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Lone Star Restaurant

) #48 of 126 Restaurants in New Plymouth $$ - $$$ American, ,
52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 0902
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (9 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Okay let me start off with the ribs... AMAZING!!! The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was great. We also got a side of garlic loaf which was pretty tasty also. But wasn't very happy with their creme brulee, as you can see in the...More

Thank shaniaisonfire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came into lone star to have a meal and watch the lions rugby game, my meal was really nice and the staff there we so welcoming. Very friendly/funny bartender as well, thanks so much lonestarMore

Thank mark_hughes15
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark, many thanks for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed a meal with us while watching the lions rugby game. We will pass on your compliment to our staff, they'll love to hear that they made our beloved guests feel...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with husband as he had not been before.The food was smaller than usual and it looked like it was just slopped on the plate.More

Thank Chris S
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris, many thanks for your feedback. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy the food. We take all feedback seriously, could you please email us at wendyw@lonestar.co.nz with details of the date/time you dined and the food that you ordered so that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impromptu dinner as our preferred destination was closed. Coming from Wellington I have only heard great things about Lone Star. This Lone star was a disappointment, service was confusing, asked for kid free area, was led straight to table with families all around, told waiter...More

Thank shellniall
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shellniall, Thanks for your time to review us. Please send me an email about the date, time and table number to seanl@lonestar.co.nz. I will do the investigation and respond via email for the seating arrangement. For the loaf and steak, sorry to hear you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really Friendly staff. Amazing attitude. Fast service. Highly Recommend to anyone looking for a good meal.More

Thank Ryan W
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ryan, thanks for your review and recommendation. We as a team are glad to hear that you enjoyed our service and meals. We will continue to do our best for our beloved guests. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks again for taking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out for my birthday dinner, it was a Sunday so things were quiet but the staff were attentive and friendly instead of looking bored as can happen sometimes. The food was delicious as ever paired with a tasty birthday cocktail and then the staff...More

Thank Andrea H
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Andrea, many thanks for the lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the special celebration with us. Our chefs would LOVE to hear the feedback as the meals and desserts are always prepared with love. Thanks again for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We booked for 6.30pm. Arrived on time, unfortunately our table not ready, but the nice Maitre D offered free drinks for the inconvenience. She spoke to the barman saying give this group free drink (which was nice). He acknowledged her request as he was serving...More

2  Thank AJ025
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear guest, we are very sorry to hear that your experience on the night was not up to our usual high standard. We have investigated and addressed the matter within our team. We hope to see you again next time to be able to show...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had a wonderful meal and experience here again last night. I love the western atmosphere and music. The food is simply fantastic, this time we made it to dessert and that too blew me away. Would give the whole experience 11/10 if I could.More

Thank Fijohe
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear Fijohe, many thanks for rating Lone Star New Plymouth 5 stars. We are thrilled to hear that you would give the whole experience 11/10 if you could. We will continue to provide outstanding food and service to our beloved guests. Thanks again for taking...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

My little girl wanted to go there for her 8th birthday today. What fantastic customer service. Really good. You don't get service like that just anywhere. Terri, Wendy and Brayden looked after us very well, and they are very kid friendly. On top of that,...More

Thank Richard H
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi Richard, many thanks for taking the time to add a review and all the lovely feedback. We are thrilled to hear that your little girl wanted to celebrate her birthday with us. Thanks for having this special day at Lone Star New Plymouth. Wendy...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Staff really freindly and attentive , food was well cooked and value for money. Was rather loud though and made conversation a little hard but overall experience was good.More

Thank Brett C
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Dear Brett, many thanks for adding a review to our tripadvisor page. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our service and food. Apologies for the loudness on the night. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks from the team @...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:30
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 0902
  • E-mail
Description
Lone Star New Plymouth is located in the center of the CBD, being one street off the central shopping street, and one block from the water front. It is a favourite for locals serving huge great value meals coupled with fast and friendly service. Lone Star can seat up to 120 people, and in addition offers a private function that caters for up to 35 people with no room hire charges. It is the perfect venue for winter dining with two fires, or the ideal summer venue with a large outdoor dining area.
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