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Katie's Frozen Custard

#2 of 12 Dessert in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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602 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711
(254) 754-5899
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Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious frozen custard at a place that's like a step back in time. My Coffee Toffee Cyclone was great as was my wife's Rocky Road Sundae. My boys had milkshakes that they loved and gobbled up in no time. Kind of pricey, but very good.

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Thank Mike S
Killeen, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Katie's is locally owned and has been around for years. We're fans of the chocolate. So smooth and creamy!

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Thank Karagape
Oklahoma City
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Just happened on this gem on a road trip through Texas. Holy cow, were we ever lucky! Had a Whoa bacon burger box. The burger is slider size so order two if you're hungry. The sauce is special and really jazzed up the French fries. Hubby had a cup of chocolate and I had vanilla. Sincerely the best frozen custard... More 

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Thank 2653adele
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145 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

As I was driving South on I-35 I noticed the billboard for this place. I thought to myself if the place has a billboard it must be worth trying. I went out of my way to eat here and the the food was just as good as advertised. Although the portions are small, the taste is great. The burgers are... More 

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Thank Tim O
Cathedral City, California
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747 reviews
521 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We love frozen custard and saw Katie's on TA. We had just eaten lunch, but Found room for small cones, which were not small at all. Hubby had vanilla while I had the butter pecan which was loaded with large pecan pieces. The custard is made fresh every day which means it melts a bit faster since it is softer.... More 

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Thank Badgelady
Austin, Texas
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Had the butter pecan custard and chocolate custard at Katie's. I would recommend Katie's if the weather is nice, because you only get to sit outside. It is a fun place with picnic tables under a covered roof. There is not much else, just a funky converted gas station into a ice cream stand.

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Thank gregaustex
Boone, North Carolina
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Yeah, this is the good stuff!! Probably should have just bought a whole pint because I just gobbled up my Sundae so fast :)

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Thank KelsieMoose
Gautier, Mississippi
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Katie's is amazing - the ingredients are fresh and flavorful and the service is incredibly helpful. We're huge fans of good frozen custard, so we've been several times this trip to Waco. Each time we've both ordered some pretty adventurous combinations of toppings/ingredients, and they've been perfect every time. I've tried both the sundae and the cyclone (mixed, like a... More 

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Thank secondine
Nashville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Such a cool little place. Looks like its a repurposed gas station. DELICIOUS custard and so many options. I had a hard time choosing. Well worth it.

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Thank D D
Groesbeck, Texas
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136 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

It's the strangest feeling, eating at this place. Years ago it was a gas station that was shut down for not paying their taxes! That has nothing to do with Katie's Frozen Custard though. The food is really pretty good but I do wish that they had a place to eat indoors. Many has been the time that we would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: (254) 754-5899

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