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Dixie Brown's

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38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8444
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Corby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was overpriced for what I got and I even got charged $2 for some mayonnaise on the side. I would never go here again

Thank Tasha G
Airlie Beach, Australia
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103 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for breakfast on a Sunday morning and the waitress did warn us that there would be a 40 min wait for our meals. We were happy to wait and did get our coffee in good time. Not overly impressed with the bacon and scrambled eggs when it did arrive. Bacon uncooked in several places and very fatty and... More 

Thank Harlegirl
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Dixie Browns twice while visiting in Taupo from the USA. Once I had a reasonably good dinner, the ribs were good. The second time though was a pretty miserable breakfast. Probably the worst egg white omelette I've ever had, burnt. And, awful hash browns. This place is really hit and miss...

Thank jerometm3
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time I went food was ok, had a healthy chicken wrap, but was bland. Partners burger was good though. The waitress came and took my partners plate whilst I was still eating and he was still wiping his mouth and chewing as she took the plate. Then I was Sat there Still eating on my own. Not the way... More 

Thank Arowin67
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Location over looking the Lake, good service, good size meals and good service, had brunch & dinner there

Thank cheesie2016
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Made an error coming here for an informal dinner. Kitchen service and meals were shocking for the price. I came at a fairly busy evening and the wait staff were milling about, perhaps it was on off day. With food ordered, it took the kitchen more than an hour to produce a substandard hamburger and meat dish. Like the reviewers... More 

Thank lcksyd
Sao Carlos, SP
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff is marvelous. And you have everything you need in the same place in a good variety of prices. Coffe, pastries, desserts, pizza, fish, sandwiches. Prices of lunch menu range from 16 NZD to 30+. Beautiful decoration with view to the lake. Highly recommended. Try the chicken and bacon fettuccine. They offer gluten free options (including pizza).

Thank Jader S
Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant food, great view of the lake and really friendly staff. We had the Oyster burger and the ribs which were both fantastic (the ribs won the best dish, but it was close!)

Thank Zippynobungle
Brisbane, Australia
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84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast & dinner here recently. The place was buzzing & with no table immediately available we were seated at the bar with a drink & a menu. Within 15 minutes we were seated. Orders were taken promptly but food took a bit longer than expected to arrive. Pizzas are really big - one feeds two - with nice... More 

Thank LKay54
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 hungry families, not really picky but everyone agreed that this is the worst meal at least in the last decade. I had the "fresh catch of the day"--chewy, old fish taste, could not eat but fries were ok. Burgers did not taste like meat but more like meat with fillers, maybe like Salisbury steaks. Shakes were good. Great view.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 8444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?