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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
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    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
Best Meal and Awesome atmosphere the entire night

Our group of four started our night in the bar with an enthusiastic team of bar staff who kept us entertained along with excellent background music. We were seated in a cozy part of the restaurant where we could watch the rock climbing through the window at basecamp, which was awesome. We each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Leanne S
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Roxburgh, New Zealand
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Roxburgh, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our group of four started our night in the bar with an enthusiastic team of bar staff who kept us entertained along with excellent background music. We were seated in a cozy part of the restaurant where we could watch the rock climbing through the window at basecamp, which was awesome. We each ordered a different meal and I have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

First of all, I feel sorry for the front of house staff, the deliverers of the "Oh, I'm sorry, we have run out of...". This is truly indicative of the disorganisation and lack of ability of the head chef to take stock of what is required to run a full menu. We were first to arrive, first to order, only... More 

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Kaitangata, New Zealand
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We can always rely on the Lone Star for a good hearty meal. On this occasion we were celebrating getting engaged that afternoon and were touched that the waitstaff thought to ask if it was a special occasion, and treated us to a complimentary dessert. A nice thoughtful touch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Relaxed sporty ambience. Pleasant friendly staff. Food huge servings lacking flavour. Prices excessive for standard of meal. Great company made a lovely evening.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Ordered by phone to collect and service was A+. Dixie Chicken was amazing as per usual, and we went to go back to eat in the next night but sadly the kitchen had closed. Should possibly say when the kitchen is closing as the only times on display are "til late".

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Had such an amazing meal at Lone Star last night awesome staff great service, recommend to everyone!!

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Roz and the team really looked after us at Lone Star Wanaka. We were there for a friends birthday and got excellent service from the team. I am a fan of Lone Star and have frequented quite a few around NZ over the years, however this is not only a really classy restaurant, but it caters well for large groups... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The best ribs ever! Massive serving as well with awesome roast potatoes and delicious coleslaw too! Prompt service too given how popular the place is. Regular customer.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Second time visiting this lone star within a month and what an awesome experience both times. Service was awesome in all areas, the bar staff were friendly and provided quick service, the waitress we had on our latest visit was great and attentive to our every need. The food received on both occasions was not only presented beautifully but tasted... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We went for a meal the night before our flight (last meal so to speak), and were welcomed by friendly staff. We were seated next to an unruly table of children jumping on seats next to us, running around, shouting, throwing rubbish and pretending to throw up there meals. Not one wait staff attempted to sort/calm the situation. Instead, catered... More 

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882helenar, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this review

Hi there Glassman 07 Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are a child friendly restaurant and I have spoken with my bar staff on this incident and although we do our very best to seat children and groups without children dining with them in different sections of the restaurant, every now and then you will... More 

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Additional Information about Lone Star

Address: 50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: 3 443 6901
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
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
Cuisine: American, Grill, Family Fare

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?