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Taupo Thai Restaurant

Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets | Crn Robert St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 5438
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (30 reviews)
“gaeng” (2 reviews)
“panang curry” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets | Crn Robert St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I’ve been to this restaurant. First time was 2015 and now in 2018. Friendly service. Delicious food. Very attentive wait staff. A must when in Taupo if you like Thai food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kathvt
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Large group for dinner but the staff handled it really well. I had the prawn stir fry which was excellent, though needed more chilli. This was my fault as I only ordered the medium hot version. Everyone else around the table commented favourably on their...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 912PeterB
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Have been here during previous visits to Taupo and really enjoyed our meals. However not sure if the owner or chef has changed but the meals we had last night were very poor quality. The meat (Ginger Chicken and Chicken Curry) was overcooked and chewy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank NJH1
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

average food. had my 21st here years ago and the food was amazing however new owners dont know thai flavors

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gemz R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Ownership has changed and the menu has also changed a little but it remains THE best Thai food I have had outside Thailand...! Looking forward to returning....

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

There are 5 Thai restaurants in Taupo and all are different in style and layout. Taupo Thai is slightly out of main drag which makes parking a bit easier. Restaurant lacks a bit of atmosphere but the food is good and fresh. Service can be...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank BP-Savoir-faire
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We are locals and eat here quite often. Today we took away some noodle dish and my favourite Tom Yam. It was horrible. Tom Yam served without rice, had 2 prawns and 3 mushrooms. The rest was just water which had no taste. Couldn't eat...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Z2173HG_
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We ordered a take out Pad Thai dish and a Roast Pork dish. Both were lovely although a little on the expensive side. I had to re-iterate no prawns several times (due to an allergy) but the food was really good and took 15 mins...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Stell_Stu
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We drove past this restaurant when exploring Taupo and the lake. It looked super but when we got there it was lacking atmosphere and customers. It was also a bit of the main drag so quite as a location. The menu was fine but the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 56stuart
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very broad Thai Menu all dishes were beautiful. Local recommended this as the best in Town and didn't let us down.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gonz2020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Titiraupenga & Roberts Streets | Crn Robert St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 5438
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