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9th and University, Lubbock, TX
+1 806-744-5677
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried cheese” (69 reviews)
“burgers” (57 reviews)
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American, Bar
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9th and University, Lubbock, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a six pack and maybe some pot, you will be highly amused by all the dog themed puns. You will feast on dogs, but mostly you will drink beer, the six pack was just your warm up.

Thank Chuck N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it wasn’t for the cheese sticks I would never come to this place. Stood in line at the counter where it says to order for over 25 minutes only to be told when I got to the register that I would have to go...More

Thank Corteney A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spanky's is the Red Raider legend for cheese fries! Best ever! We come here every time we are in Lubbock. The club sandwich is awesome! If traveling to Lubbock definitely stop at Spanky's for some great cheese fries and view of the Texas Tech campus.

Thank Travelsnob22Dallas
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Fantastic food, fantastic service! Across the Texas Tech Campus, this is a MUST Lubbock do! Had a burger, very good, cheese fries HUGE! Oh ya, the cold beer!

Thank Marines49
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

In town and had to check this local place out. You go to the counter and place your order then go sit and wait. The workers taking the orders seemed like they wanted to be elsewhere but was friendly enough. I ordered the Famous Fried...More

Thank DamTeag2015
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Good burgers and GREAT cheese sticks. The cheese sticks are VERY LARGE and 2 people can share a 3 piece order. We didn't know better and ordered a 6 piece and had to take home 4 pieces.

Thank Pattty F
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I love the fried zucchini, the view of the stadium, and the generally fun atmosphere. This isn't a place where you expect 5 star cuisine, but if you want burgers and fried foods, this is the place!

Thank Quinten S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I've eaten at Spanky's several times this year on business trips to Lubbock - it was recommended by one of the local employees. It is located across from Texas Tech and seems to be a popular spot with the college crowd. My most recent visit...More

Thank tx4stamps
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Small little spot famous for massive cheese sticks. We had em were good with marinara sauce. Fried pickles were insanely salty and greasy. Chicken sandwich was good and a decent size. Upstairs area is cool but if your just coming in for lunch downstairs is...More

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is our second time here. I never finish my food. They serve plenty. Only markdown this trip was the beer was not as cold as I would like it.

Thank wmcopig
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Danny G | Reviewed this property |
No, very casual. Walk up to the counter and order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th and University, Lubbock, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-744-5677
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