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Lone Star

$$ - $$$
Southwestern, New Zealand, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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185 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-839 3005
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have visited this establishment a few times over the past couple of years, however, I was disappointed on this occasion. I ordered the Dixie Chicken (my fav) the chicken was cooked too perfection and was really delicious. When it arrived on the table it just looked like sloop on a plate, no presentation at all. Another person at the... More 

Thank 594cheryla
Dargaville, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have eaten here several times when visiting our grandson at Waikato university and found it a friendly welcoming place to eat for all ages. Us 80's, grandsons late teens & grand-daughter 10. Food good value & an excellent & varied choice. The service is friendly and efficient and granddaughter helped with choosing. An excellent place for a family group... More 

Thank pelizabethcutts
Takaka, New Zealand
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Felt like a steak/fries night and Lone Star did not disappoint. We were seated quickly and guided through the drinks and menu options. The meals took at 25/30 minutes to come but we had time. The restaurant seemed popular with couples and children, particularly parents with very small children. You wouldn't notice them though, everyone was well behaved. I had... More 

Thank SwinnTaylor
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

excellent. almost full...vibrant, such a good feel. food ....Johnny Cash was just great. service excellent. we'll done hamilton

Thank Umesh S
Raglan, New Zealand
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great and the food was just right and something for the whole family. I thoroughly enjoyed the steak.

Thank ggmiller1965
Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in, was seated straight away (in a booth, which I asked for yay), and immediately asked if we wanted drinks etc. The food was absolutely incredible and such a variety to choose from. The service was second to none and the price very reasonable we thought considering we had starters (spicy chicken) and then three rather large mains and... More 

Thank aileentw
Rhayader, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very rainy stay in Hamilton and a goodbye dinner for my Sister and Brother in Law, so it would have been a bit sad except for the absolutely best meal ever. You need to book most days as it is very popular. I had a steak that melted in the mouth, my Sister had the Lamb which just fell... More 

Thank Patricia G
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids & I had a long trip & were looking forward to a nice casual meal at Lone Star ... but of a light at the end of the tunnel. What a let down! Got there at 7.30 Friday night & were put right at the back despite all the smaller tables in the front. Guess they saw a 6... More 

Thank Lizzib
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went tonight for dinner. Ordered our entrees and mains as well as drinks. Waited 45 minutes and no entree....mind you they kept asking us if we wanted more drinks. 5 mins after i approached them to ask about the order, they realised that the wait staff had never placed the food order with the kitchen. They then asked if... More 

Thank Isabelle F
Feilding, New Zealand
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Was a rainy night we walked from the motel and stopped here for dinner. Nice friendly staff, great meal, we both really enjoyed the choices we made. The only thing for me was the size of the meal, really large and too much for me to eat, however the food was exellent. Also had a very nice cocktail.

Thank Pauapatty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Southwestern, New Zealand, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 3005
Ph: (07) 839 3005
Fax: (07) 839 3002
Cafe Hours:
Sun - Thurs 5.00pm - 10.00pm, Fri & Sat 5.00pm - 11.00pm

Bar Hours:
Mon - Sun 4.00pm - late

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