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“Just a Hell of a lot of FUN”

George's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 380 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Keller, Texas
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160 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Just a Hell of a lot of FUN”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

Live in Ft. Worth area - a must stop on the way to Austin. A few times, had such a great time, ended up staying in Waco. Food is very good, service is excellent, place is fun. This has it all - music, food and fun. Now to be honest, my parents wouldn't like it - but if you love to have fun and want to enjoy yourself - you can't miss this place. Probably been here over 40 times.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Texas
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2014

George's is a Waco favorite & should not be missed. Great American food, including wonderful breakfasts & dinners. This is not healthy or fat-free eating. It's old-fashioned, momma's southern cooking. It is a favorite of George W. Bush (no relation) & other famous folk, whose photos are hanging on the restaurant walls. Don't miss this place!

Visited March 2014
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Irving, TX
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lives up to the hype!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014

Have heard about George's for years. Glad work finally brought me to Waco. George's did not disappoint! Food was great, service was awesome, and prices were right!

Chicken Fried Steak is not to be missed! Couldn't believe how thick the steak was and I would easily put theirs on the list of Best CFS in Texas!

Just one tip...if you hate the smell of smoke, ask to be put at a table away from the smoking room/bar section. Our table was close to the smoking section and every time the door opened, we got a whiff of that horrible smell non-smokers try to avoid.

Visited March 2014
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Texarkana, Texas
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a great place to eat if you are in Waco. It is iconic in the town. The chicken fried steak is what they are known for, and it is delicious.

  • Visited May 2013
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Waco, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“It is what it is supposed to be, everytime.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2014

Wide variety of homestyle and bar food. None of it is world class, but all of it is good food at a reasonable price. Ive been there dozens of times, and never had bad service or a bad meal.

  • Visited February 2014
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