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3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
806-793-8304
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great burritos; choose wisely

We were driving through Lubbock on a Saturday morning and found this spot through Trip Advisor. These are not the best breakfast burritos in the world, but they are delicious and filling and easy to eat on the road. And two burritos for $7 is hard to beat. I had the potato and egg, which was heavy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
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Abilene, TX
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was craving a good Mexican breakfast. This place did not offer much selection. It had the normal Mexican fare, but was lacking the choices I usually see in the Austin area. The chorizo and egg plate was good. The potatoes and beans were the best part. Picantes would have been better with homemade tortillas, and less attitude from the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nothing to write home about, but this restaurant is probably family-owned and authentic for homemade Mexican food. I had the carne asada and enchiladas. Enchiladas were ok, but the carne asada could have used a bit more flavor. Chips and salsa were good. Waitstaff was good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Picante's was okay. The wait was long and the gorditas were bland. The carne guisada was good, but the portions were too big. I don't think we will return, there are better places that are cheaper and faster, with more flavor.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I took my sons out for lunch. My bill was $29.18. They charged $291.18. They maxed my card at $207 and I paid the$29.18 with another card. The manager owner? Prob has food managment but no public relations at all. I wasted a whole day trying to prove my point while he didn't even offer me a drink of water.... More 

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Abilene, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were driving through Lubbock on a Saturday morning and found this spot through Trip Advisor. These are not the best breakfast burritos in the world, but they are delicious and filling and easy to eat on the road. And two burritos for $7 is hard to beat. I had the potato and egg, which was heavy on potato, but... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

By the time we we received our food, I was prepared to give Picantes a four. But, that is where the meal went south. The food wasn't the problem. The food was very good. The service is what lowered their score, overall. I ordered lemon with my drink. I did not get it. The waitress disappeared and was unseen for... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

In Boston it's baked beans, in Annapolis it's steamed crabs. In Lubbock, TX the every day local favorite is Mexican cooking. Most of the good eateries are small, locally owned with one of the family members usually on the premises to greet you as you walk in. Eating out with either family, or friends usually starts with "where?" and Picantes... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Wow!! Again this place amazed me!! I love it. It is so authentic. The food is amazing. Anyone who wants to eat real food from Mexico, go to Picante's. They make true enchilada sauce. It is not your typical tomato sauce or chili bean sauce (places that sell GRAVY should be closed down!). Please go by and visit this place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

We ate here yesterday for the first time. The waitress, lety, seemed to be the only waitress working , which left us waiting for quite some time for menus and drinks. Once other patrons were taken care of, we had pretty good service from her. She recommend the special of the day; a burrito with chicken fajita meat smothered in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Picantes must be known for the humongous burritos. The carnage asada is our favorite. Their enchiladas are another favorite. This is authenic Mexican food. Service is fast. Prices are in line with other Mexican food places in town. Staff is attentive and friendly.

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Additional Information about Picantes

Address: 3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
Phone Number: 806-793-8304
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: 806-793-8304

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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