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Diamondback's

217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
+1 254-757-2871
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (65 reviews)
“popovers” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Waco with friends, and enjoyed a wonderful birthday dinner for my husband at Diamondback. The food was fabulous AND filling...not those teeny tiny portions of gourmet food that often come with a high price tag. My husband asked for the end cut...More

Thank Gayle H
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for the raving review, Gayle! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience so much and honored to be considered in such high regard. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! Thank you!

Reviewed May 16, 2018

So our graduate chose this restaurant to dine at after graduation. We had reserved a room for the event. Being country folks, we were not prepared how expensive this restaurant is. We ordered a 12 ounce steak well done which my wife and I split,...More

Thank Jerry M
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, Jerry! We're sorry to hear that your meal was less than stellar but glad to know that your service was fantastic. :) We've passed your words along to our manager, and we hope you'll give us another shot next time...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

This was our first time to visit this restaurant and we are extremely unlikely to return. First our drink order was incorrect and although our waitress was kind and apologetic it took an extended period of time to have it corrected. I ordered my steak...More

Thank rkuhns2743
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

First, thank you for giving us a try and second, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. It seems like an honest mistake but we'd love to get to the bottom of this for you -- Would you please email us at diamondbackssocial@gmail.com...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018

We were in Waco for our Anniversary. We decided to get away from the DFW area for the weekend. We loved the atmosphere of Diamondback's. It was really cool as a renovated old factory. Our server was very good in recommending meal choices. She recommended...More

Thank Deanna L
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for your review, Deanna! We are so glad you chose us to help celebrate your anniversary. We will pass along your feedback to our team to make sure we are always serving our customers the best that we can. We hope to have...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Visited this restaurant last weekend (April 20). Had HORRIBLE SERVICE. 1st - when ordering a glass of wine was informed it was happy hour and all bottles of wine half off! Took a head count and decided to order a $60 bottle of Chardonnay I...More

Thank tcutraveler2016
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

We're very disappointed to receive your review and greatly apologize sorry for the lapse in service and miscommunication about our Tuesday night Wine Special. We have taken steps to correct both our shortfalls and hope you'll reconsider visiting us again for an improved experience. Would...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Had our anniversary dinner here, and really we were not very impressed! A little overpriced! The steak didn’t have much flavor, and the sides were just so, so.More

Thank JKickertz
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

We're disappointed to hear this! We want all of our guests to leave thrilled with their visit and are sad to hear you were unimpressed by yours. In the future, we hope you'll rejoin us and if there's anything not up-to-par during your visit, please...More

Reviewed April 21, 2018

We visited Diamond Back's on April 5, 2018 and found it to very over priced for the quality of the food and having to eat in a very dark room. The noise was unbelievably loud due to the band. After reviewing our credit card statement...More

Thank KDS03
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Smith- We are sorry that the tip error resulting in you not enjoying your time with us. We try to please all our guests and hope you return. We apologize for our server improperly entering the tip into our system. As...More

Reviewed April 18, 2018

Our hotel gav us a raving recommendation. Unfortunately we left disappointed and paid a high price for a meal that certainly wasn't worth the money. We had sirlion tips which were overlooked and dry, potatoes were cold, and onion ring was dried out and coating...More

1  Thank Brenda K
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Brenda, we appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we did and are disappointed to hear we fell short during your visit. Did you alert a manager to the issues with your meal? We encourage all guests to let a manager know...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

We went to Diamondbacks to celebrate our Anniversary. The steaks are served with a salad only. Sides are ordered separately as half or whole orders. One in our party doesn't eat salads and ask for a substitution. The only choice offered was soup (lobster bisque)...More

2  Thank KarenB4062018
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Really amazing service and food! The steak was so tender and juicy! The atmosphere is really nice and our server Jason was very friendly and attentive...we had the butterscotch creme brûlée And it was awesome! Don’t go to Waco without trying this fabulous restaurant!

Thank rob1ging
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you for your awesome feedback, rob1ging! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you back again soon!

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kat_a_tat_tat_
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
We like to call it "smart casual." :)
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Denver P
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Courtney B | Property representative |
We appreciate the feedback, Denver. It's true that we are more expensive than most other restaurants in Waco, but we're glad to hear that you feel the quality of the food and the experience is worth it. We look forward to... More
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rdp343
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
We made a last-minute decision to dine there and had no problem without reservations... however, it was not a weekend night and it was earlier in the evening. Never hurts to call if you can.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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 Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
  • 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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