Ninfa’s Mexican Restaurant – 220 S 3rd Street, Waco, TX 76701
This lively, venerable option for cocktails & Mexican dishes features high ceilings & a cool vibe.
Olive Branch Bakery & Café – 215 2nd Street, Waco, TX 76701
Coffee, pastries & American breakfast & lunch eats are served in a relaxed, warehouse-like space.
Food Truck Park at Spice Village – University Parks Drive (Not Open Daily)
Outdoor Food Truck Park near Spice Village – Everything from Greek to BBQ
Cricket’s Grill & Draft House – 221 Mary Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
Convivial hangout is known for its beer selection & pub grub, plus pool tables & shuffleboard.
Teriyaki Park – 220 S 2nd Street, Waco, TX 76701
Unfussy Japanese outfit dispensing chicken teriyaki & simple sushi rolls, plus bubble tea.
Coach’s xXx Smoke – 330 Austin Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
Casual, rustic-contemporary eatery serving Texas BBQ, wings, sandwiches, cocktails & more.
Bangkok Royal – 215 S University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76701
Contemporary Thai restaurant offering curries, noodles & fried rice dishes with vegetarian options.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – 215 S University Parks Drive, Suite 107, Waco, TX 76701
Modern counter-service chain serving Baja-style tacos & other Mexican eats, plus beer & margaritas.
Hecho En Waco Fine Mexican Cuisine – 300 S 6th Street, Suite B, Waco, TX 76701
DiamondBack’s – 217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701
Texas-style chophouse crafting steaks, seafood & sushi plates in an elegant, wood-lined dining room.
Schmaltz’s Sandwich Shoppe – 105 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701
Sandwiches made with artisanal bread, plus soups & salads, are featured at this old-school standby.
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant – (In Richland Mall) 5921 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76710
Lively, family-friendly chain featuring Italian standards such as pasta & salads, with a full bar.