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Coming Soon To Lubbock

*Disclaimer: As much as we would like to think that we are all-knowing and powerful, we do not have 100% confirmation on these businesses. Some businesses back out, some take years to decide if they want to build. We have tried to confirm as many dates and places as possible! Enjoy!

The most recent updates will have *** next to them! 
As of 09

Food & Drink

***Twisted Root Burger

Source and confirmed on Twitter

Location: In North Slide Square right next door to Alamo Drafthouse.
Second Location: Confirmed. Will be on 67th and Milwaukee in 2-3 years.

Opening: Moved from late August to early September. Shooting for a September 7th opening date. Update: Permit delays are holding up their tentative opening date. Hoping to open the week of September 15th with public opening on the 17th.

The Plaza
Amarillo-based Mexican food joint.

Location: Canyon West near the Milwaukee Corridor.

Opening: TBA

Twin Peaks
Location: Canyon West

Opening: TBA

Hurricane Grill & Wings
Location: 411 University. Around Ruby Tequila’s, Spoonful, etc. Construction has begun as of 3/24/14.

Opening: Fall 2014. Looks like some construction delays.

h/t: Amanda Elms

Fraiche Cafe
River Cross Center: 6015 82nd street

Opening: Late October

Legends Pizzeria Grill and Chill

Opening: TBA

Chicago style pizza with a full bar!

The West Table

Location: The bottom of the Pioneer Hotel at 1204 Broadway.

Opening: Aiming for November. Now hiring.

This farm-to-table concept will open in downtown Lubbock this fall. They are going to use as much fresh, local produce as possible. The style of food will be seasonal American cuisine with global accents. The menu will change regularly depending on what is in season and available. We are going to be open for lunch Wednesday thru Friday, brunch on Sunday, and dinner Wednesday thru Sunday.  Sunday dinner service will be a preset family style menu.

Undergrounds Coffee
Location: 34th and Indiana in the old Cashbox building

Opening: TBA

***Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Location: 82nd and Quaker – Kingsgate Shopping Center, next door to Chipotle.

Opening: September 22nd

h/t Gary A.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria
Location: 19th and Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

Pie Five Pizza

Location: Waiting on confirmation

Opening: First quarter of 2015

h/t: Ryan G.

***Cowboy Chicken

Location: Off Quaker and the Loop (near Casa Ole)… In the building where Larry’s Subs was.  

Opening: October 13th. 2nd location near Tech to open in 2015.

h/t: Brittany S.

Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill

Location: Just north of 82nd and Milwaukee, right down from Freddy’s.

Opening: TBA

h/t Sam G.

Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store
I-27 and Regis

Dirt is moving!

Slim Chickens
From their Facebook Page…”Kansas City, Omaha, Lincoln, and Lubbock: We are coming to your city.”

Location: 4th street, likely the old Taco Bueno building

Opening: TBA

Teddy Jacks (brought to you by same people of Cujo’s)
Location: Between 72nd and 73rd on the east side of Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

Construction beginning soon. The “Coming Soon” sign is now up right off of 73rd Street! Dirt is being moved.

h/t George M.

***Back 40 Grill
Location: 98th and Slide

Opening: September 9th at 4pm


Chop Chop
Location: The Hub Shopping Center at 82nd and Milwaukee

Opening: Late October/early November

There are possibilities of other location(s) after the first one in the Hub center.

h/t David S.

Opening 2nd, 3rd, 4th, stores, etc…

Domino’s FM 1585
Location: FM 1585 and Quaker Ave (delivering to South Lubbock – 98th St on down to Woodrow Rd)

Opening: Construction to begin in July. Opening later this year.


Domino’s near TTU campus
Location: TTU campus area

Opening: TBA

More information forth coming. “It will be the largest Domino’s in the country”- Domino’s owner Larry V

Location: 77th and Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

Location: North of Freddy’s and Jorge’s on Milwaukee

Opening: TBA. Construction to begin in the fall.

Dunkin’ Donuts


Location:  The 2nd/3rd location will be in central Lubbock and the 2nd/3rd location will be on 79th and Milwaukee.

Opening:Either late 2014 or early 2015 for central Lubbock location. Late 2014 for Milwaukee location.

h/t Scott M.

Steak ‘n Shake


Location: Lubbock is expected to have 2-3 locations in the next couple of years. 2nd location will be on the SE corner of 98th and Slide. Construction to begin mid summer 2014. For the 3rd possible location, they are scouting shopping center spaces on University between 19th and the Marsh Sharp Freeway(across from Tech).  This location, if they decide to move forward, will be a Steak n Shake Signature restaurant,  The SnS Signatures are smaller and have a limited menu.  They also serve alcohol unlike the large Classic Steak n Shakes. (*this can change*)

La Madeline French Bistro

Location: Second location will be in South Lubbock on 82nd or 98th Street (speculative).

Opening: TBA

***Nick’s Sports Bar and Grill

Location: Second location opening up in the Overton area at 2323 Mac Davis (directly across from the Overton Hotel- very accessible walk). The new location will be non-smoking and have a large patio. Construction is moving along very nicely.

Opening: Now open!

h/t Dexapedia and Jim B.



Location: Second location will open near 73rd and Milwaukee in the near future. Construction has started. Also looking to build near the mall area.

Opening: TBA

Shopping Centers


North Slide Square

Location: N. Slide and Loop 289

North Slide Square: Alamo Drafthouse, Twisted Root Burger.
N. Slide & Erskine: Sonic, CVS. Further down Loop 289: Subway/IHOP, United Supermarkets.

The Hub


Location: 7320 Milwaukee Ave

Opening: TBA. They are moving dirt!

