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Katie's Frozen Custard

602 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711
(254) 754-5899
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Ranked #52 of 300 restaurants in Waco
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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College Station, Texas
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141 reviews 141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It been awhile since we've had a real frozen custard and Katie's was as good as I've ever had. We went on a Sunday night and the place was packed. The custard itself is wonderful and they have many great ways to serve it. I had the Texas Turtle--outstanding. Katie's also has hamburgers, etc., which we didn't try, but they... More

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Waco, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Another Waco tradition, Katie's Custard is a year round treat. Can't tell you much about the "food" but the custard is fab. The turtle sundae will knock your socks off. I don't care what that other Hewitt custard place tells you,....this here is the best in Waco!

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Really clean and quality tasting custard. After I ate a small cone I wanted another. Whoever is making their mix takes pride in what they do and you can tell is the taste. If you don’t like custard you will after trying Katie’s.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The young staff was overwhelmed with the halftime rush after a Baylor football game--can't imagine what they'll do when the game's over. Yet the frozen custard was vey good. Just glad we weren't the people in front of us whose order was completely lost/forgotten!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Sitting ar a sticky wooden picnic table beside a noisy, busy street, with chocolate running down your fingers . . . now that's what it's like at Katie's. This walk up is a icon in the area for a good reason. The frozen custard is awesome. Save your stomache and pallette and skip the food fare. It is bland and... More

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Berwick, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Katie's frozen custard was terribly over-priced. The quality was poor. Really nothing special compared to Dairy Queen.

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Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

The custard is good, but too pricey. Due to that I may not go back. Other places are just as good and more affordable, and have a better variety of flavors.

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Nashville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

The custard was pretty good at this establishment but they only have two flavors (vanilla and chocolate). Still, simplicity might be key as they are able to focus their attention on toppings and customer service. Nice little place to grab a quick treat and the covered seating was a nice touch. Has a great 1950's feel to the location.

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Waco, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Katie's is a unique Waco feature. It's a place that you need to try at least once. You have to be a huge fan to want to come again and again though.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

If you are driving through Waco, TX, I would definitely make this my stop and stretch break. The frozen custard is amazing! They have a wide variety of things on their menu and you can put just about anything on or in your custard. It is a little pricey for what you get though. I would definitely pay the price... More

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