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Cafe Homestead

608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX 76705-5409
+1 254-754-9604
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX 76705-5409
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stopped for lunch and left having enjoyed a wonderful experience. Our friends are GF due to health issues and the cafe serves Ruebens on GF bread that makes the drive worth while. We are loving this place.

2  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I stumbled upon this place a few months back and have returned several times. Though it is not on the main highway, it is a place to seek out and enjoy. It is worth the effort. You would think this cafe is just like the...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have lived here for 2 years and went to this restaurant a couple of days ago. Wow what a great place. Great food, very clean..great service. You gotta give it a try..

Thank JandPtx
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Interesting place, clean restaurant and good food. Restaurant staff courteous and helpful. Good way to end our tour of grounds.

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely rustic restaurant with very polite service and unbelievable food. I was aware with every bite of my pastrami sandwich how good it was, and the potatoes were remarkable. My mom said her chicken fajita tacos were delicious. We regretted that we were too full...More

Thank ILoveTexas
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We spent the day at Homestead Village. We decided to eat at the cafe. There was a short wait so they get your cell number and text you when your table is ready so you can shop. The food was great. A little more than...More

1  Thank anitaw887
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant. Good service from clean cut attentive waitstaff. My wife and I split a hamburger quesadilla with chips and guacamole on the side and we were both quite pleased. Unfortunately the noise level was VERY high.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our tour group ate a pre-ordered lunch here, but the food was so good I would definitely come back on my own. We had delicious tomato basil soup (light and well seasoned), turkey and cheese sandwich with special dressing, chips and homemade vanilla ice cream....More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great food served up by very friendly people. They are religious community that believes in doing everything the old fashioned way with great skill and love. Not only with their food but also in carpentry, leather, blacksmithing, building, etc. A large shop for selling their...More

Thank WacoWill
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Wow. I loved cafe homestead and the surrounding area that I went back twice in the 48 hours that we were in the Waco area. My husband had the mushroom Swiss hamburger which was brimming with flavor and very tasty. He also had French fries...More

1  Thank ahhslaurie
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Shirley N
Do you take reservations?
22 April 2017|
Response from DerekVarejcka | Property representative |
I'm sorry. We do not. However, we do offer call ahead seating. If you call a half hour or so before you come and we are on a wait, we will place you on our wait list. Otherwise, seating is first come, first serve.
Terry B
Will you be open Friday after Thanksgiving Day?
12 November 2016|
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Response from DerekVarejcka | Property representative |
Terry, I'm sorry to just now be answering your question. My attempt to post an answer shortly after you posted your question must have went wrong somewhere. We will be closed Thanksgiving day through the Monday of the next... More
Susan S
Is it handicap accessible?
26 August 2016|
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Response from DerekVarejcka | Property representative |
Yes ma'am. All shops in the craft village have handicap accessibility ramps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX 76705-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-9604
Cafe Homestead serves deliciously healthful food in the unique setting of a traditional craft village in our sustainable, organic farming community. We offer grass-fed beef; fresh buns, bread and rolls baked daily from whole-grain flour by Artisan Oven; cheeses produced by our community’s internationally award-winning Brazos Valley Cheese company; and other fine foods, including our all-natural, delectable ice cream. Our fruit and vegetables are always fresh, and we strive to provide locally grown produce. Begun in 1994 as a small deli, Cafe Homestead has grown to become a restaurant serving over 45,000 guests a year and is widely known for its menu of traditional Texan, Mediterranean and specialty cuisines. Before or after enjoying a relaxing meal served by friendly people from our farm community, visit our craft shops, Gift Barn and Model Homestead and take a Hayride to our scenic overlook.
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