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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
“loaded fries” (20 reviews)
“burger” (170 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

Wow. Dont be fooled by the small, basic presentation of this little cafe/diner because this place really is about the food. The burgers were amazing... cooked to perfection with perfect toppings. My kids had the southern fried chicken... awesome. We also had the loaded fries...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This burger place is really nice! My burger was really well cooked and really well seasoned. One of the cheapest dinning options in Taupo but by far the most delicious one. Prepared to wait a bit since this place is very popular.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here was so good that I really wished I lived in Taupo. The general vibe of the place is awesome as well. The staff are so chill and the music they play is so good that whenever I went there I spent I...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Partner found Paulys Diner on fb. As we live in Turangi and we wanted to try it out before we went to the movies. Beat Vege Burger n Kumara Fries I’ve had in forever! Thank you Team! I even had enough for takeaways. We...More

Thank La Toya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the chilli beef burger and sweet potato fries with bacon and blue cheese. Both burger and fries were awesome, burger was not to spicy, and blue cheese sauce on the potatoes was awesome. Staff were very friendly.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, outstanding service and general staff demeanour and great tunes. Cheers fellas. We had chocolate shake, sfc burger and double cheese burger. All were the tits 👌🏿

Thank nasimon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on our way through Taupō, I had the cheeseburger and oh my god. The combo of the soft brioche bun, the salty almost crispy patty, gooey melted cheese, little fresh bites of crunchy pickle and that awesome sauce just really pulled it all...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start off to say I am not a burger and fries guy, but these guys are doing burgers justice. The place is hip and funky with a eclectic menu. This place knock the burger out of the park! I am a bit of...More

Thank jnorthway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place if you are looking for dude food style burgers, wether you want a traditional cheeseburger or vegetarian burger they have you covered! I had the veg burger for $12 plus some sweet potato fries (who not!) Just remember, they don’t accept...More

Thank jenniferB9713JH
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten heaps of burgers but this hearty chilli cheese burger was one of the most delicious what we ever had. Perfect souce, crispy patty, melted cheese, green pepper and jalapeno in a fresh bun. Heaven is a smokey place in Taupo!

Thank jacsomiklos
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Shane I
25 January 2017|
Response from PaulysDiner | Property representative |
We don't sorry. Only local cards and cash
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Restaurant Details

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