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Harold Waite Pancake and Steak House

££ - £££
American, Diner
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941 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4548
+1 254-772-9970
05:00 - 13:00
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Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It's at the end of a strip mall. It was fun to walk inside and eat in a time capsule. Showing my kids how it used to be! Good food and great people. Waitstaff is friendly and its old fashioned.

Thank kristidam
Gladewater, TX
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Staff wasn't as friendly and welcoming as we expect in Texas but still a good choice for a weekend breakfast.

Thank lshawn
Waco, Texas
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Diner style, great service (our waitress was there three times before our food showed up), 3 star food. Bacon and scrambled eggs and pancakes were right sized and tasty. Older crowd, a couple of young families. Easter morning, no waiting.

Thank quash8
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This place is good old down home cooking. Sausage patties were some of the best I have had and everything was cooked to perfection. I certainly don't see ever being disappointed with a breakfast from this place and definitely recommend it!

Thank shaholcomb
Bossier City LA
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Good food, reasonable prices and would definitely visit again. The place is circa 1960s but has lots of room and great service

Thank wattacpa
Johnstown, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Mom and Pop diner like the old days. Opened in the 60s and probably looks the same now as it did then. Wood paneled walls, cheap art, grungy and magnificent. Prices are steep for breakfast, but portions are insanely huge. Glad we stopped.

Thank Gary D
Valdosta, Georgia
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

It is on the pricey side, but I couldn't finish my meal - too much food! So I guess the price goes with the portions of food. Go there on a Sunday if you truly want their best. Don't bother with the pancakes, go with toast. The breakfast is greasy....just like it should be. Coffee is good-n-strong. Go there on... More 

Thank TravelingChuckNas
Winnie, Texas
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

If in Waco, gotta go here for breakfast. Great place that's been there forever. Great pancakes! Visit here every time we go to Waco.

2 Thank dlbydb1100
Houston, Texas
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We always look for good breakfast places when we are traveling. Not too many popped up when we were in Waco- but Harold's did. And I'm glad it did- it was worth our time. Old fashion diner feel, simple yet good breakfast menu, friendly service. And the coffee was great- always a must!

2 Thank CSarg
Waco, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

very good breakfast how you like it,has the old fashion diner feel and the wait staff is on it they take care of you, and we found out about this place from word of mouth and we were not disappointed.

2 Thank paul g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
05:00 - 12:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 941 Lake Air Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-772-9970

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