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Lone Star Takapuna

) #52 of 70 Restaurants in Takapuna $$ - $$$ , American,
335 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-488 0291
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
335 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family with friends - 6 in all. Service was a bit slow, but things were busy so that wasn't unexpected. However after quite a long wait for our mains, things went downhill. 1 dish came out, then the next. Then a...More

1  Thank RDeyNZ
Reviewed 24 May 2017

great place, heaps of parking, large meals, kid friendly and staff very welcoming and accommodating. Food whilst not fine dining meets all ages.

Thank Brookesanna
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Usually a full or busy restaurant indicates it's good as so many people are visiting. The same applies for Lone Star Takapuna which was very full although it was Saturday night. The food definetely lived up to expectations. There was a good variety of meat,seafood...More

Thank Edwin V
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were atending with a group, had confirmed reservation. Arrived on time,but they had us wait due to nothing ready or available. An hour later promised complimentary appies as still no table but these never materialized either- over an hour and a half later still...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

15 people booked for 7pm. They somehow managed to not have a table free for an hour, despite the booking. The manager was accusatory and had a poor attitude. The manager (also on bar) was slow and seemed more interested in chatting to other staff...More

Thank TDix111
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We called for a reservation for 16. They contacted us twice during the day to confirm then when we showed up on time, they stated that they were busy and would have our tables ready in half and hour. The hostess asked us to head...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Father daughter date night. Service was good and meal was great. Tasty steaks enjoyed by both. Reasonably priced and would have no hesitation returning.

Thank Ticktacktoe001
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I wanted to like this place. Made a booking for 7 and arrived on time. Menus delivered quickly and then we were forgotten. Kids drinks took more than 30min to be made, and in the end they went up to the bar to wait and...More

Thank Davieland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Arrived and promptly shown a table. Got drinks and wine fairly quickly and then gave our order. The meal was a little while, but not a problem. Then we are told that because the kitchen is busy, they'll bring me a container for my left...More

Thank LindaGuirey
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great people great food loved our visit top marks for looking after Canterbury folk kids loved it getting to colour in highly recommended to all for a good night good food few drinks

Thank Peter B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
New Zealand, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:30
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Lake Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-488 0291
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Description
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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