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Sam's on the Square - CLOSED

330 Austin Avenue, Waco, TX
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
17 Aug 2013
“Potential, with Problems”
7 Jun 2013
“Happy Happy Happy Hours”
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Mexican, American
330 Austin Avenue, Waco, TX
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11 - 20 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2012

Very good Tex-Mex. The tacos were excellent. Unfortunately, we didn't have the opportunity to eat there more than once to check out the variety.

Thank Kayelem
Reviewed 29 May 2012

In the last few years of visiting Waco, Sam's on the Square has been a favorite repeat dining spot. It is located in the very nice walking area just a block from the convention center and the courthouse. The restaurant offers outdoor seating, as well...More

Thank KatyTerryW
Reviewed 17 March 2012

We were here during prime dinner hours on a Thursday night. We were a family of four of only about 30 people. The clientele seemed to be mostly college kids, but not party-scene. The food was average, not great but not terrible. The portions were...More

Thank luckychris101
Reviewed 8 March 2012

My wife and I ate at Sams on the Square this past weekend. We were two of about 8 people in the entire restaurant. Sad for a Saturday night.I had the brisket taco and a fried fish taco with a side of charro beans. There...More

Thank 10Man
Reviewed 10 February 2012

We had read in the "Bite of Wisdom" about the place called Sam's on the Square. It sounded like a neat place to go and eat. So my husband and I decided to go on Friday for late lunch. We arrived at 12:40pm, and yes...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We've always liked this place and part of the appeal was that you could have a fun meal, cheap. Happy hour offered drink specials - which they still do. The new menu has many of the same items on it plus a whole new section...More

Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 5 December 2011

Unfortunately, the somewhat clueless service at Sam's spoils what should be a unique Waco dining experience. When you enter the restaurant, the people at the hostess stand don't seem to know what to do or it takes a group conference to make a decision. It...More

Thank leskobear
Reviewed 17 July 2011

Sam's is quite a find for this area, and it’s extremely convenient location right in the heart of Waco makes this place a must visit. The cuisine is a little something different with unique spins on classic American and tex-mex dishes. For an appetizer, you...More

Thank zf_49dodge
Reviewed 3 June 2011

My husband and I liked to go here for lunch when we lived in Waco. We especially liked their different kinds of tacos. However, most of the time we had to wait quite a while to receive tacos or to be waited on at all....More

Thank pinkvalise
Reviewed 16 April 2011

Sam's is a regular lunch stop for me. The brisket and the mahi mahi are my favorites but I've enjoyed all I've tried. Don't expect free chips and hot sauce but don't expect the traditional Tex-Mex fare either.

Thank cmiked
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  • Address: 330 Austin Avenue, Waco, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
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