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2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
806-743-5400
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Lubbock, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This is, by far, the best restaurant in Lubbock. Great atmosphere and food. The sesame noodles are fantastic. I very much wish that the restaurant provided different breads in their bread basket; they are bland and nothing special at all. I also wish the servers were a bit less arrogant. However, one cannot have everything in a Lubbock restaurant!

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family and I enjoyed another amazing brunch at cafe J. The place was packed and there were tons of people in the lobby enjoying drinks and waiting for tables. The manager, Autry, was greeting people by name and made the place feel like a friend's home (we need to come more often so she will know our names too).... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The food was good. We purchased a bottle of wine that was one of the most expensive bottles on the menu but when served it tasted like vinegar. We sent it back and one of the managers came out and said this is actually a very good bottle of wine, it just needs to breath. Instead of causing a scene,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just incredible! ! Best steak I have had in years. There isn't anything I can say that discribes this experience of gastronomic delight.

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Houston, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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kerrville
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184 reviews 184 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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Additional Information about Cafe J

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

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