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Red Star Burger Bar

26 Ardmore Street | Queenstown-Lakes District, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 9322
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (232 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
“patties” (7 reviews)
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American, Fast Food, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
26 Ardmore Street | Queenstown-Lakes District, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Price is high for a burger but still good value. I had the five-o. The flavor was great, leaving me wanting more, but I was so full given the size of the burger. Would go back for sure... beers were good but pricey...More

Thank Ange M
Scott4844, Owner at Red Star Burger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Ange - thanks so much for stopping by and reviewing us. We definitely agree that our burgers are good value for money - super substantial and made to order with fresh homemade ingredients. We do offer a smaller version of each of our burgers...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice burgers- good variety . Enjoyed eating the burgers there. Only thing to point out is from hygience side of things - takeaway bags are being stored on the floor next to the toilet. I hope management can find a cleaner place to store them...More

Thank MelbSur
Scott4844, Owner at Red Star Burger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for stopping by - stoked you enjoyed your burgers! Just wanted to clarify for everyone that our takeaway bags are definitely NOT stored next to the toilet! They are in a store room on the way to the bathroom with a closing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the bbq burger and the CAB burger and a side of chips. They were delicious and very generous in size. Highly recommend if in Wanaka. We will definitely be back if ever back in Wanaka. Service was great as well.

Thank Nicole B
Scott4844, Owner at Red Star Burger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Nicole! Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to Wanaka!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Red Star does consistently good, fresh burgers. They're good-sized, but aren't so big you can't get your mouth around them. My favourite is the Hot Mac and a side of fries with blue cheese or wasabi mayo.

Thank Toadguts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers are huge with big meat patty and plenty of greens and onion. If you enjoy Queenstown’s Fergberger, you will like it here too. Personally, for me, the burger here is just better.

Thank MintLeafSG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’re staying in Queenstown but after a day skiing at Cardrona I just had to drop into Wanaka & get the kids some food before heading back. We were so lucky to find this place! The service was great, prices very reasonable (better than Queenstown)...More

Thank GadjoDrom
Scott4844, Owner at Red Star Burger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your epic review - so stoked you and your family loved everything! See you for a burger next time you're in Wanaka!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing burgers. I’ve been many times and on this occasion, we took a massive detour just to visit Red Star. They make, IMO, some of the best burgers in the world. Being a vegetarian, I’m disappointed they use animal fat to cook their chips though....More

Thank MissRandom
Scott4844, Owner at Red Star Burger Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey MissRandom - thank you so much for stopping by and reviewing us. Stoked you guys loved your burgers. We do get a few comments on our use of animal fat, but we've made a conscious choice to carry on... it's a better option for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, huge, tasty burgers! Great menu. Good sides. Friendly service. Not a long wait, easy to get a table or take away. Equally as good, if not better, than the “famous” Fergburger in Queenstown.

Thank HarryWill18
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

3 weeks,= 3 burgers, seriously good. They are huge, full in flavours, great value! Fed a large family last night and not one compliant, all happy and full.

Thank GooseGirl555
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great chunky handmade burgers and delicious fillings. You can eat in but there aren’t many seats inside, though there are also outside tables. Most people seem to buy to take away. The patties are delicious and there are soo chicken choices and vegetarian options. All...More

Thank Jacki H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Ardmore Street | Queenstown-Lakes District, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 9322
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Red Star Luxury Burgers has been serving up gourmet handmade burgers in Wanaka for over 10 years. We have a great local following and are known around the world for our fresh and tasty food as well as our fun, friendly service. We have a creative menu that showcases local and organic produce and that reflects the diverse (multinational!) Wanaka community. We offer dine-in and take-away so have a look at our menu and come and sample it for yourself!
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