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Clay Pot

#31 of 321 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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920 S Jack Kultgen Expy, Waco, TX 76706
+1 254-756-2721
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been missing Pho and fresh spring rolls since we moved to East Texas. We tried out the Clay Pot on our way through. Definitely recommend for a quick bite if you're looking for authentic North Vietnamese flavors.

Thank Teresa W
Amarillo, Texas
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped based on reviews & our current location while driving from Galveston to the northernmost part of the panhandle. Oh my goodness! Best Spring Rolls ever!!! We had the shrimp, because that's what we know and love. We also tried the pork because we were feeling adventurous. Shrimp are still our favorite, but I sure wish we lived closer and... More 

Thank PartyOf2Vacationers
Lubbock, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Laid back Asian fusion cuisine close to campus. I have enjoyed countless pots of delicious tea, drinks, and delicious soups and meals at this excellent restaurant. So many friends made at this location. I stop by every time I am in town.

Thank gynandtonic
Waco, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I love Clay Pot! I've never had anything that wasn't wonderful: the clay pot dishes, mango curry, pho, fish ... it's all delightful, and certainly unique in Waco.

Thank Pasta86
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Chose this place based on Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. My daughter is a vegetarian and there were several nice options for her as well. It is a "hole in the wall" place, so don't let the outside throw you off. The wait staff were very friendly, although it did take a while to get our food... More 

Thank MelO
ClayPotWaco, Owner at Clay Pot, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and hope to see you again! We're glad to know you enjoyed your visit! #ClayPot More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Simple but nice. Beautiful decorations! Staff was very polite and informative! Went out of the way to explain options and flavors of meals. Dinning was clean with diverse seating options. Portions were large and delicious. Plenty left to take some home. I had the large meatball pho with added rare beef. Everything I expected and more! While we were choosing... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Discovered this place through other TripAdvisor followers. Thanks guys! The food is very and well seasoned, actually, tastes like home cooking. I had the curry chicken and it was very good. You got to get the bubble tea - the Taro is always a good bet! Eat on!

Thank delmundov
Salem, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Spring rolls were yummy, pork bun dishes (noodles with veggies, meat and fish sauce) were good as well, though the portion was smaller than I've ever gotten at a Vietnamese place in the past. Several other items on the menu looked like something I would try if I visit again. Had to wait briefly for a table at 8pm on... More 

Thank raesive
Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Don't judge it as a college kid hangout when you walk in (just because it's next to Baylor). The food was superb! Be sure to order the dumpling appetizer! Fun for college kids or families, there is an area where you can sit Asian-style on floor cushions, instead of the usual table and chairs.

Thank R D
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146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A very good place. The clay pots are the best dishes; it's a curry that's been oven-baked in a clay pot. They also have half-price spring rolls on Tuesday, which is a great deal.

Thank turbotrevor

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 S Jack Kultgen Expy, Waco, TX 76706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-2721
Family run business and one of the unique places in Waco. We have been voted for the best Asian food in Waco for the past 3 years. Voted the best Pho and Bubble Tea in Waco. Good selection of the exotic Asian Beer and Sake. HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY FROM 5PM TO 7 PM (except Monday ). Like us on Facebook!

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