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Lone Star Cafe

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Steakhouse, American, Southwestern, Bar
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237 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2609
+1 210-223-9374
10:00 - 22:00
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Santa Fe, United States
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The waiter was great but the steak was tough, not very pleasant, I sat outside and had to keep shooing the pigeons off the table, but that's what I get for being outside

Thank 882shellym
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Lone Star Cafe. We are pleased that you enjoyed your service and apologize for not meeting your expectations on your steak. More 

Houston, Texas
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with 9 coworkers on a fairly busy night. They had no problem getting us a table and seated within 5 minutes of arrival. We had awesome cocktails - the bartender had a heavy pour - and the waiter was really efficient getting our order. Had the ribeye and it was pretty darn good for $28. Other are BBQ... More 

Thank Brian M
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Lone Star Cafe! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your drinks, food and service. We look forward to serving you again. More 

San Antonio, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had great help from L'Lee setting it up for our group of 43 to be at Lone Star Cafe. The food was very good and the service was good, too. The staff was patient with our large group and did their best to accommodate all our needs.

Thank Rod M
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the kind words. You were a joy to work with and we thank you for your business! More 

El Paso, Texas
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for brunch and chose to eat inside. Nice and attentive staff,good mexican food with good portions, had some drinks also (beer and margaritas) comfortable place to hang out inside if you feel it is too warm outside. Enjoyed!

Thank ricklo777
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I have been a lot of restaurants all over. Today was a first. The waiter-a kid-yawned upon arriving at our table. Brought water. Yawned again. We Asked a question about the menu. He asked did we need more time to read it. Seriously? His poor parents. Plenty of better places to spend our money. We left.

Thank Carolann M
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, thank you for sharing your experience. We are so sorry for our lack of service. We would like to get more details from you. Could you please contact our General Manager, Pam Gregory at 210-223-9374? Thank you More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for brunch after a long trip. The beer was ice cold, the food was good but average, the staff was good and the food is a little over priced for lunches. Sitting on the river walk is nice while eating to people watch.

Thank Gary D
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for lunch and sharing your experience. More 

Athens, Georgia
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin. This place was a mess. The waiter actually told a manager he had to many tables and was overwhelmed. The manager didn't do anything. After being told thanks for being patient for about 20 minutes we got to order. I watched people running around calling out for what table they were headed to with food. I had... More 

Thank ghost24
L'Lee S, Guest Relations Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience online. As much as we dislike negative reviews, it gives us and opportunity to share with our staff, in this case- managers to make corrections. It was definitely an off night for us and we are so sorry that we failed to meet your expectations as well as our very own. More 

Joliet, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is very good, and so is the atmoshpere. YOu can set inside or above the riverewalk. Mid range for meals, but food is very good.

Thank Karen W
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Lone Star Cafe and taking the time to share your experience online. More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing. Its $13 for a sandwich or burger and the food is not very good. The onion rings had no flavor and my bun was burnt on the bottom. Will definitely not visit the establishment again:(

Thank Sophia T
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Although it is not a favorable review, we do appreciate it so we can share with our staff and assure quality control. We usually get great feedback on our burgers and we hand bread our onion rings. We are truly sorry that we failed to meet your expectations, as well as our very own. More 

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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The margarita was okay but the grilled chicken was terribly dry. So was the burger. The place looks cool though and the service was great. Sorry but the quality of the food was just a bit of a letdown. I don't know if it was just a bad day for the cook or it was just the wrong choices for... More 

Thank chockcamacho
L'Lee S, Manager at Lone Star Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Lone Star Cafe and sharing that your had great service. We apologize for failing to meet your expectations. We grill our chicken to order and it should not have been served dry. We hope that you will give us another opportunity to serve you so you can enjoy a true Lone Star Cafe experience! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Steakhouse, American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-9374
Lone Star Café is located on the street level overlooking the beautiful San Antonio Riverwalk. Lone Star was established in 1981 to bring a taste of Texas to our locals and tourists that head downtown to dine at the river. The restaurant features, Texas favorites like Burgers, Hand Cut Steaks, and Chicken Fried Steak with hearty Gravy. Lone Star Café has the largest balcony overlooking the river, as well as indoor seating.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?