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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (111 reviews)
“focaccia” (28 reviews)
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American, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
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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

1  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
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A great selection of well prepared tapas served in a hoping atmosphere. They could probably use another server or runner on Saturday night to keep the plates flowing.

Thank clherrick
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had dinner at Just a Taste while visiting Ithaca. GETTING IN: I provided my name and phone number to be placed on the list. They do not take reservations. We were told it would be 15 minutes and it only took 10 minutes before...More

Thank HappyHikerGirl
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Casual good neighborhood restaurant with lots of good choices. We were 4 people and had a dozen different dishes. All terrific. Service friendly. We ate indoors and were perfectly happy. There is an outdoor garden in the back that's nice but we didn't want to...More

Thank doug100worth
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Let me start by saying the food was AMAZING. No disappointments there. We started with the Focaccia served with a large amount of roasted garlic. Next, was Tortilla Espanola with garlic aioli. This was served with a side of mixed greens. So yummy. Then, we...More

Thank FamilyG6
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I've enjoyed every dish ordered from the large, diverse menu at Just a Taste. Normally I don't appreciate large, diverse menus, as it's difficult for a restaurant to do so many things well, but Just a Taste does. The place seems always to be busy....More

Thank Kathryn K
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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