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Lone Star Cafe & Bar

484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-474 1955
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“dixie chicken” (14 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
“coleslaw” (15 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a little bit pricy, the food and drinks are superb and we always have left overs to take home. We have so far tried the loaf, prawns, ribs, dixie chicken, and lasso of hog which all hit the spot. The loyalty app also makes...More

Thank khaleesana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Long Star was just across from out hotel. The theme was very US Texas with some Hollywood additions. The restaurant is set up with the bar being the best place to wait for table service or you can eat in the bar, we did....More

Thank chris h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent steak! This restaurant was just across the road from our motel so very convenient. The food was very good and competitively priced but the wine was a little too expensive for my taste!

Thank CBNewry
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Food was good, it is pub food but good pub food. Serving sizes were huge so very good value for money. Nice atmosphere and staff were friendly and attentive. Suggest joining there loyalty app. On joining got free dessert voucher and the. After first meal...More

Thank KylieBruce
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We (4 people) ate there and we absolutely loved the service and all. The service is great, they are friendly and patient. They are flexible with how you like your meat or your fish (well done or more rare...). The portions are good sizes and...More

Thank AlinaMC
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is a typical Lone Star - good solid meals of generous proportions and a decent quality, with a touch of southern style flavours. We tried the Dixie chicken (chicken breast on cream sauce with wedges and coleslaw) and the Honky Tonk chicken - both...More

Thank Kiwi-1976
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Dined back at the Lone Star for the first time in a while since our last visit wasn't that great. Was really happy with our food and the wait staff were great. Not sure if it was a coincidence or not but the same 3...More

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your feedback and stars. Hope to see you again soon - the Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Since Lone Star in Wellington went downhill, we were delighted to find one just down the road from our hotel in Dunedin. We ventured in and tried the Prawn Star and the Redneck Ribs, and were delighted to find they were as good as they...More

Thank DMac-NZ
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks DMac, glad you enjoyed your Prawn Star and Ribs when you last dined with us. See you again next time your down our way. Regards and have a great 2018 - the Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 15 December 2017

Had our work lunch there a set menu Bread to start was really good especially with a bit of HP sauce.My main was a steak with salad fries and onions with a red wine jus. With about a 100 meals to produce they still got...More

Thank HK2015
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your lunch with us. Have a good Xmas & New Year - from the Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had been looking forward to dinner all day. Waited 30 mins for a table, but then another 1.5 hours for our meals. And people who were seated after us, got their meals before us! We ate at 10.30 pm, ridiculous! Meals were up to...More

Thank Correna B
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for the review. We take all comments seriously. We apologise for your long wait. Thanks the Lone Star Dunedin team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-474 1955
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The Lone Star in George Street brings another dimension to dining out in Dunedin - handily located to the University of Dunedin, the Forsyth Barr Stadium and a plethora of motel / hotel accommodation we have the offering to fulfill your entire evening – We are very much looking forward to hosting your visit.
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