Highest-rated restaurants in Waco, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Waco, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Waco using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Jasper's Bar B Que

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 105 Clifton St, Waco, TX 76704-2303
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#29. Hecho En Waco

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 300 S 6th St Suite B, Waco, TX 76701-2063
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#28. Di Campli's Italian Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6500 Woodway Dr Suite 121, Waco, TX 76712
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#27. The Olive Branch

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (204 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 215 S 2nd St, Waco, TX 76701-2216
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#26. Clay Pot

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (183 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 416 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
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#25. World Cup cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 1315 N 15th St, Waco, TX 76707-2203
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#24. La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (179 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3815 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710
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#23. Tru Jamaica Restaurant

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 937 Taylor St, Waco, TX 76704-2647
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#22. Bubba's 33

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2601 Interstate 35 S, Waco, TX 76706-3806
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#21. Diamondback's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
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#20. Cupp's Drive Inn

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 1424 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706-2048
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#19. Saltgrass Steak House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (233 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5600 Legend Lake Pkwy Legends Crossing, Waco, TX 76712
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#18. D's Mediterranean Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (152 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1503 Colcord Ave, Waco, TX 76707-2243
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#17. Buzzard Billy's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (701 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 100 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Waco, TX 76704
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#16. Cajun Craft

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 601 S 11th St, Waco, TX 76706-1339
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#15. Texas Roadhouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (240 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2815 La Salle Avenue, Waco, TX 76706
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#14. Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (269 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 220 S 3rd St, Waco, TX 76701-2221
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#13. One Thirty Five Prime

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (211 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1201 Hewitt Dr Suite 110, Waco, TX 76712-8833
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#12. George's Restaurant & Bar #2

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1201 Hewitt Dr #100, Waco, TX 76712
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#11. Cricket's Grill & Draft House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (452 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 221 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701
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#10. Chuy's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (300 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5501 Legend Lake Pkwy, Waco, TX 76712-6983
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#9. Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (781 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
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#8. Alpha Omega

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 929 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-1905
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#7. Brazos Bar & Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (327 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 211 Clay Ave Hotel Indigo, Waco, TX 76701
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#6. Baris

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (306 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 904 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4754
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#5. George's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,175 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1925 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706
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#4. Jake's Texas Tea House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (517 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
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#3. Magnolia Table

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,238 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2132 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76706-3380
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#2. MOROSO Wood Fired Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (199 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4700 Bosque Blvd, Waco, TX 76710-4661
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#1. Cafe Homestead

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (866 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Southwestern, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5409
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