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“Same old same” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lone Star Rotorua

Lone Star Rotorua
1160 Amohia Street | Cnr Arawa and Amohia Streets, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 4040
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Ranked #29 of 153 Restaurants in Rotorua
Price range: $8 - $29
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Café, New Zealand
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Same old same”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

One good thing about the Lone Star restaurant is you always know what you are going to get.
As per usual we had to wait while a table was cleared and reset. I'm not sure how I feel about the wait staff pulling up a chair to our table while they tell us the specials but nevermind....
The food was pretty good but as usual way toooo much.
The same old Lone Star food and service you get anywhere in the country :)

Visited April 2013
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Pirongia, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“DON'T EAT ALL DAY WHEN DINING HERE!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We had a half hour wait in the bar as we hadn't booked a table - not a major but will definately book next time. The staff were extremely friendly and efficient. Waitress was lovely - a little hard to hear over back ground noise when explaining menu - but we coped. The meals were HUGE and delicious but we couldn't eat them all. Will dine here again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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matamata
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“1 of the best lone stars we have eaten at”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

the waitress was friendly and efficient and seated us quickly and took our order straight away. we had a voucher for a free loaf and she got that ordered as soon as we sat. our meals then followed not long after finishing the loaf. our meals were delicious as usual for lone star and we left feeling as tho we had had a lovely dining experience. certainly will be visiting again the next time we are in rotorua and highly recommend to others.

Visited April 2013
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Too varied to say
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Huge meals and good, but not great.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My friend had the pork which was 9/10 and I had the lamb shanks which were about 7.5/10. The meals were very large. I really liked their coleslaw. I would go back and I would order the pork, but it isn't "fine dining" it is a bit more bulk dining. Go hungry and you'll love it, but do not go for a fine dining experience.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Massive portions”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Could do with improving the quality of the Food and reducing the quantity of the portions.

Good decor and atmosphere

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