10/24 update from Scott Womack of Coldwell Banker Commercial: “We’ve changed the name of the center to “The Hub” which should immediately resonate with residents of Lubbock as the city has been referred to as “The Hub City” for 60+ years. We also gave the center a design that is much more contemporary in nature. Construction on the center should begin in the next 30-60 days with an 2nd Q 2014 delivery date for tenants.” 

Tenants: Tea2Go and Chop Chop so far.

La Pointe


Location: 98th & Slide

Opening: TBA

Now Leasing: Current tenants are Live Oak Animal Hospital, Subway, nail salon, Back 40 Grill

West End


Location: 34th and Loop 289

Opening: TBA. Open air concept. Pending tenants. Anchor stores will be Cabela’s, Cost Co, Homegoods, Marshalls.

Terra North

Location: 502 Milwaukee Avenue (Corner of 4th Street & Milwaukee)

Opening: TBA

Retail shopping center. Across from the United Express.

North Star

Location: 400 N. Utica & Erskine

Opening: TBA

Retail shopping center. Near the Heart Hospital.

Peoria and Marsha Sharp Freeway
(right down the road from Bigham’s BBQ on 19th)

People have asked so we have inquired. The builder said it will be two retail stores, as well as an American National Bank branch.



H-E-B Grocery Store

Source 114th and Quaker H-E-B has purchased land. No plans to build as of now.

Possible rumors of HEB, Trader Joe’s, or Whole Foods opening up around 66th and Milwaukee.


The electronic and appliances chain will be opening in the Canyon West Shopping Center, next door to Burlington Coat Factory.

Opening: Now open!

6710 Milwaukee

Opening TBA: Pending city approval. Construction has begun.

Very speculative at this point, but they did confirm on Twitter that they may be looking for locations! “@lbkintheloop Unfortunately it’s not on our current grand opening list. It’s possible we’re exploring a location there. Fingers crossed!”

We have a reliable source that says a HomeGoods store will be opening up next to Cabela’s on the West Loop.

Location: West Loop by Cabela’s

This will be opening in the same area as Costco, Cabela’s, and the forthcoming HomeGoods.

Three Dog Bakery
Location: 5214 98th Street

Opening: Mid September.

AT&T Experience Store
Location: Milwaukee Area

Think Apple Store. This will be a hands on, very interactive experience. Look, feel, and see before you buy. Check out more on experience stores here.

Entertainment & Misc..


Arbor Inn Hotel
Location: 6401 62nd Street

Construction has begun! The hotel will include a conference area and restaurant.

Home2 Suites by Hilton

Location: Canyon West Shopping area. In front of Main Event and Arbor Inn – on the SE corner of Spur 327 and Milwaukee.

Opening: TBA. Moving dirt now! Moving fast!

Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Source Marsha Sharp Freeway and University area No open dates have been announced, but the building process has started. Raise the roof! Getting closer to finishing.

Opening: NOW OPEN!

Springhill Suites Marriott


Hilton Garden Inn


Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
Location: I-27, near airport

Hyatt Place
Location: Near Overton Hotel

Pending Permit

***United Supermakets
4th and Milwaukee

Looking to start building in 2015

Performing Arts Center

Source Marsha Sharp Freeway and Ave L $45 million must be raised by December 2017 for the city to complete their deal – giving the new Center the 5-acre lot.


George H. W. Bush Baseball Hall of Fame


Groundbreaking was in June 2014.

Location: Between 73rd and 76th on east side of Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

This will be an emergency clinic and EMS station.

Community Health Center of Lubbock
Location: 1610 5th Street (corner of 5th and Avenue Q next to Stripes)

Opening: Aiming for August 2015

heART Journey Studio
Location: 1716 Avenue M

Opening: October

heART Journey Studio is the “new kid on the block,” in the downtown Lubbock area! This art gallery will be more than just a gallery. The proprietor will offer art and yoga classes, massage, open studio time for artists and so much more!  More info to come.


Bodyworks Gym

Location: 82nd and Milwaukee area, near the Walmart.

There is a big sign for it but cannot confirm details as of now.

Orangetheory Fitness
Location: La Pointe Shopping Center at 98th and Slide

Opening: 1st week of November.

This is a really cool and unique fitness concept! Click here for more information on it.

Rumor Patrol:

Anthropologie | No plans

Braum’s | As of 08/12/14, no plans to build in Lubbock. An ad in the Lubbock AJ had everyone in a frenzy, but they were hiring a district manager for another location.

Burgers, Fries & Cherry Pies | Two locations: 4th & Milwaukee and somewhere on Quaker | No confirmed plans. (h/t Josh H.)

Casa Ole | 4th Street – CLOSED: Sold to a Dallas investment company. Waiting for additional information!

Cheesecake Factory | No plans

Fry’s Electronics | No plans

Ikea | No plans

In-n-Out Burger | Craiglist posting sparked everyone’s attention, but it has since been deleted. Rumors are circulating that one may open up around Cabela’s…

Nordstrom | Via Twitter: No plans

Macy’s | Via Twitter: Say that have no plans. Have had rumors of them moving in near Cabelas.

Marie Callender’s | Not planning on building right now.

McCalisters | Milwaukee corridor. Early August regional mgr said there were no plans.

P.F. Chang’s | No plans

Panera Bread | No plans

Pappadeaux (66th and Milwaukee) | We have contacted Pappadeaux corporate. Via Twitter: No plans.

Saltgrass Steakhouse | We have contacted Landry’s Inc. Awaiting response.

Urban Outfitters | No plans

Whole Foods | Looking around Southwest Lubbock

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