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Cafe Gusto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6639
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you order a cappuccino the waitress can reply you : "a cappuccino, PLEASE" And after that you can wait for around 10 minutes to get you coffee

Thank Maria R
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere! Great staff! She gave great suggestions of what to do in the area plus served some great coffee & chips. Definitely worth checking out!

Thank kperello
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cafe Gusto when my husband and I were in Wanaka. Great food, great service and excellent coffee.

1 Thank Michelle F
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went for brunch during a recent trip to Wanaka. the service was wonderful, the lady was super friendly and accommodating. the herbed mushrooms were really nice, but there's definitely room for improvement on some foods which tended to be a bit bland, such as the rosti.

Thank pinkchocholate
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally find a perfect coffee in town. Great customer service with delicious valuable fresh food. The juice is the best juice ever.Highly recommend!

Thank Wills J
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

So happy to receive a good portion of food, beautifully presented with great flavor for around $20. Free wifi is fast. The indoors was full of customers but the booth we sat in stayed relatively quiet so we could still talk without raising voices. Nice atmosphere!

1 Thank Mary W
San Francisco, California
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166 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Cafe Gusto has great coffee, a very nice case of pre-prepared foods and a delicious menu for breakfast or lunch. We had a very good bagel with scrambled eggs + smoked salmon (delish!) and a plate of eggs & bacon. Both were superb! The coffee is also excellent. My only hesitation is that they don't get their pastries in until... More 

Thank aml888
Hong Kong
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Great, simple and all with a smile ! Perfect spot to start the day with a great choice on the menu and excellent coffee!

1 Thank StephanHHongKong
Wigan, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Wanaka for 3 days and came here on our last day. Amazing breakfast and coffee!! Food was so delicious...I had the rosti stack with bacon and a poached egg and Craig had the full breakfast. Lovely friendly staff. Fantastic coffee. Highly recommend a visit whilst in Wanaka.

1 Thank jane_b99
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We've been to Cafe Gusto twice now and each time we have been entertained by the lovely staff, the service here is great! We've tried the Eggs benny, French toast, poached and scrambled eggs on toast. We like eggs and each time they have been cooked to perfection. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Aaron J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $16
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6639
Cafe Gusto situated in the centre of town with a gorgeous view of Lake Wanaka. Come and join us for amazing coffee and good selection of delicious food.

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