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The Steak House Taupo

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
The Steak House Taupo welcomes tourists, families, couples, corporate groups and local residents alike. We are committed to creating a culinary destination the people of our town can be proud of. One that showcases New Zealand's finest produce, delivers genuine service, and supports local trade. We love entertaining and getting to know our customers, as it is our way of life and has been since 1984.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived earlyish on a Satruday night with no booking. We were lucky to get the last free table, as long as we understood we only had 90 minutes. No problem, we said! It's a busy place, which looks OK when empty, but transforms into a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank exile66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meals, good prices steaks and sides, nice place for families, recommend the sirloin and mashed potato, great service

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tailsnz
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely review we appreciate the time you've taken and a glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind Regards, Alex

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here on a very busy Auckland Anniversary Saturday evening after the Summer Concert. Service was excellent, Franco and Poppy were attentive and fun to be around, very professional. Our meals were excellent and all received in good time. LOVE the lamb croquettes!!! We haves...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Figgy65
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We try stay top notch no matter whether full or quiet and thank you for noticing, Summer Concert is definitely a crazy time but we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your night. On the food we all love the lamb croquettes to they're spectacular. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for dinner at the last moment, for 11 people. They booked us in. We were greeted by Alex, what a very relaxed professional experience that was, turns out he was the manager. Then we were served by Poppy, what a lovely personality, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, both Poppy and I are jubilant to hear you were happy with the service we give here at The Steak House and to top it off that you thought the food is great also, we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019

A friend and I celebrated our birthday on the same evening, me with my husband and friend with his wife; here and Omg were we impressed. I have allergies and by the time we arrived after having emailed a list of these allergies, I had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brianjudyham
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thanks for your review we take allergies very seriously here at The Steak House and realise how important it is and are contended to hear the food made was beautiful. Thanks again. Alex

Reviewed 3 January 2019

A bit fancier than what we are used to. No burgers, just steaks. I like my steaks well-done (I know, I know, anathema) but the waiter frowned when I ordered it that way, so I felt compelled to change to medium-well. Ordered with a generous...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank christrox
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

I would like to think fancy is good and we definitely have a lovely Steak House burger on offer, apologies you felt the look given to your cooking choice was off. I try ensure no one to give off any judgements as we often get...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

I took my partner and family to Taupo Steakhouse on a recommendation from a friend. The interior was nice and we were seated quickly and given menus. The waiter serving us initially gave fast service, though The menu was slightly confusing on initial viewing ,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hi there, I would love to confirm when you dined with us as The Grill has been closed for a matter of months. Here at The Steak House we are more than happy to help with any confusion whether it be our personal suggestions or...More

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent customer service, great view of the sunset from our table. We ordered the seafood chowder and sirloin steak, both were delicious and I could not fault. Staff were friendly and attentive despite the restaurant being busy. Will definitely be back on our next visit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sharig1991
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Thank you for your review we appreciate the time taken, I have to personally agree the seafood chowders made here I know first hand to be absolutely delicious, and yes It has been very busy lately as expected for the time of year I am...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We came to the restaurant at 8pm, when the peak hours are almost over. We waited 10 mins for our orders to be taken. Soup of the day took 20 mins to arrive and it tasted like tomato ketchup. We complaint but the staff was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kathkwan88
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hi, We take our customer complaints very seriously. We had sold over a dozen of that same soup with no issues your complaint being the soup was too sweet for your liking. I did my very best to find answers to this, to come to...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

I had a great time there as a family. Staff was extremely nice and well trained. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank X5202FPkatel
Steak_House_Taupo, Manager at The Steak House Taupo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed everything and look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards, Alex

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