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16 Roberts Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff are slow like snail,I got my order after 20 min of waiting and staff seems to be rude not even smiling. finally I received my order but the chicken was burnt ... its a bad experience I ever had... Never going to that place again.

Thank Arjun P
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We had a long journey with two smal children and wanted something quick for our dinner. Decided on KFC, when we arrived at the restaurant there were 3 other people, a couple with a very small baby was waiting for their meal. We walked up to the counter and waited, and waited and waited and then waited some more. From... More 

Thank Noana123
Hastings, New Zealand
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212 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Grabbed a takeaway. Fast friendly and efficient service with the normal range of KFC products. Places to sit but were on the go so took it away

Thank leoniehastings
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

So slow !!! Even after talking to the supervisor about the slow service, nothing changed. Its like watching drones !!! Wont be back

Thank Krystel M
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Yummy lunch. Store very clean. Staff courteous. Quick Service. Food served up fresh and hot. Awesome visit.

Thank Megan H
1 review
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Took a bunch of time it tasted bad and was cold, they defenetly need more staff and quality control on what they serve

Thank Abraham E
Taupo, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The staff are nearly always rude and they just don't care How can a fast food restaurant always be out of food items No Hot'n'Spicy, No Coleslaw, No Wicked Wings, No Bean Salad, and probably more They also run out of some drinks We had a vote at work for the worst KFC in NZ and Taupo won hands down... More 

Thank Paul O
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Loved that the worker gave us extra chicken seasoning at our request...awesome. Took this KFC to where we were staying.

Thank Ang3ls
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2016

I have been in here several times lately and I have found it is alot quicker to use the drive through. You can stand at the counter for several minutes waiting to be served then another long wait until you get your order. They appear to be so busy they can't take time to even make eye contact

Thank Jenny M
Cambridge, New Zealand
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Having driven from Hastings we were in need of sustenance before a further 2 hour drive, so stopped at Taupo and walked up and down the food area, it was difficult to find something with quick service and reasonable price that didn't break the bank and that we didn't have to wait for and this KFC outlet did not disappoint.... More 

Thank dajarranz2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Roberts Street, Taupo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 07-378-9995

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