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Taste Buds

405 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-4908
+1 707-463-2253
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kale salad” (3 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
405 S State St, Ukiah, CA 95482-4908
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I Love this place! This is my favorite place in Northern CA. My favorite dish is the burger and fries! The counter has deliciousness in it everyday as well! The staff is very friendly and Kind! The atmosphere is kickback and fun. There is wifi...More

Thank Lightashley
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

We are all vegetarian and we got lots of choices here .Colorful,healthy and tasty cuisine . I definitely will stop by again.

Thank ji n
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Always good assortment of delicious uplifting eats. A bit pricey but well worth it. I absolutely love their kale salad as well as their mock chicken. Really everything is so delicious.. and if you love spicy the Jerk dishes are the way to go! Happy...More

Thank mykoda
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit if you are in the neighborhood. It has great ambiance, wonderful vegan food and welcoming staff. I stopped by for lunch around noon. I was a little worried since I was the only one there. By the time...More

Thank The_US_Goose
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

There's something you guys gotta know about this place... it's too good. Yesterday was my BF and I's second time visiting, since we live out of town. We stopped in twice yesterday it was THAT good. During lunch we both ordered a juice... so good....More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed May 27, 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 March 7, 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 March 4, 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 January 11, 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 November 5, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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