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Lone Star

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24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2353
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly disappointed with the poor service....was tempted to walk out as we were not being served at all. Thankfully another diner was able to grab the attention of wait staff, we were jammed at the back if the restaurant & felt invisible. Dinner took about...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was good (Confit duck and venison) however it took 50 minutes for our food to arrive with no update as yo what was going on. Our drinks were forgotten about (non-alcoholic) and they made it seem like the bar was busy however everyone...More

Thank Red2explorer
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Very nice sports bar type decorations. Service very good. Three of us had dinner. Prawns were good as well as the nachos.

Thank fssutton1
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Thanks for your review! The prawns and nachos are very popular - glad you enjoyed them!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Last minute booking which they fitted us in even though it was busy. Service was very good and the food came out quickly. Been to a few Lone Stars in NZ and this one seemed to be the best.

1  Thank James C
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Thanks for the review James. Appreciate the feedback and we look forward to seeing you in Taupo again soon!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

It could easily be a 5 star but seemed to lack someone in charge, so service let it down. We almost walked out after being ignored walking in, ignored once we sat, and ignored for extra items. What saved it was atmosphere, the way they...More

Thank Sarahdee3330
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We've avoided Taupo's Lone Star for quite some time after a few bad dining experiences. Tonight, however, it was great! Place was mildly hectic and noisy but in fairness it was super busy due to the long weekend and kid-feeding o'clock. In spite of this...More

Thank slhx6
Reviewed 28 May 2017

just a bad bad experience ... from the service when we walked in, the long wait for drinks, the nibbles not arriving until just before the mains, missing a meal and then the food quality being terrible. I dont understand what Loan Star are offering....More

Thank manksfactorg
Reviewed 22 May 2017

You always know what to expect at Lone Star and this one is no different. We found the staff on the night were cheerful and accommodating, the food was of the typical standard, (yummy, but too much of it, meaning all of us left something...More

Thank Patsy_nz
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We hadn't been to the Lone Star for quite some time as we think that the Chain overall needs to raise standards to keep up with competition - it is generally overpriced and lacking any flair for what you pay. Wish we had stuck to...More

Thank 896daveydave
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

we had a pleasant stay here with our dog and staff were very friendly and accomodating. definitely coming back again.

Thank Kelsey Miles Ge... S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Roberts Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2353
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