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lone star steakhouse - CLOSED

1160 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3137
+1 618-529-2556
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good21%
  • Average33%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible6%
18 Dec 2016
“It's off the beaten path and hard to access but still good food.”
11 Jan 2017
“Worth the drive...to somewhere else.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1160 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3137
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday night, but the place wasn't busy. The two of us got right in. The table was filthy/sticky, so much so that the paper napkins stuck to the table. My steak was ok, but my wife's chicken fried steak was so...More

1  Thank warrenglad
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Food was cold and it took forever to get to us and the place wasn't even busy! All the food was spicy and didn't say it was spicy on the menu! I will never go there again?

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Though Lone Star can be easily seen from the main highway, its a little tough to access. The food and service are standard to any other lone star so if your looking for a steak dinner be sure to try it out.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in just for dessert. The place was empty. The hostess was not overly pleasant but our waitress was very nice. They don't even have the desserts listed in the menu. We did end up getting the brownie with ice cream and it was...More

Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Our most recent visit was on par with previous visits which has been pretty average. We've always had good service and the food is fine but it's not a place we really seek out as there are better steaks to be found in the area.

Thank ANR_78
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The empty restaurant (two other tables besides ours) on a Sunday at 12:30 should have been the first BIG clue to this one. The entire meal was just horrible, from the service (which we tipped, even when she didn't deserve it- never did return with...More

1  Thank cokesmom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Took my cousin for lunch here on my second day. Food was very good, wait staff were extremely attentive, and very reasonably prices.

Thank MemphisinMay
Reviewed 21 March 2016

For the prices this steak place is not worth it. The service was not so great either. They price it like a fancier restaurant steak but it is really Golden Corral quality. Would choose somewhere different next time.

Thank kansaskristy
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I have been there several times over the years and the past 3 times has been terrible. Just this past Thursday my family and I was in Carbondale and I knew that the past 2 times was not good ( 1 time steak was still...More

2  Thank BW2510
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Steak was good and service was alright. The butter that comes with the rolls was weird like a honey cinnamon flavor that tasted very odd.

Thank Kyle H
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-529-2556
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