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The Doves Nest Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friday lunch. For the first time ever, no wait to be seated. Several soup, salad, sandwich, and dessert choices. One of their signature items is the chicken salad. Located in the back of a women's clothing and gift store. Very attentive service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AVGTXN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lunch I chose the salad sampler plate with apricot chicken salad, baby spinach with raisins, apples and bacon and fruit. It came with 2 thin dry pieces of toast. I had read in the reviews that it used to come with a mini muffin,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BVCTx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating here for years and love the chicken salad! The salad medley used to come with a small delicious sweet muffin. They no longer have the muffin and have substituted it with what looks and tastes like cardboard!! Please find something more...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bradysweetheart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my very favorite places! Amazing salads and quiche. Perfect place for lunch with the girls! Great deserts and flavored teas never disappoint.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tgcain
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Buy the cookbook, eat anything on the menu. Do NOT skip dessert. Will be back again. Cindy Goss has a hidden treasure in Waxahachie.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank coppingerky
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident. Nice gift shop in front, cute restaurant in back. My eye spotted the chicken salad right away and the server said it was the specialty. Poached chicken breast, almonds, apricots in a minimal rosemary mayo... Wonderful with a side fall...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 170marlenep
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We attended a function held at the Doves Nest. I’ve heard about the speciality teas and desserts being delicious and now I want to add dinner to the list as well. We began with a salad then our plated entree arrived. The chicken breast was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Photoclicker
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Fantastic restaurant tucked away in an antique/boutique shop. Great menu and service. We would highly recommend The Dove's Nest for anyone visiting downtown Waxahachie, TX

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ronaldgeer
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very busy place... had to wait for a table (had a big group of 7). Wait was worth it, excellent food, friendly great service and enjoyed the atmosphere. Well worth a trip there.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Connie H
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Love the Doves Nest. It's a wonderful place to eat as well as to shop for something out of the ordinary!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lin P
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larueewing
January 14, 2016|
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Response from Erica B | Reviewed this property |
I think you would really enjoy The Doves Nest for your gathering. Great menu, decor and staff. We really enjoyed it in August.
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