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Lite Bite Mediterrean Cafe

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3624 50th St, Lubbock, TX 79413-3912
+1 806-788-0215
11:00 - 20:00
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Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has some of the best Mediterranean food ive had. Great gyros . spanikopata , Baklava try to go everytime im in Lubbock

Thank llrickman
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Having been introduced to this style of food in a Lebanese community in Cedar Rapids, IA, my husband and I were thrilled to find LiteBite Mediterranean Cafe in Lubbock. The gyros (pronounced yee-ros) are the Kronos brand (one of the more popular commercial brands). Gyros may be served grilled (most often seen on a vertical spit) or steamed. Ours were... More 

Thank Dusty S
West, Texas
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited Lite Bite Mediterrean Cafe on 50th street recently on a visit to Lubbock, Texas. For the most part, was pleasantly surprised. Authentic food in a cosy, Mom & Pop atmosphere. Among the group, we had the mezza sampler plate, lamb kabob, roast chicken and baklava. The mezza plat had falafel, baba ganouge, hummus, grape leave and tabbouli salad. The... More 

Thank TXtraveler897
Lubbock, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Owner Sam and his family have been cooking and serving good-quality eastern Mediterranean food here for many years, and lots of Lubbock folks of diverse backgrounds have made it a favorite. Nice regional favorites, takeaway desserts, specialty grocery items.

Thank coyotebanjo
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Went here based on reviews of previous diners and in dire need of NOT MEAT in Lubbock. The family running the place is nice but the food quality was not up to my standards. Everything tasted old and greasy. The tabbouleh portion was small and the tomatoes were rancid. The falafel appeared to have been previously prepared and refried. The... More 

Thank Amy and Eric B
Lubbock, Texas
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365 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I've been to Lite Bite many times and the gyros are consistently great! Lite Bite is a no frills, diner-style place with a lot of Mediterranean decoration (as would be expected). The owner is always at the counter to take your order. He's always friendly and appreciative that you stopped by. There are plenty of options and specials to try,... More 

Thank BarryBroughton
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in Lubbock. The gyro is always our go to order along with grape leaves and baba ganoush. For a more traditional American sandwich try the Dr. Paxson. Service is always wonderful.

Thank Q4423AFdavidb
Hobbs, NM
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend has been eating here when he visits Lubbock for over 10 years and always raves about it. He took me to late lunch today. Food was delicious, especially spinach pie. Service was attentive, welcoming, friendly, and quick. Highly recommend this cafe.

Thank Jill P
Seagraves, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I am in the area all the time and never tried this place. I had the Labni pita. Cream cheese, olive oil, black olives, lettuce and tomato. Very good! Great lunch spot!

Thank raiderthelab
Lubbock, Texas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

amazing gyros fresh veggies very nice cheese and the cucumber sauce is delicious!! this restaurant is owned by some very good people also you can buy imported goods beans rice and spices in the back

Thank Mari N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3624 50th St, Lubbock, TX 79413-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-788-0215
806- 788-0215

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