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Paulys Diner

3 Paora Hapi Street | Spa Gate Shopping Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 22 459 4377
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (33 reviews)
“burgers” (93 reviews)
“loaded fries” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Paora Hapi Street | Spa Gate Shopping Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was great. Burger was awesome with a crispy bun. Fish Sandwich (made with local fish Tirakihi) was amazing. Loaded fries just put it over the top. Gonna head back for the Fried Mac n cheese and a Fried Chicken Sandwich. Although may have to...More

Thank Kanoa B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here for a quick lunch. Food came out really quick and tasted amazing. My wife ordered Cheeseburger combo and I had the fried chicken. Burger was on point. The cheese, mustard, pickles and special sauce was so so good. Fried chicken didn't disappoint either

Thank Logan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Pauly’s after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor while we were in Taupo for the night. We weren’t disappointed, very tasty and unpretentious. The burger was awesome, as was the southern fried chicken with blue cheese and the service was...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read so many positive reviews we decided we had to try this place, Friday night,so it was a bit busy, the server told us there was a 30min wait, no problems there as we took a stroll to fill in the time, she was...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Taupo for work. I had my family with me and we wanted a fast lunch. Paulys is a great option. Loaded fries are good, maby a bit to salty. The fried chicken is great. Service is quick. No toilets so you have...More

Thank Markwsters1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the life of me I can not figure out why there are any McDonalds restaurants in New Zealand when there are such excellent local hamburger joints to choose from. I have quit going to McD's back in the USA because I grew tired of...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best burgers we had on our NZ trip! I had the beef burger and my girlfriend had the veggie burger, both amazing. Staff were very friendly and the menu is extremely well priced. Definitely head here if you are in Taupo, you will not...More

Thank Dylan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

招牌Beef burger with fries、Southern Fried Chicken!果然好吃啊!下次有機會再來Taupo,我一定會再來這家小店!burger份量大, Fried Chicken也超好吃的,如果有胡椒鹽會再棒!

Thank 彥志 劉
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finally got to Paulys after a recommendation from ages ago. The staff were really friendly and welcoming. We had a chicken burger, a chilli cheeseburger and some fries. We had high hopes which these burgers didn’t quite reach. However, knowing the pride taken in their...More

Thank heatherjoines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I make sure to call into Paulies if I'm in Taupo. They have the best fried chicken and loaded fries. I was abit disappointed to hear that they no longer did my fav snickers shake but totally understand why. Awesome personable service, I recommend to...More

Thank makareta p
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Shane I
25 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Paora Hapi Street | Spa Gate Shopping Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 22 459 4377
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