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3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
+1 806-793-8304
07:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here all the time. Its a place you can eat at when ur broke or when u have money to spend they have a menu that has something for whatever budget. The food is really good but best part is the portion size in my opinion. I get the breakfast burritos every time they are huge and cheap... More 

Thank joelnarbaez88
El Paso, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was great although a bit salty for my taste. Great Mexican breakfast!

Thank Dahlcast
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and friendly people at Picantes. Authentic TexMex food without being too spicy or overly rich. Great flavors. Unique cuisine unlike the chain Mexican restaurants. We will return frequently.

Thank David D
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We enjoy dining at Picante's because I can order breakfast and my wife can order lunch at the same time. Pretty authentic Mexican dishes but of course there's also the Tex-Mex influence. For breakfast I usually have the "gringo" breakfast and for lunch... well - enchiladas, enchiladas enchiladas, yummy!! The staff at Picante's are simply awesome!! Polite, attentive, and very... More 

Thank tx_deuce
Lubbock, Texas
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I've had breakfast here for 15 years. Never disappointed. Big burritos that don't skimp on the meat, tasty pancakes. Great at lunch as well......love the enchiladas and Gorditas. Staff is wonderful. Nice, mixed crowed.....wonder field experience every time.

Thank Dan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My family has been going here for years and it never disappoints. Breakfast burritos are awesome, try the shrimp chili relleno, enchiladas, chips and salsa . . . it's all great! Love to see a home owned business doing so well in a city packed with chain restaurants!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lubbock, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The breakfast enchiladas are one of the best dishes in Lubbock. Highly recommended, you will not be disappointed. If you are adventurous try the menudo. It will warm your soul. Family run restaurant that isn't perfect, but they have passion and aim to please.

Thank HubDriller
Lubbock, Texas
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367 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

In some cities, this would be a 4, but in Lubbock with so many options for Mexican food, I'm just going to give it a 3. I went with two co-workers, one of whom is of Mexican descent, and all three of us left with the same opinion of "not bad, but nothing special." The food does come out fast... More 

Thank BarryBroughton
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Lubbock is known for its Mexican food, and yet folks argue incessantly over which restaurant offers the best of this important cuisine. For my buck, it's Picantes. The place is short on atmosphere. It doesn't offer margaritas. The food is served almost a bit too quickly and the wait staff is fine, but not overtly friendly. In fact, you could... More 

1 Thank MarkCharney
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Awesome restaurant with takeout or sitdown. Two of us had breakfast meals and another had the mole. Everyone was super happy and this place kept us full through 5 hours of driving! If you have a minute in Lubbock, try it.

Thank Sarah B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-793-8304

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