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Vitek's Bar B Q

#10 of 323 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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1600 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706-2051
+1 254-752-7591
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Today
11:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in Waco to go to Magnolias (a bit too commercialized for me). While in the area we asked for a good, not expensive (2 couples and 3 children) BBQ. The gentleman recommended Vitek's and said the Gut Buster was a popular order. The place was easy to find. It was clean and the staff very helpful. A couple... More 

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Thank Dwkerux
Cudahy WI
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313 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here a little past peak lunch hour for our first visit and in spite of being super busy the staff took time to work us through their rather complex ordering procedure (complex in terms of the number of options — not the size of the menu) and we felt like we were welcome and wanted as customers from... More 

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Thank Peter P
Hebron, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the Chopped Brisket....did not like the Banana Pudding, so don't waste your calories. The BBQ sauce was unbelievably good!

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Thank ksbrand
Plantation, Florida
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw the reviews for the restaurant but didn't realize they had a food truck at magnolia market. It was delicious and "killed two birds with one stone" so to speak.

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Thank Melissa B
Waco, Texas
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Vitek's is a well run machine; it's always clean and hopping busy. Brisket is consistently tender unlike some other local shops. The line usually moves quickly and always a place to sit; outdoor seating is available as well. If you don't like any fat cap on your brisket just tell them to trim it for you on the sliced version.

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Thank jim M
Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sliced brisket was pretty good 8 of 10. The gut buster was ok. Fatty brisket in the chopped brisket. Beans have a good flavor but were mild. Mac and cheese was excellent. Portions were smaller than expected. Jalapeño Sausage was a great flavor but not spicey. Liked the decor and seating was spacious.

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Thank Nofridays
Waco, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best!! Eat in, take home or take it for a great picnic in Cameron Park!! Love the gut pak. And the potato gut pac too.

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Thank wacoliz
Iowa
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely different from what I expected. They give you about 2 pounds of food in carry out boxes. It's extremely filling, but it is delicious! Definitely a Waco tradition worth visiting.

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Thank ztrigg
Buchanan Dam, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Unique "pak" offerings doused with tender BBQ and great beans. Spud pack with baked sweet potato was tasty and a good way to avoid bread. Everyone's BBQ was tender & German sausage got high marks. The place was packed, but we got our food very quickly. Nice selection of main course offerings, sandwiches and sides. We will be back!

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Thank Nancy S
Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting a client who ordered from this place for lunch. I was a little skeptical when they said they were getting gut packs, but it was a very yummy lunch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706-2051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-752-7591

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?