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Rain Uptown Ristorante

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5217 98th St, Suite 600, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
+1 806-798-5900
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Dickens, Texas
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811 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us arrived for brunch at 10:30 Sunday without reservation. Despite a crowd we were quickly seated. In no time our drink orders were brought and food orders taken. 3 of us had the cereal crusted French toast with eggs and bacon. Hubby had Eggs Benedict and said they were great. Reasonable prices for a great meal.

Thank Badgelady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was empty after 1:00pm when we stopped for lunch. Nice decor, good service, and very good food. I had the antipasto calamares in tomato sauce and enjoyed it. Well worth the trip!

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Good food and was quick service for lunch. The restaurant was very crowded at all. Pricing was reasonable.

Thank Stephanie L
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while in town for a couple of days and enjoyed the delicious blueberry lemon drop martini and an amazing pineapple guava mimosa for brunch, both recommended by staff members. Had the eggs Benedict with lox in place of the pork and the chef was accommodating and it was quite good. I came very late on a Sunday and... More 

Thank Valerie C
Lubbock, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Took my daughters and Aunt for dinner. Food and atmosphere is always great. Service is also very good.

Thank txtechjenn
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270 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate there on a Thursday evening. The restaurant is very nice, in fact surprisingly considering their location. The restaurant has an adjoining bar. There was live music the night we ate there, although we were in the restaurant side. Mostly Italian obviously but a variety and a very nice menu. The service was very good and attentive. Everything we... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The cereal crusted French toast is incredible but the waiter was more interested in telling us about himself than taking orders or serving anyone. We waited over an hour for our ticket and when we mentioned it to the waiter he was snotty and rude saying no one made us stay - well actually he did since we couldn't leave... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Filet with crab is very good. Service is good. I've also had the veal and it's good. But the bar! Best old-fashion in town. Try it for a special occasion and you'll be hooked. Desserts are good, too.

Thank sbarkowsky
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Table for 10 easily accommodated. Excellent food all around. Have never had a bad experience here. Always yummy. Large portions. Very filling

Thank David B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday night. Called ahead. Close at 9:00 p.m. Hostess assured us we would be fine. Arrived at 8:40. Only customers there. Hostess did not reassure us, just kept repeating that the kitchen closes at 9:00. Waiter came quickly. Brought out wine. Took our order. Kitchen staff was in the back looking at us. Waiter Brought us bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Italian, American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5217 98th St, Suite 600, Lubbock, TX 79424-5419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-798-5900
Rain Uptown, established by the Soltani family & Chef Pierre Gabelli specializes in fine dining cuisine heavily influenced by northern Italia. From house made pastas and hand cut dry aged beef, to seafood flown in three times a week to insure only the freshest and highest quality products are served. Chef Pierre's culinary education started in Switzerland. His 20 years experience has allowed him to own and operate restaurants throughout Europe, Hawaii and Washington. Now he brings his talent to Lubbock, Texas with discriminating senses for only the freshest and highest quality products. The dining room ambiance is complimented by candle lit tables and offers a wait staff educated in the fine dining experience. We offer only unique and highly rated wines which comprise our extensive and diverse wine list enhanced by eclectic live music. Our lounge specializes in hand crafted martinis, and has a staff with over 30 years of experience in mixology. Our authentic dining experience is sure to be memorable

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