Using a medley of Asian, American and Mexican ingredients to create the most incredible flavor combinations, Abuelo’s Taqueria specializes in fast, fresh and exceptionally delicious dishes perfect for that speedy lunch or dinner. Diners can choose between a handmade flour or corn tortilla, a salad, wrap or bowl to enjoy with their choice of filling. Go for the slow roasted pork with jack cheese, roasted corn, minced onion, cilantro and salsa combination for a meal to remember. The vegetarian option of tofu, shredded Napa cabbage, romaine lettuce, purple onion, cucumber, crispy wonton strips, mango relish and Thai peanut dressing is just as delicious.
Abuelo’s Taqueria, 4410 19th Street, Lubbock, TX, USA, +1 806 368 7833
Cocina de la Sirena, translating to ‘the kitchen of the mermaid,’ is known for its Spanish-style small and large platos (dishes). For a dish you can’t fault, the poblano fries are a must-try starter, or small dish, followed by the stacked enchiladas for your main, or large dish. Alternatively, indulge in a tapas-style meal by sampling a variety of their platos pequeños and grandes. To quench your thirst, Mexican Coca Colas are on offer here as well.
Cocina de la Sirena, 2610 Salem Ave, Lubbock, TX, USA, +1 806 791 5600
A rustic looking hickory pit, barbecue joint, Tom & Bingo’s is the place to go for an authentic southern dining experience and to savor what is likely to be some of the best barbecue you’ve ever eaten. Specializing in perfectly cooked meats, diners can choose between a variety of hickory barbecued meats including ham, brisket, pork and juicy burgers. Tom & Bingo’s also stock their very own barbecue sauce creation, a dollop is the perfect finishing touch to each of their delicious dishes. Sure to be a winning choice with the kids, Tom & Bingo’s is perfect for casual meals for those with big appetites.
Tom & Bingo’s, 3006 34th Street, Lubbock, TX, USA, +1 806 799 1514
Creating artisan pizza pies like nowhere else, West Crust Pizza is Lubbock’s gourmet pizza shop. Diners will not see mass produced, pre-cooked pizza bases and sauces. Here the pizza dough is hand forged, the chipotle pizza sauce is freshly made with all natural ingredients and the finished product is baked fresh to order in the brick-chambered oven. Hungry diners can choose between one of West Crust’s signature pizzas such as the pacific (grilled chicken, fresh pineapple, red onion, cilantro, mozzarella and BBQ sauce) or they can create their own perfect pizza, choosing from a huge range of toppings and cheeses.
West Crust Pizza, 6012 82nd Street, Lubbock, TX, USA, +1 806 771 9378