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