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Spanky's

9th and University, Lubbock, TX
(806)744-5677
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Ranked #22 of 501 Restaurants in Lubbock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Every time I come here it's always good! The burgers are good, the fries are good, and the fried cheese sticks are amazing! This little restaurant has a lot of character!

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Food is good and always has been! Get the Fried Cheese and Zucchini you will not be disappointed. Took the family to lunch had an $80 bill. I was shocked when I asked for additional ranch dressing to go with the above mentioned Fried Cheese and Zucchini the server told me they were $0.38 a piece, how many would I... More

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Their cheese sticks are huge and delicious! Their burgers are good and average. However, my mom ordered after i did and it took them an extra 20min to get her food out! I was able to finish my food before they brought her's out!

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Arlington, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Everything we've tried here has been great, but if you want more than one adult beverage I suggest you leave your tab open otherwise you'll have to wait in line while other people place their food orders. They need another order taker to speed up the process. Word to the chef...add a little salt to the cheese sticks batter...it would... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Being here in town I've taken advantage of just knowing the places to go versus searching them out. Spanky's again and again always proves that they are one worth the stop. We decided to run by here during work hours. When we got called out for an EMS run, they sat our order back and made it fresh again when... More

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Enjoyed the atmosphere & the friendly staff! Great burgers, salads & starters! Pre-teen and up is good.

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Lubbock, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Met a friend for a late lunch and we both had a burger and fries - with a beer, of course!! Absolute perfection would just about sum up our experience with both the food and the service!! The burgers were perfectly cooked and tasted awesome and the beer was frosty and cold!! Just can't beat that combination!!

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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

First time dining here. We had and order of the famous cheese sticks and in a word WOW! They were huge and excellent. The burgers were very flavorful. We will dine here again and I highly recommend Spanky's.

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Kusel, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went here after our daughter wanted to eat the fried cheese. First off, walked in and easily found a place to sit. Ordered at the bar as we sat downstairs. The service was outstanding, the young men were attentive but not hovering. They work the bar as well. Now the food came, these fried cheese is quite an eyefull.... More

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DeSoto, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was my first time back to Spanky's in 30+ years and I am happy to say the food is still excellent. Although the building has expanded immensely, the quality of the college atmosphere and the burgers were still outstanding.

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