We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe J

2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
+1 806-743-5400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, International, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (105)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

31 - 40 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had reservations for 3 at Cafe J. Walked in just in time for our reservations the Hostess never acknowledged us. Finally got her attention and told her we had reservations. There were a few open tables and still she said she would be with...More

1  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We were brought here by a staff member we were visiting with at TT. While not impressive looking on the outside, it had a nice interior and a fabulous number of healthy lunches to chose from.

Thank HerTriness
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I'd been to Cafe J twice before but was in the back room bar area for special celebrations. This time we were in the dining room making new friends. The host or owner greeted everyone she knew who walked in the front door with a...More

2  Thank Travelerbycar
Reviewed 25 August 2015

No flavor Nice atmosphere visited here 10 days ago. My daughter and I ordered 2 different dishes We both agreed NO FLAVOR We could have done a better job Will not be returning

Thank EKWhouston
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We arrived for an early dinner right after they opened, so initially we had the restaurant pretty much to ourselves. We each ordered an appetizer, which we shared. The crab cakes looked nice and were pretty good, whereas the green chile soup was somewhat bland....More

Thank Doc_Brower
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I love to stop and dine at Café J's when I'm in Lubbock. Had never had their brunch but my girlfriends and I ate there and it was terrific! We started out with their "French Toast" of the day and it had a very nice...More

Thank BensMom2
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My family treated me to a birthday lunch after church last Sunday, and the food, ambience and service were quite good. The best part? The crowds were a no show, and while the business was steady, we had no wait! The food we ordered was...More

Thank dramamomma
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food with good wine list. Quail was exceptional as was their chicken pasta and fluffy crab cakes. Wedge salad also fantastic. Great ambience and service.

Thank Allison E
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Decent service. Turkey, avocado sandwich was huge. The garlic parsley fries were disappointing....probably frozen. The duck in puff pastry empanadas were a new offering on the small plates section of menu. I'm wondering if that was frozen, too.

Thank gaulegirl
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We can always count on Cafe J to create the perfect atmosphere for whatever occasion we are celebrating! Our table for 10 was ready and waiting. Cocktails and dinner were perfect! Everyone enjoyed a different entree and I heard no complaints, just moans of joy!...More

Thank ElizabethS S
Nearby HotelsSee all 70 hotels in Lubbock
Staybridge Suites Lubbock
128 reviews
.15 km away
Hyatt Place Lubbock
396 reviews
1.51 km away
Overton Hotel and Conference Center
690 reviews
1.59 km away
Stadium Motel
1 review
1.63 km away
Nearby Restaurants
J & B Coffee Co.
24 reviews
.82 km away
Capital Pizza
56 reviews
.81 km away
53 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Ranching Heritage Center
374 reviews
1.86 km away
Jones AT&T Stadium @ Texas Tech University
88 reviews
1.02 km away
Museum of Texas Tech University
86 reviews
2.13 km away
McPherson Cellars Winery
71 reviews
2.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cafe J staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-1502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-743-5400
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing