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Cafe Gusto

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1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
6434436639
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Kununurra, Australia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had breakfast here a couple of times. Service was great (Scottish girl), very friendly. The coffee was good as was the smoothies. The standout was the full breakfast which was good value.

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Thank kimberley_boy
Lincoln, Nebraska
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to The Moorings, this cafe is an excellent breakfast spot! Delicious coffees and breakfast, and the service is supremely friendly!

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Thank Cmat07
Management response:

Thanks for your review. So glad you spent a lovely time here in Gusto. Wish can meet you again. Best regard. Linda. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish this place was near my house! Good coffee, lovely brunch and friendly staff. A relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank GcW5000
Management response:

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We hope we can be near your house too. You can enjoy our delicious coffee and meal everyday : ) Wish to see you again. Best regard. Linda More 

Washington, DC
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this comfortable, well run cafe right on Lake Wanaka. The. chocolate-powdered cappuccino was delicious, as was the date scone.

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Thank cbr79
Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. Also the regular coffee + muffin/scone for 7 dollars on every Wednesday. Same quality coffee, same fresh made muffin & scone in the morning. Kind regards. Linda More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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119 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we visit Wanaka we go to this little cafe because it has reliably great coffee and fresh yummy food. The staff are efficient and friendly and it just has a nice feel about it.

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Thank Louieathens
Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. We will always keep the the high quality of food and service. Creat a comfortable and pleasant environment for dining and leisure.Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, Linda More 

Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here because it was next to our accommodation. The coffee is excellent but our meals were average at best. We were the only people there and it still took half an hour to get breakfast to us. Lovely staff though.

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Thank millismum
Management response:

Thanks for choosing us. Sorry to have kept you waiting for your breakfast for a long time. We will improve. Wish you have a good time in wanaka. Best regard. Linda More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

and food, great spot for a quick chat with friends. good lakefront location and outdoor sitting, it is an all time favourite

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Thank weekendtraveller394
Management response:

So glad you spent a great time here. Wish can meet you and your lovely friends again. Best regard. Linda More 

Heilbronn
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

With the new owners now operating we went in for one last quick Eggs Benny with salmon before leaving Wanaka. Together with a great coffee and friendly Staff it made for a nice send off. Thanks Gusto!!!

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Thank Camhealy
Management response:

Already miss you and Tyla. All the best wishes to you. Gusto always is your home in Wanaka. Linda More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

splendid coffee, good service and I call in most days. Watch the specials board for pastas and risottos

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Thank MSE80
Tyla R, Owner at Cafe Gusto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your both your reviews. Great that you enjoy our coffee & service we do try our best to create a pleasant atmosphere! See you soon, Kind Regards Tyla More 

California
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We were delighted with our delicious lunch at this lovely cafe. The Portuguese Chicken sandwich was just yummy. The Beet Rocket and Feta Risotto was also done to perfection. Coffee was just perfect!

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Thank SkiSurfer
Tyla R, Owner at Cafe Gusto, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Yes the beetroot risotto is a favourite of mine to make, so glad you liked it. Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, Tyla More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $17
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
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: 6434436639
Description
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?