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La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
3815 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710-7345
+1 254-756-4701
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“charro beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3815 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710-7345
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina
1. Great Food
" From Cheese Enchilada's to Fajita's the food is outstanding."
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2. Delicious Drinks
"We usually get at least one Purple Margarita to share amongst us"
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3. Quality Service
"The staff are just like part of the family"
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Really good food And best Margaritas in town! Cheese enchiladas are excellent. Homemade tortillas yum!

Thank Q482CYjamess
Lynsey C, Owner at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by! We're glad you enjoyed your experience at La Fiesta and hope you'll be back soon!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great place for dinner. The service was prompt and our server took care of us. Our orders were fresh and very tasty!

Thank Charles B
Lynsey C, Owner at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks, Charles! We like to use fresh ingredients in all our dishes. We're glad you noticed!

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had about a 20 minute wait on a Friday night but enjoyed a fabulous chicken enchilada dinner. Also enjoyed an appetizer of a combo of guacamole and queso - very good!

Thank TexasRambler
Lynsey C, Public Relations Manager at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

With a name like Texas Rambler, you must have good taste in Tex-Mex! Glad you enjoyed your meal, and we hope you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was visiting my niece in Waco and she recommended this as a good dinner spt. She is a vegetarian, and my wife and I are not so the menu had options for us all. The lcoal cuisine was fantastic, my wfe loved the fish tacos;...More

Thank Stephen K
Lynsey C, Public Relations Manager at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Stephen, thank you for stopping by! We're glad we could provide something for the whole family. We look forward to your next visit and another round of purple margaritas!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We asked our hotel manager for a recommendation on Mexican food. She said "definitely La Fiesta". We were in Waco for 4 days and ate here twice! The food was so tasty. Try the Cilantro and citrus rice and the sweet corn cake as your...More

Thank dpleake
Lynsey C, Public Relations Manager at La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks y'all! We're glad you enjoyed us and hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Waco. Come back and see us!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love the food here! Lots of choices & if you've never had their stuffed avocado, wow, to die for! Haven't had anything we didn't like after multiple trips!

Thank Arlene B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

La Fiesta had been one of our favorite Tex-Mex places in Waco for quite some time but we quit going after several poor experiences. We recently decided to give them another try and were quite pleased. It seemed for awhile during their remodeling that the...More

Thank davidel57
Reviewed 1 July 2017

A family favorite for years. Always fill-up on chips, hot sauce & queso, but also end up ordering the three-enchilada dinner because it's so good. Good wine, excellent service, very clean. Usually come on weekends when there's live music.

Thank rcholley2
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

La Fiesta has a great menu--traditional Tex-Mex as well as some delicious authentic dishes! Great margaritas and a fun atmosphere!

Thank skd100
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent! Consistently great service with friendly servers! My husband loves their margaritas. Lynsey Castillo who co-owns the restaurant also manages Fiesta Catering. They have catered many events for us and we have never been disappointed. They have live music on Thurs- Saturday...More

Thank KimLittlewood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3815 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710-7345
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-4701
  • E-mail
Waco's favorite Tex-Mex restaurant! Freshest (never frozen) and finest ingredients used in all menu items. Happy Hour weekdays 3-6:30. Our frozen margaritas are another Wacoan's fav. Live music nearly every Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights. We are proud to serve vintage Tex-Mex from original Castillo family recipes. Back in the good old days, before there were pre-formed taco shells and canned enchilada sauces, restaurant Tex-Mex was just like homemade. At La Fiesta, you'll find the same home-style flavors - and the same fresh-fried taco shells, house-made spices, homemade tortillas, and made-from-scratch enchilada sauces that your grandparents once enjoyed. Host your next event at La Fiesta! We have a private party room and a banquet house, enabling us to host up to 150 people. We also cater and will deliver directly to you with a minimum order of 8 entrees.
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