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5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 617-8634
Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Definately get the Chicken Fried Steak

The chicken fried steak was awesome. Great mashed potatoes and graveyard with salad. You have to go here if you are in Waxahachie!! Our server, Gary was awesome!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2014
dybarra
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Austin, Texas
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Red Oak, Texas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have eaten at this local restaurant several times. It is not the best food, but not the worst. The menu doesn't have much variety. It is hit and miss whether the grilled steak we have is good or not. Typically, the chicken fried steak is always good. I so wish the owner would switch to REAL butter for the... More 

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Kaufman, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We end up at the Rockett Café a couple of times each year. The food is above average Texas cooking. Expect an extra large serving... especially the CFS. The bar is connected to the café by a deck out front so when your in the café you're not in the bar. On pretty weekends this is a popular place for... More 

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Lavon, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Wow this place is off the beaten path but well known by the locals it seems. Great food, great service and atmosphere. If this was closer to my home it could be a monthly visit for a dinner out or date night.

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Belleville, Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love chicken fried steak! It is my favorite comfort food. Rocket cafe and club has the best I've found. Hands down. A little off the beaten path, but worth the trip.

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Waxahachie, Texas
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had the (2) T-Bone dinners Friday night, 05/30/2014 @ 19:24. Horrible steaks. Mostly gristle and fat. Advised the cashier but she said nothing. Eat here 8-10 times per year. Hoping that it was just (2) bad steaks. If we return, will just get chopped steak or chicken-fried steak.

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

The chicken fried steak was awesome. Great mashed potatoes and graveyard with salad. You have to go here if you are in Waxahachie!! Our server, Gary was awesome!!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Over the years I have frequented the Rockett Cafe numerous times. Every time I go I usually end up getting the chicken fried steak. This is their signature trademark if you will. There is the regular size and the large. The regular size is almost as big as the plate so I wouldn't recommend the large unless you're going to... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant has a rustic appearance and really nice environment, inside and out. The service is very good and friendly. The inside of the restaurant is not overly noisy and a pleasant atmosphere. The rustic scenery is also nice to look at. Everything I have ordered there has been really good food. The Chicken Fried Steak is "Enormous" and no... More 

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Millbrook, Alabama
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The chicken fried steak is great - and a large portion - and that was the small portion order. The whole table couldn't even imagine how big the large chicken fried steak must be. I must admit, I had been there many years ago, and didn't want to go the other night after reading comments (I hate smokey places). But... More 

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waco tx
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Just had lunch and my husband ordered the CFS and I had the chicken strips. The chicken strip dinner was way too much food so I took half of it in a to go box. The large CFS dinner had a steak that was so large it would have easily fed three hefty adult men. My husband declared it the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: (972) 617-8634

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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