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Paulys Diner

3 Paora Hapi Street | Spa Gate Shopping Centre, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 4315
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (42 reviews)
“loaded fries” (27 reviews)
“burger” (197 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 weeks ago

I have to admit that I am normally not the Burger type. Anyway, I just wanted a bite to eat and went to Pauly's (last but not least for fond memories of our beloved cat 'Pauly'). The good thing was that the Burgers didn't have...More

Thank Mil_the_globetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby had the fish burger and I had the chicken burger and we shared a scoop of chips. I enjoyed my burger - loved the honey sauce; hubby wasn’t so keen on his. The chips were good but would be better with just salt; didn’t...More

Thank krison2ur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem here in Taupo, I was so hungry, the burger I had was fill of all the good Kiwi tastes.

Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been travelling around NZ and was recommended to try this hidden gem. The guys at Paulys were super friendly, the restaurant had a cool and relaxed atmosphere playing some great tunes. I ordered the chicken burger with honey butter and sweet potato fries. It...More

Thank snake998
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We drove by Taupo and had a quick stop at Paulys for a veggie Burger. It was rally good! Would definetly eat there again!

Thank Elinfolke
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great (and I mean GREAT!!!) burgers, priced well. What more could you ask for. Highly recommend visiting Pauleys.

Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

As a cheeseburger enthusiast, I always look for new places to smash a cheesy and Paulys did not disappoint. I am happy to say this is by far one of the best burgers I’ve ever had. Opted for the double option and was very impressed!...More

Thank Tzeres
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Best burger in a while. Lovely soft buns and yummy burger sauce. We had the classic cheese burger but fried chicken looked good too. Friendly welcoming service.

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My boyfriend and I stayed a week and a half in Taupo and found that hidden gem! He had the double chilli cheese burger and I had the fish burger, both with fries. Both burgers were amazing, tbh, it was probably the best fish burger...More

2  Thank jumongledalek
Reviewed 18 October 2018

One of the best burger joints we've been too. Great burgers, and the loaded fries were amazing. Great bunch of guys too, with excellent service. Well recommended.

Thank Adventurer825815
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Questions & Answers
James K
3 December 2018|
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Response from Merv-Taupo | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday to Sunday 11.30am late pm
Shane I
25 January 2017|
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Response from PaulysDiner | Property representative |
We don't sorry. Only local cards and cash
9 January 2016|
Response from Merv-Taupo | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, 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 7-378 4315
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