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On Tap Gastrobar - CLOSED

42 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0830
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
1 Oct 2014
“Casual atmosphere - large serves - meat eaters will love it.”
25 Aug 2014
“Horrible service from the owner, will never return.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
New Zealand, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
42 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

This is JJ's On Tap. It was recommended to us by a local and I suspect it is a popular haunt for locals. Especially friends of JJ, the owner. We visited as a family of 5 adults and a one year old baby. We took...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My husband and I went to JJ at on Tap with a couple of friends after having attended a food and wine expo in Taupo. It was a couple of workers from the expo that suggested the place and they joined us. We all got...More

3  Thank Sarelysa88
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Our Motel owner said JJ's was easily the best food and service in town. We wandered in on a freezing cold Thursday night, absolutely starving, and couldn't be happier to be met by a big fireplace and lovely restaurant.Service was fast and incredibly nice, atmosphere...More

Thank Tina052
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Always have meal here when in Taupo and never disappointed Great choice of steaks with tasty sides Best to book as is often humming Casual atmosphere with friendly service

Thank zzdr
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This pub provided one of our best meals during our holiday in NZ. We ordered the pork ribs as an entree. The entree was generous. The ribs were very tender and fell off the bone. They were what you call "finger lickin good". I would've...More

Thank YLH01
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

What a waste of time it was trying to meet friends in this place as the owner wouldn't let us in the front door. Full of people DRINKING, but we were basically told to go away. It's such a pity you didn't realise who we...More

4  Thank Tripster3434
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I have been in many restaurants in NZ and Australia but none of them match On Tap. Ideally located in the CBD of Taupo, you are often welcomed by JJ at the door before walking in and being able to warm up in front of...More

Thank BrianTaupo
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I ate with some local friends who had been there many times previously and rated the place highly. The service was great. JJ's hospitality was awesome - and he served us some free drinks as we left (I wouldn't count on this happening, but nice...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

It was exactly as described - great food, good wine list and lovely people. Has the $25 scotch fillet, others had larger (!) all perfectly cooked. Thanks JJ, Raewyn and team

Thank Kay E
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Restaurant was a little quiet but so were all the others we saw, nevertheless the food was really good. Started with the chicken wings which were very tasty and then a great steak, the Boston cut fillet which was like two steaks together. Cooked very...More

Thank aq22
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$26
New Zealand, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0830
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