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Baris III Pasta & Pizza

904 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4754
254-772-2900
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Ranked #18 of 303 Restaurants in Waco
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We've found a new favorite restaurant in Waco! Been to Baris a few times and have loved the food and service every time. Gets a little crowded in the parking lot but it's worth the trouble!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I like to try non chain restaurants when visiting a new city, this restaurant was everything the previous reviews posted. Food was very good, had a slice of everything pizza, lasagna and chicken Alfredo ( delicious). They have a seniors menu with smaller portions as well as a good selection for children. Staff was excellent. This a BYOB restaurant, bringing... More

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Austin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were hungry for Italian and I found this little gem on Trip Advisor. We almost least due to the overcrowded parking situation but we located a spot and went inside. Once inside, we were greeted but an awesome waiter who have us great advise as to what to order. The place is a little run down but the food... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I will give them the fact that everything is very reasonably priced. I just don't get why this restaurant has such great reviews. The food is just kind of blah. No where close to great but also not awful. We got a pizza and chicken parm. The staff was friendly. Parking is a bit of a nightmare.

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Waco, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a family owned restaurant./ anything on the menu is outstanding. Only use real butter and cream.Priced lower than fast food and a thousand times better. Great for family, lots of college kids.

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Temple, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

It doesn't look like much on the outside, but the food was quite tasty. The manager was on hand and received our compliments graciously.. She welcomed us like we were old friends. Would recommend the large pizza for a family of four; enough to take home leftovers, if there are any. Will return again and again when in Waco for... More

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Cedar Park, Tx
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We all enjoyed our meals. The best 2 of our 4 meals were baked manicoti and baked tortellini. The chicken Diavolo was OK, but could have had a little more sear. They did a good job flattening the chicken breasts. The spaghetti with meat sauce was spaghetti with tomato sauce that had crushed meatballs. The wait staff was really nice,... More

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The atmosphere was lacking--seemed run down. My daughter's chicken Marsala was too salty but my eggplant Parmesan was average. Prices were good though.

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Warren, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with friends while traveling in Waco. The food was excellent and very inexpensive. Service was also very good. The only negative was that the restaurant is very old and definitely needs to be redone. The booth I was sitting at was in two pieces and I felt as if I was going to knock the seat part... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Maybe we ordered the wrong things, but this was not a good place to eat for our group. I had Eggplant Parmesan Florentine and it was below average. The spinach must have been frozen and not fresh. The eggplant was not recognizable. Red sauce not thick or tasty. Poor. Another person in our group had a shrimp dish which was... More

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