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Taste Cafe

10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0086
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Pizza, Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered 2 poached eggs, menu said on sourdough, with bacon. My wife ordered scrambled egg and bacon. Firstly my breakfast....2 very small eggs with virtually no egg white, not sourdough just a white sandwich bread. The yolk was not runny in the slightest ie....More

Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with views across Lake Taupo, lots of seating outside too, Our group ordered a variety of brunches, all were delicious especially the granola with fruit and yogurt. Very good coffee too. Staff were very friendly and efficient. Taste will certainly be our first...More

Thank julieC6779
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and really efficient service. Outdoor seating a real feature, allows you to enjoy the sun on a cool day but feel comfy fresh!!

Thank Jadedog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in to Taste as Lakehouse next door was still closed at 8.30 on Sunday! A decent coffee next to a warm fire on a very cold morning (0c) was great.

Thank markdawsonsmith
Reviewed 11 August 2018

food was delious and so was the coffee very affordable. the staff was nice and friendly. good selection of food on the menu

Thank 94mbconn
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Really tasty food in a clean restaurant with friendly staff and reasonable prices = perfect in our books!

Thank NopocketsincoffinZ
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Second time visiting and still the same standard of service and food! Great breakfast place on the Taupo waterfront. Healthy menu options plus other treats. There is a children’s area and book/coffee area towards the back of the restaurant.

Thank Walterv1511
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Mumsy never heard of a White choc latte. So she noticed and brought me here for my morning coffee.. Although my cup stays the same 5 shots 7 sugars. She absolutly loved her Cuppa!!! Prices remain competitive!!but with this View,id pay extra We also tried...More

Thank Karlos F
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Taste is one of the cutest cafes I have ever been to and the staff is incredibly friendly. Three out of four of us got Eggs Benedict and my brother got the hot cakes and both were absolutely delicious. The presentation was also amazing. Overall,...More

Thank daisyc342
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Nice little cafe on the waterfront in Taupo - nothing spectacular - reasonable selection of food, but nothing to wow.

Thank travel7792
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 5:30 AM
6:30 AM - 5:30 AM
6:30 AM - 5:30 AM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 0086
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