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Cafe J

2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Two of us dined at an early dinner, 6 PM to 7 PM, before an event at Texas Tech. The restaurant was full, as we had expected it to be, as this is walking distance to TT. It was also walking distance from our hotel, so we did not have to worry about drinking some wine and driving. We ordered... More

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Lake tahoe
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Good food at a nice restaurant (which is hard to find in Lubbock) Very special items on the menu along with the regular favorites. The food was delicious, fresh and quality. The atmosphere was relaxing. Nice place.

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Amarillo, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Delicious food and lovely atmosphere. We had a super waiter who was attentive and helpful. We decided to order appetizers to share. We got the spring rolls, beef carpaccio , and rustic cheese platter - all wonderful. My kids ate the beef carpaccio because I can't do the raw meat scene, but they said it was delicious. I ordered the... More

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Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The good and drinks were great. We had the tenderloin filet & trout . Beef carpaccio for an appetizer . Reservations recommended

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Cleburne, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Cafe J mixes up of the BEST martinis anywhere! The food, service and atmosphere are also excellent! When we visit Lubbock we do our best to make Cafe J a priority.

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Taos NM
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My husband and I (New Mexicans) ate here on the recommendation of a local, our neighbor's sister. She said it was the best food in Lubbock. I don't know about that - this was the only dinner we had in Lubbock. But it was very good. My husband had a burger and I had grilled marlin (a nightly special). The... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by the bartender at the Overton as amazing. It was absolutely horrible!!! It was so dark that we had to use our phones to look at the food. Our server recommended the scallops which sounded awesome. He assured us that they are flown in Tuesday's and Friday's. It happened to be Tuesday...well when he set them... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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139 reviews 139 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Staying in Lubbock, our friends took us out to dinner here and we were pleasantly surprised. Most of us had a pork tenderloin dish which was not only visually attractive, but a gastronomical delight. Wine list is pretty darn good -better than I expected in Lubbock. Foodies and wine lovers will find things they like here, and the prices are... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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124 reviews 124 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Three of us enjoyed an evening of dinner and relaxation here. The menu is extensive but of front we were informed that several items were unavailable. The French Onion soup was out of this world with generous cheese broiled just right. French bread was fresh and warm. Salads, including a great Caesar, were crisp and three different entrees (one being... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

If I could give negative stars for this establishment, I would. My party of 8 had an 11 am reservation for brunch yesterday. The reservation was made with excitement as it was to be a celebration of old friends reuniting and an upcoming wedding. Half of our party arrived at 11:04 after witnessing a car accident on 19th street secondary... More

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