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Lone Star

$$ - $$$American, ,
50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6901
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“sirloin steak” (2 reviews)
“climbing wall” (11 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Hi, I was checking what's on in Wanaka and surprised to see that The Lone Star is still listed as it closed down absolutely ages ago so you can count this one out and save your time in looking for it.....

Thank Divinginnz
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Odd timings for this place, we tried to come in one day after a visit to Cardrona ski fields but it's not open until later. Seems odd not to open for a chunk of the public coming past? The restaurant looks into a climbing wall...More

Thank Dooglepoodle
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I went for dinner. Welcomed warmly and seated quickly. Where we were sat we could watch the rock climbers in the Clip n Climb next door. Ordered mains as we know they are always big at Lone Star and yes they were. You...More

Thank lucystarbuck
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Friendly greeting by all staff. Made very welcome. Courteous. Seated immediately and order taken quickly. Food was spot on and served quickly.

Thank Beck C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located on the edge of town so great if you're coming from/going to Queenstown or Cardrona. But don't worry if not, we saw they had a courtesy shuttle van parked outside (but I cannot speak to it as we did not use). They have a...More

Thank canadiankye
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Best Lone Star restaurant I have been to. Staff friendly and amenities were very nice. Will be heading back for sure

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We were not disappointed. Lone star is great with Lamb Shanks and Rockin Rib Eye. Just what we felt like after a hard day on the slopes. Didn't have to book but recommend getting there earlier than later. Very helpful knowledgable staff. Warm friendly atmosphere...More

Thank keriansav
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a sirloin steak, which was good although more to the medium than medium rare, the slaw and potaotoes were top notch The portions are as big as ever The service was a bit on the slow side

Thank 767Crusader
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Bar staff incapable of linking meals together on our table resulting in gross mistiming of delivery. Also guilty of not communicating customer preference on orders. Pretty disappointing as this is the second time we visited and the first time was also marred by excessive delays....More

2  Thank Galeo7
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted somewhere to watch the rugby that was also child friendly. Stumbled upon these guys and ended up having the best night of our holiday so far! They were very accommodating and even put us in a separate room so we could watch the...More

Thank Annie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6901
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