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Lone Star

50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
3 443 6901
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Ranked #41 of 60 Restaurants in Wanaka
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Grill, Family Fare
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We were seated at a table next to the glass window overlooking the climbing centre - which was still open and the kids loved watching people scaling the walls. We had nice meals, steak was cooked as ordered and a big plus was the choices for kids meals - lots of good options. The only downfall was the chips and... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Lovely meal! Great service and lots to choose from. Had a lovely dinner there and was very impressed by the meals. Top notch. Great selection of drinks and friendly staff!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went fairly late in the evening during the shoulder season and had a good time. The staff were friendly and I was taken back by how much I enjoyed the steak I had. I asked for it rare and they had seared it and warmed the centre correctly. It was awesome. We were one of the last tables in... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Coleslaw and baked potatoes were nice but the ribs over cooked and bland - usually I would never leave ribs on the plate but on this occasion I struggled to get through even a third. On a positive note, management apologised and offered a free loaf (still paid for ribs $$). We will not be returning to Lonestar however as... More

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Chino Hills, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

They came and picked us up from our hotel so that we could enjoy our outing. Dinner was fantastic! Atmosphere was FUN! Great manager,great crew, great bartender!! If you are visiting Wanaka, New Zealand you definitely need to visit Lone Star Restaurant!! Marie and Dean Schofield

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had heard good things about the ribs at Lone Star; the staff where attentive and helpful. 3 out of the 5 in the family opted for the ribs and the portion size was enormous. The disappointments were the 55 minute wait for our meals, the fact that the ribs were somewhat dry and worst of all the roast potatoes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Me & my partner went there for dinner as we were both hungry and wanted a decent feed. We didnt have very high hopes as being a chain restaurant it can be hit and miss...well I eat my words what a wonderful experience! For entree we shared the ribs..the flavour was amazing. For Main I had the Hog and what... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had dinner there twice, one adults only and once with kids. Both were great. Good food options (don't need starter and main course - huge portions!). Frozen margeritas are lovely. The fire is very cosy and it has stuff to keep kids busy.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very easy and relaxed night out at Lone Star Wanaka for two travel weary families with tired children. From the courtesy van pick up from our accommodation, to the free drinks and deserts for the kids, nothing was a problem. We were served quickly by friendly knowledgable staff who catered to our every need. Whilst not cheap, it is not... More

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Otautau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Lone Star hosted our daughter's 21st for a crowd of 40 and nothing was a problem, including special meals, last minute additions to the party (like 10 minutes before the meals were scheduled to arrive), provision of our own music for both bar and dining room and our own cake and display area for presents. The orders were 100% accurate... More

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