International Eats in Lubbock, Texas

Written By Visit Lubbock Interns

July 08, 2021

By: Camille Hughes

Calling all foodies and travelers! We have a flavorful world tour awaiting you here in the 806. With a myriad of amazing flavors and international recipes, each restaurant will give you a taste of their culture with each mouthwatering bite. Travel around the globe without leaving the streets of Lubbock, Texas at any of the delectable eateries below!


3081 Clovis Road 
Priding themselves on their authentic Mexican recipes and flavorful dishes made from scratch, Montelongo’s Mexican Restaurant will have you coming back for more. Guests choose from a menu of traditional Mexican dishes and desserts for a genuine dining experience.  

Thai Thai 

5018 50th Street
Thai Thai is a special restaurant that has been in Lubbock for over 22 years, serving incredible flavors of traditional Thai dishes that are unique to the “Hub City”. This local Thai food hotspot  was one of the first restaurants to open and introduce West Texans to authentic Thai food. Family owned by Radium and Ooan Rittiluechai, Thai Thai embraces each customer as family making this restaurant a community-oriented dining experience that puts of West Texas twist on Thai. Thai Thai is currently only serving to-go orders.

Manera Cafe

2623 34th Street
Travel to Manera Cafe for a taste of the Mediteranian and it’s delicacies. A hometown favorite for many, this unique Lebanese and Mediteranian cafe is a must-try. Manera features freshly prepared dishes and friendly owners who will introduce you to new flavors and tastes such as Chicken Shawarma, Falafel, Beef and Lamb gyro meat. Be sure to visit for lunch or dinner to find a new favorite dish!

Hayashi Midtown Sushi 

3701 19th Street
Whether you are a California roll connoisseur or prefer something a little more adventurous on your roll, look no further for your new favorite Lubbock, Texas sushi restaurant. Hayashi Midtown is a local favorite when it comes to craft sushi and Japanese dishes. With a menu full of refreshing and delicious options, you will be craving your next visit. Hayashi also serves up Hibachi entrees and Bento boxes. 

Cocina de La Sirena

2610 Salem Avenue
Cocina de La Sirena is a Latin American kitchen that prepares each dish with organic produce and dairy, as well as using local farms as a source of fresh ingredients. Nestled in the quaint Cactus Alley, the atmosphere, cocktails and tapas will have you wishing you knew about this local hidden gem sooner! 

No passport is needed for this trip around the world! Share your favorites with us using #LiveLoveLubbock! and tag @visitlubbock on social media.


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