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Barnett's Public House

$$ - $$$American, ,
420 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
+1 254-714-1356
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“baked brie” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
420 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and lunch. What a great place to stop. Ordered the lunch special, braut on a brioche bun, Also had the grilled cheese and a carrot/ginger soup. Split the lunches and had both. The soup was excellent while not being overpowering....More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Seriously amazing selection of both whiskey and wine!!! Very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The staff make the experience perfect. They are knowledgeable about the products they serve, so are able to give you excellent suggestions. Our group enjoys the Ploughman Plate and Baked Brie appetizers....More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Nice & friendly place to go to if you just want somewhere to relax.The prices were pretty good. It wasn't too loud wish we would have ordered food.

Thank yazash
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

What.... This place was like another world. Friendly and warm. Like you imagine a public house to be like. The smiles were big and the beer is cold.

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Walked in this wonderful pub for a school event one night and fell in love with the massive whiskey selection. However I wasn’t expecting to have such a great dinner. The menu was well thought out, and the food tasted amazing. The staff was invited...More

Thank Colt C
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is so cool! I've lived in Waco for 3 years and only started coming here recently and I haven't stopped coming in since. There's over 400 whiskeys that fit into anyone's price range and over 50 beers in cans! They also have a...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Great Place for an after hours business meeting! Not too loud, comfortable areas set away from people. Incredible whiskey list, great craft beers, fun servers and tasty food! Friday night dinner is a must for foodies! And their wine selection is well done!

1  Thank tc3216
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to get a drink or a meal with your whole crew! Barnett’s offers fun events like their famous Friday night dinners, or for their incredible Saturday and Sunday brunches. Their selection of whiskey is un-paralleled in Waco, and their staff creates an atmosphere...More

Thank alextandy47
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Being from Dallas I had a hard time finding bars that offered the drinks I could have back home when i visited Waco. Until I found Barnett's... Unreal Whiskey Selection, rare beers, and amazing food. Ended up visiting a few times on my visit! Will...More

Thank Caleb R
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Can’t compliment this place enough. Whiskey selection & wine menu are both amazing!!! Food was beyond perfect. Staff is ridiculously friendly. Five stars. No doubt in that.

Thank Chandler V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-714-1356
  • E-mail
A true Texas public house in the heart of downtown Waco. Specializing in rare whiskey, wine, craft beer and cocktails, Barnett's Public House strives to offer the best product in a comfortable atmosphere everyone can call home. As Waco grows and the city improves the goal of Barnett’s Public House is to be a part of serving the community and those who come to visit this charming town. Walking through the front door you will immediately be greeted by the friendly staff as they make you feel welcome and part of the Barnett’s family. Barnett’s is continually challenging the staff to be better each day with knowledge and product, this desire has led to building one of the largest and best whiskey selections in Texas. The unique craft beer selection continues to grow as well as supports the local Texas breweries in the process. The mission Barnett’s is to create the best bar and this led to creating a great specialty cocktail menu and the Barnett’s 50.
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