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Spanky's

) #16 of 482 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 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the fried zucchini, the view of the stadium, and the generally fun atmosphere. This isn't a place where you expect 5 star cuisine, but if you want burgers and fried foods, this is the place!

Thank Quinten S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Spanky's several times this year on business trips to Lubbock - it was recommended by one of the local employees. It is located across from Texas Tech and seems to be a popular spot with the college crowd. My most recent visit...More

Thank tx4stamps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small little spot famous for massive cheese sticks. We had em were good with marinara sauce. Fried pickles were insanely salty and greasy. Chicken sandwich was good and a decent size. Upstairs area is cool but if your just coming in for lunch downstairs is...More

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 9 June 2017 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 8 June 2017 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 24 May 2017 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 24 May 2017

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 24 May 2017 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 23 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
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Soccerine23
10 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
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