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Caprock Cafe

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5217 82nd St, Unit 109, Lubbock, TX 79424-2827
+1 806-771-2233
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato chips” (2 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Mexican, American, Grill, Pub
$$ - $$$
5217 82nd St, Unit 109, Lubbock, TX 79424-2827
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Once you get past the rude young hostess, the experience is great.The manager is super nice and makes you feel right a home. The wait staff is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. I had the turkey bacon wrap on wheat, and it was delicious! They...More

Thank ginner2016
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thanks for letting us know of the hostess issues. We are constantly trying to train them in the art of service and how NOT to be indifferent to our beloved customers. I promise you we will be focusing once again on the basics of door...More

Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I met some friends here during our most recent trip to Lubbock. I have eaten at the 34th street location several times and have never had a bad meal meal there. I felt the good and service were both lacking at this...More

Thank Clint C
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

I am so sorry you had a poor experience. Our management team at that location is very experienced and would have been happy to replace the chicken tenders which are normally very good. For the poor service I also apologize, as our staff is trained...More

Reviewed October 7, 2017

What a fun and busy place to eat at, even on a weekend night! The margaritas are awesome! and arrived very fast. And it didn't take long for the good tasting food to arrive, even though they were very busy! Even with 4 drinks, the...More

Thank Melessia W
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Those margaritas certainly will make the place even more fun! lol Thanks for coming in and taking the time to write such a nice review!

Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

My friend Alicia had a birthday party here on Saturday , I had such a fun experience, the drinks were good but the specials need to run a little longer. I haven't been here in a while but it was good I may come again.

Thank Michelle P
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Thanks for coming in! We try to be a place that people can make happy memories!

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Good variety on the menu - including some healthy choices. The nachos ("the works") are great and plenty to share with 2-4 people. It is a little loud but always active and lots of t.v.s to keep up with various sporting events.

Thank Lisa G
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thanks for coming in to Caprock Cafe and the nice review!

Reviewed March 16, 2017

Well, I just made the mistake of trying Caprock Cafe again. First, the place still smells like a dirty mop. Second, my beer in the frozen mug was flat. Third, my burger was warm at best and the fries were cold. Probably a good place...More

Thank drifter158
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

I apologize for your poor experience. It certainly is not our norm. I have already sent your comments to our management team at that location and all of those failures will be addressed at the management meeting. Thanks for letting me know!

Reviewed November 14, 2016

Nothing fancy, decent burgers, but if you want the bison (buffalo) which we opted for, it's a $3.50 surcharge. Warning: the green chili cheeseburger is HOT. A total surprise at first, much spicier than the New Mexican standard. Excellent, though. The Caprock Cafe touts how...More

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Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

We're limited in our beer selection due to cooler space, but we serve our beer in frosty schooners and it is ice-cold, so I think that is why the Lubbock citizens keep voting us the best place to have a beer. You are correct about...More

Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy grabbing a beer here. The food is pretty good as well. The nachos are usually our go-to, but we like the burgers too! Nice local bar scene.

Thank RedRaiderFan416
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

Thanks for coming in! We built a bar that minimizes the drama in getting a cold beer and a decent bite to eat. We want our customers to just relax, not worry about stuff! We'll keep a schooner frosty for your next visit!

Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is one of three times that our service has been mediocre. Took about five minutes for manager to watch us stand by a dirty table before asking someone to clean it. Waitress asked if we wanted chips and queso, but never brought it, until...More

1  Thank Erin J
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2016

Thanks for letting us know we have some work to do. We're always training our staff, but sometimes we slip up. No excuses. We will do better.

Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Fast and friendly service in a sports bar atmosphere. Good burgers and really cold beer. Music could have been lower in volume but the burgers were still good and the beer cold.

Thank Badgelady
Loyd T, Owner at Caprock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Thanks for the nice review! A couple more beers and the music level would have been fine. lol There are some spots that are quieter than others like the booths along the north wall. Come back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Bar, Mexican, American, Grill, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5217 82nd St, Unit 109, Lubbock, TX 79424-2827
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-771-2233
  • E-mail
"Cold Beer,Big Burgers,Hot Music"! Caprock Cafe opened in 1997, and is a fun and casual cafe with friendly service, great Texas atmosphere, and an enclosed patio. The menu features char-broiled burgers, Tex-Mex, and lots of spicy appetizers. Caprock Cafe at 34th & Indiana is close to Texas Tech and the United Spirit Arena, and is the perfect place to meet after games, concerts, and shows. Look for us under the big oak tree in the middle of the shopping center just west of Walgreen's Drug Store, next to Foot Tech. Caprock Cafe at 82nd & Slide is located in Rockridge Plaza (where Lowe's Supermarkets is and we are next to China Town Restaurant) in southwest Lubbock, and features plenty of parking. Look for the red windows under the tree on the west side of the parking lot.
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