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Lone Star Takapuna

$$ - $$$
New Zealand, American, Bar, Pub
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335 Lake Rd, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-488 0291
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 16:30 - 22:30
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Food ok but meals are not worth $40 each. Cider $14. Very much pub food so I don't know why they are so expensive. Good service.

Thank Nick W
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Would like to give less rating than this as the staff at LoneStar Takapuna had ruined weekend night dinner. Orders received were wrong, food was not at all good. The lady at the reception made all mess and was arguing. They were not giving a proper voucher on what we had, with out that asking us to pay. Since there... More 

Thank Niran J
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Lone Star! First time I have visited one of their restaurants and was pleasantly surprised! One of the best cocked steaks I have ever had, perfected medium rear rib eye steak with blue cheese sauce. Frozen margaritas were delicious and freshly blended with real fruit. Great food standard and prompt service! Very relaxed western themed environment, felt like I was... More 

Thank SapphireQ
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time there on my husband's birthday. Good food and generous portion sizes as you would expect from a Lone Star restaurant.

Thank Alonica
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I liked this restaurant. Over two levels, but not too big. Nice cosy atmosphere. From placing the booking to saying goodbye, the staff were very nice and friendly. I couldn't fault my main dish, although it did take a while to reach our table. Having said that, the wine on special was delicious so I'll let them off :) I... More 

Thank holly_doodle
Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This Lona Star branch in Takapuna is medium sized, and is is just on the corner of Lake Road, close to the Countdown. The food is good and the dishes are well served and can even feed a not very hungry couple, you can choose from beef to chicken, seafood to pork ribs. Although we liked the food and the... More 

Thank Marcos S
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Lone star brings a sense of wild west with its interior design and meaty menu. Went to watch all black vs Wales with a mate and had some nice food. Recommended for friends, couples and families.

Thank Glen L
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Amazing service and we felt so at home. The staff was super nice and polit. Food was sooo good. Recommend the freshly cooked loaf off bread with butter and garlic butter, the ribs omg and the pav!

Thank LeilaX99
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We visited early on a Saturday evening my Daughter and I. She is having rehab at the nearby Wilson Centre and was in her wheelchair. We were spoilt from start to finish The place was absolutely buzzing and jam packed with customers. The owners Dee and Chris made us feel very welcome and special My daughter had the ribs her... More 

Thank donna o
Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Terrible service from beginning to end-including paying the bill! Food average, request for no sauce on meal ignored. Sat there for 1 & 1/2 hrs for a 10 minute meal which was poor. Restaurant not busy and unbelievably the person on the desk continued social phone call while starting & completing our entire bill paying process, didn't t speak to... More 

Thank kiwi051

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
New Zealand, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Lake Rd, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-488 0291
This stunning vista provides a most relaxing and pleasurable experience in our upstairs bar area. ‘Hauraki’ means “Wind from the North’, but even on the outdoor deck upstairs you are well sheltered from any draughty squall or gentle zephyr. If there is a slight chill however the deck has its own fireplace to warm up your hands and feet. With luxurious booths for that seductive drink away from prying eyes, we also offer a private function spaces where you can celebrate that special occasion. A full bar service is available, as is a menu to suit your requirements be it a birthday, work function, or weekend celebration. We also have a plasma screen to view the current sporting event(s) and all you have to do is e-mail or phone us, tell us what you require and we’ll take care of the rest. You can find us by travelling through Takapuna toward Devonport on Lake Road, and now you can access Esmonde road from offramps from both the South and the North on SH1 and from the West over SH1, opening up Lone Star to all of the North Shore. Children and families, you are most welcome, and don’t forget to tell us if it’s your birthday!

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