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Poppa Rollo's Pizza

#23 of 306 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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703 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4848
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When possible, I like to explore local fare when traveling. We drove by Poppa Rollo's while visit Waco last week and were intrigued by the signs out front promising "Old Movies, Arcade, and Sports in HD." Just seeing the front with the old fire engine and VW love bug seat reminded me of places we grew up with in Dallas... More 

Thank KraemerInDallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had garlic bread, nachos, sausage pizza and a gluten free Hawaiian for my youngest. Gluten free was best I've tried of that kind- my little one gobbled it up. Staff was very friendly and the arcade was cool. Family friendly place and I felt like the pricing was very fair

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local establishment that serves fresh ingredients on homemade dough! If you are from Waco...this is where you eat pizza. Were so excited when the sons opened a Hewitt location. Much more convenient for us. Try the thick crust, Canadian bacon with pineapple...my husband would say get the Rollo special. All are yummy! The sandwiches are good as well, the... More 

1 Thank Rhonda J
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One word = SCRUMPTIOUS. Ice cold, frosted mugs with every pitcher! Refreshing! Appetizer/Entree... Ordered the tasty Bean Nachos which included crunchy fresh tortilla chips, cheddar cheese, chili-con-carne, and jalapenos. Main dish selection from the Specialty Pizzas menu included "The Works" pizza. Best tasting pizza ever! Fresh Canadian bacon, sausage, hamburger, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green bell peppers, and green/black olives... Not... More 

Thank KatzenFL
Brownsville, Texas
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Waco and asked the hotel staff if there was a local pizza place and Poppa Rollo's was highly recommended. When we got there we had to go through a secret door in the back of an old phone booth to get to the bar area. We ordered wings and a medium pizza. Wings were huge and... More 

Thank Brian A
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Papa Rollo's is by far the very pizza and food anywhere. I have been going there for over 30 years and will continue to do so. It feel warm and very homey.

Thank Larry M
Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The pizza was fantastic. Got a large Pepperoni pizza and they pile on the pepperoni. Very tasty and the beer comes in frosted mugs. Wait staff was not very personable, and it took 45 minutes to get our pizza even though it was 4:00 in the afternoon and not very busy. Loved the 3 stooges on the big screens. Would... More 

Thank Joseph A
Killeen, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Poppa Rollo's has been around since I was a child. Now I take my babies there when we visit. The pizza is SO Good. Get the "everything" or the hamburger with extra cheese (we're cheese and pepperoni people, but here we always get the hamburger or the "everything"). Make sure to walk around the facility- hidden doors, vintage decor. Sit... More 

Thank Karagape
Waco, Texas
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The pizza is different than a lot of places. Our favorite is "the works" which is a little bit of everything. The toppings are piled on thick and it's very tasty. The only negative is it's a bit salty. I never notice as I am eating it, but then find myself extremely thirsty later in the evening. It's family operated... More 

Thank Brian B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Took my mom and dad and kiddos out to eat here and was amazed. The pizza was awesome and so was the calzone and spaghetti my parents eights. The atmosphere is so fun and cool to look at. And the fact that the Three Stooges were on the TV was great entertainment. We will definitely be back.

Thank Melda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4848
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 12547766776
We've been serving the best pizza in Waco since 1969! ... secret door, and enjoy your favorite sporting event in HD and drink some of the coldest beer in Waco!

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