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Jake's Texas Tea House

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613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
+1 254-756-2522
11:00 - 02:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 02:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't miss lunch at Jake's. In addition to the food and service being excellent, for those who grew up in the 50's and 60's, this is a great walk down memory lane. The memorabilia, mostly automobile and old gas stations. is incredible. For example, the seats in the booths are made from the front seats from cars like the 57... More 

1 Thank dsm125
Avoca, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very busy but we didn't wait too long for anything. We had a variety of food and it was all great! The banana pudding was the highlight and I would go back just for it. My son loved his food coming out in this cool car and really liked looking at all of the decorations.

Thank 32Shirley88
Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jake's is one of my go to business lunch stops. The lunch special today was outstanding in both quality and value.

Thank richardDFTR
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Jake's quite by accident, and what a pleasant surprise it was. The food was reasonably priced, and tasty. The salad was made at the table and very good. The family style service made for a very crowded table. And the eatery seemed short on waiters, but it was the Sunday after church crowd. Loved the atmosphere, location, and sentimental... More 

Thank Bryan D
Dallas, Texas
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132 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique retro dinner with above average food. The chicken fried chicken was juicy and fried to perfection. The chicken spaghetti was seasoned nicely. The broccoli salad was the best we have ever had. We enjoyed the old cars and toys from the 50's. The staff was outstanding. We will return.

Thank sjwright
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cute place to eat. Decorated with adorable old cars, booths, vintage car related signs, lots of great 50's decor items. Food was average, desserts excellent . Worth the trip just for the atmosphere. Great family friendly place and inexpensive prices. Would recommend a visit while in Waco, the kids will love it!!!❤️🚦🏁

Thank lori G
Greenville, TX
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here to get hamburgers but found that they did. It have hamburgers in the evening. We were pleasantly surprised with dinner. I got porkchops and he got the hamburger steak. They served the veggies family style. Everything was fresh and homemade. I was pleased with the surprise and bet if we go back for lunch... More 

Thank loveinautumn
Harlingen, Texas
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quirky atmosphere, good service, excellent food and wonderful desserts! We highly recommend the chicken fried chicken, broccoli salad and coconut cake. I just wonder why they were already out of the daily special when we got there just 30 minutes after they opened.

Thank Deborah G
Austin, Texas
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant at 11:30AM and it was already busy. I had the Blue Plate Special which was Meatloaf today. The two sides were fresh tomato slices and broccoli salad. The food was really good. The sweet tea was not too sweet and just right. Add the good service and our experience was pleasant. Parking was a little tight... More 

Thank Gary H
Waco, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has consistently good food, great service and delicious homemade deserts. Even though they're typically very busy, they get you in fast and food is never delayed. Great decor and friendly staff.

Thank SheilaAn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-2522
1940's vintage gas station themed restaurant. We serve a large menue with a fun family atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?