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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.
Enjoy a wood fired pizza while your pup paddles in the water at Two Mile Bay Sailing Club, paw-fectly placed along the pet friendly Great Lake Pathway.
Grab a greek inspired meal and a bowl of water from Kefi at the Hub, conveniently located across the road from the dog friendly Craters Mountain Bike Park.
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 cafes. Only the outdoor areas are dog friendly.
See below for all pet friendly eateries in the Taupo region.
Please note some and cafes and restaurants only allow dogs in their outdoor areas.
This licensed cafe and bar sits right over the lake; in fact the cafe sits over the water itself with panoramic views across the lake. It's a nice place to relax with a coffee, wood fired pizza or even a drink.
Friendly service, delicious food, great coffee and perfect location all combine to make Cafe Baku the ideal meeting place for friends, family and colleagues.
The dynamic duo of Kim & Scott have hit the ground running, since swapping corporate jobs in busy Auckland to the hospitality industry in Taupo.
Great coffee, fresh food made with love, funky eclectic interior & friendly atmosphere… life is good.
Shop at Replete Café & Store for a complete replete experience! Indulge in delicious treats from the extensive array of café food and enjoy wandering through the store.
Here at Creel Cafe we are about all things: coffee, divine food, experience, sharing and social space.
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.
KEFI, the Greek meaning of joy, enthusiasm, passion, and high spirits. Our food, coffee, music, specialty drinks and service will envelope just that.
KEFI at the Hub serves divine breakfast and lunch dishes as well as healthy organic and gluten free options.
Taupo has some of the best walking and cycling trails in New Zealand from family friendly lakeside cruising to journeys deep into ancient native forest.