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Shorty's Pizza Shack

1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
+1 254-235-2646
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub
1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great deals and the pizza is really good. Saw people with takeout and the pizzas looked huge, but we ordered by the slice. You must order the Cinnamon Knots. I'd slap my mother for an order of those.

Thank brettlevy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended because of convenience to Baylor University. Welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, but service was very slow although place wasn't busy. Waitress was not very attentive and seemed distant or disinterested in working, taking almost 10 minutes to ask if we wanted anything to drink,...More

Thank leahmigala
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend I meet up in Waco for a girl’s weekend every 6 months and this place is always a must!!! Awesome pizza, and cheese bread and beer!! So yummy!

Thank January J
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Shorty's is just a few blocks from Baylor campus, and is a no-frills spot in a strip center, but has very tasty pizza and a young, Baylor-oriented crowd. My personal favorite is the vegetarian delight pizza. Lots of vegetables with plenty of cheese, but minimal...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Hands down, the best pizza place in Waco. It has that fun quintessential college atmosphere you'd expect of pizza place in a college town. I highly recommend the fried pickles and fried mushrooms, and of course, the pizza pillows. I always find myself coming back...More

Thank Stephanielizk
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

On a trip to pick up my son,I reviewed some places and wanted to try something local. This is a dive off the beaten path from Baylor. It is "nestled" in a residential neighborhood. We went out for an early Saturday lunch. You order at...More

Thank Texas197
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A friend and I ordered a 14" pepperoni pizza to share. It was delicious and SO GOOD! Not expensive at all. We had a birthday and got a free dessert-root beer floats, which were yummy. Would go there again next time I visit.

Thank lindseynxcole
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

College haunts almost always have funky, laid-back atmosphere, but food is not often their strong point. Shorty's is different. Their everything-from-scratch pizzas and "pizza pillows" are excellent, the service is friendly, and the prices are very reasonable. I highly recommend.

Thank dghenry
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Local pizza dive, crowded with fair prices, but the service and getting food is slow. There's also limited parking, but a pro tip for out of towners should know that street parking is free because it's close to a residential area.

Thank Rest-and-Romance
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I just went here with my daughter and I had an enjoyable visit. Our pizza was very good but I made the mistake of ordering extra cheese. They delivered, like a lot, on the extra cheese, but it was a little too much for me....More

Thank Laura C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-235-2646
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