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Top store recommendations from locals

Winery
“Weather its a wine tasting, lunch on the terrace looking out to larger than life statues sounding the lake, or dinner in the resturant the "Craggy" experiance will not disappoint. There cuisine is right up ther with The Central Fire Station Bistro and Elephant Hill. Set under the beautiful backdrop of Te Mata peak, fully landscaped grounds nestle into the stunning countryside of the Tuki Tuki valley. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Cafe
“Located in the heart of the township, Replete is a well – known café that offers a large range of food that is all freshly made. Their coffee is excellent and if you take your own reusable cup there is a discount. For more information: www.replete.co.nz or 07 377 3011 45 Heu Heu Street, Taupo ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Fabulous whole foods / organic store and cafe with qualified naturopath in store. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Store
“Great spot for healthy, delicious food. Not a huge shop but they stock specialty food- gluten free, vegetarian etc & it is fresh & tasty.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Perfect spot for honey lovers, lots of products to choose from - skincare to food/wine”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
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“Benny, the owner is great and the coffee is fantastic. Tell him Barbara sent you.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Delightful cafe to meet up for a coffee, snack or meal and chat with family and friends. Great Food, Staff and Atmosphere.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This bakery has a lovely assortment of freshly made bakery items including pies, pastries, breads, biscuits.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“For those visitors that are not local, this supermarket does not provide free plastic bags, you are welcome to take some of our fabric shopping bags hanging up in the laundry”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“The chef cooks amaaaaazing yummy food and great coffee. Also family friendly,can sit outside in the sun with the kids. Although its not just a Cafe destination - PBC is a vibrant shared space with many services like beauty therapy, yoga, local curio shops and at night it transforms into venue for live music or kick back on the bean-bags for a movie (much better than the Oden!).”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Wine bar / restaurant. Great harbour views, perfect for sundown drinks with food.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Great Pizza's & burgers in the evenings. Great coffee and treats in the day time, plus essentials. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“Just around the corner in Hill Road. Stocks groceries and essentials and also is a Post Shop and Lotto outlet. The essential kiwi corner store.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Old fashioned grocery store...names and sells its on bread and pasteurise...great filled rolls or any last minute needs ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“For all your needs at the beach, from food, to wine and beer, lotto, postage the list goes on”
  • 7 locals recommend