The Best Places to Get Lunch on a Budget in Lubbock
The holidays are here, which may mean you're scrimping to afford gifts for friends and family. So where do you go when you're looking for a great sandwich on a budget?
In addition to the below restaurants, there are several more places to eat on the cheap in Lubbock. If you're craving fast food, Whataburger, Chick-fil-A, Raising Cane's, McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's all have value menus.
Did we miss any? Leave your suggestions for cheap places to eat in Lubbock in the comment section below.
Sprouts Farmers MarketKingsgate Center, 8201 Quaker Ave (806) 794-4900
For just under $4 you can get a made-to-order sandwich. Just think about how good a ham sandwich with lettuce, tomato, honey mustard and a spicy horseradish sauce on a honey wheat bun sounds.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Another toasty sandwich option here in the Hub City, Potbelly offers several sub standbys, plus a specialty sandwich called "A Wreck." It's not a reference to Texas Tech's motto "wreck 'em," but it's still a solid choice and rings up at under $5.
Schlotzsky's5204 Slide Road (806) 793-1233
Whether you're craving soup or a sandwich, Schlotzsky's has plenty to choose from on its massive menu. Many of their sandwiches do cost a little bit more ($5+), so weigh your wallet before you drive down.
One Guy from Italy1011 University Ave (806) 747-1226
Lubbock doesn't have too many choices when it comes to pizza, franchise places excluded. One Guy From Italy has some money-saving meal deals during lunch hours (Mon. - Fri. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.): a calzone and drink for $6, or two slices of pizza and drink for $6.
Pete's Drive In #34156 34th St (806) 792-2806
Most of the sandwiches here are around $6 (add $2-3 if you want a full meal). They offer a free drink when you like their Facebook page, so keep that in mind, too.