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Salute Taupo Cafe & Deli

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45 Horomatangi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 4478
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Manono Uta
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times, my brother and I had lunch recently and all was good, not sure what others are on about, we had a lovely coffee and great eats! We miss the old Manager Jo though, she was a great asset to the business, lovely to speak to her and hard working! Salute has a relaxing environment,... More 

Thank LeVasaResort
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here for brunch on a recent trip to Taupo and the food and coffee were very good. The service was good also, but there was a long wait for food.

Thank Renee J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was given a voucher for this cafe and hoped it was better than some recent reviews. Unfortunately it was no better. We waited 25 minutes for poached eggs which were pale and overdone, served on dry toast. On a plus, the coffee was good.

Thank Kate c
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wanted to celebrate a birthday with a lunch at a local café. Food and service left a lot to be desired. Collectively we rated it between terrible and poor. We ordered from the "lunch menu" for what we received it was over priced for a small amount of food. For lunch time dining it was nearly empty. The staff appeared... More 

Thank Abby P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had 2 amazing coffees and 3 delicious cake slices- brownie, macadamia & caramel slice and orange & poppyseed! Delicious!

Thank Megsy_66
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Delicious rolls from the cabinet, fab cappuccino and lovely jasmine tea. Friendly service, lots to look at and the cheeses looked very inviting.

Thank Garth L
Waikanae, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

great place lovely warm ffire,great coffee,good food great surroundings,a good place to relax on a cold day

Thank Mark E
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great healthy options that were tasty and great coffee. Cauliflower tabouli, frittata, home made sausage rolls. Definitely a must do when in Taupo. Got a lovely fire inside as well.

Thank Emma W
Taupo, New Zealand
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great place, had a good coffee and the best bit is the walk in cheese fridge. OMG what a great idea.

Thank jerseyb0b
Havelock North, New Zealand
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150 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

It was perfect to get the table by the fire on this cold winters day. The ambience is great. The food isa variety of menu or cabinet. The mediterranean omelette was lovely, my husband enjoyed the soup of the day. Generous portions. Great coffee.

Thank Antoinette B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Horomatangi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 4478

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