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1 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe J

Cafe J
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Ranked #31 of 587 Restaurants in Lubbock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, International
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
lubbock, tx
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2009

My fiance and I went to Cafe J, because we heard it was the most romantic place to go for a special dinner. We came about thirty minutes after the beginning of the dinner service. The waitress forgot we were there and let us sit for 20 minutes before allowing us to order. The first dish was made of jalapenos, which were mistakenly unseeded. Then I got the main dish... my spinach lasagna tasted dirty, like the ingredients weren't washed. It was filled with an overload of sage - didn't know sage was in lasagna! My fiance's mashed potatoes were obviously the "flake" kind, because we found a lump of crusty flakes in the pile. All this cost me $50. I am a lucky lady. STAY AWAY!!

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Lubbock, TX
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176 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Cafe J: Elegant, but eclectic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2009

Sunday brunch to die for.
Mimosas, Bloody Marys.
Creme Brulee French Toast.
Salmon Salad.
Eggs Benedict.
And the prices aren't bad for Sunday brunch. $14 to $17 per person.

Dinner gets a little pricey in the $18 to $28 range.
However, you can get a burger for $10 with polenta fries.

Cafe J is a place to go for special occasions.

Thank wtxtraveler
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