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Taste Buds

405 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-4908
+1 707-463-2253
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  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pakora” (2 reviews)
“kale salad” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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405 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-4908
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Reviews (20)
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Came to Ukiah with my son and his partner for the Memorial Day weekend and decided to try this place for lunch after a visit to the Vichy Hot Springs. There was a buffet with good variety and a number of a la carte items...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Nice to have a vegan and organic alternative in Ukiah. Has a homey ambiance, colorful and photogenic decor, friendly and intimate staff. The menu was a little out of my budget, with few snack options. Loved the Sweet Potato Fries and BBQ Tofu. Check out...More

Thank WilliamsPlace
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The only thing going for this hole in the wall is that all the food is vegan so no animals died to make the unappetizing fare. Ordered a taco salad after conferring with the server for something not spicy. Paid the extra $0.75 for chips....More

Thank Lovefur
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped here on our way back to Oregon from CA. The organic/vegan-friendly ring to it was tempting since we were reminded of one of our favorite restaurants in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands - Natural Livity Vegan Restaurant. Taste buds gets 3 stars &...More

Thank Vindhya_Reddy
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Although it is supposed to be a good/only location in the area for vegan food, what they offer is overpriced and lacks taste/flavor. We found that our friend's money was wasted because he traveled from another town (to accommodate a vegan and a vegetarian) and...More

Thank Kaashee
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

While staying at Vichy Hot Springs, my girlfriend talked me into going to Taste Buds for dinner. As usual my reception to her suggestion of a vegan / vegetarian joint was lukewarm at best, but true to form, I ended up loving it. The mafe'...More

Thank Dane M
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I think it's a hippie/Rastafarian place, it's all vegetarian or vegan, and the food is delicious. I had the 5-item plate from the serving trays and everything was outstanding. Some of it was spicy (jerk spices, I think), some sweet, and some mild, but all...More

Thank NorCal_Prof
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I found Taste Buds on Happy Cow and was quite pleased with the food and the service. I had the house made burger with fries. I was particularly hungry due to traveling and missing dinner the night before. I enjoyed my meal so much that...More

Thank Mary Jo Y
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Tastebuds since they opened. I rarely get the food to order because it can take a minute to be ready and I'm normally stopping to eat in the midst of running errands. The buffet is hit or miss. Sometimes it's...More

Thank plantetarytraveller
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The food is reasonably priced, and for those who avoid gluten or meat, a good place to catch a meal. It has a counter-cultural vibe, and the food is not gourmet quality, but it's fresh, and organic and healthy.

Thank HereWeGo282
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-4908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Ukiah
  • Phone Number: +1 707-463-2253
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