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Manara Cafe

3806 50th St, Ste 226, Lubbock, TX 79413-3836
806-368-0824
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Ranked #40 of 498 restaurants in Lubbock
Cuisines: Lebanese
Description: Menu is listed on urbanspoon.com. Phone is 806.368.0824.
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Description: Menu is listed on urbanspoon.com. Phone is 806.368.0824.
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English first
Hewitt
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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99 reviews 99 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Graham, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is a small, clean restaurant on a busy street in South Lubock..the service is good ..the menue is limited ,if you are familiar with Lebanese food...The prices are reasonable.It is a great spot for lunch.

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Lubbock, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My in-laws found this place and we love it. We have been a few times and every time the food is excellent. We love the falafel and the gyro plate. Its fun and the sauces are great. The owner is the server and cook and when its busy he is really hopping. I think it must be authentic even though... More

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Lubbock, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have been going to eat lunch here for many weeks for the Chicken Salad. It is one of the best salads I have ever tasted. Staff keeps the place spotless, you really could sit on the floor to eat it is that clean. They close Monday thru Wednesday at 2PM sharp, but are open to 8PM Thur, Fri &... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

The atmosphere may have some limitations but this place makes up for that in the food. As one reviewer stated, Lubbock is lucky to have a restaurant like this. Hummus was so-so. The gyro platter was very good. I prefer fries over rice, but the rice is good too. You will not be disappointed. This is an excellent place to... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Excellent food and ambience. A great place for a quiet dinner or tapas with someone special or a small group of friends.

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