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Katie's Frozen Custard

#2 of 13 Dessert in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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602 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76711-1156
(254) 754-5899
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Waco, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The custard is so smooth and fresh tasting that it tastes better than ice cream! The employees could work on being more friendly. The walk-up order window should not be so close to the drive-thru.

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Thank tybee8beachgirl
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frozen Custard was very good. I had vanilla wafers mixed into mine which was new and surprisingly good. Worth your time when you are in Waco.

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Thank Tyler K
Fort Worth, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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 7 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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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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155 reviews
100 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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769 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 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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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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
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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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20 reviews
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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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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, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76711-1156
  • 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?