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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 good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black eyed peas” (23 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
613 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2061
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a fun place. Lots of quirky memorabilia on the walls and nice, friendly staff. The portions are massive. I was a little surprised to order fried pork chops and have them served to me covered in batter (like KFC) but that seems to...More

Thank Traveler183563
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Jake’s with my sister last night (Saturday) and was amazed to have found this fun place featuring a 50s diner style establishment with 50s cars, signs and accessories as accent pieces. There was a wonderful Marilyn Monroe performance artist doing show tunes and...More

Thank Terri I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor is really fun! Old Ford Fairlanes (56 & 58), hubcaps, old license plates on the wall. The food was above average. I had chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, jalapeño gravy, and spinach salad. The chicken was good, as were the potatoes and salad,...More

Thank backtotheislands
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun restaurant, unfortunately, my menu choices missed the mark. I had tortilla soup and quiche, both were underwhelming, so select something else. The soup was hot, the quiche was like a custard and rather flavorless. The service was a bit slow and...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decor of this place was very neat! Burgers were good, home style fries came out hot. Finding a parking spot might be tough, but not impossible.

Thank StinkyTheCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opened only for a few hours on Sunday serving fried chicken on that day only. Nostalgia is great, signs, cars, gas pumps, etc... A lot of food that can be shared but we were not told by our waitress. Others know and shared. I wanted...More

Thank ChrisOBB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this place for the atmosphere, which is really neat, but the food was outstanding. Good old fashion home cookin! It was so good that on our vacation through Texas, we made sure that we stopped on our way to San Antonio and on our...More

Thank Julie_J_3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is more along the lines of a dinner than a tea house, but either way the food is simply delicious. Three of our party tries different burgers which were the best we’ve had. Another tried a special of quiche with a side of fruit...More

Thank HouTexGal
Reviewed 7 October 2018

My husband and I came here for lunch as we have been wanting to try it. The restaurant itself is really neat and the food was good but sadly our service was poor. The tables around us also were receiving poor service. I understand that...More

Thank Wendyr1970
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a 50’s nostalgic restaurant. Seating is on car seats. Love the ambience. Food is served family style.

Thank Cathy2195
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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 LoriJeannine | 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
  • E-mail
1940's vintage gas station themed restaurant. We serve a large menue with a fun family atmosphere.
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