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Food scene in Waco

Furniture / Home Store
“A one-stop dining and shopping experience from the Gaines family, of Fixer Upper fame! The market is a short 6.9 mile drive from Century Oaks. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great Breakfast and lunch Its open M-Sat. Go early to have the shortest wait time They close at 3pm daily”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Coffee house downtown waco on Austin Avenue features both coffee and a full bar in the afternoon/evening Roof top option as well”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Beer is served in a frozen fish bowl sized goblet. Get your chicken fried steak smothered in gravy with homestyle veggies. Tasty bar food or huge salads if you want to save calories for more beer. If you know Pat Green this is the bar he sings about! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“Just off of Baylor University's campus, Common Grounds is a Waco staple! Heritage Creamery is right next door - coffee and gourmet ice cream should satisfy most sweet tooths!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Go see a movie, catch a concert or (my favorite) have a cold beverage on the rooftop bar.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Live Music Capital of Waco. Tour busses line the street most weekends with legendary and up and coming artists. Always easy to see the stage and plenty of bars scattered around so the lines are never too long. Check out their calendar on-line for upcoming acts. The food is really good. Try the chicken strips. (the batter has frosted flakes in it)”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wonderful wood fired pizza, salads and appetizers. On the weekends can get very busy so call ahead, many times they'll let you put your name on the list when you're on the way. Also has a room for bigger groups.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Coffee and pastries for breakfast. Scratch made food and incredible desserts for lunch. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Top Rated BBQ Lunch - open only until 3pm check hours as they are limited ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Closest grocery store to stock up for breakfast on a slow morning, wine for the evening or snacks for on the road.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“If you are interested in authentic greek & mediterranean food this is the place for you. Alpha Omega is unreal, not only that, but their food is so reasonably priced. It is 100% a top pick for us in Waco. This local restaurant rocks!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“The food is good, but it's the decor and ambiance that really set it apart from all the other mexican food restaurants. If your only criteria is taste then I would suggest either Taqueria #9 on North Valley Mills Drive, or Lolitas on Franklin....”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you can't find a beer you like at this place...drink tea. There's a wall of taps (like 60 but I can't count). Let's just say there's a lot! Grab a pint and hit the pool tables, shuffleboard, giant jenga or darts. TV's are everywhere for live sports. And beer. It's downtown. So while she shops, hide out at Crickets. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A eclectic and modern coffee bar that is the best place to hang out or get work done! (with a pub attached as well!)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Thai restaurant. I prefer the lunch menu. My two favorite dishes are "Bangkok Noodle with beef" and "Pad Thai with chicken." SO SO GOOD. The coconut ice cream and rice is great for dessert too.”
  • 11 locals recommend