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Dixie Brown's

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38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8444
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Kuching, Malaysia
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Ate outside on the terrace overlooking lake Taupo. Well cooked food and great ribs! A portions were rather large but well made. The restaurant has several local beers on draft, I tried two.

Thank HansvandeBunte
Bengaluru, India
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92 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Situated right across the Taupo lake, a good place to relax and dine after a day long outdoor activities. They had a nice choice for a strict vegetarian and we really enjoyed the soup and the burger. Place is very crowded but the polite staff always find a place for you

Thank Ushasivadas
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

This was recomended by our campsite and was what I would describe as an american style diner, food was okay but nothing more. Wine and beer fairly pricey but not unusually so fro New Zealand. I think options are limited in Taupo but don't rush in!

Thank TheClairevH
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Enjoyed a lovely meal at Dixie Brown's after being picked up from my accommodation. As I was on my own Grant, who had taken my booking had placed me at the window. It was lovely to look out and I did not feel conspicuous despite being on my own. The meal was good and my preference for salad instead of... More 

Thank Phil L
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We had a long wait for breakfast. I will accept that they were very busy. When it arrived do restaurants of this type still use white sliced bread? Friendly service, pleasant settling

Thank Gill G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, had awesome food. I went there alone.. nice lake view. We decided on this restaurant because of  tripadvisor reviews.

Thank nicolerotic
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Managed to get a table for two during a very busy period. Staff very accommodating. I had Calamari which was excellent. Tender, tasty, generous size portion with an incredible curried rice. Tasty homemade tartar sauce, my husband's Pepperoni pizza was delicious. Service great. Will definitely go back

Thank 524CAS
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Came here during the ironman when it was really busy. My group wanted breakfast. Service was quick and they helped us with a high chair. Waitress was really helpful and looked after us well even though it was busy as. While the rest of the group had breakfast I just had the hot chocolate. Although expensive it was very good... More 

Thank gollumnz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Lovely place, lovely staff , lovely food. I love this restaurant it my favorite restaurant. I like to come to taupe have a day out and come here before come home. Be nice if they had one in Rotorua. My partner knows I love thus place so always brings me here.

Thank sheree1868
Hamilton, New Zealand
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Been here before, and although on the expensive side the food is usually good. Tonight however, it was awful. I had fish which was only warm, partner had beef cheek which was tough. Service was great but that was the only highlight of the evening. Overpriced and horrible. Go somewhere else.

Thank di k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 8444

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