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Jake's Texas Tea House

613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
+1 254-756-2522
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (87 reviews)
“banana pudding” (27 reviews)
“pot roast” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for lunch after touring the Magnolia. Shops. Food was good and served in a hub cap. My husband is into car restoration and liked this place even though most of the things we're replicas. He wanted to buy a T shirt from...More

Thank CheeseheadsII
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really want to give this place 5 stars but the service is what tainted our experience. The atmosphere was so fun, they had Marilyn Monroe singing live and she was great. The food was delicious and plenty of it. I love the family style...More

Thank love_4_travel4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to check this place out after seeing it on TripAdvisor. Not really sure why some people rated this place so low we found it to have an awesome atmosphere, great food, and the staff was friendly. We got there about 11:30 and glad we...More

Thank A_Crandall14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always has been a favorite but the food was just average this time and the service less friendly. Hope it improves.

Thank Drtamaragrosz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place we came upon after riding the free trolley from the silos! Awesome atmosphere, staff and excellent food.

Thank JoninGainesville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Jake's after reading some Tripadvisor reviews. The restaurant has a fun vibe, with different old memorabilia displayed. Our server was very friendly and welcoming and the food arrived pretty quickly. Our dinner good. My husband had the pork chops and I had the...More

Thank amarinesmom226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were introduced to Jake's while riding on our BRAZOS Tour Bus....it is a very unique diner type stop in the downtown area. Great food, great service and super cool decor with old cars, posters, gas station signs and lunch served in a hubcap!

Thank lisa13nc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Waco to visit the Magnolia Market at the Silos and ate at Jake's based on Tripadvisor reviews and on the recommendation of my daughter who had been there a few weeks earlier. We arrived a little before noon on a Wed and put...More

Thank CLTexasTraveler
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

In spite of being super busy we were greeted by the staff, we waited a bit. Seated and waited on promptly. Great food, great pie, great decor and atmosphere.

Thank Jeremiah H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We(3 adults and 3 kids) showed up and were lookin forward to this place! However, we were passed over twice after we put our name on the list(we even said we would sit outside). The staff didn’t really look like they knew what was going...More

1  Thank Nick F
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16 October 2016|
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Response from Stacie D | Property representative |
Approx. 4 blocks from Magnolia. We have tables that seat more than 4 :)
16 October 2015|
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Response from Lori Jeannine | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe she is there the 2nd Saturday of each month.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-2522
  • E-mail
1940's vintage gas station themed restaurant. We serve a large menue with a fun family atmosphere.
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