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9th and University, Lubbock, TX
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The fried cheese is "0000000" so good. Perfectly fried and bite into chewy stringy fun. Both the dip in ranch or marinara makes each bite scrumptious. We should have order the half but we indulged and got a full order. The Texas philly cheese steak sandwich was very small and just ok. And soda drinks from fountain were flat how... More 

Thank beachbummin777
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place, Good food, fast, good service. Amazing Fried Cheese. Big schooner beers! Big screens to watch football. Upstairs seating as well.

Thank davidmende
Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This is one of those been there done that place, so, I have touched down on the home turf of Texas Tech so to speak. Enjoyed the fried cheese but you better eat it real fast before it is cool and chewy. Make sure you checked out the upstairs dining area. Always enjoy visiting college towns and the local scenes.

Thank Pickle4355
Austin, Texas
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Went here with my boyfriend and his mother for lunch and the place was pretty empty, which was great for us because we didn't have to wait. I ordered a philly cheesesteak and added mushrooms but the sandwich was alright. The meat was a little dry. I love the homemade ranch though! The cheese sticks are delicious! They are so... More 

Thank Angelica C
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I tried it two times this year thinking maybe the first time of poor service, and lack of caring was a fluke. It was not any different the second time around. The staff was rude and had rather be on their cell phones than worry with customers. I not only experienced that myself but while eating watched the same treatment

Thank 747belyndab
Fort Worth, Texas
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome!! I remember going here when I was a student at Tech. It was awesome to go back and see the renovations they've made. My kids loved it and loved seeing where I ate when I went to school there. Very cool history and awesome food!!!

Thank mindandmuscle
Amarillo, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Surprisingly reasonable prices, and very fast service. My (very) large group arrived around 5:30, so we beat the dinner rush, which may have helped. Burgers were delicious, fried cheese was good, and beer was cold and inexpensive.

Thank RetiredNomad0302
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great burgers, salads, sandwiches and oh those cheese sticks - best anywhere! Always on our list when we travel. A very unique Lubbock restaurant.

Thank stevebI6663AG
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent cheese sticks. Service was excellent during noon rush. Burgers and chicken sandwich couple with delicious fries. Sweet Tea was the freshest tasting, with unlimited quantities.

Thank Walter V
Deer Park, Texas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The burgers are definitely great, fries are awesome. Service is quick, polite, friendly & if you cant make up your mind as what to order, they have great suggestions to try.

Thank Frankster316

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th and University, Lubbock, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: (806)744-5677

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?