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Diamondback's

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
$16.99
Colossal Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Southwest cocktail sauce, old bay
$16.99
Texas Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Cakes
New orleans style rémoulade, micro greens
$14.99
Maryland Crabtini
Lump crab, citrus vinaigrette, spicy cocktail sauce
$17.99
Fried Asparagus & Jumbo Lump Crab
Béarnaise, frisee salad
$15.99
Fried Point Judith Calamari
Golden fried, garlic butter, spicy cherry peppers, scallions
$15.99
Shaved Prime Rib Nachos
Garden pico de gallo, saffron aioli, crispy wonton chips
$18.99
Ahi Tuna Tartare Tower
Yellowfin tuna, wasabi cream, avocado, sushi rice, tobikko caviar
$13.99
BBQ Fried Oysters
Spinach & shaved red onion salad, smoked bacon, bleu cheese cream, chipotle aioli
$14.99
Japanese Kobe Beef Sliders
Aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion
$10.99
Chophouse Onion Rings
Colossal onions, hand-dipped & golden-fried
SOUP & SALAD‎
$12.99
Classic Lobster Bisque
Brandy, chives
$11.99
French Onion Soup
4-hour onions, gruyère, sherry vinegar
$8.99
The Diamond Back House Salad
Mixed greens, granny smith apples, pecans, bleu cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.99
Caesar Salad
Garlic parmesan croutons, classic dressing
$8.99
The Wedge
Baby iceberg, tomato, bleu cheese crumbles, housemade bleu cheese dressing
$8.99
Beefsteak Tomatoes & Onion
Vine ripened tomatoes, red onion, bleu cheese crumbles, balsamic dressing
CHEF'S SELECTION‎
$47.99
Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet
Red wine demi-glace, horseradish mashed potatoes
$28.99
Chicken Parmesan
Herbed tomato sauce, smoked mozzarella
$29.99
Chicken-Fried Venison
Green peppercorn brandy sauce, cream spinach enchilada triple-cut house
$34.99
Cured Pork Chop
3-bone chop, cured in-house for three days
$28.99
Free Range Chicken Breast
Herb roasted, horseradish mashed potatoes, natural herb jus
$31.99
Giant U-10 Chicken-Fried Shrimp
Remoulade, housemade cocktail sauce
$27.99
Fresh Pasta w/ Kobe Beef & Veal Meat Sauce
Fettucine, long-simmered kobe beef & veal sauce, aged parmesan
STEAK & CHOPS‎
12 oz $37.99
16 oz $45 99
Béarnaise $5.99
Hollandaise $5.99
Red wine demi-glace $5.99
Garlic & Herb Roasted Hand-Cut Prime Rib
$35.99
Béarnaise $5.99
Hollandaise $5.99
Red wine demi-glace $5.99
16 Oz. Aged Prime Sirloin
$41.99
Béarnaise $5.99
Hollandaise $5.99
Red wine demi-glace $5.99
14 Oz. Prime Rib Eye
$58.99
Béarnaise $5.99
Hollandaise $5.99
Red wine demi-glace $5.99
22 Oz. Bone Rib Eye Chop
$13.99
Béarnaise $5.99
Hollandaise $5.99
Red wine demi-glace $5.99
“Oscar” Any Steak
Colossal lump crab, béarnaise
SEAFOOD‎
Served w/ your choice of salad
$32.99
Colossal Crab Stuffed Shrimp
Blue‎ crab, chives, apple smoked bacon, lemon chive butter sauce
$32.99
Seared Atlantic Salmon
Lemon herb butter sauce
$42.99
Gulf Red Snapper Oscar
Basil beurre blanc, jumbo lump crab, béarnaise
$Market
Roasted Maine Lobster
Butter, cream, sea salt, pepper
$Market
Maine Lobster
Thermador surf & turf.8 oz. Filet, half lobster, cognac cream sauce
POTATOES & FRESH VEGETABLES‎
Half $8 99
Full $15 99
Fresh Asparagus w/ Hollandaise
Half $10 99
Full $17 99
Five-Cheese Mac & Cheese w/ Apple Smoked Bacon
Half $8 99
Full $15 99
Creamed Spinach
Half $7 99
Full $14 99
Sautéed Button Mushrooms
Half $7 99
Full $14 99
Seasoned French Fries
$8 99
Jumbo Baked Potato
Half $10 99
Full $17 99
Five-Cheese Potato Au Gratin
$18.00
Lobster Mashed Potatoes
Half $8 99
Full $15 99
Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
Half $8 99
Full $15 99
Sautéed Green Beans w/ Benton's Bacon
About
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.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

