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Cathay House

825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
+1 254-776-1072
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
7 Jul 2018
“Yummy Authentic”
4 weeks ago
“Our go-to place for Chinese”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
Chinese, Asian
825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Cathay House for YEARS. They never disappoint. Great lunch specials. Recently renovated, very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This place certainly deserve to be on the map! Their food is excellent, service is great, prices are very fair. If you are in Waco and hungry for Asian cuisine, give Cathay House your business!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank D W
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We are huge fans of authentic asian food and wanted to stop by while we were in Waco. The service was excellent and we were seated immeadiately. We shared three entrees between two adults and two teens. It was perfect. The wonton soup I had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amanda Joy H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We've been coming here for a while. The food is always good, and in fact I think it is getting better. You really can't beat the prices, especially for lunch. Everyone is very nice & helpful

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JTG_Texas
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Won Ton Soup is a good start plus sweet and sour is an excellent entree. Lunch specials are well priced and filled with flavor.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Wendy6919
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had another delicious lunch in Waco again this week.The lunch specials are served from 11-3 Tuesday - Saturday. Sunday is buffet style. I started my meal with the fried wontons that are served upon arrival. I ordered the egg drop soup and it was divine....More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank multimom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Happy Family! With diverse choices from Shrimp, Pork, vegetables, chicken. Very good size portion. Enjoyed our meal.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank jorgeh596
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have been coming here since I was a little girl....at least 25 years. Food is good, very affordable. You can get out of here for under $10.00. I didn't care for the chicken and rice soup this time and will stick to the wonton...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank multimom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived mid-afternoon following completion of their long-running Sunday buffet to order off the menu. The current owners of Cathay House, which I first visited in 1980 and had enjoyed ever since (with a gap of about 25 years while living elsewhere), finally made some...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank jaybird89101
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've been eating Chinese food here off-and-on since 1980. In my opinion, it's the best local Chinese restaurant in Waco. Good service and good, dependable food at very affordable prices (including their Sunday buffet). I've never been disappointed in a meal at Cathay House (even...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank jaybird89101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Wooded Acres Dr, Waco, TX 76710-4545
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-776-1072
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