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Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, ,
14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9995
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (96 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (24 reviews)
“steak” (95 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 868 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently awesome and the meals never disappoint and that is why we keep coming back. Love the vibe and the friendly service of this restaurant. The steaks are always cooked perfectly and I just love love love those chunky chips! Our host was so accommodating...More

Thank DanDanlovesthebeach
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving us a review DanDanlovesthebeach, its awesome to know that you had such a goof time here. Our friendly staff strive to give all our guests the full Lone Star experience - great food, great atmosphere and great service, and make sure you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal (iconic ribs) in the cosiness of this Queenstown restaurant, and even the playlist that covered classics from the past 50 years (the best music is timeless). However, the full five star rating belongs to young Jack who served us for...More

Thank PeteTrenno
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review PeteTrenno, its awesome to hear that you had a great time dining at the Lone Star! Our friendly staff will go out of their way to make sure every occasion is extra special, and make...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

6 family came for Father’s Day, two of us had the venison, it was medium rare cooked petfectly came with potato cake and other Vegas, was excellent, nice Pinot, the others enjoyed their meals as well, staff always fast and efficient, owner was working, he...More

Thank Sidari14
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review Sidari14, its great to know that you and your group had a great time here at the Lone Star! Our friendly staff strive to give our guests the best and friendliest service to make sure...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

When doing research as to where to eat when in Queenstown, I found this place and it sounded really nice. Upon entering, you are greeted with a warm smile and friendly service. As I was dining alone, the server was generous and helpful and stopped...More

Thank Ginges_revenge
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, its wonderful to know you enjoyed your time with us. Our friendly staff love to get to know our guests and make sure they have the best night possible, and with our...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Staff were amazing, especially Bazz - very funny and welcoming. Great atmosphere, Highly recommend the food! big portions! Full of flavour and if you cant finish it all they let you take it home.More

Thank JordanS2397
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for your review Jordan S, its always lovely to hear when a guest has had a great night with us. Our friendly staff love to get to know our guests and give them a night to remember in the true Lone Star fashion -...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We planned this trip to Queenstown 8 months ago and booked the restaurant well in advance in order to be able to fit everyone on the table on the day. We managed to get 19 of us all around the table in a private room...More

Thank Gwennaelle B
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us a review Gwennaelle B, its awesome to hear that you had such a good night with us! We love to help make any occasion extra special, and pride ourselves on giving great service and creating a fun and...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Went for dinner with my wife as it was recommended and we were very pleasantly surprised. Not certain why we had a low expectation, maybe from the Lonestar experiences we have had in AU. But this was much better. We didn't book, just walked in....More

Thank Don B
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review Don B, its excellent to hear that we exceeded your expectations! The Lone Star franchise here in New Zealand is completely apart from any that may be in Australia - we have been serving up...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Our second night in Queenstown and we found the Lone Star Cafe not far from our accommodation. We were greeted by Basil our host who was quite a character and only to happy to make our dining experience superb! I had the lamb shoulder, it...More

Thank Angelina B
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks for leaving us a review Angelina B, its great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! All of our friendly staff will go out of their way to make sure you have a night to remember- with tasty food, excellent service and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Limited choice of food but most will be able to find something. Due to some event, the place was very noisy and the service was very slow. When the food finally came it was good but not outstanding.More

Thank Donna C
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review Donna C, all and any feedback from our guests is very valuable to us. I'm sorry that you couldn't find anything to your taste on our menu - we have a large variety of meal...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We went to Lone Star twice during our stay in Queenstown. The food was fantastic, Dixie Chicken and Glen Campbell Burger were sensational. It’s one thing to get great food but accompany that with such friendly service as we received from Nadia and Simca and...More

Thank pkhollard1
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you so much Phil and Karen for taking the time to leave us a review, we love to hear when our guests have enjoyed their time with us. It means so much that you came to visit us twice in the same week! All...More

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Michael P
15 November 2016|
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Response from Dave G | Property representative |
Hi Michael, Thanks for your enquiry and yes we would love to look after you for dinner on Dec 31st. I have put you on our preferential list at 7:30pm on Sat Dec 31st for a 4 pax under the name Michael P. There may be a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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