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Cafe Gusto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6639
08:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been to Cafe Gusto twice now and each time we have been entertained by the lovely staff, the service here is great! We've tried the Eggs benny, French toast, poached and scrambled eggs on toast. We like eggs and each time they have been cooked to perfection. Highly recommended.

Thank Aaron J
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great cafe in Wanaka. Good service and coffee. Great breakfast menu. Lovely cabinet food also for those not wishing to order off the menu.

Thank Rosebank430
Perth, Australia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee in relaxed cafe surroundings Away from noisy hectic main drag. Friendly staff good service We shared the Gusto breakfast, everything on plate cooked well. Poached eggs perfect! So many places don't realise poached is soft yolk! Highly recommend a visit Easy parking

Thank Mabes53
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Flat white. Delicious eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, so big that my husband and I shared it. Great service and free wifi!

Thank lisvelasco2001
Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast. It was very quiet there was only one other table. The food and service was fine. I had the rosti and poached egg which was good, but the atmosphere just didn't do it for me.

Thank Goblynears
Munich, Germany
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch and had the seafood chowder and the Eggs Bene with smoked salmon, which were both lovely and left almost no room for desert. The other plates we saw were big portions, too. The latte afterwards was good. Staff is really friendly and welcomes you. You like to be there. Pop in when you are in... More 

Thank joined2013
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Gusto never disappoints with the food, however it is usually quite slow to come out. Sometimes it can be annoying how slow but it doesn't stop us going back. Pretty sure we're in here at least once a week! Great coffee too - Ruth makes a mean one! 👌🏼

Thank Alejandro-Otis T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed our lunches at Cafe Gusto, a busy day in Wanaka and we were well looked after. Prompt, pleasant service with excellent meals. We will be happy to come back again soon. Really recommend.

Thank Zak1100
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Came here today for a takeaway coffee and was served by a lady who didn't have her hair tied up, poor standards for hospitality. Coffee was bitter and burnt - not enjoyable at all! I don't see how this is such a great place in Wanaka? Coffee had to be thrown out which was such a waste of over $5.... More 

Thank theblondebarista
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee and food. Fantastic service from the very helpful girl behind the counter. Sat outside with a beautiful view.

Thank Eric W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 17
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeside Road, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6639
Cafe Gusto situated in the centre of town with a gorgeous view of Lake Wanaka. Come and join us for amazing coffee and good selection of delicious food.

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