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Lone Star

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American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand
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50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6901
17:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 12:00
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Hook, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Odd timings for this place, we tried to come in one day after a visit to Cardrona ski fields but it's not open until later. Seems odd not to open for a chunk of the public coming past? The restaurant looks into a climbing wall area, it's a bit odd to tuck into a steak while people are climbing through... More 

Thank Dooglepoodle
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182 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I went for dinner. Welcomed warmly and seated quickly. Where we were sat we could watch the rock climbers in the Clip n Climb next door. Ordered mains as we know they are always big at Lone Star and yes they were. You get a huge amount of food. Managed to squeeze in some ice-cream for dessert and... More 

Thank lucystarbuck
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Friendly greeting by all staff. Made very welcome. Courteous. Seated immediately and order taken quickly. Food was spot on and served quickly.

Thank Beck C
Queenstown, New Zealand
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Located on the edge of town so great if you're coming from/going to Queenstown or Cardrona. But don't worry if not, we saw they had a courtesy shuttle van parked outside (but I cannot speak to it as we did not use). They have a mix of indoor and outdoor seating and there's an outdoor play area for kids. The... More 

Thank canadiankye
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Best Lone Star restaurant I have been to. Staff friendly and amenities were very nice. Will be heading back for sure

Thank Andrew M
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 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.

Thank keriansav
Singapore, Singapore
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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

Thank 767Crusader
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 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 

2 Thank Galeo7
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 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 

Thank Annie P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?