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Vitek's Bar B Q

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1600 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706-2051
+1 254-752-7591
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The BBQ was good and the environment is pleasant and sports bar like. There were many families there and it looks like there was good outdoor seating as well (we sat inside). The sides were typical of any Texas BBQ but enjoyable and well prepared. The meat was smokey and tender.

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Thank Graham C
Columbia, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vitek's has been in Waco for 70 years! Really good brisket and BBQ pork! Ribs are also on the menu, but we wanted the brisket!

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Thank CoachC33
Gotha, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect spot for a filling lunch right off the highway. We were in town for a tour of Baylor and trip to the Silos at Magnolia Market. Lots of choices of ways to have your bbq. They have traditional sandwiches and tacos but are also famous for their gut paks. Gut pass consist of Fritos corn chips, cheese, chopped beef,... More 

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Thank M1chtopher
Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place Great atmosphere good meat and sauces I try to eat here every time I visit Waco Not to be missed

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Thank Mike H
Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best "Little" Bar-BQ, Lunch/Dinner, Sports Bar, Restaurant in town. You don't have to be a Baylor fan to love this place which is so close to campus. Run by a 3rd generation of the original family, Julie has expanded everything about the place ! A wonderful experience for anyone, young or old, student or ex,or anyone else that is hungry.... More 

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Thank shotgun1973
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some of the best BBQ I have ever had. The food was amazing. Between the 10 of us that went, no one had anything bad to say about the food they ordered The staff was also very friendly and personable. On a side note, I was in town for a training class and was unable to go to the Dr.... More 

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Thank CaliGirl92019
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

End of the day hunger pains and this was the place recommended to us by a local. It's a walk-up order restaurant with brisket, pulled pork etc. served in styrofoam to-go container. They have a very large open seating area inside that sports several big screen tvs that were playing college football games when we were there. Has that open,... More 

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Thank jean k
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I thought we would be in line for 30 minutes when we got there. Line was all the way around the counter. They move fast here and the wait was only 10 minutes. Well worth it! Tender meat, great sauce. Portions of potato salad and coleslaw were adequate.

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Thank Keith K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't think about the calories, carbs, fat or cholesterol. Get the Gut Pack-just once. It's ok if you settle for the half order.

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Thank Tracey L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you are ever driving through Waco, make sure you stop and have lunch or dinner at Vitek's! Home of the FAMOUS GUT PAK! So DELISH! I like mine with the toppings piled high on a bed Fritos....brisket, sausage, beans, onions, BBQ sauce, pickles, cheese and last but not least jalapeños! So good! I don't indulge very often, but when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706-2051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-752-7591

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