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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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67 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
07 3789555
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Red Deer, Canada
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We literally spent the day touring and needed food. We stumbled on this restaurant and found the staff engaging, the food tasty and plentiful. We finally found a tossed salad which was delicious! A step above the usual coffee shop fare including smoothies, and is licensed.

Thank Janine P
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Really rude counter service. Offensive in fact. I eat out a lot and I normally find problems easy to resolve. If I'm being over charged, it needs to be remedied what a performance over a misunderstanding. Shocking behaviour

Thank Julie B
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super friendly owner , great cabinet food and our dogs got a warm welcome. Have eaten there multiple times visiting Taupo and never been disappointed - even when there super busy service is excellent!

Thank Sarah E
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked all around Taupo on a long weekend looking for somewhere nice to eat and finally stumbled on bodyfuel which is actually on the main road. The coffee was delicious- great flavour. I had a mushroom and haloumi with a Greek salad which was delicious. The flavours were great and it everything was really fresh. There was a large selection... More 

Thank Jandalz3
Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been here once before, so while on holiday and having a day in town I chose to return to this cafe. My Thai soup was luke warm if that, and after failing to catch the eye of the waitress with voice and hand signals, I took the soup back to the counter. A new soup was delivered, warmer than... More 

Thank Chrissie195
Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I enjoyed breakfast here this morning, mum had eggs bene with bacon which was the best i have had anywhere yet! Son enjoyed pancakes with bacon! Both meals were well presented. We didn't wait long at all in fact I was surprised how fast our order arrived. Coffee was nice and banana smoothie I sampled was delicious... More 

Thank ExplorerGG
Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With menus boards high on the wall and ready to eat food on display we stood back and mulled over our options while the staff patiently waited for us. The prices seamed high but as we happily discover it was a god representation of the quality of the food. The caramelised onions were the best my partner had ever eaten... More 

Thank susiecampgirl
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - both the buttermilk pancakes and the French toast went down a treat - really generous servings and delicious bits and pieces served alongside (bacon, fruit, marscapone...). The service was awesome and we got some great advice about activities to do while we were in Taupo. Will definitely be back for a second visit.

Thank nicrennz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good gluten free, dairy free & paleo options. Delicious food & staff are allergy aware. Lots of cabinet & menu options. Good coffee.

Thank Janine G
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at bodyfuel many times in the past and have always been happy. However I'm not sure what has changed but we both found that our meals (especially the eggs) lacked flavour and care. The kids seemed to enjoy their's and the staff were accomodating with a ham and cheese toastie, but the meals themselves lacked the finesse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $14
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 07 3789555

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?