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The Doves Nest Restaurant

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American, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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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: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    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
great lunch

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Had the best soup and delicious chicken salad. The staff were friendly and prompt. Very nice décor.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Erica B
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Really enjoyed our lunch here. Had the best soup and delicious chicken salad. The staff were friendly and prompt. Very nice décor.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Went here for lunch with the girls. Excellent sandwich / salad combo - couldn't put it down! Good service and a cute shop with lots of cute things. Great "girls" luncheon!

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Fantastic place to have a nice lunch. Located in downtown Waxahachie with a boutique-type store attached. They offer soups, salads, sandwiches, and pasta. Their orange spiced tea ia delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very cute place. Delish sandwiches. I look forward to dining here again and hopefully they won't be out of the pecan pie :)

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We ordered the chicken -Apricot salad. It was billed as coming on a "large bed of mixed greens.".which was a couple 1" square lettuce pieces hidden under a powdery ground up chicken clump on a plate. We were starved after the "meal". The apricots ? Dried apricots, literally gagging us. There was a 3 x 1 x 1" sliced piece... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The gift shop is darling with lots of unique things, but the restaurant is NOT what it used to be! Not sure what happened, but the food is poor now! You used to have to wait just to get a table, but now you can walk right in since hardly anyone eats there. We ate there on Good Friday 2015... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I couldn't stay to dine-in but they have take-out. I usually order their salad trio but this time I ordered a sandwich and I was not disappointed! Delish!

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Rowlett, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went to The Doves Nest Restaurant before going on a Tour of Homes at Christmas time. It was a cute place, with a shop full of things you won't find elsewhere and a nice little restaurant that was packed the day we were there. The food, mostly sandwiches or soups or salads, was very good and the portions were... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I told my mother that I was driving through Waxachie and she exclaimed, you have to go to the bird's nest! Well she meant The Doves Nest and now I know why. I had the half sandwich panini and spring salad. Both were fantastic, I also had a lemon cupcake which was also divine. It also has a shop attached... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Doves Nest is nestled on the corner behind the courthouse. The family that owns it is kind and welcoming. Its is a very chicky place. The food is unique and fantastic! I enjoy everything I partake in here. The atmosphere is rather noisy so don't expect a quiet experience. The shop is a little pricey but the products seem... More 

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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, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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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