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1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
03 443 6639
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Ranked #14 of 65 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

After eye'ing up the delicious baked goods we decided to stay for breakfast. Yummy choices and friendly staff, only complaint would be I wish the food was hotter. Great place though, keep up the delicious treats and food!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went there for the breakfast, our bacon was overcooked and the rest of the plate was average. Recommended by our motel host and with so many good reviews, maybe it's just our tastes.

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Montgomery, Alabama
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Chirizo breakfast burrito--yum. excellent presentation and taste. price-OK. MASSIVE blueberry, chocolate muffin that filled me up for the whole day

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Wanaka, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Gusto in Wanaka sits in a lovely central location, and the food, service and coffee are outstanding. We turned up on very short notice with a party of 20 odd for breakfast at 9:15am. The happily seated us together, moving tables to accommodate us. The service was outstanding. The food was devine, and the coffee something special. None of the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

we had lunch here...a couscous salad and a falafel platter with grilled halloumi cheese. Both were exceptional. Coffee as a follow-on, so we didn't feel guilty taking advantage of the wifi, excellent.

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97 reviews 97 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had smashed advocado with poached eggs on sour dough toast. It was great and cost just 12 dollars.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Had breakfast here a couple of mornings looking out over the lake. The people were very friendly and readily accommodated our "special" requests including vegemite for my brother. Good coffee. The focaccia they used for fast was perfect with avocado. Cut thick but very light.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Awesome coffee, delicious food and friendly efficient staff what more could you ask for. Will definitely be back next time I'm in town. :-)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a late lunch at this café. The service was very friendly, and they went out of their way to make it easy for us. They made a special toasted sandwich for our three year old, and it arrived first so no issues with a hungry child. Our food was very tasty, and reasonably priced. They do breakfast and... More 

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New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed in Wanaka for 5 days and Café Gusto quickly became our regular stop for breakfast / brunch. Very tasty food, good coffee, well located, and some seats have a good view of the lake & mountains. Sometimes the service was a little slow but it was always very friendly. The café appeared to be well patronised by locals,... More 

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Address: 1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 443 6639
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka

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