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Cathay House

825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
+1 254-776-1072
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“soup” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We've been coming here for a while. The food is always good, and in fact I think it is getting better. You really can't beat the prices, especially for lunch. Everyone is very nice & helpful

Thank JTG_Texas
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Won Ton Soup is a good start plus sweet and sour is an excellent entree. Lunch specials are well priced and filled with flavor.

Thank Wendy6919
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had another delicious lunch in Waco again this week.The lunch specials are served from 11-3 Tuesday - Saturday. Sunday is buffet style. I started my meal with the fried wontons that are served upon arrival. I ordered the egg drop soup and it was divine....More

Thank multimom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Happy Family! With diverse choices from Shrimp, Pork, vegetables, chicken. Very good size portion. Enjoyed our meal.

Thank Jorge H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have been coming here since I was a little girl....at least 25 years. Food is good, very affordable. You can get out of here for under $10.00. I didn't care for the chicken and rice soup this time and will stick to the wonton...More

Thank multimom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived mid-afternoon following completion of their long-running Sunday buffet to order off the menu. The current owners of Cathay House, which I first visited in 1980 and had enjoyed ever since (with a gap of about 25 years while living elsewhere), finally made some...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've been eating Chinese food here off-and-on since 1980. In my opinion, it's the best local Chinese restaurant in Waco. Good service and good, dependable food at very affordable prices (including their Sunday buffet). I've never been disappointed in a meal at Cathay House (even...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 19 July 2016

They have a menu that you can order from everyday, but my favorite is the Sunday buffet. It is filling and VERY reasonably priced. It is not a massive buffet, but there should be something for everyone. They have 3 kinds of soup that are...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is an old restaurant that needs work. The food is basic Asian and some dishes are good. The Sunday buffet is cheap but the food is not high quality. Service is good and they are happy to put tables together for a group. The...More

Thank glo62
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Came here on a whim and glad we did! Nothing fancy at all, but good food. Some of the best Egg Foo Young I have ever had. Really affordable prices. Family owned business. Don't let the looks scare you away.

1  Thank Renee L
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-776-1072
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