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Manara Cafe

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3806 50th St, Ste 226, Lubbock, TX 79413-3836
806-368-0824
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Menu is listed on urbanspoon.com. Phone is 806.368.0824.

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My all time FAVORITE!!

This by far is one amazing establishment. Not only is the food spectacular and always excellent but the local husband & wife owned and ran team is phenomenal. They are always welcoming and the food is fresh, made to order whether you dine in or take out!! They do have limited hours so be sure to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Amy D
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This by far is one amazing establishment. Not only is the food spectacular and always excellent but the local husband & wife owned and ran team is phenomenal. They are always welcoming and the food is fresh, made to order whether you dine in or take out!! They do have limited hours so be sure to call before you go.... More 

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Lubbock
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I call in an order approximately once per week. This is our favorite feel good food! We get the same thing every time so when I call in I don't even have to finish my request. The husband and wife team have always been so kind and friendly with us so it is a treat to visit... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This low key little place has been a favorite of mine for several years for falafel, shwarma, hummus, and good simple lunches. If you like baba ganoush, this place has the best that I have ever had and I've tried it in many places around the world. The sauces are light and fresh. Try a yogurt drink in the small... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I have to eat there at least once a week. The best in town by far. The owner is very friendly, service is great, and fast. My favorites are the gyro plate, chicken shwarma, and the falafel. I could eat it every day. Oh and the best rice I have ever had in my life, and I'm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have driven past this place several times but not until a friend brought me here had I tried it. Walking in the surrounding are simple and clean, service is prompt and timely and food made fresh and to order. We both did the Chicken Shawarma and baclava...it was fairly inexpensive and filled our lunch needs to the letter. Menu... More 

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Hewitt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had lunch here with my Mom on a Saturday. We both had the beef and lamb plate. I was expecting chunks of each, but it was a ground mixture, like gyro meat. Very good - tasty and tender. It came with a nice salad and fries or saffron rice, which I recommend over the fries. There were also 2... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great food that you can feel comfortable eating. The restaurant consistently appears on the local news as a "Top Performer," which means they regularly get perfect scores on their health inspections. The chicken kabob plate with saffron rice is my personal favorite. The gyro and hummus are also very good.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We eat here every week ... literally ... and the food is always delicious, and fresh! Compared to the other Mediterranean restaurants in Lubbock, Manara is by far the best. The restaurant is always clean ... from the floors to the tables. The owner is very nice and accommodating with any special requests. The falafel sandwich, dolmas, saffron rice and... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

i was looking for a good Greek style resturant while in Lubbock and unfortunately I found this Mediterranean resturant instead. The Greek Salad was good and the Gyro was different but the Tzatziki was least impressive. The Overall value is questionable at best my dinner was around $18.00 for less than impressive Greek-style food. Not waht was represented on Yelp!!... More 

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panhandle, texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

The food was good. The service was good. Price was good. It took a little bit to find it. I would definately eat there again.

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Additional Information about Manara Cafe

Address: 3806 50th St, Ste 226, Lubbock, TX 79413-3836
Phone Number: 806-368-0824
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3806 50th St, Ste 226, Lubbock, TX 79413-3836
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: 806-368-0824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Description

Menu is listed on urbanspoon.com. Phone is 806.368.0824.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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