Downtown Lubbock Restaurants

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All the Downtown Restaurants in Lubbock, TX

In search for a new place to treat yourself? Downtown Lubbock offers a wide variety of food options near Texas Tech University to choose and eat from. Whether you are feeling BBQ, American, Italian, or Mexican, search restaurants near Broadway and University Avenue to find your 2021 favorite that will have you saying, “More, please!”


Downtown Lubbock is popular for its BBQ cuisine. Some of the best downtown Lubbock restaurants to find and add on your main food list include Big E’s Barbeque, Roosters Texas BBQ, and Powell’s Country Bar-B-Q.

Lubbock restaurants such as Whistlin’ Dixie BBQ Trailer, E & J Smokehouse and Grill, and Bigham’s Smokehouse offer a delicious menu as well, with main dishes of pulled pork and sides of potato salad, and plates of brisket smothered in a delicious BBQ sauce. Don’t forget about the Cast Iron Grill and Triple J’s. Find these Lubbock favorites on the map on Broadway or near Tech and University Avenue.

Cast Iron Grill
Triple J’s

Along with their food menu, one can find live music close by in Lubbock to eat to and enjoy during their downtown visit. Not only does the Lubbock food have high reviews, but the atmosphere of the Lubbock restaurant is sure to get a smile on your face while you sit back and enjoy some of the most popular mouthwatering brisket and a refreshing, cold beer.


Not feeling BBQ? No problem! Downtown Lubbock also has some of the best reviews to know when wanting to eat some popular Southern breakfast. Find your new 2021 favorite downtown breakfast food at Lubbock’s Pancake House or the Ranch House Restaurant.

Looking for restaurants to go to when craving something gourmet? Check out the menu at some of the best downtown Lubbock dining with The Nicolett or enjoy some popular Lubbock art with what you get to eat at The West Table Kitchen and Bar.

The Nicolett
The West Table Kitchen and Bar

Lubbock is the place to eat when wanting filter out 2020 and move on to 2021. Just graduated from the university? Search for a popular place to eat on your Lubbock map off Broadway and near University Avenue and find your new 2021 restaurant in downtown Lubbock.


Lubbock, TX also has high reviews on its downtown Italian restaurants. Filter out your Lubbock restaurant choices with some popular Italian dishes you can find at a place on the downtown Lubbock map.

Popular downtown restaurant Orlando’s on Avenue Q is the restaurant to eat at while in Lubbock, TX. With the best 2021 Italian dishes on the menu, such as spinach tortellini and, for pasta lovers, the popular Pasta Sampler, Orlando’s is a restaurant for all to experience.


Downtown restaurants Italian Garden, with its delicious pink sauce on its pasta dishes, One Guy from Italy off of University, and Fazoli’s off of Main Street are also some restaurants with high reviews to consider when in the mood to eat some Lubbock Italian food.

After a long day at the university, who would not want to gather up some friends at an Italian restaurant?


If none of the previous restaurants spark your interests, perhaps Lubbock’s downtown Mexican restaurants will change your mind. Check out Taqueria Jalisco for some enchilada dishes with a Margarita on the side, or some local downtown restaurants such as Chimy’s with its outdoor patio.

Taqueria Jalisco

Still not interested? Lubbock also has restaurants Taqueria y Panaderia Guadalajara, Mama Josie’s Kitchen and Catering, and Taqueria Autlan. All are listed with high reviews that are sure to satisfy any level of hunger you have.

So, what are you waiting for? Visit downtown Lubbock today and discover your 2021 food favorites. You will not be disappointed.

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Written by Campus Live Intern Kenaya Anderson

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