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Cafe Homestead

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608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX 76705-5409
+1 254-754-9604
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always excellent, homemade food! Don't leave without trying the homemade chocolate ice cream, my favorite and just what I wanted to finish off my birthday lunch.

Thank Deana S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place ! Food was good, the cafe was clean, with staff friendly. We also got right in. Would definitely go back !

Thank Blondieon7
Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost don't want to write this review because I want to keep it a secret - but it's too good not to share. This was a wonderful place for lunch - our server was so friendly and the food was delicious. The sweet potato fries were great. They even had a gluten-free, sugar-free dessert and it was awesome. Don't... More 

Thank caroleiaap
Lindale, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Waco and want a wonderful gourmet organic meal try Cafe Homestead. We eat here often and they are always the best. Great service, wonderful food and blessings. We love to eat at Cafe Homestead. The burgers are fantastic. The wraps are great. Salads are fresh. Everyone loves dessert and the homemade ice cream. The best.

Thank Danadaire
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought friends as it was close-by the Waco Mammoth Nat'l Monument. The service was excellent and the food was varied and good. I am put-off by the idea of supporting this cult that has had some issues.

Thank alflinn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff always friendly and helpful. Food is the best! Does not matter, breakfast, lunch or dinner, you will love the experience. And DO NOT forget dessert! Shop and you find quality items you just can't find elsewhere. Plan to spend at least half a day here.

Thank Deborah G
Waco, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and friendly service. A very nice setting. Love their Farm-To-Table dinners. It is a part of a craft village that is amazing!

Thank 97Neighbor
Mineola, Texas
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a 1/2 sandwich and soup and my girlfriend had the hamburger. It was very good and the service was good. We would eat here again.

Thank David D
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on way through Waco - it was wonderful! The staff was very nice, the food was excellent and it really didn't take long despite the fact that the place was packed.

Thank Samantha R
Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have the best breakfast made from scratch with blueberries!! Everything there is good and raised or grown on the land! There is also a pottery making place and gristmill and wood furniture making. An overall neat place to eat and visit!!

Thank kathygthorman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Dry Creek Rd., Waco, TX 76705-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-9604
Cafe Homestead serves deliciously healthful food in the unique setting of a traditional craft village in our sustainable, organic farming community. We offer grass-fed beef; fresh buns, bread and rolls baked daily from whole-grain flour by Artisan Oven; cheeses produced by our community’s internationally award-winning Brazos Valley Cheese company; and other fine foods, including our all-natural, delectable ice cream. Our fruit and vegetables are always fresh, and we strive to provide locally grown produce. Begun in 1994 as a small deli, Cafe Homestead has grown to become a restaurant serving over 45,000 guests a year and is widely known for its menu of traditional Texan, Mediterranean and specialty cuisines. Before or after enjoying a relaxing meal served by friendly people from our farm community, visit our craft shops, Gift Barn and Model Homestead and take a Hayride to our scenic overlook.

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