I've been lucky enough to have eaten at many of the restaurants around town and I'm excited to share my top picks with you. From classic Tex-Mex to trendy farm-to-table, Lubbock has a diverse culinary scene that is sure to satisfy any craving.

Whether you're a local or just visiting, join me on this mouth-watering journey as we explore the best dinner options in Lubbock. So, let's get started shall we?

Grab a fork and let's dig in!

The West Table Kitchen and Bar

The West Table Kitchen and Bar
🗺️ 1204 Broadway St #103, Lubbock, TX 79401
☎️ 806-993-9378
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 5–9 PM
Wednesday: 5–9 PM
Thursday: 5–9 PM
Friday: 5–9 PM
Saturday: 5–9 PM
Incredible food
Attentive service
Flavorful dishes
Thoughtful options
Great atmosphere

First of all, let me just say that the food was incredible. From the first bite to the last, every dish was full of flavor and made with care. The options were also quite thoughtful, catering to a variety of dietary needs.

Not only was the food top-notch, but the service was also attentive. The staff was knowledgeable about the menu and offered great recommendations. I never once had to ask for a refill on my drink or extra napkins - they were always one step ahead.

The atmosphere at The West Table Kitchen and Bar was perfect for a nice dinner out. It wasn't too stuffy or too casual - just right. The decor was modern and sleek, making it a great spot for a date night or special occasion.

Overall, I highly recommend checking out The West Table Kitchen and Bar if you're looking for some of the best dinner in Lubbock. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you!

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Skyviews Restaurant

Skyviews Restaurant
Amazing food
Stunning views
Outstanding service
Supports TTU Students
Seasonal dinner series

First of all, the view from the restaurant is absolutely stunning. You can see the entire city of Lubbock while enjoying your meal. It's a perfect spot for a romantic dinner or even just to impress out-of-town guests.

But let's talk about the food. The menu at Skyviews is diverse and creative, with something for every palate. From appetizers to entrees, every dish was prepared to perfection and tasted amazing. I especially loved their seasonal dinner series which features locally sourced ingredients that make each dish unique.

What impressed me most was their outstanding service. The staff was attentive, friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. They took great care of my needs throughout my visit.

One of the best things about Skyviews is that it supports TTU students by providing them with valuable hands-on experience in the hospitality industry. So you can feel good about supporting local students while enjoying a delicious meal!

In conclusion, if you're looking for an unforgettable dinner experience in Lubbock, Skyviews Restaurant should definitely be on your list. You won't be disappointed!

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Café J

Café J
🗺️ 2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410
☎️ 806-743-5400
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10:30 AM–2 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM–10 PM
Chicken fried steak
Affordable prices
Great portion size
Fantastic cocktails

First of all, I have to mention the star of the menu - their chicken fried steak. Wow, it was a true masterpiece. The crispy breading was perfectly seasoned and the steak itself was juicy and tender. It was no surprise to me that this dish is one of Café J's highlights.

What's even better is that this fantastic dish comes at an affordable price! It's refreshing to find a restaurant that doesn't break your wallet, especially when they serve such great food.

Speaking of portion sizes, Café J definitely does not skimp on them either. The dishes are served in hearty portions that will satisfy even the hungriest customer.

But let's talk about something else for a moment - their cocktails. As someone who enjoys a good drink, I was blown away by their creative and delicious cocktail menu. If you're looking for a fun night out with friends or just want to unwind after work, I highly recommend trying one (or two) of Café J's cocktails.

Overall, Café J has quickly become one of my top picks for dinner in Lubbock. Great food, reasonable prices, generous portion sizes, and fantastic cocktails - what more could you ask for?

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La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant

La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant
🗺️ 1301 50th St #6, Lubbock, TX 79412
☎️ 806-701-1614
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–8 PM
Monday: 8 AM–8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM–2 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM–8 PM
Friday: 8 AM–8 PM
Saturday: 8 AM–8 PM
Homemade dishes
Amazing flavors
Authentic menu
Fine salsas

First and foremost, let's talk about the food. It's no secret that La Parrilla is popular for its homemade dishes and let me tell you, they do not disappoint. The amazing flavors in each bite will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. I especially enjoyed the authentic menu that truly gave me a taste of Mexico.

One thing that really stood out to me was their fine salsas. They were so delicious, I could eat them with a spoon! The salsa verde was my favorite as it had the perfect combination of spicy and tangy.

The atmosphere at La Parrilla is cozy and welcoming, making it an ideal spot for a dinner date or a night out with friends. The staff were friendly and attentive, providing excellent service throughout the meal.

Overall, if you're looking for a Mexican restaurant that serves up homemade dishes with authentic flavors, then La Parrilla is definitely worth checking out. Don't forget to try their fine salsas which are sure to add an extra kick to your meal!

