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Rockett Cafe

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$$ - $$$
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
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5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165
+1 972-617-8634
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Today
11:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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OVILLA
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the family service to the excellent ribeye steaks, this is truly home! Friendly and delicious. Love it.

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Thank Rgentrydal
Waxahachie, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Chicken Fries Steak is what they are knownot for and it's enough for two people. You get plenty of food and it's delicious!

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Thank Ginger C
Melissa, Texas, United States
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Not really. The only thing scary was the Halloween decorations outside the cafe. We had not been there in almost twenty years since we moved to far North Dallas. The atmosphere was rockin' country, the staff was attentive and the chicken fried steak was fantastic. Recommend going the extra 11 minutes north and of Waxahachie and enjoy a great meal.... More 

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Thank Jim K
Cranford, nj
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Right out of Urban Cowboy, we NJ folks were out of our element, but food was good, and had a good time. We skipped the bar, as we had a drive back to Dallas, but local flavor and a cool place to eat. Maybe prices were high for Texas, but we thought they were very reasonable for such big portions.... More 

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Thank Azucar100
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Arrived about 12:30 on a Sunday. Parking by restaurant and across street. Greeted and seated promptly. Server was warm and helpful with first-timers. My wife ordered the regular size chicken fired steak with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. I ordered the large chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and corn. The wait for food was not long. Upon delivery of... More 

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Thank Joel W
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoy ourselves! Family had a great time! Big portions and great staff ! Good old fashion cafe with a bar next to it! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank 3chones
Ovilla, Texas, United States
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Heard about this place for years and met friends on the bar side (not restaurant side) and the bar also offers full menu. The food was good but about 20% overpriced for fried food compared to other local establishments. Full bar (with membership) and good variety of draft and bottle beers. ODD - on the early evening of our visit... More 

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Thank Tim H
Ovilla, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I tasted my wife's children fried steak, still very tender and tasty. I had the chicken tenders, very good. The house salad and mixed veggies were a good choice. A little pricey.

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Thank ovillafellar
Texas
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

They serve really good chicken fried steak. I have been there several times and only ordered the CFS so I cannot speak for any other main dish. The salad and salad dressings are run of the mill. The one time I tried a dessert, pie, it was really good. It's a bit difficult to find if you are not familiar... More 

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Thank TexasGrannieJ
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Well worth it! We had the catfish and shrimp...well worth it. You have to travel a bit down the road.

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Thank great_mommie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-617-8634

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