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3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
+1 806-793-8304
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07:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Craving a heart breakfast burrito? This is your spot. Looking for ambiance? Focus on the burrito and pretend you're somewhere else.

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Thank Rowergirl369
San Antonio TX
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

I am from San Antonio and this is very different from what I am used to. I did not care for the food at all. The enchiladas are either red or green sauce. Flour tortillas are not homemade as pointed out by the waitress. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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Thank pickySanAntonioTX
Lubbock, Texas
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

Great Mexican food!! Especailly the red enchiladas. Best in Lubbock I have ever tasted. When moving from El Paso about 5 years ago, my husband and I could not find any place with Authentic Red Cheese Enchiladas. We would always laugh because restaurants would put "Gravy" on their enchiladas. What the Heck is gravy? It tasted like CHILI DOG SAUCE.... More 

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1 Thank MOVIE16GIRL
Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012

the dishes are different to what i am used to eat. The food that they serve is from Michoacan and seems they use different spices, it was a good meal, the best was the Mexican soda.... Coca cola or manzana.

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1 Thank Emy B
Texas
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

Jamie has created the most satisfying plate of food: eggs (cooked to order), skillet style potatoes, refried beans, and your choice of meat, all served with warm fresh tortillas on the side so you can build your own burritos....yum! Oh, don't forget the chips and salsa.

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2 Thank TexasHotRodMomma
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

This place is awesome for cheap homemade Mexican food! The service is so fast, every waitress works together in making sure everyone is taking care of!!

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1 Thank camz49
Lubbock, Texas
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112 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

Overall, not the best Mexican restaurant, but the food is pretty good. Now, their breakfast burritos is another story. They are HUGE! And, inexpensive. Many ingredients from which to choose.

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1 Thank RJ1950
Madison, South Dakota
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365 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

This is a classic small Mexican restaurant with virtually no ambiance and absolutely scrumptious food. We went here for lunch and the place was packed with locals and college students, both of which we took to be good signs. The staff are very friendly and the service was very fast. The al pastor platos was spicy and very tender and... More 

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Thank docj9000
Lubbock, Texas
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193 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 760 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

most of the best mexican restaurants in Tx have fresh food. this place serves frozen food. the salsa is ok, rice and beans ok. lacks the old world charm of an old mexican restaurant

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Falls Church
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2012

This is not The place to go for fancy dining or gourmet foo-foo food. If you want great Mexican food and lots of it for no muncho dinero---this is the place to go!!! The carne al pastor tacos are finger-licking good. The gorditas come in breakfast varieties (eggs, potatoes and lots of bacon optional cheese) or you can have them... More 

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Thank gerberdt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3814 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79410-2636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-793-8304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?