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Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
254-757-2050
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English first
Plano, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to go...really enjoyed it. Food was great. Service was excellent! I'm not a big mexican food fan but this was really good.

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Mexia, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This restaurant was horrible. We visited on Friday, Dec. 5 2014 and probably should have left when I noticed that one of the managers was too busy flirting with the hostesses than watching over the dinning room like he should have. It took over 45 minutes to get seated and then we sat there another 5 plus minutes before anyone... More 

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Waco, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is my favorite Mexican food restaurant in Waco. We do have some very good smaller restaurants, Ninfa's is best over-all. Good food, good selection, good margaritas. What more can you ask! It is not the best place to go to have a quiet visit over dinner. Quite noisy. The wine selection is OK. But why would you want wine!?!... More 

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Waco, Texas
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We eat there very often as it's the best Mexican food in town...tasty, hot & everything you'd want. Service is prompt & courteous. Atmosphere is charming & welcoming.

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Waco, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food and service is great. Highly recommend the margaritas. They are perfect. One of the best Mexican restaurants around.

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West, Tx
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I like the atmosphere. The food is usually ok. Service can sometimes be slow. It can be a little pricey, but I usually enjoy my visits.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Always liked this place until today. As I waited for my food the table behind me was receiving their meal. All of a sudden I am hit with a tray of food. As is am cleaning myself, no one apologized for spilling it on me, nor acknowledged the fact that food was on me. I'm not one to complain but... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've been here many times over the years and was finally able to bring my wife. She agreed that this is better than any Tex-Mex that we've had outside of Texas. There are some different dishes, like the craw-fish tacos, which were very good. I can't recall what my wife had, but she raved about the fluffy tortillas. Nice atmosphere,... More 

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waco,t
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is your average Tex-Mex but much more expensive than other Mexican restaurants. I ordered the chicken fajitas (they come in 3 sizes). I got the smallest size, about the equivalent of a small chicken breast and it came with onions, no peppers. This was $16.99, what a rip off. The small margaritas were not cheap and had little alcohol... More 

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Waco, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Consistently tasty food with several menu items that you won't find in the dozens of other Tex-Mex restaurants in town. The crawfish enchiladas are excellent, as are the pechugas Alfonso. The green salsa is also very, very good. The atmosphere is pleasant. It's located in an old brick warehouse building, with tall brick walls, ceilings, and murals of some of... More 

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Additional Information about Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
Phone Number: 254-757-2050
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican

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