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Baris III Pasta & Pizza

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904 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4754
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Manhattan Beach, California
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family run and it shows in the friendly staff, as well as the quality of the food. On this visit we had the tortellini pink and the cantellini. The tortellini was wonderful and the pink sauce was a nice balance between Alfredo and marinara. The cantellini was served with chicken, mushrooms and artichoke and a very light garlic sauce that... More 

Thank EAWH77
Waco, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is always good and the Italian food is excellent. My wife and I have enjoyed the food and service for 10 years.

Thank Byron B
Waco, Texas
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going here occasionally over the years and I'm never disappointed. I often get the eggplant parmigiana and always take 1/2 home. It comes with their delicious rolls. The place hasn't changed over the years, having the same tables and booths. Mary, the owner, is still there, which likely accounts for the consistency. They have a daily special, many... More 

Thank Anyark1
Waco, Texas
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food served promptly at a reasonable price. Haven't experienced the whole menu but what I've had has been tasty and authentic. Two quibbles. The bread is warm and delicious but it is not garlic bread, knots or even sticks. It's good, but I expect garlic bread at an Italian place in America. Second: Do NOT park at the Mexican... More 

Thank quash8
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our go-to Italian restaurant. All pasta, pizza and calzones ordered thus far have been delicious and satisfying. We usually share cheese tortellini with pink sauce and a medium pizza. If you dine there, be prepared to smell like burnt toast, but that doesn't need to be an issue because the food is great! Parking is narrow and usually... More 

Thank 584janicen
Dallas, Tx
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonable, tasty pizza and salad. Nice complimentary hot bread and butter. Bit of a hole-in-the-wall, but we knew that going into it. Would go again!

Thank Readaloud
Waco, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a local favorite. It is very inexpensive. Yet, they serve authentic Italian food. It is a mom and pop place. Don't expect anything fancy. Just come hungry and expect to leave full due to their generous portions. Eat here often and love it every time. Very casual and kid friendly. Make sure to try the house salad dressing.

Thank redraiderlaw
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything here is great! I love the oven-baked pastas and the calzones. Pizza is also very good, as are sandwiches. A great, relaxed atmosphere, with Mama Baris herself often working the cash register. Great bread served with every meal! We love Baris! A couple things of note: 1. Closed on Monday. 2. The parking situation is horrendous. It's a free-for-all... More 

Thank turbotrevor
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Toppings, sauce, and pizza crust were all very good! My son's chicken fettuccine alfredo had thin, runny sauce but the flavor was good. There was condensation on the air conditioning vents, probably due to the high humidity and intermittent rain, but that needed to be wiped up and addressed.

Thank InspectorP
Garland, Texas
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I didn't give it a single star is because the bread was good. The chicken Marsala might as well have been a frozen dinner that I heated up in the microwave.

Thank Diana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4754
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 254-772-2900

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