My wife and I, along with another couple, went out last Saturday night for dinner. We go out to a high end place maybe twice a year as a treat. I had made the reservation for 7:30 pm and we arrived about 5 min. early....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Darwin M
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

"Hello Darwin, Thank you so much for sending this feedback. We've looked into your ticket and see the manager personally introduced herself to your table and even helped serve the first drink order. She wasn't made aware of any food complaints, which our managers all...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I took my family to a birthday celebration and I was disappointed in light of the prices. I had to send my prime rib back to the kitchen because it was very tough, which they replaced with a ribeye steak. It was better, but not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robo980
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Hi Rob, We're so sorry to hear this wasn't a 5-star experience for you and would love to get more details on your visit (there should never be a premium charge for a food issue). Please email us at diamondbackssocial@gmail.com. Thank you, Courtney

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I dropped in to Diamondback’s for an early dinner on a Friday night. It is a beautiful venue and the staff was very attentive. I had the fried asparagus with lump crabmeat and it was delicious! A lovely evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MomDana47
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your review, Dana! We appreciate your service and feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is definately fine dining. Upscale. Excellent service. Be sure to get the Mac and cheese as a side..full of bacon and four cheeses (or was it 5??) which was super rich and cheesy and gooey and yummy! The steak was tender and juicy. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2texanstraveling
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for the wonderful review, and we hope to have you back in with us again soon!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

While traveling over this Labor Day Weekend 2018, we stopped for an overnight stay in Waco, TX. Looking for a nice place to have dinner, we came across Diamonback's. We decided to chance it and were extremely happy with our choice. Not only was the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bjliche
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased that you and your husband decided to give us a try and enjoyed your experience with us. We would love to have you back with us any time you are in town!

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

While this is certainly a nice, high-end restaurant, we were disappointed. Plenty of menu choices yet a tad pricey. The food was good but not outstanding. The waiter was not friendly at all and didn’t try and engage at all. Just went through the motions....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paula M
Courtney B, Social Media Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Paula, thank you for sharing your feedback and we're so sorry to hear your experience was disappointing! We'd really like to get more information on your visit so we can address this issue directly. Would you e-mail diamondbackssocial@gmail.com with the details of your visit...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We used An app to find a nice restaurant near our hotel for dinner and this fit the bill. It was a rainy night mid- week so there was no competition for a table. The service was attentive and the food excellent. We could have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank travelingmv
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at DiamondBack's! Thank you for your gracious compliments, and we'll make sure to pass them along to your server and our chef. We hope to see you back again the next time...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Food was great but cost of everything was pretty high. Menu was certainly diverse. Wife had chicken parm and was huge so a good value. I had seared ahi tuna which also was very good. Diamondbacks is certainly the high end of Waco dining.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mike M
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi Mike -- we appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review! We've passed your feedback along to our owner and manager, and we're glad you and your wife both enjoyed your meals at DiamondBack's. We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This was our second anniversary dinner at Diamondbacks and it was just as good as the first time. Their filet will melt in your mouth and the globe dessert is a special treat.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 209kristiec
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Oh, we're so happy to hear that, Kristie! Happy anniversary! We hope to see you back here for many more. :)

Reviewed June 28, 2018

We went to have a nice meal. We were expecting high prices, but these prices were insane! We decided to eat the happy hour appetizers in the bar area. We ordered four in our group to try. The prime rib nachos came with 2 nachos...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ronijofrazier
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

We're sorry to hear you feel that way. We work hard to deliver a 5-star experience for our dining guests, and we price our plates accordingly. We do have an excellent happy hour at the bar, with 50% off wine bottles on Tuesdays, half-price sushi...More

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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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