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Just a Taste

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Spanish,
116 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
+1 607-277-9463
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (113 reviews)
“focaccia” (28 reviews)
“spicy shrimp” (15 reviews)
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American, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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116 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and service! We frequent this restaurant quite often. Love the diversity of the menu.

Thank Doris C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Wandered past at 9pm - only one spare table which is always a good sign. Tapas sized portions all freshly prepared suited all of us - including the kids. We particularly enjoyed the duck leg, the spicy shrimp and the pork loin - washed down...More

Thank stevec321
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Had dinner here on our last night in Ithaca. It's a busy place and we didn't reserve ahead. So we came by to put our name on the list and walked for about 20 minutes before they messaged us that our table was ready. Everything...More

1  Thank Culas
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Caesar Salad was the best I have had. All the food is top quality and good value. Service was friendly.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We met friends here for dinner. The outdoor patio is one of the nicest in downtown Ithaca. It's enclosed, not on the street and has some nice shade trees. The menu is fairly extensive with the majority of items being "small plates" with the idea...More

Thank lindavanap
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Go early, this place gets pretty busy after 7:00 pm.....even on a Monday evening. The waitstaff is very prompt and knowledgeable about the wine list and food selections. The wine flights are a great way to become acquainted with an assortment of wines you may...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Small but they have a really nice outdoor space. Great wine. Good small plates. A really good place to stop.

Thank K S
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Every time I go to Just a Taste, wether alone or in the company of friends and family, the staff is frindly and accommodating and the food is amazing!!! The menu changes frequently but the execution is always perfect.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I took my family and friends to the restaurant. After waiting over one hour for a table we were seated and waiter/service was the worse we ever experienced, In fact the waiter never spoke a word to us until the end of the meal

Thank jcarson21
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times & always enjoy the food, but it's been awhile, so when we had an unexpected date night, we thought of Just a Taste. Sitting inside is super noisy & crowded, so we put our name on the list for...More

Thank tmb14883
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Thom B
20 August 2016|
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Response from bluetrail | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. There are a number of menu items that stay the same, but they also have new and different items on a regular basis. You should call them, their phone # is easily available. They will give you the straight... More
Rebecca F
24 June 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
No. Sorry just got the question.
21 May 2016|
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Response from muz4now | Reviewed this property |
I've seen dogs on the sidewalk here, so I'd say "yes".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-9463
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