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Ruby Tequila's Mexican Kitchen

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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413 University Ave, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79401-1603
+1 806-747-7829
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lubbock, Texas
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We like this Ruby Tequila's because of its proximity to our house but we usually only go to this restaurant when Texas Tech is not in session as parking can be hard to find otherwise. We enjoy the Ruby Tequila Grande (swirl) Margaritas and usually have the Combo Fajita Nachos, the Sampler Platter, or the Sunset Fajitas. This Ruby Tequila's... More 

Thank Raymungus
Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Not sure what was going on here. When we walked in the first thing we noticed was that they place was filthy. There was even silverware on the floor that the servers kept walking past, even having to step over it. It took forever to get our food which was disappointing when it arrived, and even longer to get our... More 

Thank kendotnet
Lubbock, Texas
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

At 615PM the place was crowded. After a few minute wait, we were seated. Our appetizer Shredded beef queso was kind of watery. My wife had the Tilapia a la Plancha, she liked it very much. I had the Ancho Chile Chicken it was very good. I will get it again.

Thank Antwaun F
Lubbock, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2016

If you know Mexican food you, you will probably be sadly disappointed like I was. Service was far below average too.

Thank Adam G
Lubbock, Texas
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372 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Ruby Tequila's has a pretty good Tex Mex menu, but I'm a big fan of their chips and salsa. I know that may sound trivial, but chips and salsa are a big deal here in Texas. The chips are thin, but that's how I prefer mine. What the salsa lacks in heat, it more than makes up for in flavor.... More 

Thank BarryBroughton
Lubbock, Texas
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Best chicken quesadillas! Perfectly browned tortillas, chicken was shredded and tasted grilled, condiments were excellent, too. Service was very good. Impressed also with the service to a large group of 40-50 in long tables across from our booth. The large group was mixed ages children and adults and far enough away from us not to be too loud. Also, their... More 

Thank Sharon G
Lubbock, Texas
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205 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

My experience at Ruby Tequila's was very disappointing. This location across from the Texas Tech campus has so much potential – spacious and nicely decorated. The servers worked effectively in a team and checked back on us often. But the food was some of the worst I’ve had in Lubbock. The enchiladas were not bad, but none of the food... More 

Thank Doc_Brower
Lubbock, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We were seated quickly, but it took over 10 minutes before a server came by to see if we'd been helped. Our food took another 30 to 45 minutes to come out and when it did it was COLD! This was my first visit and it will also be my last. I cannot comment as to how the food tasted... More 

Thank Just M
McKinney, Texas
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We went there because we love Mexican and this place did not disappoint. You get unlimited chips and salsa while waiting for order to come. I had a skinny margarita which was good, and strong. I highly recommend the chicken taco salad. It was awesome and fun as well because, instead of coming in,the typical bowl shaped shell, it was... More 

Thank Texastwizzler
Abilene, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you travel to Lubbock on Sunday trying to find food at 2pm is difficult if you are avoiding fast food. This place has several grilled options and patio area. It is by campus so it's a safe area with college crowd.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 University Ave, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79401-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-747-7829
1-806-747-RUBY (7829)

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