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“Great Pizza” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dixie Brown's

Dixie Brown's
38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8444 ‎
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Ranked #20 of 89 Restaurants in Taupo
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great Pizza”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

They boast as having the biggest pizzas in town. Mine was so good I didn't slow down so I could eat the whole thing. Great food and excellent service.

Visited January 2013
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MichaelTaupo, Public Relations Manager at Dixie Brown's, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
Hello

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dixie Browns of Taupo.

It is great to read you so enjoyed your Pizza and the service we offer here. Our team work very hard to deliver great food and excellent service and we really do appreciate your feedback.

We do hope to see you in Dixie Browns again in the near future.

Kind Regards
Martina Stephen
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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Total Rejuvenation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We live in Taupo and dine out regularly, but Dixie Brown's never tempted us to eat there in their old format. However, since their new fit-out we have not only been enticed in but have thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience with the attentive staff, comfortable seating,and good indoor/outdoor flow. Their gluten-free pizzas have a base sooo thin and crusty!! You really must try it! And , must congratulate the management, the idea of a free drink in this current 30deg summer is a winner!! We are recommending this place to our friends.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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MichaelTaupo, Public Relations Manager at Dixie Brown's, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dixie Browns of Taupo.

How nice to read such a glowing review. We are very pleased with our new look after extensive renovations, and it has been particularly good during our recent heatwave to have the option of open doors and aircon to keep everyone comfortable.

It is great to read you enjoyed the gluten free pizza, its becoming a really popular choice along with our heathy options section of our menu.

Now that you have discovered what we have to offer we do hope to see you very often.

Kind Regards
Martina Stephen
Dixie Browns
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Papamoa
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“Ok but nothing to write home about”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went to have dinner with my family. Plus is that they have coloring pictures for the kids and nice benches to sit on. Staff was a little too eager as 4 waiters wanted to take our order.... Husband had a pizza which was really large and tasty and good value for money. I had a fillet which was grilled but did really like it. Too much fatty bit, not a quality piece of meat I expected. Staff was not really knowledgeable. Overall ok but rather go somewhere else next time

Visited January 2013
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MichaelTaupo, Public Relations Manager at Dixie Brown's, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dixie Browns of Taupo.

Our pizzas are fast getting the reputation of being the best in town so it is great to hear your husband loved his.

We are glad the children enjoyed their colouring pictures. Our childrens menu and also the special deals we have on at the moment for children is proving to be a real winner with families.

I am concerned to read you did not enjoy your steak, we pride ourselves on purchasing and serving only the finest cuts of meat and get glowing reviews of our steak dishes.

We do hope to have the opportunity to see you again in the near future and that next time you get the steak and service Dixie Browns is renowned for.

Kind Regards
Martina Stephen
Dixie Browns
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Had breakfast, lunch and dinner here (all on separate days). Food is great, prices are average. Staff very helpful and friendly - squeezed us in when we arrived for dinner without reservations, provided quick breakfast service when we had to leave for the airport. Our first meal there was dinner. Liked it so much we went back for lunch two days later and by then it was the restaurant of choice for a speedy breakfast.

Visited January 2013
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MichaelTaupo, Public Relations Manager at Dixie Brown's, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visits to Dixie Browns of Taupo.

We love it when you come back again and again, for us it is the best compliment. We do have a great team here who work hard to ensure our customers are well taken care of and it is great to read we are getting it right.

We hope to see you again on your next visit to our beautiful Taupo.

Kind Regards
Martina Stephen
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“Tastiest ribs!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The portions were massive! We had just arrived late from Welly and were looking for a place to eat. We got here just in time! Staff were really friendly although one waitress was a bit odd with her manner, but that might have been just her - each to their own!

Our food and drink were all to a good standard. The only thing that was really off putting was the air conditioning was so high that it made our food cold quickly. It wasn't even warm outside and they had the doors open? Strange!

I had the ribs which were amazing and highly recommended if you are absolutely starving. They fell off the bone and were tasty! There were so many that I had to take some home.

My partner wasn't so overly fussed with the interior. I thought it was fine. Very clean and nicely spaced out. However the light in there is very clinical. It was good, but not the best place to eat in Taupo.

Visited December 2012
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MichaelTaupo, Public Relations Manager at Dixie Brown's, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Hello

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dixie Browns of Taupo.

We are delighted to read you enjoyed the ribs so much, they are a very popular choice on our menu and yes the portions are very generous.

I am sorry to hear you were feeling the cold while you dined with us, we have been experiencing a heatwave here in Taupo so having the doors open and the air con on has been the order of the day. Next time you visit us please do let the wait staff know and they can find you a nice cozy table for you.

We do look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Kind Regards

Martina Stephen
Dixie Browns
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