2017 is shaping up to be a truly exciting year of anticipated restaurant openings in Lubbock!

The roundup of 10 (including two distinct Tropical Smoothie Cafes) looks to be a wide variety of established restaurants who have been serving robust food choices in other hot spots across Texas and the US. So we have proven track records and some very interesting options, most with websites to explore and anticipate.

I've spent some quality time investigating menus and am really hungry now as I write this. Personally, my most anticipated restaurants feature salads, greens and healthy and lean things. There are plenty of these to look forward to.

But don't worry, plenty of hearty comfort food and solid fixins will be arriving in Lubbock in 2017 also, according to my research on Lubbock in the Loop and the various restaurants' website announcements.

Please check out the list and let me know what your favorites are!

  • 1


    There are five locations in Amarillo. The exact anticipated Lubbock location is still not confirmed.

  • 2


    4210 82nd Street Lubbock, TX 79423 | 806-283-9555

    Opening very soon!

  • 3

    Tropical Smoothie Cafes (two locations)

    2520 82nd Street and 5139 80th Street

    Projected to open January 13.

  • 4

    P.F Changs

    West End (next to Walk-On’s, on the corner)
  • 5

    Willie's Grill & Ice House

    Many locations in the San Antonio and Houston areas.

  • 6

    Muscle Maker Grill

    6012 82nd St Lubbock, TX 79424

    A unique and healthy concept.

  • 7

    Rack House

    7610 Milwaukee Ave.
  • 8

    In-N-Out Burger

    No date announced as of yet, but it will be located at the West End Shopping Center.

  • 9

    Huddle House

    6616 Milwaukee Ave.
  • 10

    Picoso's Mexican Kitchen

    7611 Milwaukee

    We're adding this to the list even though there's no projected date (just like In-N-Out Burger).