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All 106 Taupo Restaurants

L'Arte

255 Marapa Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7 378 2962
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Ranked #14 of 106 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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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
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88 reviews 88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

You do need to be intentional about going to this cafe, not part of Taupo proper. Very quirky setting with mosaic rooms and flowers. Not sure I would call it the best in the North Island though (as Trip Advisor did) as the cafe cabinet food was not extensive. The staff are great,

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New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A return visit for us - try to pop in whenever we are in Taupo. Had a great brunch. Friendly staff and the kids loved the outside area / play house. Food & coffee were really good (eggs benedict was great), service was fast. Good menu ... always hard to choose what to have. And love walking around looking at... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Went their for breakfast with friends, we ordered eggs bennitict, egss cooked beautifully, and generous portions. They have a extensive black board menu along with a lovely selection of cabinet food. Coffee was excellent. Its located about 15min from central Taupo, but worth the trip out there to see art work and gallery. We will definitely go again.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Such cool mosaics in the garden. Lunch was probably the right size. Fairly typical fare. The setting is what makes this place special. Bit off the beaten track but if you have time worth visiting.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have been to this Cafe several times and thought it about time I wrote a review on it....Every time I have been impressed by the service and standard of food and coffee. I recently had the Garlicy Mushrooms with Chorizo which was delicious and my friend had the Sweet Corn fritter stack which had been freshly cooked (not pre-cooked... More

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Edinburgh uk
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A visit here is so different to most cafes Ceramics of creative fun,yummy food and gorgeous coffees All eaten in a leafy oasis of Taupo

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have been here a few times, and each time has had lovely food, and the atmosphere was great. One time, there was an entertainer singing in the garden, and children dancing around. It's a nice place to meet up with friends, and chat, eat and then enjoy the surrounds, and the art, which is made on-site. The mosaicking around... More

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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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