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Lumber Jack Restaurant

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3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
+64 3-415 8747
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pavlova” (5 reviews)
“kumara mash” (2 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had a pretty nice ham steak and the chicken burger looked pretty good too. Coffee was not the highlight unfortunately. Two sugars later and I managed to struggle through it. Otherwise pleasant staff and comfortable atmosphere made it worth while.

Thank jonathon p
Reviewed 29 June 2017

dinner at Lumber Jack's was a good experience . Warm and cosy on a cold night, staff friendly and food 4 out of 5. Would definitely visit again when next in area.

Thank julieadamson2015
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The staff here were so nice and the food was good. We got a toasted sandwhich and a chicken burger. The chicken in the burger was actual chicken not a pattie which was really nice. We wanted to sit out the back and they let...More

Thank ekta69
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Lumber Jack was a warm welcoming break from the cold. Coffee was great, we chose good old fashion toasted sandwiches, they were great, well cooked and plenty of filling. Service with a smile..

Thank VW-Foodies
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Small friendly great atmosphere The young waitress was fantastic RECOMMEND IT SOUP WAS GREAT Tidy clean toilets Nice coffee

Thank Anneronnie
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The food was fantastic and the atmosphere great. Loved the open fire. Very satisfying meal. Very impressed with the friendly efficient service. Would go again

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very friendly atmosphere. We arrived at 6pm on a cold day.. Service was prompt and friendly without being intrusive. We both ordered the chicken.. It was beautifully cooked,. The plum and coconut flavours were spot on..and, on a cold day, we so appreciated the scalloped...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Clean and warm restaurant with a large open fire made for an ideal stop for a light lunch. Toasted sandwiches and coffee were tasty and quick. The staff were friendly and chatty. Clean restrooms as well.

Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very quiet in Owaka, late April and we didn't know what to expect. But we had received a recommendation for this place and were glad we gave it a try. Warm welcome. We were told when we arrived that there would be a wait as...More

Thank Sennockian55
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had two dinners at the Lumberjack in a recent visit to the Catlins. Both were delicious. Fresh ingredients and beautifully cooked. The service was attentive without being intrusive. Casual relaxed atmosphere. Will go again should we be in the area.

Thank Caryll C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Owaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-415 8747
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