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George's Restaurant & Bar - Westrock

1201 Hewitt Dr, Suite 100, Waco, TX 76712-8833
+1 254-420-2060
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1201 Hewitt Dr, Suite 100, Waco, TX 76712-8833
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I won the grand prize, $2000 of food around & about the greater Waco area. GEORGE’S was one of the donors. Me & my family are regulars, so nothing new. Choices are good, food is good...THE place to see and be seen in the Hewitt...More

Thank ToeKneeNTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trip Advisor advised us well! George's had good food, good prices and friendly staff! Definately would stop here again traveling through the area!!!

Thank MARGARET H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Temple but love to eat at George's. We have found it is worth the drive. We rarely have to wait to get a table. The service is always friendly and attentive. The food arrives quickly, as ordered and tastes delicious. Tonight I...More

Thank BDCornell
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I never was a big fan of George's in the past but the last few times I've been there, it seems to have stepped things up. The food has gotten better and the menu is fairly varied. The blackened shrimp is good as are the...More

Thank NaturalizedTexan
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Came here with recommendation from a friend who lives there. He wasn't wrong. The beer was great, service fast and friendly. Atmosphere lively and fun. BUT - there was not a lot of seating available inside and so we sat on the patio outside which...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Big O + Chicken Fried steak = good Thursday evening. Other than that, everything else is average. Shrimp was not fresh.

Thank chiayijane
Reviewed 17 July 2017

George's was recommended by several people, so when we were in Waco this past weekend, we made a point on stopping in for dinner. The food and drinks were excellent. Prices were so reasonable. I would highly recommend when you are in Waco eat at...More

Thank sherry p
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have been to the George's Restaurant and Bar in Hewitt several times. They consistently give us good service and a satisfying meal. We have enjoyed burgers, chicken fried steaks, fish and tacos at this establishment. They have all been served in a timely manner...More

Thank BDCornell
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Ask for Adam if you eat dinner here Tuesday-Saturday. He is great!!!! Great food and atmosphere!! :)

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had breakfast and then dinner here during a week in town and I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of both the food and the service. In my younger days we would just go to the original location to drink. This location is a...More

Thank Elk34
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Hewitt Dr, Suite 100, Waco, TX 76712-8833
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-420-2060
  • E-mail
Description
Many have come and gone, but George’s is still here, for 80 years and counting. The original building, consisting of the bar area with a small kitchen in back, began in 1930 as “Harry B’s,” named after owner Harry Urmeister. Harry was a founding member of the Nose Brothers organization, a long-standing Baylor tradition. An avid sportsman, he developed a strong relationship with Baylor athletics, pairing the two together for all these years. George Etros bought Harry B’s in 1966 and changed the name to “George’s.” It was at this time that our most famous drink, the “Big O™,” received its name. A waitress by the name of Lucille Brown called them Big Oranges, the rest of the staff shortened it to “Big O™,” and it stuck! In 1992, Sammy A. Citrano III was the managing partner at the Elite Cafe and Health Camp on the circle. As friendly competitors, Sammy became familiar with the “George’s” name and the economics of running local restaurants. In November 1993, Sammy was handed the George’s torch. He and his family, with the help of the George’s staff, have taken that little bar that started out in 1930 and expanded its history and notoriety. Sammy has placed George’s at the top of the Central Texas catering list. He and his staff have catered all over the state and been recognized by governors, senators and congressmen – even Barbara Walters – for the quality of food and personal touch that he and the George’s staff provide. George’s had the privilege to cater for President George W. Bush while visiting his ranch in Crawford, Texas. Sammy was honored in 1998 as a recipient of the Greater Waco Chamber Outstanding Business Award. After Baylor became a contender in the Big XII, George’s pushed forward even more by creating “The Party Zone!” for game fans. George’s Big”O” tent continues is the hottest gathering outside of McLane Stadium for the coldest beverages around, during all Baylor home games. The new Party Zone location is at 1314 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. We are equally proud to carry on the partnership tradition of Baylor and George’s. Stop by today and see for yourself what the tradition is about. We’re confident that you will be back again!
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