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Poppa Rollo's Pizza

#22 of 321 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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703 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4848
+1 254-776-6776
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

One word = SCRUMPTIOUS. Ice cold, frosted mugs with every pitcher! Refreshing! Appetizer/Entree... Ordered the tasty Bean Nachos which included crunchy fresh tortilla chips, cheddar cheese, chili-con-carne, and jalapenos. Main dish selection from the Specialty Pizzas menu included "The Works" pizza. Best tasting pizza ever! Fresh Canadian bacon, sausage, hamburger, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green bell peppers, and green/black olives... Not... More 

Thank KatzenFL
Brownsville, Texas
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Waco and asked the hotel staff if there was a local pizza place and Poppa Rollo's was highly recommended. When we got there we had to go through a secret door in the back of an old phone booth to get to the bar area. We ordered wings and a medium pizza. Wings were huge and... More 

Thank Brian A
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Papa Rollo's is by far the very pizza and food anywhere. I have been going there for over 30 years and will continue to do so. It feel warm and very homey.

Thank Larry M
Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The pizza was fantastic. Got a large Pepperoni pizza and they pile on the pepperoni. Very tasty and the beer comes in frosted mugs. Wait staff was not very personable, and it took 45 minutes to get our pizza even though it was 4:00 in the afternoon and not very busy. Loved the 3 stooges on the big screens. Would... More 

Thank Joseph A
Killeen, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Poppa Rollo's has been around since I was a child. Now I take my babies there when we visit. The pizza is SO Good. Get the "everything" or the hamburger with extra cheese (we're cheese and pepperoni people, but here we always get the hamburger or the "everything"). Make sure to walk around the facility- hidden doors, vintage decor. Sit... More 

Thank Karagape
Waco, Texas
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The pizza is different than a lot of places. Our favorite is "the works" which is a little bit of everything. The toppings are piled on thick and it's very tasty. The only negative is it's a bit salty. I never notice as I am eating it, but then find myself extremely thirsty later in the evening. It's family operated... More 

Thank Brian B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Took my mom and dad and kiddos out to eat here and was amazed. The pizza was awesome and so was the calzone and spaghetti my parents eights. The atmosphere is so fun and cool to look at. And the fact that the Three Stooges were on the TV was great entertainment. We will definitely be back.

Thank Melda C
Waco, Texas
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345 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Everyone knows Pizza, right? Pizza hut, papa johns, little Caesars, there is sort of a corporate industry standard, right? This is not that kind of pizza. First, my wife claims this is the only pizza in the world that the sauce doesn't bother her stomach with its acidity. Agree, it is a mellow sauce, but also this pizza is less... More 

Thank neuroshrink
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Growing up in Waco allowed me to try different venues to eat pizza. Even after trying other places, I always returned to my favorite. Whill the parlor is a few miles off the interstate, it is well worth the effort. This is one place you truly get a d inner and a show. Especially if you like watching shows of... More 

Thank Sam J
Waco, Texas
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Looking for a great pizza place. A place where you can enjoy great old time movies and cartoons making it family a friendly eatery. A place where your kids can enjoy old fashion and new automated arcade games. How about a place where you can enjoy a cold beer, favorite mixed drink or beverage. If your not going to Poppa... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4848
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-776-6776
We've been serving the best pizza in Waco since 1969! ... secret door, and enjoy your favorite sporting event in HD and drink some of the coldest beer in Waco!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?