value, and excellent service (thanks Larry). Hoping that they'll open a site in the DC area - Alexandria or Arlington would be good!

  • Visited November 2013
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Chania, Greece
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Had the Virginian sandwich, squash soup and coke. $19! OMG! This place is nothing special. Save your and go to Panera Bread. Food and prices are better there. Hate to say it because I like small locally owned places, but this place is over rated. Not coming back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

I have tried Taste restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. I really like both of them. The food is delicious, plus they sell various other wares (like Lilly Pulitzer cooler bags). The sandwiches are more expensive, but the quality makes up for it. Definitely recommend!

  • Visited April 2013
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Frederick, Maryland
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Unique and Tasty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

A great little restaurant with an excellent deli offering and many unique and unusual sides. With the addition of wine and beer offerings and store-made desserts Taste Unlimited is a place I'll return to for lunch on my next visit to Virginia Beach.

Visited October 2013
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