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1424 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701-1131
+1 254-752-7512
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Usa
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the reviews we were excited to try the bistro. Our service was average with the waitress coming back on 2 occasions to recheck what we had ordered. Bread service was bland with hard butter in individual plastic containers, the Caesar salads were good but dinner was disappointing, chicken alfredo was very soupy and appetizer was lukewarm. The ambiance... More 

Thank 56LisaG
Rhodes Town, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great fresh fish in a familly place and the most delicious Pasta Alfredo i ate there!!!!!special coktails in the garden

Thank lamprini m
Waco, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ordered a bottle of wine and an shrimp and scallops as an appetizer. Both were excellent. Our waiter, Dalton, was most attentive. I ordered beef tenderloin and the wife ordered mahi mahi. The food was amazing!! To cap the night off, we ordered creme brûlée and coffee. Most excellent atmosphere and food.

1 Thank Davin W
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was just ok. Ceasar salad is not served with croutons but with crushed crumbs. Thought that was strange. The ceasar dressing was good. Chicken picata was just ok. Service was excellent.

Thank owlcya
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Best meal in whole Texas trip. Despite not finding the door at first we had a great meal and excellent service at this restaurant. Liz pointed it out on our tour and it is well worth your time to have dinner there

Thank alan r
Fresno, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

This lovely little place was a nice spot for a very tasty dinner. Delicious fish options, and a willingness to substitute carbs for veggies without fuss or upcharge. Nice staff.

Thank cam4234
Waco, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Come and enjoy the casual elegance of one of Waco's better restaurants. The menu is excellent. I recommend the Orange Roughy or their Jambalaya from scratch; however my wife loves the Beef Wellington. The Chocolate Brulee' is also a special treat to close out your meal. I highly recommend 1424 for any special night or if visiting the Waco area.

2 Thank Bill8349
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review and so happy to serve you! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I go to 1424 whenever we can. It's by far the best place for a date in Waco. The lamb shanks are to die for and not expensive! For lunch, the lamb gyros are amazing and the lunch options are super affordable. I went to NYC recently and had high expectations but honestly, I couldn't find any... More 

1 Thank hodedofome
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We appreciate your business and review! Thanks so much! The only change that we made recently is having closed the weekday lunches. But you can still get the lunch menu on Sunday. Hours are: Dinner: Tues.-Sat. 5pm to 10pm, Sun. 11am to 2pm and 5pm-9pm More 

Waco, Texas
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

The food here is consistently good. They do a good job with both beef and seafood. They always have several specials that usually quite good, but check the price before ordering. They on a list with no prices and are usually a good bit more expensive than the rest of the menu. To me the interior has a strange smell,... More 

Thank Brian B
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We thank you as our customer and reviewer and will always work towards solving any problems that arise and we are always trying to make things right. The front dining and bar area is from the original back in the fifties ( as a popular Candy Shop). We have replaced a cracked ventilation pipe for plumbing which we suspected was... More 

Kerrville, Texas
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

We had a graduation lunch at this restaurant. My first impression was not great from the drive up / outside but I did like the seating in the courtyard. When I went inside, it felt really dark and I sensed a strange odor...not one of candles or great food but more like human waste unfortunately. It was warm in temperature... More 

Thank karen g
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not happy with our restaurant. We do try our best to create a pleasant and desirable ambiance. About 5 years ago, we expanded our restaurant by adding a new addition through the tunnel. However, original building has a lot of history and is old. It housed a very popular Candy Shop and later on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
Seafood, American, European, International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701-1131
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-752-7512
"Waco's home for good food, wine and conversation" Not only is the food wonderful but 1424 offers a full bar. Now 1424 offers fresh seafood too!Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday 5pm to 10pm and Sunday for Lunch 11am to 2pm and Dinner 5pm to 9pm!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?