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The Doves Nest Restaurant

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American, Café, Soups, Sandwiches
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105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
972.938-3683
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very Very Good

This was a very quaint place to come for lunch. It is in the middle of the town and in a store front. The food is excellent and the service fairly quick. A great place to stop during a nice shopping day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Brackjr
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  • Reservations
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67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was a very quaint place to come for lunch. It is in the middle of the town and in a store front. The food is excellent and the service fairly quick. A great place to stop during a nice shopping day.

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McAllen, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

After reading all the reviews praising this restaurant we had to try it out. I had read that several contributors praised the chicken salad so I ordered a 1/2 sandwich and cup of soup. The chicken salad is mustard based and seemed dry and less flavorful what I usually find. The soup was rice, red bean & sausage. My wife... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The Dove's Nest is the best lunch place in Waxahachie, by far. If you like distinctive lunches, be sure to come. Everything on the menu is not like the chain restaurants. Most people who eat here buy their cookbook...the food is that good. If I singled out one great lunch I would have to include everything I have ever tried.... More 

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Texas
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172 reviews 172 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I went with a group of friends. Each of us enjoyed our sandwiches, and the desserts were great. We ordered 5 different desserts and shared them all among us. The bourbon pecan pie, the blackberry bread pudding, the chocolate fudge cake, etc. - they were all amazing. I normally do not like bread pudding, but I really liked it at... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This has been a place I love to return to - I am from PA so not from the area. The tea is great - had it hot this time - nice with citrus flavor. The Corn relish very tasty with fresh chips. And portabella mushroom sandwich is amazing. Nice hint of Horsh relish - light for those of you... More 

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Forney, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a nice place for lunch featuring salads, sandwiches and soups. The service was good and the sand which was good, loaded with meat and cheese. I had the Dove Creek Club Panini.

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Waxahachie, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

nice place with antiques store in downtownw waxahachie,greeat atmosphere and can have bridal showers upstairs

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Plano, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This store and restauants never ceases to amaze me! It has been several years since I have been there but today was a real treat! Knowing I had to wait to be seated, I looked around the store and saw many beautiful items very nicely displayed. Our lunch was Cobb Salad with a delicious honey Tabasco dressing and beautifully arranged... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Stopped in and enjoyed some coffee and appetizers and was very surprised. Main course was great and my wife loved the store attached so she got to walk away with more than just a good meal. Staff was excellent.

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Granbury
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Met some friends at the Saturday farmer's market and decided to have lunch here, absolutely no regrets from all four of us. A good selection of food from heathy to decadent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: 972.938-3683

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 11
  • Cuisine: American, Café, Soups, Sandwiches
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?