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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Lil Something kiosk café is located at Taupo's iconic Spa Thermal Park next to Otumuheke Stream (free hot pools). Coffee, ice-cream, milkshakes, fruit smoothies and good banter!
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.