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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” (35 reviews)
“loaded fries” (17 reviews)
“burger” (153 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Flowergirl090297
Anthony C, Owner at Paulys Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers here are to die for. I haven’t had a burger this good in a long time. The loaded a fries a hot & crunchy

1  Thank rabble1
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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.

1  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 11 July 2018 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

1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 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

1  Thank La Toya S
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Shane I
25 January 2017|
Response from PaulysDiner | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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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