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Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
+1 254-757-2050
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love eating at Ninfa's when I am in Waco. I love their hot tortilla chips while I wait for the food. They offer very good Mexican food and great salads. Service is great. Their waiters and waitresses are engaging. I recommend it!

Thank StanleyPhilippe
Huntsville, Texas
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142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying at the Hilton, directly across the street from Ninfa's so it was extremely convenient. The food is standard good Mexican food for this chain. They use very tasty real cheese and the food is plentiful. Service was great. My sister-in-law ordered shrimp embrochet that was fantastic.

Thank marycathyjoneslmp
Maui, Hawaii
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The wall murals set the theme for a relaxed lunch. Service was good and the Mango Salad was unique and tasty. Quisidella was also very good.

Thank davekcpa1
Waco, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I love to go to Ninfa's for a date night! We munch on yummy green salsa and tortilla chips while we wait for our food. My personal favorite is the beef fajitas. It's in a great location in downtown that is close to a lot of fun places for a brief walk.

Thank incaprincess254
Clayton, United States
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in around 2pm and the place was packed. Not a problem we weren't in a hurry. This was the first time I had warm salsa. I prefer it cold. My son and husband had chimichanga, and I had shrimp tacos. All came with beans mine were a little different and delicious. Server wasn't great and had excuses for... More 

Thank RiverT24
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is wonderful, and delicious. We sat in the Bar area, our waitresses name was Angie. She was awesome, very attentive and welcoming. The drinks were made to perfection. I will definitely return and hopefully sit in Angie's section again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
United States
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270 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice venue, plenty of seating. We ordered lunch specials which are $8.99-$10. Chips were good, salsa and avocado dips were tasty. Food came quickly, burrito was ok, flauta and cheese puff were nothing special. Rice and refried beans needed more flavor. Most things on the menu seemed pricey. Have had better Mexican food in Houston.

Thank pasherry
Bismarck ND
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is massive and my fajitas where quite tasty. The chips and queso were so so and my wife's chimi changa wasn't like anyone I've ever seen and not in a good way. It was overall decent but not sure we would go back.

Thank Trevor H
Bushland, Texas
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because of the location but it wasn't great. The fajitas were a boiled type-they really needed to be seared. The charro beans had a great flavor. The crispy taco shell was soggy.

Thank goldenspirit
Bryan, Texas
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141 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part of this place is the renovated venue. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The food is ok and like many chains, smothered in too much cheese and too many onions. However, of you like that then you will receive ample portions of them as well as a huge meal.

Thank Conrad1903

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-757-2050

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