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Barnett's Pub

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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420 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
+1 254-714-1356
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 23:00
Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little escape from the normal restaurant scene in Waco. They have a great selection of beers and local beers on tap. The menu is small but great Irish Pub food. It is focused on sausage.....so if you are not a fan.....you may not like. Have a great selection of sides and an awesome potato salad. One that is not... More 

Thank 522troys
Waco, Texas
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337 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Here is what the ad said: Four Courses for $25 add Drink Pairing for $14!! Only 24 Seats Available. Make your Reservations Early!!! So If you went to that, what would you expect to pay? $39, right? They were doing almost a wine tasting with little glasses of wine to go with the food. Sadly no, they are going to... More 

Thank neuroshrink
Saint Cloud, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

On a girls trip to Waco, We popped in knowing the beer would be good, but the food was outstanding! The chef came out and spoke with us giving pointers for things to see and do. This place was a wonderful find - if ever in the area be sure and check it out.

Thank melissa P
Waco, Texas
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337 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We did try to have dinner here recently because we had a restaurant.com coupon. We had a large party sitting for about 15 minutes; became clear there was no table service and they really weren't set up to be a restaurant at all; although I assume you could get some pub food at the bar, the bar was busy and... More 

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Waco, Texas
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were new to Waco and looking for a nice pub. It's small but homey and it was a great way to beat the the heat. The beer is cold and the staff is friendly. We'll be going back again soon and often...

Thank Denver P
Waco, Texas
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Until last year, I had been to Barnett's Public House only once. Within the last 10 months, I have revisited several times. The staff is friendly. The drinks are very good. The food is FABULOUS - especially on one of their special food and beverage pairing nights. I will definitely go back!

Thank GourmetGalleryK
Palm Springs, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Drinks and snacks were well priced. There was entertainment: a band, live music, the crowd was appealing.

Thank Isolda M Q
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is a great addition to Waco. Quaint atmosphere, friendly service and delicious food. We started with baked brie and then shared bangers and mash and shepherd's pie. All delicious.

Thank Jackye C
Redding, Connecticut
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153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Several of us went to Barnett's for drinks before dinner and loved It. The bar has a good selection of beers, friendly staff and an overall pleasant vibe. Good spot for a drink !

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I like this bar. This is were I started drinking beer and they helped me out with choices since I wasn't a beer drinker so I didn't know what was good. They have darts in the back which was fun and during certain times they serve appetizers. Good chill atmosphere. They have an open mic night and I understand it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Irish, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-714-1356
Welcome to Barnett’s Pub, Downtown Waco’s finest (and only) Irish pub, where you'll find an atmosphere of friendliness and Irish charm with fine liquor, beer, wine and delicious Irish food.

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