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Clay Pot

416 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
+1 254-756-2721
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“pho” (33 reviews)
“spring rolls” (20 reviews)
“chicken curry” (4 reviews)
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
416 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was Amazing and the staff was super helpful. I complimented one gentleman on his shirt and he ended up being the owner. He shared the history of the restaurant and even gave us a tour of the entire restaurant top to bottom. I...More

Thank ragnarhanson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few places in Waco where you can get pho. It's certainly not the best that I've had but it wasn't bad, though somewhat pricey. Service is pretty swift and the place was busy, so it's popular.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I've been coming to Clay Pot since 2004. This place is not just for the excellent food it offers but its atmosphere, coziness is a great place to hang out with friends/coleagues over some beer and delicious spring rolls. The older location is now demolished...More

Thank Arek A
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Amazing. My family visited for a late lunch and upon leaving I pointed out to the waitress I found a piece of plastic in my meal. She apathetically looked at and said “ yep that’s plastic “ an apology would have been in order. Terrible...More

Thank deedee761
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Loved our visit to Waco & besides visiting Magnolia this place was second best excellent service and food. Plus the new back porch for dining is wonderful!!!! It has a beautiful Vietnamese mural and a fountain.

Thank Busygirl3
Reviewed March 13, 2018

...but not just a soup restaurant. A variety of well-prepared Vietnamese meals. Very knowledgeable waiter who knew the menu backwards and forwards as well as the ingredients in and preparation of the dishes.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Eight of us ate at "Clay Pot" Vietnemese restaurant recently for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. It was very busy still and yet they immediately made a table available for our large group. The waiting staff was helpful, friendly, and willing to give...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We went in with 7 people and ordered a couple of hot pots (one chicken, one vegan). It was fun and filling. You do have to like and trust the people you are eating with. There's lots of food handling. Some tongs would have been...More

Thank Caf80
Reviewed February 15, 2018

My husband and I ate at the new location on Valentines Day, our food was good and the service was exceptional. Our waitress showed us the new Patio, it is really awesome! We will definitely go back, tried so many new taste and it was...More

Thank Mary Lou M
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I Love the back patio at their New location, but the parking here can be tricky at times.....I eat here a LOT & my favorite dishes are the Pineapple Fried rice, the Seared Flat Noodle, the Spicy Hue soup, the Stir Fried Beef, and for...More

Thank b3bass
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from RobertusMaximus | Reviewed this property |
They were moving to a new location.
April 8, 2015|
Response from MMarshall06 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have dishes that you can request things be left out. My daughter is allergic to mushrooms and doesn't eat pork, they accomadated her requests with no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2109
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-756-2721
  • E-mail
Family run business and one of the unique places in Waco. We have been voted for the best Asian food in Waco for the past 3 years. Voted the best Pho and Bubble Tea in Waco. Good selection of the exotic Asian Beer and Sake. HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY FROM 5PM TO 7 PM (except Monday ).
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