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Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Mexican food in downtown Waco. Large variety on the menu. Great chips and green sauce. Good fajitas and we love the patilla mixed plate for 2. Can be a little loud at times since it is in an old wharehouse.

Thank texasgirlWaco
Waco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a regular for us. As with any place you can get a day that is off (slow food or service), but by and large Ninfa's is typically a very good choice. It's great for a business meal, or just going with friends or family.

Thank Lisa H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a friend's birthday. Had a huge group of over 60 people. Even though... the food, service and waiters were awesome!

Thank RopinGalRN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Mexican food is average. Not great, but not bad; just okay. Nice atmosphere. Located in a restored historical warehouse.

Thank Lisa B
Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are were celebrating our anniversary and after a morning at the Magnolia Market, we decided to to give Ninfa a try since it was across the street from our hotel. First thing I noticed was the decor. It was very much in the Tex-Mex tradition. Very room and colorful and busy! The food was terrific. Try... More 

Thank Don W
Belton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For many years Waco was in Dire need of good restaurants. Thankfully, Ninfa's is a step in that direction. They located in an area of Downtown with many local attractions and great food at a decent price. I would consider this an upscale TexMex restaurant. I see it used often for dates, meetings and special occasions. If you like TexMex... More 

Thank Buzzard92
Abilene, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the spinach and shrimp enchiladas, and didn't really like them. Shrimp was tough. Everyone else seemed pleased with their meals--fajita tacos, beef nachos, quesadilla, and the bonita platter. Liked the salsa and green sauce.

Thank Lisa M
Arkansas City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious but for me I wouldn't choose to eat there again but the salsa was hot. Like tomato sauce hit. Just too odd for me. I would pick another Mexican restaurant just to have normal salsa.

Thank AmyBurton613
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the food was just average. Ordered the CCQ for appetizer and it tasted like melted velveta with a little seasoning. Nothing special.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Literally the worst Mexican food I've ever had. Extremely overpriced & the food quality is terrible. I ordered a cheese dip and instead of getting white queso it was thick velveeta cheese with some chewy flour tortilla chips. It cost $9. My sister and her friend ordered shrimp quesadilla and cheese enchiladas. They both were disgusted by how terrible it... More 

Thank Sarah B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 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: 215 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: 254-757-2050

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