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Pancake House

Pancake House
🗺️ 510 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401
☎️ 806-765-8506
🌐 Website
Sunday: 6 AM–2 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 6 AM–2 PM
Thursday: 6 AM–2 PM
Friday: 6 AM–2 PM
Saturday: 6 AM–2 PM
Local treasure
Happy employees
Quick service with a smile
Step back in time
Good food for the money

First of all, let me tell you that Pancake House is a local treasure. The place has been around for decades, and it's easy to see why. As soon as I walked in, I was greeted by happy employees who were eager to serve me.

The service was quick, and the food came out with a smile. It's rare to see such dedication from employees these days, but Pancake House delivers.

Walking into the restaurant felt like taking a step back in time. The decor is quaint and charming, and it's clear that the owners take pride in their establishment.

But let's talk about the food. I ordered the pancakes (obviously) and they did not disappoint. They were fluffy and delicious, and the syrup was divine. And the best part? The price was unbeatable! You definitely get good food for your money at Pancake House.

Overall, if you're looking for a cozy diner with great food and excellent service, then Pancake House is your spot!

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Midnight Shift Restaurant & Bar

Midnight Shift Restaurant & Bar
🗺️ 1610 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401
☎️ 806-758-5800
🌐 Website
Sunday: 7–10 AM
Sunday: 11 AM–2 PM
Sunday: 5–10 PM
Monday: 7–10 AM
Monday: 11 AM–2 PM
Monday: 5–10 PM
Tuesday: 7–10 AM
Tuesday: 11 AM–2 PM
Tuesday: 5–10 PM
Wednesday: 7–10 AM
Wednesday: 11 AM–2 PM
Wednesday: 5–10 PM
Thursday: 7–10 AM
Thursday: 11 AM–2 PM
Thursday: 5–10 PM
Friday: 7–10 AM
Friday: 11 AM–2 PM
Friday: 5 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 7–10 AM
Saturday: 11 AM–2 PM
Saturday: 5 PM–12 AM

Firstly, the ambiance of this place is unparalleled. The dim lighting, stylish decor, and smooth music create a surreal atmosphere. Secondly, I was astonished by their menu selection! From classic burgers to exquisite seafood dishes, they have it all. I tried their signature dish - the Midnight Burger - and boy oh boy was it a treat for my taste buds! The patty was cooked to perfection and the toppings were divine. Finally, the service was top-notch. The staff was friendly yet professional; they knew exactly when to approach me and when to give me some space. All in all, if you're looking for an excellent dinner experience that won't break your wallet, then head over to Midnight Shift Restaurant & Bar. You won't regret it!

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Flippers Tavern

Flippers Tavern
🗺️ 1406 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401
☎️ 806-701-5130
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 11 AM–12 AM
Tuesday: 11 AM–12 AM
Wednesday: 11 AM–12 AM
Thursday: 11 AM–12 AM
Friday: 11 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 11 AM–12 AM

The atmosphere was welcoming and the staff were attentive, making me feel like royalty. The menu offered a range of mouth-watering dishes with creative twists on classic pub grub - I couldn't decide what to order! I finally settled on the succulent steak which was cooked to perfection - a true masterpiece. Overall, Flippers Tavern is a must-visit for anyone in search of a delicious and memorable dinner experience.

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Chopped And Sliced BBQ Restaurant

Chopped And Sliced BBQ Restaurant
🗺️ 3501 50th St #110, Lubbock, TX 79413
☎️ 806-317-1920
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 11 AM–2 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–2 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–2 PM
Wednesday: 5–8 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–2 PM
Thursday: 5–8 PM
Friday: 11 AM–2 PM
Friday: 5–8 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–3:30 PM

Firstly, the aroma of the BBQ just outside the restaurant is enough to make your mouth water. As soon as I walked in, I was greeted by friendly staff with smiling faces and a menu filled with mouth-watering options.

I ordered their brisket platter and it did not disappoint! The meat was perfectly juicy, tender, and smoky. Their BBQ sauce was not too sweet nor too tangy, but just right. The sides were also a hit! The mac n' cheese was creamy and flavorful, while the cornbread had a nice texture.

Overall, Chopped And Sliced BBQ Restaurant offers some of the best BBQ in Lubbock. If you're craving some good ol' Texas BBQ with a side of southern hospitality, then this is definitely the place for you!

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Jamie Moore

Jamie is our star writer here at LubbHub. The daughter of new residents to the area, she explored and divided her free time between city life and exploring the desert, mountains and plains of the West Texas area. After graduating with a degree in business, she found herself inspired to share her stories, opinions, and advice on the best places to explore near Lubbock. Whether it’s a place to stay, eat, or shop, Jamie knows it all and is dedicated to making her hometown the best it can be. She hopes to use her love of reviewing and successful career as a writer to help others learn more about the unique experiences Lubbock has to offer.