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Diamond Backs

#13 of 308 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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217 Mary Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
+1 254-757-2871
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Waco, Texas
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After living in the area for 4 months my wife and I finally got a night out alone. The restaurant was beautiful and the service was top notch. Honestly our eyes were much larger than our appetites. 18" Tower of onion rings, Cesar salad with anchovies, horseradish mashed potatoes, and finally and 8 oz filet cooked medium rare and stuffed... More 

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Thank Denver P
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

We're so glad you and your wife enjoyed your recent visit at Diamondback's, Denver! We approve of your order and we hope the leftovers were just as good! :) More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. . Great service and terrific meal. Definitely a great place for a romantic dinner.

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Thank mdw133
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you back again soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Had a family dinner here to celebrate my daughter's graduation from Baylor. Steaks were delicious and perfectly cooked. The Bison steak I had was also very good. Side orders will easily provide 4 servings. Service was excellent. The atmosphere was a bit dark but not gloomy.

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Thank Steve14051
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you feel our service and food was stellar. Please return anytime. Congratulations to your daughter on her graduation! More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Fine dining that is hard to find today. A place for celebrations or just a really good steak. The service was excellent.

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Thank Catherine F
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your experience with us, Catherine! We hope to see you back soon. :) More 

Redding, CA
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Was on the road from Dallas to Austin and Waco seemed like a good halfway point. Not really familiar with the place so randomly chose Diamond Back's. Couldn't have chosen much better - great customer service, though a little slow, and great food too. There is a mixture of seafood and steak, but, feeling a bit sea-foody, I tried the... More 

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Thank cuhnayjun
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

So happy to hear that we could make your stopover in Waco a good one! We'll pass the compliments along to our chef, and we hope to see you again along your next drive through town. More 

DFW
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Dinner for 4. Server was great! Sushi roll was good, but cut in such big pieces hard to eat. Dinner special of stuffed filet was good, but not worth $63. French onion soup was like brown gravy with a teaspoon of cheese (the best pat of FOS, rite?) and so salty almost hard to eat. Desserts look better than they... More 

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Thank Raxtuk6
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear of your latest experience with us. Your meal is not representative of the experience we are trying to create. We have passed your feedback along to the kitchen, and we continuously strive to ensure that all of our guests leave happy. More 

Wichita Falls, Texas
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was the first time I ate here. Everyone told me that it was pricey, but well worth it! I have to agree! The food was second to none. The atmosphere was both romantic and relaxing. And the wait staff was extremely attentive. Jesse, our waiter, was personable, professional, and very helpful. Yes, you are going to spend a lot... More 

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Thank Ed D
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us, Ed! We'll be sure to pass your positive feedback along to Jesse. Come back and see us again soon! More 

DeR
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Finding ourselves on a Friday night with concern about finding a good meal, we called Diamondbacks. Yes, they could seat us. We headed that way. We were greeted upon arrival. After only a few moments, we were seated. The first thing I noticed was how dark the place was away from the entrance. It (and several other restaurants/bars) appeared to... More 

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Thank Mary C
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! We'll be sure to pass it along. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Santa Fe, NM
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner with wonderful service. The pop overs are delicious that are served with the meal. I am a vegetarian and ordered a salad with some vegetables. The rest of the party raved about the steaks. It is expensive, but very nice.

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Thank SantaFeSam
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your dinner! We're known for our popovers. :) Come back and see us again soon! More 

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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon Diamond Backs, and I'm glad we did! From the minute we walked in, the staff was super friendly, accommodating and informative. Service was perfect. The bread before dinner was a light, fluffy popover- which was unique and so delicious. Two of us had the filet- which we recommend, one had the miso salmon, in which he said... More 

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Thank GTvacapros
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Backs, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome feedback! So happy you enjoyed your dinner. Please return anytime! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Mary Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-757-2871
Description
DiamondBack's is a fine dining establishment in downtown Waco specializing in hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and a full sushi menu.

We also offer happy hour every Monday to Wednesday from 4pm to 7pm and Thursdays from 4pm to 10pm.

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