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Jake's Texas Tea House

613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
+1 254-756-2522
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (91 reviews)
“black eyed peas” (22 reviews)
“banana pudding” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service! We both ordered the chicken fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. It could of been amazing if the chicken only had seasoning on it. Very bland!

Thank Lalaken
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the garage atmosphere with the old cars and signage and your food is served in a hubcap. Great food for the money. Frosted mugs for my beer. We felt right at home. Will definitely come back when in town

Thank jonjx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch today at Jake’s and it was, without a doubt, just a very neat little place to eat. It is very reminiscent if a 50’s diner with several old Chevrolet car fronts and rears throughout the place and also a great collection of...More

Thank Bwaddell1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think my wife found this place because it was featured on a TV show at some point. Even on a weekend evening we only had a minimal wait before we were seated. The food was great and the entree portions were generous (the chicken...More

Thank thejbwall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch after recommendations. All we can say is AMAZING!! Chicken was delicious and so good. Our kids loved the food, the cardboard car and the atmosphere is awesome. Love the hospitality and nothing was a bother. Will make sure to come back...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried to try other things but I always go back to the Chicken Fried Chicken which is not only tasty but plentiful with two fried breast. I usually add mashed potatoes and corn as my delicious sides, but there are many other southern...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love trying new places and this one is a fantastic resturant The employees were nice and helpful. The food was great.

Thank angelasW7625YQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jake’s is perfect for a family environment! Filled with automobile antiques, even two cars inside! We came on a Saturday (also happens on Friday) and it was “family style dining” where it’s passed around the entire table, corn/green beans/mashed potatoes/ black eyed peas and your...More

Thank thomleysavannah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recommend chicken salad plate, fries, and banana pudding. it was warm, right out of the oven. loved, loved the decor

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner is served "family style". You choose an entree then the table gets servings of all 5 sides. We had cream corn, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, blackeyed peas. The chicken fried steak is huge! But the "family" portions were very small. We had to...More

Thank Kelli L
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Jean C
7 June 2018|
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Response from love_4_travel4ever | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea I would recommend calling the restaurant directly and ask them what food options they provide.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Stacie D | Property representative |
Approx. 4 blocks from Magnolia. We have tables that seat more than 4 :)
16 October 2015|
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Response from Lori Jeannine | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe she is there the 2nd Saturday of each month.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-2522
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1940's vintage gas station themed restaurant. We serve a large menue with a fun family atmosphere.
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