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Pimentos - CLOSED

17 Tamamutu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 4549
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
14 Jul 2012
“Pimentos fail to impress”
11 Jul 2012
“Average Restaurant - friendly staff -”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mediterranean, New Zealand, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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17 Tamamutu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2012

We were disappointed by this place, one of the poorest we have visited in a fortnight. The staff were a bit clueless. Food was adequate, not good, wish we had chosen another place.

Thank sapdon
Reviewed 9 February 2012

We stayed with friends in Taupo and this is the restaurant that they frequent. We now know why. It's a little bistro type restaurant where you can bring your own wine. Costs $5 per bottle. The food choice was not extensive but diverse. We each...More

1  Thank Travelbound44
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Stopping over in Taupo for one evening our guide books recommended this restaurant and rightly so. The service was wonderful and the food was top notch, some of the best lamb we have tasted in New Zealand. Well worth a visit if you are in...More

Thank Nomadion
Reviewed 29 January 2012

We popped in for dinner on a Saturday night after our Hotel reccomended it as a fine dining experience. Fine dining it was not but the food was fine and the service good. The chef was very accommodating with my boyfriend who needed a low...More

Thank TabHamster
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Had a party of 5 for dinner ans we were all very please. I had the lamb shank and it was as good as it gets.all our guests seemed very pleased. All in all we can recommend it very highly

Thank nzcharles
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Interesting menu with plenty of choice. The fish dish was excellent, as was the liquorice parfait for dessert. Prompt attentive service, without being rushed. Would definitely go again.

Thank DianeSHH
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Do not, under any circumstances, go to anywhere else to eat, other than Pimentos when you are in Taupo. The service is great and the food is unbeatable. If you were to find anywhere better in the district then I would be amazed.

Thank Buttonhole
Reviewed 12 November 2011

Walked in off the street. Given a table quickly and efficiently even though they were very busy. Nice friendly service. Great food. Unfortunately they had run out of a couple of menu items due to being busy - including garlic bread! How hard is it...More

Thank Kiwiatlarge
Reviewed 11 November 2011

Good restuarant with good menu and service the decor is very pleasing too

Thank Perth2go
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Whenever we stay in Taupo dinning at Pimentos is a must. The mushroom and blue vein cheese soup is my favourite; however, the salmon entree is hard to beat so always presents a challenging choice. A good variety of mains sufficient to suit a wide...More

Thank Jeff55555
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  • Address: 17 Tamamutu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 4549
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