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Our Dog Friday

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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Contactless ordering
  • Contactless payment
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 04/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 04/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Bar, International, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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All reviews onion rings burger loaded fries pulled pork chicken salad super yummy great beer wait for a table service was great hot chocolate busy night sauce rustler yha cayenne boom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our order over the phone as we drove to Tekapo and told us it would be 20 minutes until it was ready. Phoned us back 20 minutes later to say the food was ready, just as we arrived in town! Burgers were great, cayenne...chips great and large serving of delicious broccoli.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey gheron56, Sounds like the perfect pass through Tekapo and an easy way for you to have something ready for when you arrive. Makesure you download our APP that can make the takeaway process even easier. Thanks again for trying us out. Cheers, Billy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm delighted we came here as I had a really nice gluten free burger which is very hard to come by! Staff were knowledgeable on gluten free. Partner had the fried chicken burger and said it was one of the nicest burgers he has ever...had. All of the burgers and chips looked amazing coming out from the kitchen.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Caoimhe, Thanks for trying us out, our menu has great options for everyone and we keep our produce as local as possible also. Thanks again and hope to see you back in the future. Cheers, Billy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. This little eatery is attached to the new youth hostel. They are a bar and do great burgers. The burgers are large and look good. Would recommend.

Date of visit: January 2021
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Deanne Thanks for trying us out and the recommendation. Look forward to see you dine with us again. Cheers Billy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this tucked away in one of the new developments. Great atmosphere and lovely service. We had drinks and a few snack menu items. The chicken wings were delicious as was the sesame salad. The chips were excellent and all at reasonable prices. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey andimckinney, Glad you found us down on the lakefront, sounds like you enjoyed and we hope to see you back again in the future. Cheers, Billy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our meals here everything we ordered was great. I liked the chicken wings and hot sauce. The pop corn chicken was crunchy.

Date of visit: December 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Richard, Great to hear you enjoyed your food, hopefully you get to come back in the future to try out more. Cheers, Billy

Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

Really tasty burgers with fresh ingredients. Crisp fries. A welcome find after a long days drive. Would recommend it if stopping in at Lake Tekapo.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey lost-kiwi-007, Glad you found us and enjoyed! It is a great addition to the Tekapo food options and we also offer takeaway options and you can order on our APP so its ready when you arrive into Lake Tekapo. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 9 November 2020

Went as restaurant was recommended. Managed to get a table after a very kind patron moved to a smaller table for us. They don't take bookings. Friendly and helpful staff. The burgers were amazingly good, I had the lamb burger gluten free and I would...go back again. Next time I visit I will return!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2020

Hey KathPaulJoshCaleb, Thanks for the awesome feedback, staff are always great at communicating wait times and when tables are free. Great to hear you were helped by a fellow customer also, shows the chilled out experience you get with us. Look forward to having you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing food. Great atmosphere. Highly recommend. The decor is a great theme, I especially love the short stories on the wall about James MacKenzies doggo.

Date of visit: October 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Hey Tim Thanks for trying us out, glad you enjoyed the whole experience and even better we are only a few minutes walk from the church and you can see that famous James Mackenzie dog up close. Cheers Billy

Reviewed 29 October 2020

Delicious burgers and very well priced. The restaurant is quite small but very cosy and the staff were super friendly. We enjoyed our dinner here and would definitely go back next time we are down South. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Hey Amanda, Awesome to hear you had a brilliant time at our little burger bar. Coming into summer we also have a cool outside area that can get used and enjoy the Tekapo sunshine to have a burger and one of our local craft beers....More

Reviewed 9 October 2020

Awesome place to dine, it is a bit small so may pay to book a table, or they do takeaways. Burgers were super yummy and very well priced. The staff were awesome, we have a fussy eater so they made him fish and chips even...though it wasn't on the menu, they do fish burgers. We had fish, chicken and beef burgers all were delicious. Cannot recommend highly enough.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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YHANewZealand, General Manager at Our Dog Friday, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2020

Hey Curtley10, Thanks for the awesome feedback, was great to have you try us out, we are a small and cozy vibed Burger bar and the staff do an amazing job in looking after customers particularly around wait times. With summer coming we have the...More

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