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1424 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701-113
+1 254-752-7512
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank hodedofome
Waco, Texas
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 

Waco, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Took my husband here for his birthday...what a fabulous meal. We sat outside on a beautiful evening while enjoying some of the best food I've eaten in Waco. Our server was prompt and attentive, with a good sense of humor. We will definitely be back again.

Thank Gail F
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. We do our best to serve you and look forward to serving you again. More 

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166 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time dining here last night while in Waco. Read reviews on TA. The food was really good and lots of it. I had the salmon with vegetables and my friend had the shrimp scampi. The wine list was extensive. The only negative was slow service but there was a very large group there at the same time.... More 

Thank WendyM1023
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your nice review and glad your enjoyed your meal. We are sorry about the slow service due to a large group before you. Thanks again. More 

Magnolia, Texas
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164 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We wanted a nicer spot for dinner that wasn't outrageously overpriced, so we tried 1424 Bistro. It's a little hard to find, even more difficult to find the door because the place looked closed to us. But the restaurant has a lot of charm because of the exposed brick, dark woodwork, nice linens, and soft lighting. We were glad the... More 

Thank Perkypaws
BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

I am truly sorry about your disappointing experience with the food and cocktail. We do try to always make everything fresh and tasting great so we will have customers to return. We try to control our alcoholic drinks by measuring. If you say that it tasted like cough syrup, I am so sorry. I hope that you returned it and... More 

Waco, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

My wife and I dined there last night and to be frank I was most disappointed. We got there on a Saturday night between 8:45 and 9:00 and we were promptly seated as there were very few other people there. I ordered a Sautéed Shrimp appetizer, and we got 7 nice sized peeled and deveined shrimp. The problem was they... More 

Thank Darwin M
BluecatWaco, Manager at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

We apologize for the shrimp appetizer not coming out to your expectations. We do our best to cook seafood appropriately and would have cooked another for you, if you had told the server. Our Fresh Seafood Menu is the small extra menu we add to the regular menu. Yes, it doesn't have the price-since the prices do change. But on... More 

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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

A friend and I wanted to treat ourselves to a nice dining experience while spending the day in Waco. We arrived early (5 p.m. - opening time on Saturdays) and were greeted by a friendly staff. Tables quickly filled so obviously this is a popular spot. We both chose the Sea Bass that was served with two vegetables and a... More 

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BluecatWaco, Owner at 1424 Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is important that our satisfied customers take the time to write a review. We appreciate you time and look forward to serving you again! More 

Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Overall the food was just ok. The atmosphere was great and just what we wanted for a nicer date night. Good service and not overly crowded.

Thank CSarg
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Pretty ambiance and interior. The outside and area of the restaurant was a bit old and run down. Location was really away from downtown. I almost didn't think there was a restaurant.

Thank NinaCa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $40
Seafood, American, International, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701-113
  • 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--Friday, and Sunday for LUNCH 11am to 2pm and Tuesday through Sunday for DINNER 5pm to 10pm and 5pm to 9pm on Sunday.

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