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Lone Star Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, ,
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-474 1955
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an amazing meal here had one of the steaks it was absolutely perfect and beautifully cooked, We also had the privilege of being served by the most amazing waiter Calvin impeccable food and service 100% recommend

Thank JosiahM106
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with my wife at lone star Dunedin and ordered the same as the previous night at lone star Queenstown which was lasso of pork with slaw, no potatoes I’ve had this meal plenty of times before while the service was great the pork...More

Thank Gordon K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here tonight and both had a steak, there was a slight issue here as the chef overcooked my wife's steak it was closer to Med Well than the requested Medium Rare, Calvin came and checked and straight away put...More

Thank glacialrock
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this spot for some drinks on our way back to our accommodation. It’s warm and friendly with a great atmosphere. Good cocktail menu and although we didn’t eat we did see some of the food come out and it looked amazing so would...More

Thank joredders16
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I was staying across the road from here and as I have enjoyed the Lone Star experience at Rotorua and Tauranga I gave this a whirl The decor and vibe is typically the same as other places and the stay were friendly and quick to...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

First time here tonight and certainly a very enjoyable experience. The food was delicious, and after waiting a while, it arrived. Then they offer a free dessert because they were quite busy. Most unexpected, but very nice. Lovely service. How many other places offer a...More

Thank Bernard K
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with a large group on a couple of occasions. Food not real cheap, but plentiful and delicious. The rooms are a little noisy as acoustics not the best. Staff were friendly and efficient with being obvious.

Thank ArthurC448
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great night. The food was really tasty and there was plenty of it. The staff were polite and friendly. A really nice place to have a meal.

Thank sharoncS910AP
Reviewed 30 July 2018

When we visit Dunedin to see our son and other Uni friends and family members who are flatting, we almost always come to the Lone Star! That's cos the kids always appreciate the big feed that's shouted by us and the drink at the bar...More

Thank juliehM1177PO
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Staff very friendly but the restaurant was very busy and you felt rushed. Meals are expensive and come out far too large. I left more than I actually ate. There must have been half a plate of mash potatoes. The fish I had was great....More

Thank Jayne019
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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