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Adolph’s Grill & Bar

Adventure Park

Join us every Friday & Saturday starting March 17th through October 14th from 7-10pm for live music from a variety of local artists! Admission includes FREE chips and salsa!

Albarran’s Mexican Bar and Grill

Enjoy traditional Mexican favorites like fajitas, chile rellenos, and enchiladas. Hidden gem: this place has the perfect patio to savor a frosty margarita, paired with chips and queso.

Back 40 Grill

This bar and grill is home to a varied menu, full bar, and live music. Must try: the chicken fried steak paired with a Chilton.

Bar PM

Enjoy daily drink specials and diverse live music at this hot spot.

Bash Riprock’s

Drop in on a Monday night for the legendary two-cent pint night while you catch a game on one of the 4 TVs.

BierHaus Lubbock

Bodine’s Cocktail Parlor

An upscale cocktail parlor, Bodine’s is one of the newest additions to the Depot District. Its sophisticated ambiance, outdoor patio and live music make for a polished but relaxed experience.

Cactus Theater

Originally built as a move theater in 1938, this iconic venue is home to diverse concerts, shows, and performances. The Cactus Theater has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the US Department of the Interior.

Chimy’s Cerveceria

This college favorite is the perfect spot for patio-sitting, pre-gaming before a Tech game or enjoying their famous margaritas. Fun fact: local Texas country musician Josh Abbott filmed a music video here.

Chip’s Sports Bar

Cook’s Garage

Browse through one of the largest collections of neon and vintage oil and gas signs, while you get your fill of home style entrees and live music. Must try; the Hot Rod Wings.

CrawDaddy’s Sports Bar & Gril

From beads and alligators on the wall, to authentic Cajun style cuisine, Crawdaddy’s is a perfect place to enjoy a night out.

Cujo’s Sports Bar & Grill

Check out memorabilia from Cujo’s owner Curtis Jordan, a former NFL safety, while you catch every play on one of their 40 TVs. Pro tip: enjoy half-priced Chiltons on Saturdays.

Dave & Buster’s

Opening May 1, 2023!


El Mitote Sport Lounge

Flipper’s Tavern

Experience Lubbock’s only pinball bar specializing in artisan hot dogs and bratwursts. Also, be sure to imbibe in their comprehensive craft beer selection on their dog-friendly patio.

Gators Bayou Cajun Grill & Bar

Grab your friends, and stop for a drink and delicious Cajun food at one of Lubbock’s favorite hangouts.

Golf Suites

Hit golf balls from state-of-the-art, climate-controlled tee boxes and virtually experience nationally acclaimed golf courses. Be sure to check out their calendar for live music and events. Must try: the Fajita Roll, a Tex-Mex take on sushi.

Good Line Beer Co.

Good Line Beer Co. is located at 2611 Boston Ave. and features a selection of craft brews with clever West Texas names like Range Life pilsner and Bitter Buffalo IPA. The taproom is modern style decorated with local art. Enjoy a beer here or on their outdoor patio to enjoy the vibes of Tech Terrace.

Jake’s Sports Cafe

Grab a beverage, enjoy live music or catch a game on one of their 60 TVs.

King Louie’s Sports Lounge & Billiards Room

Another new and bustling hot spot, King Louie’s offers tasty food in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. Enjoy a Tech game, challenge your friends to a game of pool, or sip on a cocktail. Must try: the Hot Havarti Spinach and Kale Dip appetizer.

La Diosa Cellars

With an extensive collection of curated wines and an intimate atmosphere, this is the perfect date night spot. Enjoy international tapas, a pitcher of made-in-house sangria and live music. Must try: the Sunday Jazz Brunch, held the first Sunday of each month.

Las Brisas Southwest Steakhouse

This is a true upscale experience with an even better atmosphere. Bring your date and order the finest cut of Black Angus reserve beef. This favorite is also home to over 650 wine selections.

Little Woodrow’s

Local Bar and Grill

A Lubbock favorite, listen to live music by local bands and DJs at this hoppin’ spot located near Texas Tech. Must try: the Juicy Lucie Burger paired with a Texas Tea.

Lucky’s Roadhouse

Experience one of Lubbock’s newest nightclubs. Enjoy an ice-cold beer, live DJs, and a night of fun.

Mano Negra Brewing Co

Cheers to Lubbock’s FIRST nano brewery, Mano Negra. Located in Cactus Alley.

Mesquites Bar & Grill

Stop in for daily specials at this popular local bar. Add a basket of wings, stuffed jalapenos, or fried pickles to your order.

Narrow Bar

Pecan Grill At Overton Hotel

Explore the upscale brunch buffet. Extensive dinner menu, featuring West Texas favorites. Must try : the Southern breakfast plate

Plains Brew Co.

This hyper-local microbrewery is a true hidden gem if you’re looking for a laid-back, welcoming atmosphere to enjoy a cold beer and good company. A little off the beaten path, but well worth the effort, be sure to add this brewery to your weekend plans. Must try: the Amber Beer.

Savage Tavern

A new local favorite located near Texas Tech campus, this place offers an amazing brunch menu and adult beverages. Pro tip: check them out on Instagram for the deets on their drink specials!

Shotgun Sue’s Saloon

Shotgun Sue’s is an Old-West inspired saloon that transports you back in time with their delicious cocktails and unique environment. Make a trip to the Depot District on your next visit.

Skooners Grill & Bar

Choose from a wide range of beer and drink specials at this family owned and operated grill & bar serving you since 1998.

Teddy Jack’s Hub City Grill

This hoppin’ restaurant serves up delicious Tex-Mex and American favorites. Enjoy your meal on the expansive patio area with seasonal live music. Must try: a wood-fired pizza and the Drunken Love cocktail.

Texas Cafe & Bar

The Blue Light Live

As the live music capital of West Texas, you’ll want to arrive early and stay late at this vibrant venue. Visit the stage that William Clark Green, Josh Abbott, and Flatland Cavalry call home. Pro tip: don’t miss the annual Blue Light Live Street Party in the summer.

The Brewery LBK

Located downtown in the historic Pioneer Building, this brewery prides itself on having a chef-driven mentality when expertly crafting their beers. Using only seasonal and local ingredients, these unique brews are a can’t-miss on your trip to the 806. Must try: the seasonal Smoked Pineapple Ale alongside Dirk’s Fried Chicken Platter, a popular dish from

The Garden

Feast on food truck fare and grab a cold drink from the full service bar at this outdoor spot. It’s also dog-friendly, so bring your pup to join you while you enjoy local live music and patio games. Pro tip: grab a mimosa here during the Downtown Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings during the summer.

The Reserve Culinary Tavern

Tom’s Daiquiri Place

Stop by Lubbock’s only daiquiri bar and sip on a refreshing daiquiri on their back patio. Located in the Depot Entertainment District, it’s a great spot for a drink before you go to a concert next door at The Blue Light Live.

Triple J Chophouse & Brew Co.

Sip local beers brewed in-house and dine on steaks cooked to perfection. Live music comes standard as a side. Must try: the Cactus Queso Blanco.

Two Docs Brewing Co.

Lubbock’s newest brewery has quickly become a popular hot spot among Lubbockites. With an expansive outdoor area, live music, and rotating food trucks, Two Docs is an ideal stop for superb beer and good times. Pro tip: grab your dog and enjoy a Blood Orange Gose or Lubbock Lights on the patio.

Woody’s Brick Oven Pizza & Girll

Missing Chicago in Texas? Get your Chicago-style pizza fix, made completely from scratch, at this laid-back spot. Must try: The Dunston pizza. They also offer vegan and gluten-free options.



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