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Ruby Tequila's Lubbock South

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8601 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79423-3171
+1 806-687-7829
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food has typically always been very good at this restaurant and it is Tex-Mex. I understand there is a change in ownership but for whatever reason this place is not as good as it used to be. It needs some updating and refreshing of the paint and repairs made in the restrooms. The last time I was there they... More 

Thank Teresa J
Jenks, Oklahoma
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131 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great, the waitress was prompt, friendly and knowledgeable. The seasoning on the chips was excellent and we all enjoyed the queso dip. The rest of the food was okay. I had enchiladas and the tortillas were a bit hard, had to cut them with a knife. I'll assume this was a one time thing and that's not... More 

Thank Jay E
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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392 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Overall good experience. Nice atmosphere and wait staff with prompt service. The food was good, nothing extraordinary. They do make each tortilla fresh and the chips and salsa were very good. The margaritas are huge and are priced very well.

Thank CD D
Rankin, Tx
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The food was great, the service was great, the prices were very reasonable, and it had a nice atmosphere. I highly recommend dining here!

Thank TDW1985
Lubbock, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my evening after losing my bf. The staff were amazing and kind. The place was busy so the wait was no biggy since they had free chips and salsa and they had the best margarita ever

Thank krystalr2110
Lubbock, Texas
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This used to be a favorite of ours, however recently it has gone downhill in a really bad way. We had dirty plates and glasses with obvious lipstick on them. When we mentioned it, there really was no comment or apology, but we were brought clean ones so that was...nice. Food was mediocre. Our servers were so nice and were... More 

1 Thank Renee C
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food was just ok. This used to be one of the best Tex-Mex restaurants in the Texas Panhandle but I believe they have sold out and the restaurant is not as good as it used to be. Quite often it is dirty and the service is not good. Twice recently, they've given me the wrong food when I went... More 

Thank Teresa J
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Sat on the patio for 20 minutes and when no one came we went to the bar. This happened to my friend a week ago as well. Our server was inconvenienced by us the entire time we were there. And I'm pretty sure I saw servers drinking at the bar as well.

Thank Lexi P
Austin, Texas
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My family and I stopped here to grab a quick bite for lunch before our movie. We ended up ordering the Ruby Sampler which had beef nachos, taquitos, queso, quesadillas, beef fajitas, chips and salsa, and empanadas served with jalapeno ranch. Currently the sampler is $15.99 and fed 3 people. The beef nachos were topped with cheese, ground beef, and... More 

Thank Angelica C
Denton, United States
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food was good, and the waitstaff was helpful, attentive, and accommodating. Comfortable atmosphere was great for a family get-together, and the location was centrally located & easy to navigate.

Thank Violet D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 8601 University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79423-3171
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-687-7829

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