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Huka Prawn Park

) #53 of 92 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
Karetoto Road, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
+64 7-374 8474
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Karetoto Road, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The most dissapointed meal we have had in a long while. Very expensive for over cooked and tasteless prawns. Chowder tasted like it was out of a can, calamari frozen and rubbery. Definitely catering for the tourist and not repeat business. Very embarrassed as a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This review is for the restaurant only. Service at the restaurant is fine, but ultimately we had an extremely disappointing lunch here- it is very expensive; you will pay $99 for a kg of poor quality steamed prawns and $48 for half a kilo of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ate in the restaurant. Ok food. Expensive for what it is. Half kilo of prawns $50. Service a bit super-efficient perhaps lack of customers).

Thank emdb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the food here. It was tasty and fresh. We ordered drinks, sides, main and dessert. It's pricey but worth going if you just want to stop off for lunch and want to try something a little bit different. The view was beautiful

Thank 509cherylv
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting and reviewing our restaurant. It’s fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your meals and our stunning view. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is fantastic, but so is the price. The location is great, it is worth sitting out on the terrace and watch the jet boats taking tourists to the Hukka falls and making impressive maneuvers on the river.

Thank dalma d
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting and reviewing our restaurant. It’s fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your meals and our stunning view of the Waikato River and the Hukafalls Jet. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This review is the restaurant only, which you can visit without paying the $28 (adult) entry fee to the prawn Park. If you love prawns, you'll love this. If you can take it or leave it, best to walk on by, as there is not...More

Thank Dianne C
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting our restaurant and leaving a review. Our restaurant is a seafood restaurant and prawns are our specialty. That being said, we do also have a chicken dish and a vegetarian dish on the menu at all times....More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

This restaurant is a great position to watch the Huka jet taking off and returning from its trips. You can get chips and snacks for you and the kids while fishing or head up to the cafe after a day of fishing for the staff...More

Thank Cameron P
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for visiting and reviewing our park and restaurant. It’s fantastic to hear that you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

The worst chowder I have ever tasted. After the first mouthfull I couldn't have anymore. It tasted like some bad tin soup that was very floureyMore

Thank decodog2016
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi there, Thanks for visiting and reviewing our restaurant. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the prawn chowder. We have a lot of customers who rave about our prawn chowder, just like in the review below this one. It's all a matter...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Was a little weary of a prawn farm meal. But I was greatly surprised the prawn skewers were Devine, the chowder was just the best. And the fish and chips were plain amazing. Overall I would love to congratulate the staff on a visit that...More

Thank Alan M
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting and reviewing our restaurant. We're thrilled to hear that you managed to sample a few different dishes and enjoyed your meal. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

We skipped the shrimp fishing, but the lunch was great! This is pretty quiet location and I'd recommend for families.More

Thank NHL_Ducks_Fan
Prawn101, Director of Sales at Huka Prawn Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting and reviewing our Restaurant. We certainly are a good option for families, with kids play areas both inside and outside our restaurant. It’s fantastic to hear that you enjoyed lovely lunch and we look forward to seeing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 15:30
Monday
09:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 15:30
Thursday
09:30 - 15:30
Friday
09:30 - 15:30
Saturday
09:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karetoto Road, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-374 8474
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