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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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“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
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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 4 October 2017 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 October 2017 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
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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 A TripAdvisor Member
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
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I waited 20 minutes for eggs while all the staff talked about how quiet they where. I left with out having breakfast I was the only one in the cafe and wanted poached eggs on toast bizy cafes will deliver in 10 minutes max. This...More

Thank eddie_melissa
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Bruch was terrible. Poached eggs were hard, my mushrooms were rubbery, the toast was soggy, and cold.

Thank leanneb123
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The service was good and quick.The eggs benedict was really good,best I have had in fact and will definitly go back again.My wife had mushroom soup and said it was also really good and enjoyed her food,

Thank 123chickee
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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