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Dog friendly cafes, restaurants, and markets in Taupō

Take your dog out for a coffee or a pizza by the lake.

Meal times can be moments to connect and enjoy the company of your family, even the fluffy members! Taupo is packed with cafés and restaurants that welcome your pawed pals.

Grab a Greek-inspired meal and a bowl of water from Kefi at the Hub, conveniently located across the road from the end of the dog-friendly Spa Thermal Park to Huka Falls walk.

Or live the café life with views across the lake and a small reserve for your pet to play outside Dixie Browns. Please note you can't bring dogs into some of these cafés. Only the outdoor areas are dog-friendly.

See below for all pet-friendly eateries in the Taupō region.

Pet friendly cafes & restaurants in Taupō

Please note some and cafés and restaurants only allow dogs in their outdoor areas.

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    Kefi at the Hub

    KEFI at the Hub serves divine breakfast and lunch dishes as well as healthy organic and gluten free options.

  • Markets & specialty food

    The New Yorker Ice Cream & More

    The New Yorker Ice Cream & More is located on Lake Taupō lakefront. We serve our famous New Yorker ice cream pizza, ice cream, gelato, sorbet, and the best American hotdogs.

  • Restaurants

    Jimmy Coops Lakehouse

    Looking for a new spot for a long overdue catch up with friends? Jimmy Coops, Taupo’s newest craft beer and burger bar, has everything you need.

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    The Steaming Bean

    Grab a coffee, sit down and enjoy magnificent lake views!

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    Fern Cafe

    Fully licenced Kiwi cafe with all food cooked on premises.

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    The Coffee Club Taupo

    Despite our name, The Coffee Club is about much more than just excellent coffee. At The Coffee Club you'll find a large range of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals available at any time of the day.

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    Creel Tackle House & Cafe

    Here at Creel Cafe we are about all things: coffee, divine food, experience, sharing and social space.

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    Cafe Lacus - Lake Taupo Eatery

    Café Lacus - Lake Taupo Eatery serves a wide range of à la carte menu, cabinet food options, sweet treats, and a wide range of drinks.

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    Baked With Love

    The dynamic duo of Kim & Scott have hit the ground running, since swapping corporate jobs in busy Auckland to the hospitality industry in Taupo.

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    Cafe Baku

    Friendly service, delicious food, great coffee and perfect location all combine to make Cafe Baku the ideal meeting place for friends, family and colleagues.

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