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Cafe J

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2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
806-743-5400
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Limited, but delicious Sunday Brunch menu.

My family treated me to a birthday lunch after church last Sunday, and the food, ambience and service were quite good. The best part? The crowds were a no show, and while the business was steady, we had no wait! The food we ordered was varied: caramel apple French Toast with spicy sausage for my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
dramamomma
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Lubbock, Texas
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Houston
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

No flavor Nice atmosphere visited here 10 days ago. My daughter and I ordered 2 different dishes We both agreed NO FLAVOR We could have done a better job Will not be returning

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Lubbock, Texas
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116 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We arrived for an early dinner right after they opened, so initially we had the restaurant pretty much to ourselves. We each ordered an appetizer, which we shared. The crab cakes looked nice and were pretty good, whereas the green chile soup was somewhat bland. Unfortunately Café J’s doesn’t have condiments like salt and pepper on the table. I’m guessing... More 

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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I love to stop and dine at Café J's when I'm in Lubbock. Had never had their brunch but my girlfriends and I ate there and it was terrific! We started out with their "French Toast" of the day and it had a very nice apple compote on it. Then I had the Rancher's Breakfast and it was delicious...., Usually... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My family treated me to a birthday lunch after church last Sunday, and the food, ambience and service were quite good. The best part? The crowds were a no show, and while the business was steady, we had no wait! The food we ordered was varied: caramel apple French Toast with spicy sausage for my Dad (this was the Chef's... More 

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Bellaire, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Fantastic food with good wine list. Quail was exceptional as was their chicken pasta and fluffy crab cakes. Wedge salad also fantastic. Great ambience and service.

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Lubbock
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Decent service. Turkey, avocado sandwich was huge. The garlic parsley fries were disappointing....probably frozen. The duck in puff pastry empanadas were a new offering on the small plates section of menu. I'm wondering if that was frozen, too.

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Cleburne, Texas
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We can always count on Cafe J to create the perfect atmosphere for whatever occasion we are celebrating! Our table for 10 was ready and waiting. Cocktails and dinner were perfect! Everyone enjoyed a different entree and I heard no complaints, just moans of joy! Creme Brulee was the perfect ending!

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Dallas, United States
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My family and I often make a point of going to Cafe J in Lubbock for Sunday lunches when we happen to be in Lubbock. The food and service are tried and true; we've never been disappointed. The service has always been prompt, attentive, friendly and professional. The food, while not exceptional, is very well prepared and attractively served; it's... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had to visit this place twice since I loved it so much during my visit to Lubbock. For lunch I had the Sambal Thai Noodles- medium spicy.. so amazing. For dinner, I had their new Red Fish curry plate with basmati rice. I live in Houston where there's a lot of places that offer fish with curry, but never had... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a very nice place, great romantic place for couples. The food is spectacular and the service is excellent! The only complaint is the food was a little spicy for my wife, but my wife still loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: 806-743-5400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?