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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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    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.

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    Storehouse

    The Storehouse is a hub for locals have a quick drink on their way to work. It is a place for families and kids to play and eat with each other. It is a welcoming space for creating community connections and a venue to host great celebrations.

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    Victoria's Cafe Kitchen Bar

    Great coffee, fresh food made with love, funky eclectic interior & friendly atmosphere… life is good.

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    Simple Bakes

    Supplying Taupō with freshly baked goodness from our very experienced barista-made coffee, quirky cupcake selection, cold drinks and desserts. Specializing in customised cakes for all occasions.

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    Replete Cafe & Store

    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.

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    Two Mile Bay Sailing Club

    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.

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    Stir Cafe

    Stir Cafe offers a unique al fresco location at boat harbour in Taupo town. A converted caravan and covered balcony offer a fun, retro and all weather cafe option with plenty of outdoor seating available on warmer days.

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    Kefi Cafe

    KEFI, the Greek meaning of joy, enthusiasm, passion, and high spirits. Our food, coffee, music, specialty drinks and service will envelope just that.

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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.

  • Markets

    Market Central Taupo

    Sunday mornings have never looked this good at your local farmers and crafts market! Situated beside the beautiful Lake Taupo with epic mountain views, an exciting new market is erupting.

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