Waco Restaurants

By: jwilder

Waco restaurants

Here is our list of Waco restaurants that we like to frequent and would have no problems recommending to a friend.

Listed below are the current categories.

  • Breakfast
  • Mexican
  • Italian
  • BBQ
  • Coffee All Day
  • Adult Drinks
  • Near the Silos
  • Near Baylor


  • This is NOT a list of ALL restaurants in Waco (and never will be).
  • This list is always a work in progress, but I use it all the time.
  • I am still working out the formatting and categories.
  • Links to restaurants will be added later.

DISCLAIMER: Hey, this is a human curated list so data might be out-of-date or just flat wrong. Do your research before you go. Check Yelp for happy or sad reviews.

Last Update: 11-18-2019

Breakfast in Waco

Best places to eat breakfast in waco.

Magnolia Press (NEW. Closed Sunday)

Magnolia Table (Closed Sunday)

Baked Bliss (togo or outdoor patio)

Lula Jane's (closed Sunday & Monday)

Our Breakfast Place (NEW. Open on Sunday)

Coffee Shop Cafe (Worth the drive to McGregor. Open on Sunday until 2:00)

Mexican Restaurants in Waco

Chuy's (chain)
Hecho en Waco
La Fiesta
Los Cucos
Taqueria El Mexicano Grill #9

Italian Restaurants in Waco

Baris Pizza and Pasta

Moroso Wood Fired Pizzeria (authentic Italian)

Poppa Rollo's Pizza

Portofino's Italian (on Austin Avenue)

Shorty's Pizza Shack (near Baylor)


Coach's Smoke BBQ, 330 Austin Avenue, Waco

Guess Family Barbecue

Vitek's BBQ, 1600 Speight Ave, Waco

Helberg Barbecue, 8532 N, Hwy 6, Waco

Honky Tonk Kid BBQ, 112 Mary Ave #2, Waco

Rudy's (Chain), 2510 Circle Rd., Waco

Frekin Gud BBQ, 4106 Bellmead Dr. Waco

Jasper's BBQ, 105 Clifton St.

Waco Coffee Shops

Dichotomy (on Austin Avenue. Open every day)

Magnolia Press (NEW. Closed Sunday)

Taste Winery Steakhouse Coffee Bistro

BRĂ› Artisan Coffee Works

Fabled Bookshop and Cafe (NEW)

Pinewood Roasters

Adult Drinks

Barnett's Pub
Dancing Bear
Pinewood Public House
True Love
The Grape
Waco Ale Co (on Austin Avenue)

Restaurants Near the Silos

Magnolia Press (NEW)

Hecho en Waco

Restaurants Near Baylor

Restaurants near Baylor University.

The Mix Cafe, 1700 S 5th St c, Waco

Shorty's Pizza Shack, 1712 S 12th St, Waco

Twisted Root Burger Co., 801 S 2nd St, Waco

Lunch and/or Supper

This is the whole list of places to eat in Waco.

Alpha Omega Grill & Bakery
Barnett's Pub
Baris Pizza and Pasta
Browns Cafe
Buzzard Billy's (river view)
Cafe Cappuccino
Cafe Homestead (and shopping)
Cajun Craft
Clay Pot
Coaches Smoke BBQ
Frekin Gud BBQ, 4106 Bellmead Dr. Waco
George's Restaurant
Health Camp
Hecho en Waco
Jason's Deli (N Valley Mills Dr)
Jasper's BBQ, 105 Clifton St.
La Madeleine's (chain)
Magnolia Table
Our Breakfast Place *NEW*
Oh My Juice
Ol Chicago
Our Breakfast Place
Portofinos Italian
Poppa Rollo's Pizza
Revival Eastside Eatery
Shorty's Pizza Shack (near Baylor)
The Mix Cafe (near Baylor)
Stone Hearth
Slow Rise pizza Woodway
Torchy's Tacos
Twisted Root Burger Co. (near Baylor)
Union Hall (NEW for 2019)
Milo All Day
World Cup Cafe and Fair Trade Market
1424 Bistro


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