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Lone Star Wellington

££ - £££
American, Bar, New Zealand
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66 Tory Street,, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-385 4848
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Western Finland, Finland
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194 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lone Star is just next to our hotel. We popped in around 9pm on a Thursday. The place wasn't packed but there were a goodly amount of people. It is worth noting that they were serving only from the bar menu (nachos, pizzas, ribs, wings, quesadillas, etc.) after 9. The service was friendly and the overall vibe was great. We... More 

Thank Shawn C
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After eating my $36 steak, it was advertised that it would come with steak, chips and coleslaw. The steak was good, cooked well. The chips were not chips though, they were potatoes cut in half, deep fried and so dry that they hardly had any potato in them. Coleslaw was just as bad, couldn't eat more than one fork full... More 

Thank Beccah P
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stopped going to Lone Star due to the terrible service I have ever received. The service is beyond slow. When I was there with a group of friends, I was about to walk out due to fact that they took our orders and took nearly 2 hours to get our meals to us. Was ridiculous. Will never be back.

Thank E486MVsaraha
Oamaru, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family dinner with two kids. Food was very good. I had the trump special which was beautiful. Hubby enjoyed his steak. Kids meals were good. Service was ok but another restaurant where you have to organise your own drink refills. They gave the kids free t-shirts which was very kind.

Thank jod48
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Due to our first choice being unavailable we thought we'd try Lone Star again after years of not bothering. Wished we hadn't. The food was over priced and poor. I had ribs that were tough, all our potatoes were dry and the coleslaw cheap rubbish. Add to that we weren't served by adults. Sorry guys but never again

Thank Furybears
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a place that charges like it's a fine dining establishment it was very disappointing. The chicken salad was more overpoweringly fishy Caesar dressing and the very expensive sirloin came off as stewed and cheap despite the price tag. Not worth it!

Thank 499zarak
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

So... for $38 steak meal half the steak was gristle, the plate had more deep fried potatoes that tasted oily, coleslaw was average... the fried egg was so overcooked there was no egg white to be seen it was all crackled. The mushrooms Oh wow we got lucky and had them from the 'bottom of the pot' so that justified... More 

Thank Jessica O
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came here 4 times already and it's always packed with people. Love the variety of meals offered and love their creme brulee the most. They do special deal when you have your birthday dinner here with friends.

Thank prettyshrewd
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Right next to where I stayed so a good place to eat. I have eaten at a few Lone Star restaurants and the appeal for me is always the decor and the rustic American style eatery. Historically though I have found that the use of microwaves and disengaged staff just ruins the experience. In this case the staff were great,... More 

Thank Kevin T
Wellington, New Zealand
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353 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had a couple of friends over from Los Angeles and Vancouver and one wanted lamb and the other a big steak so headed back to the Lone Star where I'm always happy with the meals. It was Thursday and I was concerned that it may be packed and we'd have to wait but were pleasantly surprised to get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Tory Street,, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 4848

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