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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Roberts Street | Lake front, Taupo Town Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 Walter v
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank travel7792
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go meet Owen And the team at the best cafe in Taupo. Super friendly service. Great range of well cooked food. Good prices. Right by the lake with awesome views! Perfect

Thank Baaldy
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Wide range of food items on menu and in cabinet, we had a few things from both all of which looked and tasted amazing. Waiter was very friendly and great customer service overall. Only issue would’ve been the bar manager wasn’t there so couldn’t have...More

Thank Priscilla S
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If someone asked me to recommend a coffee shop in Taupo I’d have no hesitation in saying, “go to Taste!” Three people, three different coffee’s and made to perfection. Oh and the Blueberry muffin was a favorite too. Well done Taste!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We were there for breakfast on the Tuesday and came back for coffee on the Wednesday. The Manager was very friendly and efficient (we walked in the door the second day and he remembered us) and Owen was just great, regaling us with his witty...More

Thank cervelogoldcoast
Reviewed 24 May 2018

A friendly helpful approach always helps when it comes to running a cafe or restaurant and we got that abundantly when visiting this cafe. All we needed was a basic lunch and we were taken through the various options, particularly the specials for the day....More

Thank Erasmus16
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We stopped in here for lunch today after wandering along reading menus on lake front. This appealed as it had a wide variety of options. Fast, efficient and friendly service was matched with delicious food. I had prawns with a Japanese salad - delicious. My...More

Thank Anne J
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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