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Lone Star

American, Grill, Family Fare
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50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
3 443 6901
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5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, great atmosphere

Our group of ten were accommodated in a seperate room that would seat double that. We had been picked up at our motel at the requested time in the courtesy van by a very pleasant driver. The request had been made via their answerphone but they rang back to confirm the pickup time. Most of our party... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Robin_the_organist
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Orewa, New Zealand
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  • Late Night
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Orewa, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Our group of ten were accommodated in a seperate room that would seat double that. We had been picked up at our motel at the requested time in the courtesy van by a very pleasant driver. The request had been made via their answerphone but they rang back to confirm the pickup time. Most of our party ordered the ribs... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a voucher to be used at a Lonestar and asked if it was okay to use it prior to dining because we hadn't brought our wallets to pay for dinner. Then after being told it was fine to use as long as it wasn't expired by the waiter (which it wasn't) we sat down and ordered food assuming... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

As a vegetarian the food and service are always decent, but nothing to write home about. The menu hasn't changed in years, and it's quite limited for vegetarians. The chocolate dessert is huge, I think it's the only time I've not finished dessert! It was a bit much, too sugary for me.

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New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

To start off with - the pitchers of passionfruit margaritas are AMAZING! Secondly the staff was amazing and patient while we waited for the rest of our group to join us. The food while not cheap is also not overly expensive at all and everyone was definitely full to bursting after just some drinks and a main! I couldn't even... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We booked out the top floor of the LoneStar in Wanaka the night before our wedding. the staff there were fantastic and doing the booking from Christchurch were happy to help with any request we had. We had a great time with our friends and Family the day before our wedding enjoying the great service the team here offer you.

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Lumsden, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Thank you guys for your wonderful service and great food. We had very quick service both nights and the food didn't disappoint. But most of all we found the staff to be so friendly and helpful. Thanks for making our dinner so easy and relaxing!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is the second time I have been disappointed in Lone Star Wanaka. I have eaten in various Lone Star's throughout NZ but feel Wanaka is letting the brand down. The restaurant was moderately busy but we still had an hour wait to get a table. Table service was pretty prompt but we waited a long time for our meals... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We aimed for an early meal, 2 adults & 3 kids. Everything was perfect, including the steak which I'm pretty severe about. Lovely desserts. Our advice, beat the rush.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Love this place, always have, delightful staff, pleasant surroundings and always a fabulous meal. (Could do with dusting the top of the lights and speakers though) We will definitely be back for another Lone Star experience.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We usually have a good experience at different Lone Star restaurants as there is a great selection for all and generous portions. However our recent meal there left a bitter taste in the mouth, however there was a silver lining! We were told of a 40 minute wait which was more like an hour by the time we were seated.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: 3 443 6901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Grill, Family Fare
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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