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9th and University, Lubbock, TX
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Ranked #25 of 502 Restaurants in Lubbock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

Average food, Awesome staff, Sweet atmosphere Food wasn't anything special. The staff have great customer service skills but the prices are just to high and the food was just to average for me to recommend.

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Texas, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Best cheese sticks EVER! Not a thing here is healthy for you but it's a delicious treat and something you have to try. Great burgers, onion rings, and fries, too.

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Memorial Day, most places closed, went to Spanky's. a college standard. burger was good but they couldn't seem to get my wife's order correct. the milk shake and the fries were good. the service was what you would expect for a college town.

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Austin, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

After touring the Campus of Texas Tech University, we wanted to eat at a local burger joint. Spanky's did not disappoint. The stafff was very friendly and the four of us all had burgers. They were very tasty and juicy and the fries were very good, also. I would go back in the future.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The manager was taking care of an order in my party that was "forgotten" and said he would take it off the receipt and reimburse...but disappeared instead. Besides some other service issues the food was not very good, overpriced as well. There are better places close to campus I would recommend instead.

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Austin, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Good eating and good staff ad like other folks say the cheese sticks are very good. We had a group of 8 for lunch so it took just a bit to get a table but the food was worth the effort. We were with old Tech grads who were remembering some of the good ole times and when the he... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

They have the largest cheese sticks I have ever seen! For the price the food and the cheese sticks are a pretty decent deal.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

If you think you've ever had good cheese sticks, think again. Try these. You won't want for any others! Ham and cheese sandwiches are to die for! Might get the makings of a good heart attack here, but you'll die happy.

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Aside from their famous cheese sticks, I felt it was just as average as any other burger joint. The place is too small, but they are currently renovating. I would go there again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This place is a Lubbock landmark. It was one of the first places I ever ate at when I moved to Lubbock in 2005 and I try to eat here at least twice a year. Its awesome big burger food.

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Additional Information about Spanky's

Address: 9th and University, Lubbock, TX
Phone Number: (806)744-5677
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American

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