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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $28
CUISINES
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

No fault can be found with the food, but the service was awfully slow. We only got our coffee affer we already finished our food. The server was really friendly, but I do not think we will return soon.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Great service the owner was unfortunately understaffed but still had great friendly and fast service. The food was great!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

We visited the Local Diner for the first time. My husband had been there 20 yrs ago..The meal was beautiful. It was a very generous serving, and excellent value for money. The atmosphere is was a real diner experience, which was exceptionly clean. The staff...were very friendly and helpful. We wont hesitate to return with extended family and friends.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 10 December 2021 via mobile

Fantastic little place off the beaten track. Owner was super friendly- greeted us on arrival and explained the menu and portion sizes. We opted for the beef and chicken burger - lovely fresh ingredients and very tasty - generous on the fries too. Decor was...a fab diner feel. Super clean and wish I could come back for rock and roll dancing nice.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Clare, General Manager at The Local Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2021

Thank you for the lovely review. The team and the owner Gary are always trying and working there hardest to try and please. We value your feed back and welcome you back any time

Reviewed 30 November 2021 via mobile

Just wow. Great breakfast, bottomless coffee. Simple food done amazingly well. Definately be back. I used to stop here often in days gone by and would happily go out of my way to stop in.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Clare, General Manager at The Local Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2021

We welcome you back any time and thankyou for taking the time out in giving the local Diner a review. The team love it

Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

Formerly known as Stag Park I've been meaning to go here for years. The restaurant itself is very cool based on an old school American diner. Immaculate and clean and a big venue. The menu was extensive with something for everyone and anyone. The chicken...burger I had and the hotdogs my wife had were delicious. The service was friendly and helpful. Can't wait to come back when we're next in Taupo again. Oh and there was heaps of parking even with our caravan on. 10 out of 10 from me.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 July 2021

This place was certainly unique in my experience - an American style diner in truckstop in an industrial area. accordingly the food was not "flash harry" but was a good honest breakfast, we enjoyed and both commented that it was great fun.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 June 2021

We had a great visit here. The food was absolutely delicious and great value for money. This is our new local for taking the kids out now and it does not break the bank. Really great to have a place where we can take the...kids. Service was fantastic too!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 20 March 2021 via mobile

In my opinion easily best value ribs in Taupo. I Have tried almost all the ribs available in Taupo and my favorite are here, highly recommend this awesome diner. Friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

Renovated during lockdown..the old truck stop is reformed into a classic American diner. Still fantastic prices, amazing kind friendly staff and menu that's scrummy. Forget Z and subway...take the next exit instead for yr stop.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 17 November 2020 via mobile

This has been revamped to look like an American diner and it really works. A revamped menu has less to select from but what we ordered was A OK. We stop here everytime we go through and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

This used to be the stag diner.With a lot of effort,expense and elbow grease this has been transformed into a great 60's style diner with good food excellent service and a decor that may require shades to be worn at all times.. Still the best...place in taupo for a good meal at modest outlay.. Plenty of parking space for all sizes too.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

This place is awesome! Super friendly and clean serving big yummy decently priced food! It is an American diner and our kids loved the decor! Thanks!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020

great tasting food, good staff and the atmosphare was amazing. great to see this business up and running

Date of visit: August 2020
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