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Brazos Bar & Bistro

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Hotel Indigo, 211 Clay Ave, Waco, TX
+1 254-754-7000
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Spring, Texas
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441 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and beverage choices are very good here. The service however is not so great. The slow forgetful staff is frustrating.

Thank Ron R
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I met for brunch during spring break in Waco which was approximately halfway. I chose this restaurant after reading reviews. I was shocked at how limited the brunch menu was. At the suggestion of the server I tried the avocado and egg dish. The first issue was that my mealb(and her side of bacon) was served WAAY... More 

Thank Signe O
Houston, Texas
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the Hotel Indigo, this little gem was a great find. The waiter was awesome: friendly and hospitable. We loved chatting with him while he served us. He was attentive and anticipated our needs with everything we could ask for. I like that. He even asked if there were any food allergies that we had. NO ONE has asked... More 

Thank DeniseYRoss
Longview, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brazos Bar & Grill is a great, friendly upscale bar inside the Indigo Hotel in downtown Waco. The food is outstanding. This is not your typical hotel fare. The green chili queso is killer as is the coconut shrimp. Chicken nachos and avocado tacos are favorites. Chicken Montelongo, chicken breast stuffed with baby spinach and Buffalo mozzarella topped with shiitake... More 

Thank bradleytsteele
Diana M, Manager at Brazos Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review of the Brazos Bar & Bistro! We truly appreciate your dish suggestions and recommendations to the rest of the TripAdvisor community. I will be passing the compliments to Blake and the rest of the team. We can't wait to have you back! More 

Austin, TX
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

My sister and I had a road trip to Waco and decided to try the Brazos Bar & Bistro. We went to Magnolia Market & asked the trolley driver to take us to the Indigo Hotel. Our server, Stephanee, was awesome and helpful. My sister loved her bison burger and grilled vegetables and stayed on her strict diet. This decadent... More 

Thank Brubaby
Diana M, Manager at Brazos Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

When TripAdvisor goes right! I am happy that TripAdvisor brought you and your sister to our lovely Brazos Bar & Bistro! We really appreciate you taking a moment to leave a review on your visit to our Bistro. It's great to know that we are part of a memorable experience during your visit to Waco. I will pass your compliments... More 

Grapevine, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food was great and so was the atmosphere! It is located inside the Hotel Indigo where we stayed. It's also down the street and a quick walk to Magnolia Homes Silos and the show Fixer Upper on HGTV!

Thank Karey W
Diana M, Manager at Brazos Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Karey, Thank you for such a wonderful review and great rating! We are delighted that you stayed with us while visiting Waco, and even more delighted that you had a chance to visit the Brazos Bar & Bistro. We would love to see you back soon! Sincerely, More 

Waco, Texas
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A really small $14 pour? Maybe, maybe not, half the size of what you get down the street at the Hilton.

Thank quash8
North Houston, Texas
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stopped in for an early lunch after despairing of getting inside the nearby but overcrowded Magnolia Market at the Silos, and were pleasantly impressed. The food was good and the decor is nice, though the space is very open - basically just an arm of the hotel lobby. Their wine list was adequate, though disappointingly sparse with Texas vintages... More 

Thank darcherd
Colleyville, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Really enjoyed lunch at this interesting restaurant. The atmosphere is open and casual, as it is basically off the lobby of the Hotel Indigo. The menu includes many options with avocado, which is a refreshing change. Everything was delicious and the wait staff was friendly and attentive. The only drawback is that they have music playing generally in the background... More 

Thank Pam O
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

A new discovery for my wife and I. Breakfast salsa was on her avocado and eggs meal was delicious. I had the crunchy French toast which as also good.

Thank Scott4023

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Indigo, 211 Clay Ave, Waco, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-7000
Lobby bar/bistro of new boutique hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?