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Cafe J

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2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
+1 806-743-5400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My mom and I ate here for dinner. The restaurant had great ambiance. We had a cheese tray which was awesome. There was a raspberry chipotle preserve that was amazing. They even sold me a jar of it so I could take it home. Top...More

Thank Winejunkie_10
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We were there on a Wednesday evening and ate out on the patio. The service was excellent and they have a nice wine list. The food was also very good. Prices are above average. We would go back.

Thank TxBrian
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Being new to Lubbock, I have been invited to dine in at Cafe J three times. Three times as well that I noticed that the service is slow; however, the company has been great which made me ignore the service. The food is prepared rather...More

Thank PeaceINdance
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. Very good food, interesting menu choices. Didn't rate a "5" because of the very limited hours of operation; this was the third time we tried to visit while we were in the area. Enjoyed the artwork.

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying my martinis were amazing!!! And my waiter was very friendly and on top of his game. But the food fell short! I think they have made some changes cause I ate here about 6 months ago and the food was...More

Thank jparkeu
Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was described as one of the best upscale restaurants in Lubbock. Atmosphere very nice, wait staff very impressed with themselves, service was slow, and entrees had quality ingredients and were too ambitious (no flavor stood out on the pasta dish). As a foodie and...More

Thank rough76021
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Went for our anniversary dinner on a Wednesday evening. We had great service and great food. My husband had the scallops and he couldn't quit raving about them. I had them salmon...it was very good.

Thank katinthehat4859
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had a lunch reservation and upon arrival the host seemed unsure of where to put us even though the dining room we ended up in only had about 4 tables occupied. My mom and I both ordered the blacked fish tacos. Con - they...More

Thank MLPerry
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We were given a gift certificate to visit this restaurant. The food was well prepared and tasty, though not inexpensive. Our favorite was the spicy ahí tuna appetizer.

Thank Wishflower
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We heard this place was good, but wow! We had a post-conference dinner and couldn't have been more pleased. The Tapas was amazing, and I ordered the tuna. My reisling was refreshing, and the service was tops. We will definitely be back!

Thank Breea C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-743-5400
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