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Spanky's

) #15 of 484 Restaurants in Lubbock €€ - €€€ American,
9th and University, Lubbock, TX
+1 806-744-5677
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried cheese” (68 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9th and University, Lubbock, TX
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time here. I never finish my food. They serve plenty. Only markdown this trip was the beer was not as cold as I would like it.

Thank wmcopig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome destination! Every time we pass through lubbock, my wife and I consider this a must-stop. The burgers are obviously the best things to get here, however on our most recent trip I got the green chile chicken burger. The chicken, mushrooms and...More

Thank jeffstice
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A local gem known for its fried cheese and unusual hamburgers, nothing on the menu is boring. Grown from a ten seater to its recently expanded facility, no one leaves hungry from here. You HAVE to try the famous fried cheese....amazing!

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called ahead, as was told to let them know when we arrived to place the order. Ok. I had friends get there before me to tell them to place the order, but still didn't get food ordered until after I paid for it. Wait staff...More

Thank vmoody
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Ate classic burger, fries, and mozzarella sticks, delicious. Also service was fabulous, Eva and Kyle were very helpful and came around several times if we needed anything

Thank Allie B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Go with an Appetite! Stopped by to eat lunch! I LOVE their cheese sticks but know that the large order is a lot... too much for one person. I thought I could take them to my hotel and heat them up. No they are best...More

Thank 61fredaw
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It was a long wait for the food, had to share a table, and the food was just not that good. The beer was almost cold so that wasn't so bad but other than that it was ok.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I went here in the middle of the afternoon with my college student daughter. This looked more like a student hangout than a real restaurant. Lot of bar food. But: I ordered cheese Sticks at the suggestion of the person taking my order. I'm glad...More

Thank moondog1961
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It was like a flashback in time to my youthful days at Texas Tech University. There was nothing like the fried cheese and the He-Man Woman Hater (hamburger). The food was great but spending time with my friends was better. I can't tell you how...More

Thank Tracie H
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This long time Lubbock restaurant is wonderful! They have delicious hamburgers, wonderful fried cheese sticks, homemade onion rings that are very good, and the restaurant is always clean.

Thank LubbockFlatlander
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Soccerine23
Does Spankies take reservations?
9 July 2016|
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Response from Danny G | Reviewed this property |
No, very casual. Walk up to the counter and order.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th and University, Lubbock, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-744-5677
  • E-mail
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