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#18 of 321 Restaurants in Waco
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217 Mary Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
+1 254-757-2871
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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537 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone in our group of six loved their meal. The prime rib was one friend's "Maybe the best I've ever had." My wagyu beef ribeye was just amazing. Service was excellent, the sides were generous and the service spot on. Sure, prices are high, but for a 'best ever' piece of meet in a very nice environment, it's worth it... More 

Thank SCalCanz
Midland, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was ok but no better that Texas Roadhouse or other franchise restaurant. Music loud you could not talk to party across the table. Prices too high for a spoiled evening due to loud restaurant. Go to 135 Prime for better evening.

Thank frazb6824
Central Texas
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144 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and good food. Wish the menu was a little more expansive--but they do a good job with what they present.

Thank BandBs
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful wait staff. Steaks are expensive and not of great quality. Side dish is included in the price, but salad and sides are lifeless. Spinach dip appetizer was full of cheese with very little spinach included. Would not return.

Thank Michelle G
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful high end restaurant with food to match! I had CHICKEN FRIED LOBSTER & it was AMAZING! The service was great...super friendly. Overall...all of it was so beyond our expectations. I highly recommend Diamondbacks..we loved it!

Thank BeekayTx
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152 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. Nice dinner, live jazz and soothing atmosphere. Service was tops and the food was really good. Red Snapper was cooked to perfection!

Thank cindywho24
Waterloo, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Was recommended by Waco Tours. Pricy but well worth it. Had the daily special portion so large I could not finish it. My wife's steak was just a little to rare to her liking. They came took it back and returned a few minutes later with a perfect cooked steak. Several servers and the manager stopped to check on her... More 

Thank chalkmaneckert
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this review

We're so happy you and your wife could join us at DiamondBack's on your trip to Waco! Even happier to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit with us. Looking forward to seeing you again-- when we'll get her steak juuuust right the first time! ;) More 

Antlers, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This restaurant was very pleasant and was an enjoyable dinning experience. My daughter and I were in Waco to visit Magnolia and do a little shopping. We were staying in a hotel just 2 blocks over. And actually the hotel was the one that recommended the restaurant. The restaurant is beautiful and the ambiance is elegant. I felt a little... More 

1 Thank dfwilliams2
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this review

We're so glad you and your daughter could join us at DiamondBack's and are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. Our desserts are delectable, so saving room is a Must Do. Next time you visit, try The Globe. Thanks again! More 

Bismarck ND
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We have eaten at nice places from Kauai to DC, from the Keys to Seattle, and I have to say this was up there with one of the best of them. I always am nervous going to an expensive place that i have never been to, pay a lot of money and don't want to be disappointed. Diamondbacks is definitely... More 

1 Thank Trevor H
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this review

We're so happy you could join us, Trevor, and are thrilled to hear we can compete in such a broad range of culinary experience. We're sad to hear you may not return to Waco (we'd love to impress you further or make sure you try the Bananas Foster-- it's bananas ;) ), but thank you greatly for your kind review.... More 

Azle, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our food was excellent. The service was very good. Table cloths and real napkins add to a nice restaurant. It was very loud in this restaurant.

Thank Don and Kathy H
Courtney B, Public Relations Manager at Diamondback's, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us at DiamondBack's, Don and Cathy. We're sorry the atmosphere was a bit loud for your liking, but we're very pleased to hear you enjoyed the food, service and table setting. We hope you'll join us again! We'll try to find a quieter seating area for you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Mary Avenue, Waco, TX 76701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-757-2871
DiamondBack's is a fine dining establishment in downtown Waco specializing in hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and a full sushi menu.

We also offer happy hour every Monday to Wednesday from 4pm to 7pm and Thursdays from 4pm to 10pm.

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