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2901 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-8101
+1 512-306-0696
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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Luby's is my favorite cafeteria style restuarnats. I really like to get the special half-portion meal. Get an entree and two vegetable sides. Goes pretty fast and makes it a good place for lunch.

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Thank kjazz50
Hondo TX, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food still good, like the choices. Desserts are very tempting. Good memories from when I was a kid. Like their fish, salads and mac and cheese.

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Thank Larry H
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We go to Luby's for lunch once or twice a month. It has been traditionally very busy for lunch, with pretty long lines (that luckily move along quickly). This is the classic cafeteria-style dining. You grab a tray, and select your salads, entrees, sides, desserts, drinks, etc. The food always seems fresh and is tasty! Excellent varieties of everything. Mostly... More 

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Thank David T
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is where I go when I'm too tired and hungry to cook. The food is fresh and well prepared. Excellent selection of salads, sides, entrees and desserts. Nice, clean setting. Never disappointing.

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Thank kayn576
Austin, Texas
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215 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Best of the local cafeterias. Very reasonably priced food. Elderly clientele dominates but many younger families also eat here. Excellent fish and cooked vegetables. Good place!

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Thank josephedward71
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Every time I go to Texas, I make sure to have at least one meal at what has become my favorite cafeteria. Luby's is always clean; the food is exquisite; the service is tops (a waiter went to the next door restaurant to get a dipping sauce I requested!). You don't want to leave Texas without a meal at Luby's

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Thank Sally M
Phoenix, Arizona
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439 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

This is an amazing chain of cafeterias. I cannot vouch for all of them, but the one in South Austin on Olfort street is simply excellent. They have a daily all you can eat buffet (which they serve) for less than $9 + drinks. For the two of us the total bill including tip came to about $25. The choices... More 

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Thank Arizonafoodguy
Austin, Texas
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2012

The food was Lubys so very delicious. Weekday lunch specials are ENTREE sized and $3 ! Amazing. Houston and Katy locations do not do this. Monday is hamburger steaks, Tues liver and onions and Wed chicken fried steak. I had enough for two days both times I went. I tried the pan fried cabbage (YUM!) and cooked okra (pretty good)... More 

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Sussex
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258 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Clean surroundings with a relaxed atmosphere Luby's is a great place to try all kinds of food. I liked the canteen style with servers bringing the extra requirements. I hate it when you go to self serve and everyone has been messing with the food, it puts you off. There were plenty of salads and food for those wanting to... More 

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Although canteen style,this is actually a good place to eat.Plenty of choice ranging from mac and cheese to fresh fish with salad.you choose mains and sides as you go along the service counter,huge portions.daily specials always available.puddings looked great.Drinks are self service at the pay desk,although water is available free from a blue tap next to the coca cola machine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-8101
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-306-0696

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?