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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” (36 reviews)
“loaded fries” (17 reviews)
“burger” (156 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 yesterday

The menu has a very interesting take on burger- Kimchi burger?! Definitely worth trying and their chips is good.

Thank BellaVista-Taupo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on a whim after travelling from Napier. Really pleased with the quality, taste and friendliness of staff.

Thank KarenFredBen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best burgers ever. Was told to go here by a friend who loves a good burger and we certainly weren’t disappointed. Huge flavour from today’s special, pulled brisket with drunk onions! Highly recommend.

Thank ScoopNSony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stopped in to Pauly’s, and I specifically took a 45 minute detour from my route because of the great impression they left the first time. Didn’t disappoint at all - extremely tasty burgers, huge servings, and friendly staff....More

Thank MattFranX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I been to paulys many times and what I can say it’s that it’s great!!! It’s an amazing experience to go there and try the wonderful burgers they have. Atmosphere it’s lovely and they have a great team!!! Totally recommend! Cher’s Bruno

Thank bruno a
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place, the boys are great, the burgers are amazing, everything is super fresh! A must visit for any Taupo trip...

Thank Racheal G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I came here and got the chicken burger, consisting of southern fried chicken and coleslaw... that was it. The chicken itself was pretty nice (although batter didn’t really taste ‘southern fried’ more just deep fat fried), however I was disappointed as the burger just having...More

1  Thank Flowergirl090297
Anthony C, Owner at Paulys Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Lol you have no taste and and do not have a clue about flavours or combos

Reviewed 25 July 2018

The chicken burger was delicious and those mac n cheese croquettes...yum!! The veggie burger was apparently quite good. The service is great and I would definitely return to experience some more of their offerings next time I'm in Taupo.

Thank LorenMarieC
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Hands down best cheeseburger I've ever eaten! We had dinner there tonight, single cheeseburger each and loaded fries. Amazing, I highly recommend it!

Thank Pettrena R
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

It was great to have lunch here. Even not being hungry I still wanted to try, they did not mind giving me the kid‘s portion. My wife had the veggie loaded fries. Lot‘s of food for a very good price. We recommend this very personal...More

1  Thank wolfganglepi
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Shane I
25 January 2017|
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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
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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