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Dixie Brown's

38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8444
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (165 reviews)
“ribs” (76 reviews)
“steak” (120 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a good sign when a place is busy. Visited on a Thursday night and when we paid the waiter said they were usually busy throughout the week. Didn’t book but we’re found a table after a short wait. Food very nice. Meat cooked well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Herbie15
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch and the waiter completely messed up my order (brought salad when I ordered pizza). They were hardly apologetic even though they severely delayed our meal - my companion was finished by the time my lunch came. Pizza was good, but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mk256
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed my birthday lunch at Dixie Browns overlooking beautiful Lake Taupo. Always outstanding customer service, prompt delivery of drinks and food. Great selection to please everyone. Got chocolates to die for - you must try one! We are regular customers who are never disappointed!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anjane2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for a lovely brunch together. Wish we hadn’t bothered. We started being ‘told off’ for moving chairs so we could sit together and finally had to sit on the tables over the road which were littered in Macdonald’s waste. Then we were ‘told...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 days ago

nice cafe/restaurant. the food here is very good, especially the hot chocolate, with a real piece of chocolate in it. The service in the other hand was very disappointing. The English girl who served us was rude and abrupt. It felt like she wanted us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alakazanintheusa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great outdoor cafe with a large indoor seating capability. The food was yummy, especially the blueberry pancakes. Our waitress was very attentive with a bubbly personality.The breakfast burrito was a delicious taste of home🤗

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ron1733
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had one of the best meals during our 3 week stay in New Zealand here. The beef here is really well done - as in delicious. I got a silky filet and husband got the sirloin. Comes with onion rings, veggies, and steak fries (chips)....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was impressed with the good selection of dishes to choose from here. I choose the cottage pie and i thought it was very good and well presented. As we got there close to 2pm we got a table outside and we had a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have had delivery service from this restaurant numerous times and never been disappointed. From giving my order over the phone, having it double checked back to me, to the delivery service and quality of food, I am never disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christine G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The first Dixie Browns we have dined in. Great comfortable setup, modern, drinks and food where fast, delicious. Good service. Kid and dog friendly environment. Good location!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gkokosavory
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 8444
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