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$8 - $35
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Pizza, New Zealand, European, Beer restaurants
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended as a must do while driving through Taupo. Loved the decor and theme, had some Austrian pretzels to start which were to die for. The kids had a wood fired pizza which went down a treat. Loved the Taupo Pale Ale and loaded...schnitzel! Will be back 😋More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Crafty Trout Brewery Crafty Trout Brewery, Owner at Crafty Trout Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed our place. Appreciate you taking time to review us. See you next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food, decent sized portions and really well priced. The pizzas were to die for and the atmosphere was super fun and different. It was a lovely spot outside on the balcony in the sun with the tasting rack. Definitely recommend and will be returning!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Busy & fun upstairs brewpub with live music and cozy seating—loved that! But if you wanna eat & drink, do it before you come.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

We went here with a view to having dinner, but mainly for the beer as it is a brewery. I ordered a Hefeweizen and a New Zealand Pilsner. The Hefeweizen was stale and lacked the usual white foamy head, it was also starting to sour....The New Zealand Pilsner was cloudy and over carbonated to the extent the barman was using a growler to top it up! There was no hop aroma and the beer just tasted of yeast, no malt character. I even said shouldn’t New Zealand Pilsner be clear and reply was it’s a new keg (well shouldn’t you pour some off first and clean the lines!) very disappointing, needless to say we didn’t stay or finish our beer.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Crafty Trout Brewery Crafty Trout Brewery, Owner at Crafty Trout Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry you had a bad experience. We will review this situation. We love what we do, so hope you will try us again.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

Possibly the worst eatery in Taupo. Three of the four of us had chips with our meals and they were awful. The potatoes were old and soft and didn't fry up properly. But worse, when we complained the dude said that he knew there was...a problem with the spuds. Yet he still cooked them, served them and charged for them!!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Crafty Trout Brewery Crafty Trout Brewery, Owner at Crafty Trout Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We refuse to buy chips in, as homemade is what we are all about. We cant necessarily tell from the outside if the potato is going to perfect or not, and at other times there are no good potatoes available at all. Hence there can...More

Reviewed 19 September 2023

5 cheese pizza is the best pizza ever. The bases are homemade and super yummy. Good selection of food and drink and fab staff. Atmosphere very friendly and quirky. Best place for a lunch or dinner

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Great place to catch up with friends, quirky decor and excellent food and beer. Loved the 5 cheese pizza. Will definitely be back soon

Date of visit: September 2023
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Crafty Trout Brewery Crafty Trout Brewery, Owner at Crafty Trout Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2023

Thank you for your review. Greatly appreciated and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 17 September 2023

This place is so fun, and the food is awesome. Hubby and friends loved the schnitzel and I had a Caesar salad to die for. Rest of the table had the pizzas with the handmade base - I had food envy! Decent Pinot gris and...of course craft beers the boys raved about. 100% recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Crafty Trout Brewery Crafty Trout Brewery, Owner at Crafty Trout Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2023

Thank you for your review. Greatly appreciated. Glad to see you enjoyed everything!

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CRAFTY TROUT EATERY, Taupo - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Crafty Trout Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4