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Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9995
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good place, well placed for a beer or meal. Bit pressurised by one staff member to sit and eat, when all we really wanted was a beer. Friendly service from the bar staff. Decor at the top end of the bar and in the toilet can be a bit disconcerting if you are religious. Not entirely comfortable when Jesus watches... More 

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Thank Hermanicus
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review Hermanicus, our friendly staff love to get to know all of our guests, its good to hear you enjoyed your time with them. We aim to give all our guests the most relaxing time possible whether dining or drinking, i'm sorry you felt pressurised to have a meal - the... More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the HOG event we ventured to the Lone Star cafe & bar. Wow, nothing but praise for the friendly service & beautiful meal provided. Lamb rack was the special with 3 of us ordering it an we thoroughly enjoyed it. Thx again to the waiter who recommended it. 👍

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Thank Paul T
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Paul T, its wonderful to hear you enjoyed dining with us, and that the Lamb Rack was such a hit! Our friendly staff are always willing to give recommendations about our hearty menu, yummy cocktail list, and of course things to do in Queenstown. Please come and visit us again soon, The Lone Star team More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lonestar is lonestar... but I actually really enjoyed my meal tonight. I had the blackboard special, Tennessee Lamb Rack and it out did my expectations. This coupled with exceptional service made for a pleasant surprise!

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Thank Cam R
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review Cam R, we are glad you enjoyed your time here. The Lamb Rack is quickly becoming a favourite special here at the Lone Star Queenstown, its great to hear you loved it so much! Come again soon, The Lone Star Team More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is the best part of the restaurant! He is a fun guy, wearing his fun shirts and the way he speaks about the menu it makes everything very fun! I think he is the owner! The artesan loaf is definitely amazing!!!! I always have one before my meal when I go to Lone star! I had the maverick... More 

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Thank Nathalie B
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Nathalie B, it is great to hear you had a great night here at the Lone star! It sounds like you were looked after by one of our amazing waiters, Basil. He has worked here for 20 years so knows our menu inside out, and like all our friendly... More 

Eumundi
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great friendly staff, huge portions and good fresh food. Try the chicken its real good or the laso Pork

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Thank Chai T
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chai T, we are glad you enjoyed your time here. Our friendly staff are always ready to make sure you get the best night of food and fun, and there are lots of tasty dishes to choose from on our extensive menu. Come again soon, The Lone star team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend were decided to take me here for dinner and I'm glad he did ! Levi greeted us very kindly and opened the door for us and then seated us. Basil was our waiter and was very funny and made our experience fun. Little did I know my boyfriend said it was my birthday and after our delicious meal... More 

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Thank mcdowalltara
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for your review mcdowalltara, its great to hear you enjoyed your birthday meal here! We love to make our guest's experience at the Lone Star extra special, so celebrating your birthday with you is a must! Please come and see us again soon, the Lone Star Team More 

Tamworth
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely feel great atmosphere, Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Food was amazing my husband said it was the best steak he had ever eaten. Food came promptly, portions were big, glad I ask for medium size of cajun chicken which was lovely.

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Thank BooknutTamworth
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to leave us a review BooknutTamworth, we are happy you enjoyed your night with us. We strive to create a relaxed yet buzzing atmosphere where people of all ages can enjoy a wonderful night of 'eatertainment'. Come again for another delicious steak or two, The Lone Star Team More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every visit, every time.. everything on the menu! Lone star is the perfect spot to recharge with a wholesome hearty delicious meal after an adventurous day of fun in the sun :) Great place for a beer & very family friendly. Plus they serve up the BEST RIBS EVER! Sooo good.

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Thank Renee M
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Renee M! Its awesome to hear you had such a good time while dining at the Lone Star. Enjoying our country style cuisine is definitely a good way to end a big day in Queenstown, with our vast menu (and of course the kids menu) there is something for everyone. We love returning guests, please come... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money and good entertainment for kids. Manager was really good moving on tourists trying to take photos of our kids. Waiter was good but could hardly understand what he was saying.

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Thank Chromo69
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a review Chromo69, we are glad you and your family had a good night while dining with us. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly restaurant, so keeping the kids entertained and happy is very important to us, as well as making sure you have the most relaxed and comfortable night possible. Hope to see... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good meal made all the better by Levi our knowledgeable, friendly and very accommodating waiter.

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Thank Michael T
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Michael T, we are glad you enjoyed you time with us. Our friendly staff are always willing to offer information and recommendations on our many dishes to make sure you have the best meal possible! Come see us again soon, The Team at Lone Star More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?