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“Wish it was still in the old location!!!”
Review of Buzzard Billy's

Buzzard Billy's
Ranked #29 of 401 Restaurants in Waco
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed January 20, 2013

We have eatin here a few times since they have moved from the old location in the last few years and the food just is not as good as it used to be. The old location was so much better.

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

When I visited here there were a lot of construction work on the road immediately round it and maybe this made it feel a bit more badly placed than it actually is, but in terms of location this place doesn’t feel great from the outside. It is based by the river which seemed quite nice but it is also across the man road, so there was constant traffic noise and the car park and external of the place seemed pretty scruffy. Inside it is colorful in the way a theme restaurant is, t-shirts for sale, alligator heads on shelves stuff like that. It has a charm in that regard although it is a rather tacky charm.

The food is actually pretty decent – better than I expected. The deep fried stuff of course just tastes like batter but a lot of the other dishes had a bit more to them and were pretty tasty and filling; most of the mains seemed large and you can probably skip starters unless you are very hungry.

Staff are friendly and helpful although they seemed to come round asking if everything was OK a bit too many times, checking is people wanted another drink long before the current one was finished – they could have scaled that back a little but generally it was good.

Shame about the location, but the food and service was better than the décor suggested, although still not much to get thrilled about.

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Thank bob_the_moo
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Awful.

My colleague, a Waco native, suggested I eat here. I ordered the shrimp skewers and mixed veggies. The veggies came out with an abundance of frozen, microwaved thick broccoli stems and shrimp that smelled fishy in a suspicious way and extremely overcooked.

Service was fine. Ambiance wise, I did not enjoy the construction worker waiter outfits.

Do NOT recommend this place!

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Thank cranberryAli
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Buzzard Billy's is in the midst of the I-35 construction area for the new Baylor stadium. We made a point of eating at this favorite restaurant because the construction has slowed their business. The food is still great, the service couldn't be better and the view downriver is wonderful. Eat at Buzzard's Billy's and help them stay in business during this hard time of construcion.

Thank glo62
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

After reading other reviews, we had high hopes. Our food tasted like it was from a can. Also, we went during lunch hours & not once did the waiter mention their lunch specials, which of course is almost half the price of the regular menu. The coolest part of the place was being able to look at the ducks in the river...

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1  Thank Erinb111
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