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Taste at the Palisades

688 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Bar Seating
  • Healthy
  • Neighborhood Gem
Newly remodelled Taste at the Palisades, sister restaurant to Taste on Melrose, now resided just off Sunset Blvd a stones throw from PCH. Relaxed setting, homey yet sophisticated, with new expansive bar. Menu offers updated Californian comfort clean cuisine for eminently moderate prices. The menu, split equally between appetizers and entrees, includes seasonal finds like Albacore poke, white truffle mac 'n' cheese, salads and grilled atichocke. Main-course highlights like Kobe beef burger and crispy parmesan chicken paillard atop garlic potato puree. Large selection of stone oven pizzas. New expansive full bar with seasonal handcrafted cocktails.

Taste at the Palisades offers everything that people are looking for in a neighborhood restaurant - namely good food and friendly service.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Comfort Food, Californian
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Hours of operation
Lunch Monday - Friday 11:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5pm - 9pm, Friday & Saturday 5pm - 10pm
Brunch Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Happy Hour Tuesday - Sunday 3:00pm - 6:00pm
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Phone number
(310) 459-9808
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brian Sheard
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Private party facilities
Taste at the Palisades offers several options for private dining, we look forward to working with you on your next event.
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Private party contact
Mari Brown (310) 459-9808
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Cross street
Sunset Blvd
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Parking details
There is a convenient parking lot with FREE parking in front of the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
Monday Night 2 for 1 Pasta
Tuesday Half of Bottles of wine
Wednesday Farmers Market Dinner
Thursday is Little Friday 2 for 1 Martinis All night
Sunday Fried Chicken Night
Please provide us with your email address so we can keep you posted Special Event, Wine Tasting, Special offers etc.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 688 People Are Saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Love the ambiance , food and friendly servers...reasonably priced.

vipLAvisitor (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined 5 days ago

Made reservation and restaurant made us wait and stated that we didn’t have reservations on Open Table. I had made it and showed it he reservation which she had to honor grudgingly. She walked away and came back and stated that they had no tables and told us to sit outside and they would find a table when one opened up, but that never happened. We froze eating outside with one of the slowest services. Food is ok but cold as we were eating outside at 55 degree weather. Service and food continues to decline.

SantaMonicaLover (Orange County)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had a wonderful birthday dinner at Taste. The food was delicious and the service was great! We highly recommend Taste

vipReliableReview (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

There is a very talkative female server who takes ten times as long to get an order in - by the time she finally came over to take my order (25 minutes after I arrived and sat down), I was already ready to go. I don’t know why she’s even there - it’s so irritating every time she is my server because she doesn’t take your order for an inordinately long time.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Radically under-staffed. Service was awful and the mistakes continued after speaking with the manager. Hope they pull it together soon.

vipBubs (Los Angeles)
1.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

poor service, waited a very, very long time for food; which was merely adequate

mmmm (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

The food was good, not great. Didn't like the hamburger bun. The hamburger was very good. The service was not very good. I asked 3 times for a clean knife because I had dropped mine on the floor. One of my dining companions picked one off another table. No one ever brought one to me.

vipDonita (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

This was our first time dining at Taste Palisades since the remodel. The relocation of the bar and the bar seating is great and the whole new seating arrangement works well. The Kobe beef burgers but they were delicious.

vipJcbw (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Came with the family to this great neighborhood staple. Spicy cauliflower, wood fired pizza, salmon salad as well as the next grilled cheese ever!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Excellent as third time here and it has always been great cuisine served well. Great value and service. Will be back. DineLA menu suberb!

vipvaluegal (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

We choose Taste to have our monthly dinners because the food is delicious, we love the ambience amd the service is good.

viprangodog (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

The staff was so friendly and accommodating. When the waitress was busy, someone else helped out. Easy access for walkers and wheelchairs. This is a plus if someone in your party is handicapped. Prices are reasonable. Food fresh and delicious. Would go more often, but a long drive from my house.

ChristineA (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Taste is a hidden gem in an unlikely location: a strip mall in Pacific Palisades. The ambience is modern and clean, the service attentive and friendly, and the food is fresh, healthy, and delicious

vipLuncher (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Delicious chicken salad sandwich although a good bit smaller than it used to be. Overall very good but front desk is always slow to seat, even when restaurant is not overly crowded. Despite that it is a neighborhood favorite and consistently good.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

The food is absolutely delicious! There were 5 of is dining and everyone loved their meals ! Chicken tortilla soup really yummy and Thai lettuce wraps super flavorful. End your meal with the key like pie i....homemade and sooo good. Great decor and friendly service.

vipPSILoveFood (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in Palisades, but their Thanksgiving meal totally sucked...

vipMike (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Sercvice is horribly slow. Wait staff doesn’t seem to care. Waited over 10 minutes before we saw a waiter. Waited another 20 minutes for coffee and then had to ask again. Coffee finally delivered by busboy waited another 20 minutes for food after having to ask when it would arrive. Never going back.

KarenS (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on October 31, 2017

The food is average, not excellent. Wait service is good although we waiting a long time for our meals--and they were not busy at all.

Crispywife (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on October 29, 2017

I love the ambience, every dish, and amazing service!

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Excellent food and service at a reasonable price. The outdoor patio was on the edge of the parking lot, but it was fairly quiet, and it was nice to be out in the fresh air. I highly recommend that you give Taste at the Palisades a try+