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Lone Star

American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand
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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were not disappointed. Lone star is great with Lamb Shanks and Rockin Rib Eye. Just what we felt like after a hard day on the slopes. Didn't have to book but recommend getting there earlier than later. Very helpful knowledgable staff. Warm friendly atmosphere and quite good to get a table overlooking the rock climbing.

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Thank keriansav
Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a sirloin steak, which was good although more to the medium than medium rare, the slaw and potaotoes were top notch The portions are as big as ever The service was a bit on the slow side

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Thank 767Crusader
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bar staff incapable of linking meals together on our table resulting in gross mistiming of delivery. Also guilty of not communicating customer preference on orders. Pretty disappointing as this is the second time we visited and the first time was also marred by excessive delays. Not good with kids in the party although I admit that during school holidays the... More 

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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted somewhere to watch the rugby that was also child friendly. Stumbled upon these guys and ended up having the best night of our holiday so far! They were very accommodating and even put us in a separate room so we could watch the game and eat. Our waitress was really onto it while also being fabulous with kids!... More 

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Thank Annie P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lone Star Wanaka is a great place if you are really hungry! The portion sizes are massive. There is a great selection of meals and cocktails. The food is well presented and cooked to perfection. The restaurant itself if a beautifully designed building, the staff were very friendly and attentive. Definitely a place to come back to. Thanks Lone Star.

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Thank raes1000
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ordered the Sirloin Steak and the "Johnny Cash" chicken. The food was amazing. It tasted so delicious and the portions were very generous. Neither of us could finish it all. The waitstaff and bar staff were very friendly and the service was fast. Would definitely recommend this restaurant. Also very kid friendly - although we didn't... More 

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Thank KirraleeSibley
Honululu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fireplace when you enter. Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Eclectic furniture with country bar feel. Right near steps that lead up to lift to top of mountain so quite handy to pop in for drinks before or after gondola ride.

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Thank Ctrizano
Cairns, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Travelling with a very busy little boy and haven't braved eating out in a while! Lone Star turned out to be a pleasant experience. Visited for dinner with intent to have our son use the playground advertised but it is outside and not lit at night so no such luck. Luckily we arrived at 530pm and not too busy so... More 

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Thank tegan l
Queenstown, New Zealand
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Had a good time dining out with the family. Has await 20 minutes for a table - fine as it was busy. Generous sized bar, children's play area and seating if you need to wait or just want to sit down. Our waitress was good but seemed overly busy towards the end and didn't return to our table soon enough.... More 

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Thank ryajon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We arrived at 6pm as staying next door at the Oakridge. We had to wait for 35 minutes at the front desk until anyone acknowledged us (also other family with small children ignored as well). We were finally seated in a 1/3rd full restaurant, and ordered our drinks and food. The food arrived 1 hour 15 minutes later and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?