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Cafe Homestead

608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX
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Ranked #1 of 315 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $13
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Israeli, Café, Organic
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Description: At Cafe Homestead you won't find many products made by people we've never met in places we've never heard of or been to. The majority of the meat and produce we use comes from the herds and gardens of people we live and work with on a daily basis.Cafe Homestead partners with local and organic sources to provide our guests with the highest quality dining experience!Offering great tasting, sustainable, natural meals and catering in Waco, Texas.
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

all food served is all home grown and natural, had the cheese burger and it was the best beef i have had in a long time all grass feed beef no hormones. Can't mess up choosing to eat there and next time here for work will stop by there to eat again

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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137 reviews 137 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This an amazing place to eat in Waco. The staff is friendly and the food delicious. Much of the food is raised right on the farm. We took the hay ride and walked all over to see the little shops. We will be back to take several of their numerous classes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Whether you're in or around Waco, or just passing through, any detour you may take, let it lead you to this amazing eatery of supremely homemade eats. Found thanks to TripAdvisor, and it really deserves the number one spot. We each ordered a different dish, four in total, and after we all tasted our own and were astounded by each... More 

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DerekVarejcka, General Manager at Cafe Homestead, responded to this review

AlexP, I wanted to say thank you for taking the time to tell us and others how we're doing and what you thought of your first visit to Cafe Homestead. Let us know if you have any suggestions on things we could do to take things up a notch here at the Cafe. Hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The family was driving from Dallas to Austin and decided to stop for lunch in Waco. Not wanting to eat at the same humdrum place, I took a chance on Cafe Homestead based on earlier TripAdvisor ratings. We were pleasantly surprised with the friendly staff and the delicious food. I had the Ruben, my husband had the burger, and son... More 

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Gatesville, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wife and I were chasing Aladdin Lamp parts down at the Homestead General Store near Waco. Decided to grab a quick lunch at their nearby Homestead Cafe. What a discovery! Two of the best Ruben and Pastrami Sandwiches on this planet. Everything!.......We mean everything was home-made and/or home-grown. ......marbled-rye and yeast bread, meat, potato salad, chips, sweet potato fries. Bread... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I had a sandwich. Wife & daughter both got different salads. All was so wonderful. Wife got peach tea which she usually won't drink. She loved it. Very good food. Dessert was heavenly. I got chocolate pecan pie. Wife & daughter got apple crumb pie. It was still warm. The whole experience was wonderful. We will be going back on... More 

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Harker Heights, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My wife and I had not visited the Cafe Heritage for over 9 years but decided to re-visit some places in Waco. The food was outstanding. They had 2 different types of soups and each were absolutely excellent in flavor and consistency. I had the simple cheeseburger and fries - and it was one of the best I had in... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were there 12/12/14 with my coworkers for our Christmas luncheon. I was really impressed with the food, it was AWESOME! And the desserts were also amazing.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Went here while in Waco and loved it. The inside of the restaurant looked like a lodge lots of wood and beams across the ceiling, very clean but rustic. Nice fireplace in focal point of room. My hubby had a Reuben sandwich which he said was amazing and a sweet potato soup that he said was out of this world.... More 

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Baytown, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant is amazing. It is quaint and beautiful, and has fresh, delicious food. The prices are reasonable. If you go to Waco, this is a must-do. You absolutely do not want to miss this place. Bring your camera, because you can get some beautiful pictures. Also, there are many little shops around in the Homestead that you won't want... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Homestead

Address: 608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX
Phone Number: 254-754-9604
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 13
Cuisine: Barbecue, Israeli, Café, Organic

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