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Lava Rock Cafe - CLOSED

10 Roberts Street, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-377 1545
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
6 Apr 2015
“Afternnon Coffee”
11 Apr 2014
“Excellent stone grill dining”
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American, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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10 Roberts Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2015

When last in New Zealand I enjoyed an afternoon coffee and snack at the Lava Rock Café. Apart from an excellent view across Lake Taupo to the southern end of the lake, the food was great and the coffee tasty.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 11 April 2014

We have been here twice now and the stone grill is a good representation of NZ meat. Ordered with NZ beer and sides of chips and seasoned veggies. Sides were cooked well and would happily dine again.

Thank ScottShadbolt
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Just before Taupo as you drive back from Rotorua, on the right, or, on the left just past the bypass roundabout if youre going straight ahead to Rotorua from Taupo, is the small but hidden gem, Lava Rock Cafe and Gallery. Firstly the gallery. All...More

Thank shower1
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We had dinner here one night. It was quiet and cozy. The food was decent. Not too shabby to have a quiet, cozy meal with a view of the lake!

Thank carpediem29
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I'm local & had friend visiting from the Hawkes Bay so we were going for brunch - thought we'd try this cafe as hadn't been since it changed from Lava Rock. There was NO-ONE in the cafe, despite all other cafes nearby being busy (that...More

Thank Elle M
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Convenient to main highway through to 'RotoVegas'. Clean and tidy loos. Pleasant enough staff. Quality of coffees fair only and priced on the steep side for what they were. Recommended for the easy 'stop & go' factor.

1  Thank r s
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat having arrived in Taupo reasonably late. Staff were pleasant and helpful and food was of acceptable standard. Good place to go for a meal but wouldn't go in for a special occasion.

1  Thank IainR
Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

Having my food brought out to me on a hot stone is all fine and well, a bit of something different but I still expect it to taste good. The whole prawns were not at all pleasant to eat, smell or look at, with all...More

1  Thank robol
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The boyfriend and I decided on an impromptu night away in Taupo. He had to pick the restaurant for dinner. Stupid idea... he couldn't decide. I saw Lava Rock had a couple of tables available so I suggested we go there. Boyfriend says we shall...More

Thank cassierowe
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Came here knowing it had inconsistent reviews but we were impressed! The place was busy - good sign and warm as it was a cold night. Friendly service, and quick to serve up meal. We opted for the Stone Grill meal (lots of choices there,...More

Thank ElsaMiro
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  • Address: 10 Roberts Street, Taupo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 1545
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