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255 Marapa Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7 378 2962
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Ranked #11 of 112 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Deal, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

You just have to go ! Went here instead of fighting the traffic inTaupo very very nice grown up place with a great selection Menus would have been nice but apart from that we have now found our go to place when in Taupo forget touristy average places on the lakefront come to this little gem and you won't be... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Make time to walk through the garden, view the artwork and see what's for sale. A most interesting, quirky place with lots to look at. Look for the super-sized mosaic chair at the turn-off.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stopped by for afternoon coffee and antipasto on our way to Tongariro. Very quaint, friendly place. Mosaic gallery was a plus. Save some time for that. So glad we found this cafe.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We arrived and battled to find a park as there were so many people. We did however persevere and found one. We found a table at a very busy time of day and hung onto it. It took. While to order as they were so busy but the food arrived very quickly and was all hot and really good. Coffee... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We arrived on a very hot day (6 December) and sat on a deck which was out of the wind so incredibly hot. It would be great if the seating was on the grassy areas too. The all day breakfast, and the coffee was lovely. Highly recommended. The garden ornaments (for sale) were everywhere, in the garden!, and looked gorgeous.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We love wandering around the art-garden and shop - good spot for finding gifts that are a bit different. The ambience of the cafe is delightful and the food is delish!

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great cafe food and coffee set in lovely gardens with amazing mosaics and sculpture. Helpings are large too !

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went for brunch with a group of six on a Sunday morning. It was very busy and we were lucky to get a table. The staff told us that there would be a 20 minute wait for the food; however it arrived quicker than that. We had 2 french toasts (one was a gluten free option), eggs bene, eggs Florentine,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great location in Acacia Bay surrounded by cool sculpture garden (& art gift shop), L'Arte Cafe is a nice place to grab some lunch. There is a menu plus a good selection of food in chilled cabinet, both savoury and sweet, we had lunch, we were all very happy with our food, salads, salmon cakes and eggs florentine - very... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We read good reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try, the menu was extensive, food good and the surroundings a beautiful mosaic sculpture garden and gallery well worth the trip.

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Additional Information about L'Arte

Address: 255 Marapa Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7 378 2962
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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