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Health Camp

#22 of 307 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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2601 Circle Rd, Waco, TX 76706-3805
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an Australian this is what i expected the USA to be. Burgers, shakes and a fry up. I Can only speak for the shake and tator tots. The missus had a butter pecan shake and i had a choc strawberry shake. Both 10/10... but they aren't what aussies call a milkshake. More of a thickshake. Never the less amazing.... More 

Thank Andy B
Richardson, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family ate here for lunch while driving through Waco. Health Camp is a part of Waco history. I think the nostalgia of it is the main reason people eat here. The burgers and hot dog we had were good, fresh and served quickly. The fries were pretty average. They could have used some seasoning and were a little undercooked.... More 

Thank SRW_TX
G-Patch, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my kind of health camp! Greasy burgers and fries and tots and shakes done right!!! The burgers were some of the best old time diner burgers I've had in a long time. Great flavor and nicely done. Even the lettuce and tomato were fresh and pretty and flavorful, which is a rarity in diner burgers! The tots were... More 

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Angleton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a neat place to visit and eat. Definitely 50's diner vibe; place has been in business forever evidently. Photos on the wall look like Waco grew up around it. I ordered the Cheeseburger and fries and a chocolate malt and swear I was transported to wearing bobby socks and saddle shoes.

Thank Lslatraveler
Austin, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Health Camp because I always heard their shakes were something to remember. The burgers were really good, however the strawberry shake was outstanding.

Thank Bald_Eagle78758
Sherman, Texas
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137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been in Waco for ever, since I went to school there. Been a long time since I have been. Pretty simple here....this is a burger shack. The burgers are pretty good, not huge but pretty tasty. The onion rings and French fries, well they are out of a bag and into the fryer. Nothing special. The real... More 

Thank GrahamTrucks
Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't resist checking out a burger place called Health Camp. Great burgers, tots, and shakes. Charming place with interesting history. Very friendly service!

Thank Fremontkitchen
Austin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Burgers were ok. The grilled cheese was super yummy. Shakes were delicious, especially the vanilla shake. Dive atmosphere.

Thank Lalania T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A throw back to the 40s or 50s this place had quick, friendly, service with a smile. We all got hamburgers and shakes. The burgers were made to order and they got all eight right on the first try. Usually never happens with this picky group. Lol. The shakes were super thick. The chocolate was made with real chocolate syrup... More 

Thank 9isenough
McGregor, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Awesome local institution that has been here since the 40s. Great basic burgers and about 30 malt and shake flavors to choose from. The Banana Pudding Malt is crazy good!

Thank Leslie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 Circle Rd, Waco, TX 76706-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 254-752-2186

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