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Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

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215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
254-757-2050
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tex-mex

Very friendly waiter. Great fajitas and crawfish enchiladas, and the margaritas were fine also. We will definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2013
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171 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Joshua
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We arrived with a large group of about 30. Quickly we were ushered into seating in the back room. The problems began when ONE staff member began to take the drink orders. It took over 45 minutes just to get a soda or a water. Several of us actually had to go to the bar to get our own drink... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great location. A must visit restaurant for anyone visiting the greater Waco area

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Gilmer, Texas
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132 reviews 132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We have a place at Lake Whitney and try to get into Waco whenever in the area to try new places. The building, an old warehouse, is just lovely. I loved the murals and ambience but that is where it ended for me. The service was "stiff"...not unfriendly but not attentive. We were choking by the time we were offered... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

I am not often in Waco. But I had the occasion to travel through Waco recently and had to stop once again at Ninfa's. A few of the recent reviews I read online had me a bit concerned. Nevertheless, I felt compelled to try it and am do glad I did. By far, they have the best fajitas I have... More 

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Shrev
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I never thought that I'd have to travel from LA to get crawfish enchiladas, but here they were on the menu. Fantasic!! Great service & margaritas.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We were tired from traveling 4 hours, stopped in and it was very busy but we got in right away, service was quick and excellent. Nachos were very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Very friendly waiter. Great fajitas and crawfish enchiladas, and the margaritas were fine also. We will definitely return.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This last weekend, I went to Ninfa's with a large party, initailly our drink orders were taken, the drinks were delivered and then we sat holding our menus, for 40 minutes!!! we asked our waitress 3 separate times to come and take our order, she said "I'll be right there". We asked the manager to engage, she said "I'll send... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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166 reviews 166 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Dining at this Waco Ninfa's is an annual tradition for our business, as it is just across the street from the Waco Convention Center, where we attend a conference each January. In years past, this would be our Friday night restaurant, and our 7:30 arrival would always require us to wait on a table because the restaurant would be so... More 

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114 reviews 114 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

I generally like the food, but the wait can be annoying, and the noise is really bad. Makes it difficult to hold a conversation in the bar or restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 254-757-2050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
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

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