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Taste Cafe Restaurant

10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0086
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Pizza, Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location with wonderful view of Lake Taupo looking South. Good breakfast - eggs, sausages, toast, mushrooms, tomatoes and a delicious cappuccino to finish up. Sustenance for the whole day.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great value and scrumptious meal. We had Bangers & Mash plus Tomatoes & Bacon Soup plus Chicken pasta for our daughter. Best meal in ages. Will be back

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The BLT and the angus steak sandwiches were amazing. Wonderful staff and service. A great lunch thanks.

1  Thank mljohnson00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and it was amazing. Went back just two days ago and ordered a chicken and brie panini and 2 roast vege paninis. Both were toasted and lacked flavour and were soggy once toasted. There must have been a change of ownership here...More

Thank KiwiCouch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee eggs benedict are with hot smoked salmon not the usual cold smoked. Would have ordered bacon had I known. Very quick service.

Thank phiafly
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for breakfast while passing through. A good breakfast at a reasonable price. A nice atmosphere as it is on the lake front nesseled in with other bars and cafes. The food was delicious and came out incredibly quickly. In fact my only criticism is...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

First time here and so glad we did. We were served our breakfast within 5 min of arriving.Devine salmon eggs bene which had pesto on the bottom. My husband has mince on toast with 2 poached eggs. Delicious. Will definitely visit again .

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We have visited the cafe a few times now, every time we have experienced great service, lovely food and home-like atmosphere. Highly recommend this place to families and couples :)

Thank gdspeed27
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying just down the road and heading off to Mt Ruapehu so decided to get coffee and breakfast here before we left. We had a variety of dishes, muesli, mushrooms, poached eggs and an energy breakfast. The food and coffee were good and...More

Thank Scjhwill
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Taupo and stopped for an early dinner. Although the cafe was closing they happily serve us and made sure we were welcome and not rushedn

Thank Adelaborde
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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