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TASTE at the Oceanfront

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3603 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2712
+1 757-422-3399
09:00 - 19:00
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New York City, New York
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114 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so impressed with taste! Their menu has a lot of options (vegetarian friendly) and the sandwich I got was SO delicious. I don't know if they make their own bread but it sure did taste like it. They also have a cute shop for making gift baskets! It looks like their catering menu was great too! Wish I... More 

Thank deborahanne312
Warrenton, Virginia
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our dogs with us so we had to sit outside. The ordering line was a bit long and a bit confusing menu. The sandwiches took quite a while but they were worth waiting for. Nice to grab a beer too with lunch too.

Thank LorraineAG
Waynesboro, VA, United States
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice deli style restaurant. They have really good food. Most of the sandwiches are specialties, but you can order a regular sandwich too. The service was great and the staff was very friendly. Also, it contains a shop that has wine by the bottle and numerous other items.

Thank James B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Found this little place off the beaten path and loved it so much, we literally went back 3 times during our stay. Their sandwiches and wraps are delish!! They also have a lot of snacks, wine, and other gourmet type food and beverages in the store as well that you can buy. We ate there the first day we arrived... More 

Thank cristinachianti
Arlington, Virginia
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had no idea what to expect when my brother, whom we were visiting, insisted we come to Taste for our first meal in VA Beach. We had to find parking on the street. When you walk into the store, the first impression is that it is a specialty food store with a very appealing layout and interesting one-of-a-kind food... More 

Thank Jennifer B
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126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Have eaten here and the Larchmont location. They are popular spots for a great deli sandwich, salads, glass of wine etc. This location has tables outside and a little farm stand. The Larchmont location is indoors but still has gelato, peanuts to buy and taste, gourmet goodies and the same great deli options. Don't get me wrong - this is... More 

Thank fifraser
Knotts Island, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

They have some of the best sandwiches around Virginia Beach. Bread is fresh, ingredients are fresh and delicious.

Thank Tina B
Orlando, Florida
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234 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We loved the atmosphere and offerings at this beach restaurant. Everything was delicious. The sandwiches were huge and well made. Very casual, and lots of fun choices.

Thank Sarahjay192
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great Fresh Food amazing service. Great place to grab food to go or dine in. Lots of fun items to shop also. Beer and wine selection also

Thank Jennifer B
Memphis, Tennessee
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78 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of those gourmet store/deli/restaurant combinations and a good one. For lunch we were looking for a different sandwich and found it here. I had a beef brisket with pickled onion and pimento cheese. Very good. My wife had an excellent ham and Bree with Apple. There are also local beers on tap and a gelato station. Different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3603 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-422-3399
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!

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