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Businesses Coming to Lubbock

The most recent updates will have *** next to them! 
As of 3/23/

Food & Drink

***Walk-Ons Bistreaux & Bar
Opening late 2015

Location: TBA

***The Plaza
Amarillo-based Mexican food joint.

Location: Canyon West near the Milwaukee Corridor.

Opening: End of 2015

Twin Peaks
Location: Canyon West, Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

Legends Pizzeria Grill and Chill
Location: 5015 University #11 A

Opening: Hoping for late March Opening. Working on kitchen remodel.
Will be operating as Bucas during the remodel.

Chicago style pizza with a full bar!

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

Opening: TBA

Pie Five Pizza

Location: Waiting on confirmation

Opening: Not until sometime around July.

h/t: Ryan G.

***Albarran’s Bar & Grill (Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill)
Location: Just north of 82nd and Milwaukee, right down from Freddy’s.

Opening: Groundbreaking on 3/9.

Construction planned to begin in early 2015, opening in July or August. Update on 2/11 per Facebook: Ground breaking will be in two weeks. Became part of the Chamber of Commerce on 2/25. Update on 3/8: Name changed from Jorge’s to ALbarran’s (the owners’ last name).

h/t Sam G.

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

Opening: TBA

Dirt is moving!

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

Opening: Tentatively late April

The “Coming Soon” sign is now up right off of 73rd Street! Dirt is being moved and piping is going in. As of November 5, framing is happening quickly! As of December 4, the building is up and they’re beginning work on exterior and parking lot.

h/t George M.

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

Opening: NOW OPEN. Full Write Up Here.

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

h/t David S.

Aspen Creek
Location: West End

Opening: No solid date as of yet, aiming for September 1, 2015.

Confirmed. They are working on finalizing the lease agreement. One LITLite spotted a liquor license sign in a vacant lot around that area.

h/t Jon

Opening 2nd, 3rd, 4th Stores…

Eskimo Hut
Confirmed there will be a 2nd location. Pending the details.

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. As of November 6, walls going up and construction really kicked off.


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

Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Somewhere along 82nd St and Zadar closer to Wolfforth. Construction has started.

Opening: TBA

Cowboy Chicken
Location: Off of Glenna Goodacre and University (2407 9th St, Ste 200) in the old Leonard’s grocery store. It won’t be that entire space, they are going to divide up that space.

Opening: TBA 

h/t: Dexapedia

Location: 77th and Milwaukee

Opening: Aiming for Spring 2015.

Location: Between Milwaukee & 289 on 19th Street (next to the new Mighty Wash)

Opening: Late January/Early February 2015. Construction is moving right along.

Two additional locations in Lubbock are planned for 2015, for a total of four locations.

Lubbock Breakfast House
Location: 19th and University (the old Arby’s)

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 location will be on 7725 Milwaukee. They have broken ground.

Opening on Milwaukee tentatively on March 24th.

Steak ‘n Shake


Location: Lubbock is expected to have 2-3 locations in the next couple of years. For the 2nd 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 Kingsgate.

Opening: TBA



Location: Second location will open near 73rd and Milwaukee in the near future. Construction has started. Also looking to build near the mall area. 1/21: The sign is now up!

Opening: March 2015

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.

***Esplanade Shopping Center
Location: 52nd & Milwaukee

Altitude trampoline, health clinic, 2 national restaurants, 1 local restaurant, upscale furniture store, upscale salon.
End of 2015 early 2016

The Hub


Location: 7320 Milwaukee Ave

Tenants: Tea2Go, Bella’s Nails & Spa, Chop Chop.

West End


Location: 34th and Loop 289

Opening: TBA. Open air concept. Anchor stores will be Cabela’s, Costco, HomeGoods, Marshalls. Pending tenants. ***2/18: Looks like Aspen Creek will be  building there..

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. Foot Tech.


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

Location: West Loop by Cabela’s

Opening: Set for April 23rd

Location: West Loop by Cabela’s

Opening: Set for April 23rd

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

J. Jill
Location: Kingsgate South (previously Gourmet Kitchen)

Opening: NOW OPEN

They will begin construction in mid-December.

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.

***Charming Charlie
West End Shopping
Opening TBA

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
Location: 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.

ER Centers of America
Location: The corner of 82nd and Slide

Opening: June 1.

***Altitude Trampoline Park
Location: Milwaukee
Opening: TBA




Bodyworks Gym

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

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

Rumor Patrol:

BBQ Joint similar to The Rustic in Dallas | Downtown Lubbock

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…

Lululemon | Via corporate: No official information at this time (11/10).

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.

McAlister’s | Milwaukee corridor. Early August regional mgr said there were no plans.

Nordstrom | Via Twitter: 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.

Razzoo’s | Have considered Lubbock and even looked at a few sites. In the future but no final decision. This comes from an email from their corporate.

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

Urban Outfitters | No plans

Whole Foods | Looking around Southwest Lubbock

Have you heard of a new business coming to Lubbock? Let us know by contacting us at

*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!