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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%
Travellers talk about
“dixie chicken” (13 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
“coleslaw” (14 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Across the street from our hotel (Alexis Motor Lodge), the Lone Star (Texas style) cafe offered happy hour, which my wife and I participated in. The drinks were okay, not to strong, but in a good environment to enjoy. We did not try the food....More

Thank WhyAmIStillworking
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review - the Lone Star Dunedin team.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had a large group, and we waited a while, but friendly service, and the food was very nice and well cooked.

Thank Photochicknz
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. Hope to see you again soon. Regards the Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Very family friendly with good kids menu options and felts to keep kids busy while you wait for meals. Service was slow for an early Thursday evening sitting. Friendly staff, but hovered around a lot during the meal which made you feel like you had...More

Thank Amanda J
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we appreciate all feedback. Thanks the Lone Star Dunedin team.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited with Daughter (19) and son (15). Steak and Chicken meals were good but the Son's Orange Roughy meal was poor for the price - small portion with lots of chips and half a garden of salad. Expected better - great location and venue.

Thank marten403
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we appreciate all feedback. Thanks the Lone Star Dunedin team.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Booked the function room upstairs in the lounge for a sit down meal, Venue was good but service and meal were disappointing. Had already sold out of pork and lamb, were convinced to order new pork meal only to be told later that it too...More

Thank Holly M
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thankyou for your feedback after dining with us recently. All of our menu items are subject to demand on the night, we prepare our food fresh every day for that evening and due to the busy nature of our restaurant unfortunatly if is very hard...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Dined here with a pre-booked group of around 40 people. Were told 3 of the items on the menu had sold out and then when convinced that we should order their new special meal "The New Porker" a few of us ordered them only to...More

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thankyou for your feedback after dining with us recently. All of our menu items are subject to demand on the night, we prepare our food fresh every day for that evening and due to the busy nature of our restaurant unfortunatly if is very hard...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner tonight and it was appalling. Took our order and food came out and that was last we saw of anyone. Sons desert never arrived at all. We mentioned it to the lady when paying and she said how sorry she was in the...More

Thank Sycfamily
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Sycfamily, please accept our apologies about this. We pride ourselves on ensuring great service and a positive experience and this was clearly not demonstrated. We will be talking to the staff who were working about this and will ensure it doesn’t happen again in...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Easy to find but super busy waiting a hour for a table. Music was to loud and to cramped to have a conversation. Seated at a vey small table with hardly any room for 4 of us. Meal was ok but my steak had a...More

Thank 393georgia
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your review and feedback. Regards - the Lone Star Dunedin team.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

good food the prawn star and duck was cooked well and came hot and seating was close to a good view tonight all pai will come back

Thank Marunui187
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for the review, look forward to seeing you again soon - The Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Good food and nice premises.To noisy to have a conversation.That says it all. Easy near parking and close to the centre of town.More

Thank Issie333
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi Issie333, thanks for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed our premises and our food. We apologise for the noise you experienced when you dined with us. Next time you come in, request a quieter table which we are more than happy to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
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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Description
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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