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“WORST RESTAURANT EVER!!!!”
Review of Lone Star Rotorua

Lone Star Rotorua
Ranked #28 of 256 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$29
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Cafe, New Zealand
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in on a rainy night a few weeks ago and only ordered deserts. Ordered the jack daniels mud cake,milky bar pudding and banoffee pie. The mudcake was burnt right through,couldnt taste any jack daniels,couldnt taste any milky bar in the pudding as the butterscotch sauce was over powering. Waited over an hour for 3 below average deserts. Didnt even get offered water and had to go to bar to ask. Waiters didnt even come to check up on us. The only plus side was the hello at the entrance from the front of house staff member. The place looks run down and cold and dark,a tea light candle on the table could have made a difference. Went to the old lone star and it was much better. Go to Hamilton Lone Star instead!!!!This is not worth a cent at all.

Thank Kataraina S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Id say this was average, a few things we tried to order, they didnt have. Steak was cooked the way we wanted, staff were not on top of checking what we needed on the table.

Thank Ben F
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

I was working in Rotorua, so I ate here every night for 4 days, every meal I had was different, every one cooked perfectly, the service was excellent, the place was busy every night. well worth a visit if your in town, would advise booking if you are in a group!

Thank jonsmith2017
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We have been to Lone Stars elsewhere and knew what to expect, but this one really impressed us.The food was of a much higher standard than we expected, it was really nice.This would be the best Lone Star anywhere.

Thank 738holiday
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We ended up there, as the new Eat Street was just too noisy. While we were waiting for the table, we had their 'tea pot cocktail' special, which came in a teapot with a little shot glass. Very cool.
The portions at Lone Star are big, but the food is very tasty. Even if you have enough to eat, you are always longing for some more buffalo fries and their special coleslaw.
The waiters were funny and friendly, and the waiting time for the food was not long at all, even if the place was reasonably busy.
Lone Star in Rotorua is a sure bet!

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Thank Peter_R_NZ
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