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Rain Uptown Ristorante

5217 98th St, Suite 600, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
+1 806-798-5900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“escargot” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5217 98th St, Suite 600, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is a small and friendly Italian restaurant. We love the food. We ordered the escargot which had a luscious garlic butter herb sauce and the texture was perfect. My cioppino was rich, flavorful and full of seafood. In the past I've asked them to...More

Thank Texanne_Lubbock
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went there for business meeting. We had a variety of items. The sea bass dish looks great. They were out of rib eyes and only had filet. The pasta dishes were very good. I had veal marsala . It was good but lacked any...More

Thank discip1e
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Ordered escargot......BIG disappointment.....their good bread has been replaced with a French baguette. Not good! Food is only fair for the price. We were there in April and May....maybe 3 other tables of diners mid week. Wait staff does try but such a turnover. At least...More

Thank gaulegirl
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food is over priced at $30 per plate. The quality was terrible and the portion were small. The restaurant was empty but the service was very slow. I am amazed this place stays open.

1  Thank Ge0jr
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

crowded seating in the main area and loud when busy. escape to the bar area. very roomy and quiet. Exceptionally prepared appetizers and entrees. The trout was exceptional. Caprice appetizer was also. the only reason for the 4star is if i had of not found...More

Thank artibear
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hardly anyone is eating here. Why? They make homemade pasta, which is quite good. Well, the service is always spotty, and tonight was no exception. We had a nice waiter, but come on, he didn't know the basics, and it's just a shame that you...More

1  Thank JohnnyTTexas
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

4 of us arrived for brunch at 10:30 Sunday without reservation. Despite a crowd we were quickly seated. In no time our drink orders were brought and food orders taken. 3 of us had the cereal crusted French toast with eggs and bacon. Hubby had...More

Thank Badgelady
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was empty after 1:00pm when we stopped for lunch. Nice decor, good service, and very good food. I had the antipasto calamares in tomato sauce and enjoyed it. Well worth the trip!

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Good food and was quick service for lunch. The restaurant was very crowded at all. Pricing was reasonable.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while in town for a couple of days and enjoyed the delicious blueberry lemon drop martini and an amazing pineapple guava mimosa for brunch, both recommended by staff members. Had the eggs Benedict with lox in place of the pork and the chef...More

Thank Valerie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5217 98th St, Suite 600, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-798-5900
  • E-mail
Rain Uptown, established by the Soltani family & Chef Pierre Gabelli specializes in fine dining cuisine heavily influenced by northern Italia. From house made pastas and hand cut dry aged beef, to seafood flown in three times a week to insure only the freshest and highest quality products are served. Chef Pierre's culinary education started in Switzerland. His 20 years experience has allowed him to own and operate restaurants throughout Europe, Hawaii and Washington. Now he brings his talent to Lubbock, Texas with discriminating senses for only the freshest and highest quality products. The dining room ambiance is complimented by candle lit tables and offers a wait staff educated in the fine dining experience. We offer only unique and highly rated wines which comprise our extensive and diverse wine list enhanced by eclectic live music. Our lounge specializes in hand crafted martinis, and has a staff with over 30 years of experience in mixology. Our authentic dining experience is sure to be memorable
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