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1424 Bistro

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1424 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701-113
+1 254-752-7512
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: "Waco's home for good food, wine and conversation" Not only is the food...
"Waco's home for good food, wine and conversation" Not only is the food wonderful but 1424 offers a full bar. Now 1424 offers fresh seafood too!Hours of Operation: Tuesday--Friday, and Sunday for LUNCH 11am to 2pm and Tuesday through Sunday for DINNER 5pm to 10pm and 5pm to 9pm on Sunday.
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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice surprise!

I've bemoaned the lack of dining options in Waco and was pleased to try 1424 Bistro. Went for a birthday celebration so we tried a little bit of everything...excellent appetizers (favorite was the flaming cheese!) and seafood. We had a small snag with entrees...I ordered halibut that was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
ADM_TX
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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99 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I've bemoaned the lack of dining options in Waco and was pleased to try 1424 Bistro. Went for a birthday celebration so we tried a little bit of everything...excellent appetizers (favorite was the flaming cheese!) and seafood. We had a small snag with entrees...I ordered halibut that was delivered way overcooked, however the kitchen replaced it with a properly prepared... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

My family (9 of us) gathered in Waco to attend my nephew's graduation from Baylor Friday May 15th. My brother made 7:00 PM reservations at 1424 Bistro at well beforehand. We all arrived prior to 7:00 and were made to wait 20 minutes for our table to be made ready. After being seated the waiter got our drink orders and... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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396 reviews 396 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

While the ambience is nothing to rave about, the food was very good. Rack of lamb, Caesar Salad, Greek Salad, shrimp curry were all very tasty. Service was friendly and efficient. Wine selection was adequate. 1424 is definitely one of the best places to eat in Waco. Recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Harris and his family have created a warm, friendly, quiet, and elegant atmosphere in their red-brick walled dining room. Knotty pine also lines walls. I just love the ambiance. And Harris created this room himself! Harris offers specials like Chilean Bass. My personal favorites are the Lamb Shank or the Rack of Lamb. 1424 Bistro is located at 1424 Washington... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

1424 Bistro came highly recommended by a friend, but was a very disappointing dining experience. Way over priced for the quality of food and atmosphere. For a quality Mediterranean seafood platter, Tilapia should not be the primary fish. Fair service and a wobbly table. I've lived in other countries and states and I've never been compelled to write a review... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The 1424 Bistro was recommended by local family & friends. All we can say is if you are from Waco or visiting this is one place you want to make a "MUST". Our weather was perfect for patio dinning adding a relaxing/romantic dinning experience to the most delicious dinner. Highly recommend the Greek house salad dressing, We had the Sea... More 

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Waco, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have eaten at 1424 many times and it just gets better. The presentation, the service, the food is always excellent. In addition I have hosted a dinner for 80 at this restaurant with great results! I highly recommend it!

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Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

food prepared from scratch.Service friendly and helpful. Prices reasonable. Recommend this restaurant

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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94 reviews 94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This meal could have been great but it was rather loud in the building so conversing wasn't very easy and the preparation of our food wasn't what we asked for. My husband ordered the ahi tuna (market price was $36) and asked for it to just barely be kissed by the flames so pretty much rare...it was inedible because it... More 

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My wife and I decided to treat my folks to a nice dinner, knowing they would never do it for themselves. It's safe to say we would have had a better experience at, well, any of their favorite haunts (Denny's, Applebee's, El Chico) and would have paid a fraction of the price. We are from Houston but have lived overseas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1424 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701-113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-752-7512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions

Description

"Waco's home for good food, wine and conversation" Not only is the food wonderful but 1424 offers a full bar. Now 1424 offers fresh seafood too!Hours of Operation: Tuesday--Friday, and Sunday for LUNCH 11am to 2pm and Tuesday through Sunday for DINNER 5pm to 10pm and 5pm to 9pm on Sunday.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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