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Zest Deli Cafe

) #6 of 18 Coffee & Tea in Taupo #26 of 111 Places to Eat in Taupo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, , European
65 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5397
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
65 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm the first to admit I have high expectations .. Zest totally met the mark. The coffee was awesome & all the meals were superb & well priced. We will absolutely be back on our next Taupo visit.

Thank andrewgreerl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I loved this cafe- great coffee food and service. Three types of soup and a really good menu. The best salmon bagel and french toast ever. Highly recommended

Thank beachwalkers
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The best musli in Taupo! Zest is a total hidden gem and I love that I've stumbled upon it. Awesome friendly staff and quick service - especially when it comes to coffee! 😎

Thank Susie L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

On a very chilly morning we had a delicious tasty breakfast. Zest was cosy, staff welcoming & attentive. We each ordered something different & judging by the silence we all enjoyed our breakfast off the menu very much. The coffee was excellent. I had perfect...More

Thank Susie v
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The cafe is Close to several Motels and we had the Impression that mainly locals come here for breakfast or a coffee. We enjoyed the food and have been here every day during our stay in Taupo.

Thank Stefan_972
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We ate three times at Zest, afternoon tea, lunch and breakfast, and we'll be back next year when we are again in Taupo (annual visit). The staff are so so friendly, service is excellent always keeping an eye on their customers, food was better than...More

Thank Gingin5356
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nicely made & displayed cabinet food. Great scones & muffins - and coffee is good. But frustratingly their opening hours are extremely limiting. Doesn't open until 8.15 a.m. Closes mid afternoon - and never open in weekends. Thus many of us skip stopping there and...More

Thank Verna C
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The cafe is located on Rifle Range Road about 200 metres from the lake. We go there for breakfast every time we visit Taupo and have never been disappointed. They know how to make tea for the discerning British visitor and the breakfasts are worth...More

Thank Iantravelsalot
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Zest is a special little cafe off the main streets but very handy to town with plenty of parking right at the door. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food and coffee.

Thank Cherry T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Enjoyed eating there when shopping was finished. Could relax with nice food good service and reasonably priced

Thank leoniehastings
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5397
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