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“Awful!”
Review of Taste Cafe

Taste Cafe
Ranked #12 of 18 Coffee & Tea in Taupo
Price range: $6 - $22
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Awful!”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Over priced, under cooked food and terrible coffee. The full breakfast was anything but as were the fried eggs. A piece of dry multigrain toast to accompany the $21 meal - what a farce! The two sausages were burnt and dry, the bacon was full of fat and the potatoes cold. The pancakes were dry and lifeless and only slightly bigger than a Digestive biscuit.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

We always stop here for breakfast when we're in Taupo. The staff were polite and efficient. Excellent food, great coffee - great views of the lake. A must for an early morning start :)

Visited September 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Tiny meals rude staff”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

Disappointing meal, tasty but very small for the price. When spoke with the staff they were very rude.

  • Visited September 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Officially my favourite NZ cafe!”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

We've been holidaying in NZ for a few weeks and fully embracing cafe culture at the same time- this is my favourite! Excellent coffee, the most AMAZING raspberry and white chocolate muffin (try it!) and an excellent breakfast menu. The staff are very welcoming and friendly- Dennis in particular deserves a mention for being friendly, with a good sense of humour and remembering us from the previous day and asking how our activity was. The personal touch goes a long way.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Kate D
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best breakfast ever!!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

If you planning a nice breakfast that is the place to go, it is near the lake and the food is just excellent !! the service is really friendly and good! :)
plus they have free wifi !!

Visited July 2013
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Thank Tiphaine B
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