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Lone Star Cafe & Bar Restaurant

484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-474 1955
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dixie chicken” (13 reviews)
“steak” (29 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
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago 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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The service was prompt and friendly, from the moment we entered to the time we left. The menu is focused on meat dishes and there were many options. We ordered steaks that needed to be cooked completely different ways, yet they came at the same...More

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

Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your steaks. Hope to see you again soon - Regards the Lone Star Dunedin team :-)

Reviewed 14 July 2017

A warm welcome greeted us on an inclement, miserable evening in Dunedin. Lone Star staff are known for their efficiency and this was no exception. Service was prompt, helpful and attentive. The menu is standard everywhere but there is something for everyone. Apache Fish was...More

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

Thanks Claire for your review. We love our Sticky Date Pudding special also, it is a real winner. Look forward to seeing you again soon - The Lone Star Dunedin Team :-)

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Lone Star with some of my work colleagues. The food was great, the service and atmosphere really enjoyable. Totally recommended

Thank tiagoo429
Womanwithtwokids, Owner at Lone Star Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. We appreciate it - Regards the Lone Star Dunedin Team :-)

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went in here on the offchance of watching the Lions play a midweek game against the Cheifs. Was made very welcome with a booth booked in the corner facing the TV. Excellent table service all eveing from friendly, young staff. Food was very good, especially...More

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

Hi Barry, Thanks for the review, glad you were comfortable while watching the Chiefs game and eating the "brilliant" Good Duck. Look forward to seeing you again soon - Regards the Lone Star Dunedin Team :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
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, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
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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