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Diamondback's

217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
+1 254-757-2871
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (64 reviews)
“popovers” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2233
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank robo980
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank Kristie C
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

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

Reviewed June 24, 2018

We chose this restaurant because it was close to the B & B in which we were staying. It was fantastic. I had shrimp; my friend had steak. Both meals were delicious. But, and I’m not really a chocolate fan, their signature dessert is outstanding....More

Thank Marla2015
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

We're so glad to hear you're a fan of DiamondBack's, Marla! We're also very happy that you got a chance to try our signature dessert too... it's crowd-pleaser for sure. :) Please come back and see us again on your next trip through Waco!

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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, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
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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