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Jake's Texas Tea House

613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
+1 254-756-2522
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (72 reviews)
“black eyed peas” (19 reviews)
“banana pudding” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as tourists visiting Texas. The entire place is decorated in a 50's style automotive theme. Not much to offer for a vegetarian. I opted for the Mousetrap Grilled Cheese sandwich with onion rings. The sandwich was wonderful, lots of gooey melted cheese...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch and we were very happy with our choice - they even have Diet Dr. Pepper - you have to ask for it! Our visit was enjoyable - recommend it for lunch while in Waco!

Thank Loutravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is so fun, it is covered head to toe in old 50's signage, and big comfy booths to sit in. They serve their kids meals in little 50's car boxes (see pic), my daughter gets a kick out of it every time. I...More

Thank EjamerzZ
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Been to Jakes many times and they never disappoint. I always get the fried chicken family style & it's great, plus the fresh sides . Their desserts are awesome, too, but don't count on having room!

Thank jeffhQ3524SB
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We've been to Jake's twice now, once for lunch & once for dinner. We were very pleased both visits. Service is very good. There was a lunch crowd, but service was prompt & the food was tasty. Dinner was family style & there were fewer...More

Thank Y W
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great decor. Really neat. A lot like an old soda shop. Food was really tasty. The service was excellent. Prices were fair. Quick service. Highly recommend for an afternoon lunch

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Jake's has signs hanging on the walls from the 50 and 60. I did not know that may burger and fries would be served in a hubcap. The hub cap was extremely clean and appeared to vintage of the 50's. The music was great. Excellent...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered the pot roast and ribs. The pot roast was delicious! The ribs were a bit on the sweet side, but still good. We loved the family style buffet for the sides. It takes you back to when you at your grandma's house on...More

Thank angelina o
Reviewed 15 August 2017

dinner was good,,,large chicken fried steak, catfish, kids hamburgers,,,,husband liked his chicken fried steak ,,the catfish was cooked just right,,granddaughter said her mini burgers were really good,,the sides are served homestyle ,,,granddaughter loved black eyed peas,,,green beans really tasty, creamed corn very tasty,,,mashed potatoes and...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Waco for the weekend and looking for somewhere for an early dinner. Came across Jake's Texas Teahouse on a google search and thought it was worth a try - we weren't disappointed! Not a huge menu, but good choices. Pollo loco was...More

Thank RebeccaMinn
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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
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  • 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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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1940's vintage gas station themed restaurant. We serve a large menue with a fun family atmosphere.
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