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Chuy's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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5501 Legend Lake Pkwy, Waco, TX 76712-6983
+1 254-420-4242
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just about as good as chain Tex-Mex can be! Margaritas and enchiladas are great! The Happy Hour Nacho Bar is the best deal in town! Great staff and great food. Location is a bit difficult to navigate, but its worth it!

Thank turbotrevor
Tamuning, Mariana Islands
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are staying in Waco for his work and Chuy's is right by the hotel we stayed at. We've eaten a lot of Mexican while in Texas but nothing has compared to the food at Chuy's. It starts off with fresh chips and real salsa - chopped not mushed. I got Hatch Valley Chicken which was excellent... More 

Thank Patty D
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216 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was so so. Not a busy time yet very slow service. Food was good but not anything spectacular. Enchiladas were spicy and the Chicken were just okay.

Thank glmorgan
El Paso, Texas
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Been here a couple of times now and every time they are packed. The waits have not been to long but well worth it. The service was great, very friendly waitstaff. They food has been excellent and comes out hot and fresh.

Thank J411ZAtammym
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We love eating at Chuys in Austin so knew we would enjoy the meal. We had a party of 20 people after Baylor graduation and knew we would have a wait but it wasn't too long and we enjoyed drinks while we waited for our table that was on the patio. We had two servers who kept our chips/salsa and... More 

Thank kariesue
Keller, Texas
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had heard about the reputation of Chuy's and decided to stop in and try it. We sat on the balcony on a beautiful spring day. Service was good. Portions are big. My only complaint was that because we were outside, the service lacked a little. If needed something, we had to wait until someone noticed us out there.

Thank chuckg9779
Roswell NM
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253 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a place you can't go wrong! Love the chicken enchiladas with the Boom Boom sauce, the veggie enchiladas, the fajita combos, the combo plate, and any of the chile rellenos. Try their green sauce to dip your chips in. So yummy. There are several different types of sauces you can top your enchiladas with, too. Enjoy the fun... More 

Thank takrafty
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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Thursday night special of chicken enchiladas with green sauce, beans and rice were delicious and spicy. The service was efficient. But I was most impressed that the paper bag with our fork & knife had a prayer printed on it. Great way for a family business to bless their patrons.

Thank tomtex451
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Came to Waco on business for a week and was staying at hotel next door so figured I'd pop on in to Chuy's as I'm familiar with the chain being from Austin myself. Sat at the bar the first night and was treated with fantastic service by the the bartenders that night, Jimmie and Addison. They were each very attentive... More 

Thank forrestm311
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The service was great and the food was average. Not terrible, just average Mexican food. Menu pricing is average

Thank CaliGirl92019

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Legend Lake Pkwy, Waco, TX 76712-6983
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-420-4242

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