Quality Inn & Suites
3430 W. Loop 289
Lubbock, TX 79407
Phone: (806) 780-4000
Fax: (806) 368-5005
Bars & Cafes
The Lantern Tavern has one of the best beer selections in all of Lubbock. All in all, they offer over four dozen different varieties of beer, including 18 on tap. These include your more common domestic brews along with harder-to-find IPA and microbrews. The tavern also features a large menu featuring appetizers like cheese sticks and pizza rolls and entrees like burgers, tacos, and fish and chips. When the weather is pleasant, there is an outdoor patio you can enjoy your drink and food on.
Chances R Night Club & Fun Bar is the place to head to in Lubbock when you are looking to dance the night away. Live DJs play songs that keep the dance floor filled here. On the first and third Sundays of the month a live band plays for the crowd. Chances R also offers a fully stocked bar that makes great cocktails, and there are different drink specials every night. Because of all of this, Chances R has become the preferred destination for locals looking for a great time out.
Jake's Sports Cafe is an upscale sports bar that features nearly 60 televisions which air your favorite games and matches. Promising a friendly atmosphere and delicious food, the bar is a regular hangout for sport enthusiasts. An the rear of the bar, there's Jake's Back Room where music lovers come to witness a great performance. The stage is decked with lights and its acoustics make it ideal for concerts, gigs and live acts.
This Texas-based chain is a Texan favorite with restaurants all over the state. The food is mostly comfort food, with plenty of delicious fried treats, as well as some healthier-options for the vegetarian or health-conscious. Try the Crispy Fried Catfish, Chicken Fried Steak, or Meatloaf made right in the cafe. For lighter fare, there are sandwiches or try an appetizer such as Spinach & Artichoke Dip or Jumbo Crispy 'Shrooms. For the kids, there is a children's menu in which all meals, as long as the parents say it is ok, is served with Oreo cookies!
A Lubbock tradition, Harrigan's Grill and Bar opened in 1977 and has been serving food and fun to the Lubbock community ever since. From 8p to 11p on Fridays and Saturdays there is live music and drink specials. Menu items include French Fried Mushrooms, Prime Rib & Mushroom Soup, Guacamole Burger, Cajun Chicken Penne, and Teryaki Steak.
Voted as the "Best Place to Have a Beer" in Lubbock, the Caprock Cafe is located conveniently close to the United Spirit Arena. Caprock Cafe is a great place to see live music, but make sure to check the schedule. Happy hour is daily and peanuts, spicy and salted, are served! Mixed drinks, as well as a wide selection of beers are available. If you are looking for something to curb your appetite, the Caprock Cafe is also a great place to get something to eat. Burgers, wraps, and Tex-Mex dishes are all offered on the menu, and for the health conscious, salads and low carb options are served as well.
Frequented by hordes of music enthusiasts, Cafe J is a meeting place for local artists and their jovial fans. Offering spectacular lights and acoustics for concerts and gigs, this busy place is slowly turning into the most favorite music venue of the region. Besides live music, you can come here to relish amazing cocktails and sumptuous meals. Call ahead for timings, prices and a detailed event line-up.
The 101 Grill and Bar is just what you would expect from a good old watering hole: fried foods, a couple healthier options, and a lot of liquor. Not just a beer bar, mixed drinks have a good market here with anything from whiskey to cordials on the menu. Food includes favorites such as a Quesadilla, Patty Melt, or Chicken Strip Sandwich. There are drink specials throughout the week and Fridays have $5 Jagerbombs, among other specials.
With 2 locations in Lubbock, the Lone Star Oyster Bar is a friendly neighborhood haunt that offers patrons live entertainment in the form of alternative, rock and country music. A laid-back ambiance puts all first-timers at ease as they mingle with the regulars who stop by all the time. The seafood preparations exceed all expectations and certainly goes well with some wine or any alcohol you choose from the extensive menu.
Drink and eat like a local when you visit Local Bar and Grill. This bar has been recently renovated and features a fresh new look inside. They specialize in serving a large selection of Texas-made beers - yes, there are a lot out there besides Lone Star. This bar is a bit on the small side, so large groups might have a difficult time finding seats, but the atmosphere is very welcoming, even for newcomers. A selection of items are available for dinner, including juicy burgers and pizza.
Since opening in 2010, Nick's Sports Grill and Lounge has been the go to destination in Lubbock to watch major sporting events while enjoying a tasty brew. Locally owned and operated, this sports bar features 26 HDTVs to catch the game on. If a Texas Tech game is being televised, you can bet Nick's will be showing it. In addition to beer, there is a surprisingly large wine selection, as well as a menu filled with sports bar favorites like huge burgers. Posh VIP rooms are available to rent for special events.
One of the best parts of the 50 Yard Line Steakhouse is the menu. Besides listing all the delicious food that can be obtained, it is cleverly and amusingly presented. Appetizers are known as the "starting line-up," and the categories of "Coaches Favorite" and "Sideline" have fun entries. Try a Field Goal of catfish, shrimp, and crab bites or a Player of the Year which is a hamburger on a sourdough bun. Besides steak, the restaurant is also known for its blueberry muffins, and sells it "secret ingredient" so it can be replicated at home.