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Vitek's Bar B Q

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1600 Speight Avenue, Waco, TX 76706
(254) 752-7591
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 86
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mac and cheese was amazing. Meat was good but not the best I've ever had. The optional BBQ sauce was not the sweet type, more salty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Christina D
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Metairie, Louisiana
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Metairie, Louisiana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mac and cheese was amazing. Meat was good but not the best I've ever had. The optional BBQ sauce was not the sweet type, more salty.

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Thank Christina D
Texas
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The line was out the door but moved quickly so don't be turned away if you see people snaking toward the exit. These guys are pros and run the line like nobody's business. That said, you had better know what you want when you get to the cashier as they really do move quickly. The BBQ was amazing, exactly as... More 

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Thank McClain0301
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Vitek's is another time-honored establishment here in Waco. They have grown from a meat-market/custom barbecue establishment in the 60s to a large and popular BBQ restaurant today. A HUGE favorite of the college crowd, as it is near Baylor. One of its specialties, the Gut Pack, won national recognition within the last few years. The restaurant is clean, large, and... More 

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Thank Beeka41
Elm Mott, Texas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've had their Bar B Q and liked it, but our best experience was having a Christmas Turkey smoked, it was wonderful! Nice place for in house dining and great takeout

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Thank Mary Lou M
Waco, Texas
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Prices have more than doubled in the past 10 years. Hiked up prices to pay for gigantic remodel and expansion and the service went in the toilet afterwards. Don't pay their high prices for average BBQ.

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Thank Kristina S
Oakland, OR
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I both had 3 Ribs and a side dish for our dinner. She liked the ribs and it's barbecue sauce along with a side of beans. I loved the beans but found the ribs to be a little blah for my taste. I did not like the barbecue sauce at all. We had some leftovers for the... More 

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Thank Don312
Reynoldsburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Bar B Q. Had the nachos with brisket...YUMMY! Customer service was great. This was one of the recommendations from Chip and Joanna Gaines and once again, they did not disappoint!

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Thank Malinda W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From beginning to end an excellent experience for our family! We have a four year old and a two year old and they loved it. Great environment and food!

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Thank Bmurph270
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vitek's was recommended while moving in to Baylor University. It is just a few blocks from campus, and has a unique special "Gut Pak" - which every college kid should try. Parents may want to try half a pack. The contents of the gut pack can vary, but meat, sauce, beans, cheese and Fritos; what can be bad? It is... More 

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Thank 330brets
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

You cannot leave Waco without visiting Vitek's and getting a gut or spud pack.. Will definitely earn you some credits with the in-crowd when you;ve managed to find this place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 Speight Avenue, Waco, TX 76706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: (254) 752-7591

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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