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Cafe J

2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
+1 806-743-5400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cream soup” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat Cafe J for a nice meal close to Tech. We've been many times over the years for both brunch and dinner, and we've never been disappointed.

Thank JWDal
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I've gone here so many time for a brunch and always keep coming back for more. I love the food and the service is absolutely wonderful. I recommend making this a stop when you are in lubbock! Try it out!

Thank britt b
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Not at all what I expected - a delicious treat on a rainy night. Wonderful atmosphere, hip, eclectic and "artsy", an international feel, with modern music in the background. Waiter was knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. They have a full wine list with a wide selection....More

Thank Travelor1651
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Directly across from the Texas Tech campus, this is a nice restaurant where we stopped for Brunch en route to Santa Fe. The French toast was super light and airy, and the coconut pancakes were fantastic too. Coffee was delicious and plentiful. Service was attentive.

Thank skyeisthebest
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came for Valentine's Day. The menu was slightly restricted, but a reasonable $90 for both, considering the quality. We each started with a crab-stuffed portobello mushroom appetizer, which was delicious. Then there was a Watermelon-Serrano Sorbet pallet cleanser that was surprising...More

Thank Kristopher S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a great place to go to wine and dine some one. We love eating here. The food is good, the atmosphere is good and the service is off the charts! During the week you can get a table most nights but on the...More

Thank janalee63
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had a business meeting at Cafe J and I was pretty satisfied with the salad I had. There was a teriyaki glazed salmon salad that a few of us got that was really good. The portion size was good enough to fill us up...More

Thank BarryBroughton
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Cafe j is the best restaurant in Lubbock, and is right across from Texas tech. Very good food and wine.

Thank Taylor P
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My mom and I ate here for dinner. The restaurant had great ambiance. We had a cheese tray which was awesome. There was a raspberry chipotle preserve that was amazing. They even sold me a jar of it so I could take it home. Top...More

Thank Winejunkie_10
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were there on a Wednesday evening and ate out on the patio. The service was excellent and they have a nice wine list. The food was also very good. Prices are above average. We would go back.

Thank TxBrian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-743-5400
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