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Lone Star

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24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2353
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

had dinner here-ordered chicken cant remember wot sort-but when it was brought to the table it looked like someone had vomited over it--all the sauce was just poured all over-not nicely done it tasted ok with coleslaw -but for the price ya pay it really...More

Thank peat111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we were seated we waited 10mins and never got a drink order taken. I ended up going to the bar myself. With the meal, my Eye Fillet was tough. It was cooked medium as requested but I'm not sure where that meat came from...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dines at Lonestar Taupo recently for a birthday lunch. There was a group of 6 of us. After being seated it took quite a while for our orders to be taken even though there weren't many people in the restaurant. The waiter was actually...More

Thank StephanieAnna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't report on their steaks as we ordered Lamb Shanks (which were as tough as Mutton Shanks), and weren't very enjoyable to eat. Reported our displeasure to the duty staff member when we paid our account, and he said he'd report it to the kitchen.

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying in Taupo overnight with a friend who has many quite serious food allergies. We chose Lone Star because she has previously found them to be quite accommodating of her food needs. The young lady who looked after us was excellent. She seriously...More

Thank LadyAnnienz
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

The staff are always very good, polite to the children. The food is always magnificent. Great menu, very good cooking crew. Taupo remains no 1 lone star, followed by Christchurch, palmy and at a stretch Queenstown. Recommend this restAurant over any other.

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed October 2, 2017

so a great place to go as the meals are a good size and family friendly. Service is low key and good. Not much of a wait after ordering meals.

1  Thank RelaxedBoatie
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Lone Star is a chain and I have been eating at Newmarket, New Lynn, Hamilton, and last night at Taupo's. Saturday night and the place was pumping. We came as a group of 15 hungry mouths to feed. I wanted something different and tried the...More

Thank Carolin E
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Highly disappointed with the poor service....was tempted to walk out as we were not being served at all. Thankfully another diner was able to grab the attention of wait staff, we were jammed at the back if the restaurant & felt invisible. Dinner took about...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Our food was good (Confit duck and venison) however it took 50 minutes for our food to arrive with no update as yo what was going on. Our drinks were forgotten about (non-alcoholic) and they made it seem like the bar was busy however everyone...More

Thank Red2explorer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2353
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