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Lone Star

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, ,
185 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-839 3005
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
185 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came off the street with the family. Great meal. Good choices for kids. Need to take about the chicken salad. The chicken was amazing! I was sad when I finished. My only complaint is the wood smoke from the open fire, which stung our eyes....More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We had dinner here with family and all enjoyed our meals,Good sized servings and well cooked!Good variety on the menu for both adults and children.There was a warm fire on a cold winter evening!

Thank molly215
Reviewed June 10, 2018

I would think that since I'm giving the review a so so on service I should have remembered the young man's name that was our server. Maybe I am having a hard time remembering his name because aside from taking our order we hardly saw...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Nice atmosphere with a fire going. Service was as expected and the food was great. Friendly staff and the place is definitely child friendly.

Thank Aldo C
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Came for my daughters 7th birthday tonight. Very busy night as rugby game in town and long weekend. Clearly understaffed but they were doing their very best. Unfortunately some issues with the food after a long wait: over cooked honky tonk chicken and a steak...More

Thank Juby221
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Good service but the bloody noise drives you crazy. You can’t have a conversation without talking loud. Asked if they could turn it down and they told me it was a set volume. !??? Put me right off. Don’t think I will turn. If I...More

Thank gee_fiji
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice, need more variety, be nice if the waiter wasnt standing over you when you have a mouthful, kids dont always like coleslaw

Thank eleic2018
Reviewed April 26, 2018

I had already written a complaint on their Facebook (FB) page on Saturday 21st April 2018, to which someone replied that they were “looking in to what went wrong & will get back to you soon” & here we are, almost a week later with...More

Thank SGRA76
Megan M, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Hi there Thank you for your feedback from the evening. We have already touched base with the hosts for the evening, we have followed up with them and done what we believe we can to make the issue right. We have also sent through a...More

Reviewed April 7, 2018

I am a fan of Lone Star, I dined in different Lone Stars such as Chch Manchester St, Chch Church corner, Napier, Palmerson North Central, and a few more. But I would rank this Hamilton Central restaurant the worst one. So if you are in...More

Thank Pablo0
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We booked a table for two. We walked in and there was 4 people behind the counter/desk. Not one of them acknowledged us for a full minute, nor did they apologise when they did take notice. We were taken to an awkwardly placed table. The...More

Thank SamiraZ_stance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 3005
Ph: (07) 839 3005
Fax: (07) 839 3002
Cafe Hours:
Sun - Thurs 5.00pm - 10.00pm, Fri & Sat 5.00pm - 11.00pm

Bar Hours:
Mon - Sun 4.00pm - late
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