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42 Main St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2613
+1 508-758-8524
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion this restaurant is highly over rated by most of the other reviews. The food is OK; the prices would be OK if the portions were in line with the prices. In other words the menu is highly overpriced. Our waitress was in outer space. She was on the phone for 10 minutes while we waited for further... More 

Thank Marjorie S
New England
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Tastebuds and we were absolutely delighted. We are not from the Mattapoisett area and were not familiar with it but decided to give it a try for Sunday brunch. The restaurant is small, cozy, and attractive and the menu offers a diverse selection of interesting and affordable choices. The service, food, and entire experience... More 

Thank newengland40
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Small place, but very interesting menu full of fresh seafood and other creative items. Their dessert listings are fantastic, so save room.

Thank 183colleenk
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Our group ventures out monthly in an attempt to find local restaurants with a goal of a relaxed evening of good company and fantastic food. The appetizers were favorites found on many of the competitors menus but they were executed quite well. The entree options were varied with distinct twists which made selection a bit difficult. All were prepared exquisitely... More 

Thank BlueDevil67
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We decided to give Taste buds another try try after a somewhat rocky first visit a couple years ago. We arrived around 7:30 and walked into the bar area as most tables were occupied. As we sat at the bar area we got a dirty look from the Bartender, we asked him if we could sit here but before he... More 

3 Thank Downbythesea2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had a fundraising meeting with 2 friends. We asked for a private table and the restaurant could not have been more cooperative and give us a quiet table in a corner. The quality of the food and service was outstanding. The restaurant is very clean, the help is extremely friendly, and the menu is excellent. I highly recommend this to... More 

Thank Tom M
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My lobster & clam mozambique (a special today) was exquisite. The well balanced flavors were tantalizingly subtle. A delicious treat for MY tastebuds. Whereas my wife's steak was a "in your face" full flavor delight . And forget any apt description for the deserts. The wife's maple Crème brûlée (another special) was unworldly sinful, and my key lime pie was... More 

Thank Bill A
SE Mass
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The food is excellent with multiple favors and a nice menu. You can tell the food is fresh and homemade. Service can be understaffed and slow at times but staff is very friendly and willing to substitute or make food to your wishes. Nice wine and drink list as well as deserts. Only negative was the shrimp cocktail which were... More 

Thank neuroderm
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a delightful little cozy place. We loved it. Our waitress was prompt and efficient. Our appetizers were delicious, soup and salad were tasty fresh, and seafood entrees were scrumptious. Sorry We had no room for dessert.. but they sounded good. We promise to come back soon maybe even try for the sunday brunch. Keep up the great menu.

Thank Marsha L
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went here for a Birthday lunch . I had the Thanksgiving sandwich , best I've had in awhile . Great service and atmosphere. Would recommend this little Bistro highly !

Thank Susan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2613
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Mattapoisett
  • Phone Number: +1 508-758-8524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?