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Slippery Minnow Bar & Grill

Bar, Pub, Seafood
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3201 Overflow Rd, Waco, TX 76712-7700
+1 254-848-7979
23:00 - 21:00
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Sun 23:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Waco, Texas
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's been 2 years since I've been to Slippery Minnow, and what a difference! I always enjoyed it there but the new owners have taken it from a dive to something more elevated. Sure, you're still floating in a marina, eating fried food and drinking beer. But now it's clean and bright and airy. They still have cold beer and... More 

Thank mhanley254
McKinney, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Fun place to visit and eat. Food is excellent and there's live entertainment on the weekend. Great place to share with friends and family

Thank LesleyTarrance
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The Slippery Minnow is a seasonal restaurant that Floats on Lake Waco. On the Western Shore off Hwy 6 and Overflow Road. Just a few miles west of I-35. We are a family ownered and operated business. Open march through Labor Day. Most all ingredients are fresh and hand made. We take pride in our cleanliness and great food. The... More 

Thank Rich C
Waco, Texas
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We spend lots of time on Lake Waco, and always stop in the Slippery Minnow Bar & Grill to quench our thirst and fill up on some good (although not fabulous) food ... their burgers are very good ... fried shrimp basket is so tasty but not fresh shrimp just prefrozen ... catfish poorboy is very good ... they offer... More 

Thank Karen P
west Texas
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247 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Fun place on the lake. Very good, hot food and cold drinks. Nothing fancy. Much nicer inside than exterior would indicate. Service is faster than expected for similar places. Live music often on deck. Boats frequently use slips for drive-up access, whether to dine-in, dine-on-boat, or take out.

Thank porter_osborne
Dallas, Texas
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Off the beaten path in Waco, but if you are boating it is convenient to the Lake Waco Marina. You order at a counter indoors and pick up at a counter outdoors. Sitting out on the deck overlooking the lake offers a relaxing change of pace from most places in Waco. The menu is burgers and fried food, buckets of... More 

Thank CDog007
Gatesville, TX
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426 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our burgers and fried shrimp at Slippery Minnow after a full day of camping activities. Being right at the marina and near our campground of Speegleville Park was a plus. You basically go inside place your order and the friendly waitstaff bring you your food. One small item we did not like is they do not offer tap... More 

1 Thank TexasCatBird
Waco, Texas
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Is it the best food ever? No. Should you plan on visiting? Yes. It's a fun setting(literally on the lake), with good if not great food, and excellent views. Waco has plenty of sunny days, and if you want somewhere to make the most of one of them look no further.

Thank Ewan H
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

The food was very average. All pre-packaged, seafood & chopped salad. Prices were out of line with the offerings. Counter ordering, pickup window, & high prices. Nothing special.

Thank Originalsweetone
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200 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Went down for my first visit with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. I was very impressed with the setting. There were a couple of guys playing some very good music. Food was very good, though the servers seemed to be a little overwhelmed at times.

1 Thank Pete B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
23:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Overflow Rd, Waco, TX 76712-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-848-7979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?