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Chimys

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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
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2417 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79401-2918
+1 806-763-7369
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Fort Worth, Texas
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384 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a nice mexican restaurant. We ended up here based on reviews however this is a total texas tech hangout. College kids everywhere which isn't bad but we had to show our ID to eat and get in. The place looks chaotic. I enjoyed the music however not everyone will like to eat and listen to rap music. It... More 

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Thank Sadie D
Lubbock, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It ain't the classiest joint around, but the sure know how to make a margarita that will make you forget your name. Best to have a designated driver when you head to Chimy's ;-)

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Thank Vivian H
Amarillo, Texas
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Not a bad place. I can see the appeal for college students, plus watching football games. It would definitely be fun with a group. Food was average. I ordered the green chilies chicken nachos. My husband ordered the green chilies hamburger. Margarita was good... Hard to get seats, but it was on a Saturday with a Texas Tech game. Staff/service... More 

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Thank rspence1270
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

First time for me. Geeat drnks, i didn't eat but i saw people eating. My son said he loves this place

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Thank malagandhi
Plano, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great little place that's apparently very popular in Lubbock. Nice outside patio. Cornelius - who has a a following in Lubbock - came by and showed us his bike.

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Thank DbeJeffrey
Amarillo, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

One of our colleagues was a recent graduate, and suggested Chimys. The crowd consisted of almost exclusively early 20-somethings (other than our group), and the interior was rather crowded, although probably not to the extent that it is during the school year. The drinks were ok -- margaritas were average and rather pricey, beer was pretty reasonable. We didn't have... More 

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Thank RetiredNomad0302
Lubbock, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place is good to go while the students are out of town, or on a weekday for brunch. Good drinks, decent prices. But it is so unbelievably crowded it's almost not worth the hassle.

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Thank TexasTechFanatic
Plano, Texas
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch as I wanted to experience Chimys after being at a Josh Abbott concert and he was talking about the place. We moved our girls back to Tech for the school year and there were several parents in there but mostly college kids. Fun place. I bet the night scene would be crazy as it has... More 

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Thank 4Barry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It may be a college hangout but it's really good. You know it has to be when you a city council member it has to be good.

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Thank Michieal W
Lubbock, Texas
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and it's always the same. Beer is kinda warm, margaritas are okay. Food is pretty bland. The bartenders and waitstaff are nice, the door guys are rude. Crowded, hot, definitely a college hangout.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2417 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79401-2918
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-763-7369

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?