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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
484 George St, North Dunedin, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always loved coming here, staff are friendly and the meals are so generous. Love that it's kid friendly too....makes my life as a mum a lot easier! Always come here when I'm in Dunedin.

Thank Angela F
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Great service at the bar . For dinner I had the special of lamb rack (Lamborghini) although I had to ask several times what the special was as the waitress was pretty busy it was worth asking . Lamb was cooked beautifully on a tasty...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Good friendly service, food was very quick and delicious it does get busy on a Saturday night they turned a couple of groups away because it was full so it would pay to book in advance

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Food was good, service was slow and needed to remind waitress we where waiting on drinks , been many times and service tonight at the lower end on scale

Thank Rijacnz
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Have been here before and as per normal. Great service and great tastey, over sized food. People friendly and were will be back

Thank ScottyMack2016
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Two hour wait, then felt like we were eating in a zoo. If you want a night that’s slightly special you’d be better off at McDonalds than this place. Food was ok, staff friendly enough but what an absolutely awful experience. Had a bad time...More

Thank Paris1968
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

First visit to Lone Star while visiting from UK. It's a firm favourite with friends and family in Dunedin, and it didn't disappoint. Something on the menu for everyone, including kids. Friendly service. Will go again next time we're in NZ!

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Most Lone Star restaurants are very similar and reliable for a solid meal in a western country themed setting. The tunes are always good, with a mix of well known 80’s - 90’s country rock and not so know heavy country to remind you of...More

1  Thank 401cameronh
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great selection of American-fusion/Tex-Mex cuisine, good food, friendly service. Good beer selection both on and off tap. Only negative was that four of the menu items had sold out.

Thank goldarnit
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Can't say enough about our experience. Food was amazing and reasonable priced- big portions. Staff were the best part of the experience, so friendly and accommodating to our large, last minute booking. Seriously cant rate these guys enough. Thanks for a great night!

Thank Amber E
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Restaurant Details

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