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Rockett Cafe

5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165-8939
+1 972-617-8634
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried steak” (16 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165-8939
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Rockett Cafe has some of the best chicken fried streak I've ever had. My only misgiving here is that at night they have a bar/dance club they is very loud and if you are there for dinner, the atmosphere suffers from it. Otherwise, it is...More

Thank Keitha G
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome place for great comfort food! Their famous huge chicken fried steak is stomach hurting!!! Their hamburgers are great!!!

Thank 3chones
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a friend of mine. So I had my daughter drove up from Waco and meet us here for a Sunday lunch. We had the sampler with the fried pickles, onion rings and mozzarella sticks. Perfect with ranch that tasted and...More

Thank texasshooter
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The Chicken Fried Steak was excellent just as expected. A very diverse clientele. Young, old, veterans, local folks and travelers. A place made even more special to me when we witnessed a young woman take the time to get up from her table, make her...More

Thank acswelcher
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I came to this venue twice within a couple of weeks. The first visit our party of 4 had a great meal. Chicken fried steaks, steak and apps were all very good. The same party of 4 came back with our children and it was...More

Thank TBeck2015
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I had a great meal here that was truly Texan! The helpings are large, the atmosphere is very Texan. The prices are also moderate. I hope to go back!

Thank JJS1959
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Rockett Cafe has always been a staple in Ellis County. Tucked away inside the small but charming town of Rockett, TX it has become a mainstay for all things country cooking. As far as Chicken Fried Steak is considered, I would put it as one...More

Thank TexasKev79
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, Great Food, Great Place for dinner with Family or friends. We've herd ally of good things about Rocekt Cafe and finally were able to dine here. This place didn't disappoint we will definitely eat here again. And we would recommend it to family...More

Thank asmith832
Reviewed 19 April 2017

When you drive up it looks neat and atmospheric. You walk in and it smells strange and looks very uninviting. The entry is a narrow, dark, carpeted room with old booths on each side. You are taken down a ramp into a smoke filled room...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Not much to add. Great chicken fried steak. Came out fast and still steaming from the kitchen. I like that. Nice country drive. Worth the drive.

Thank Gerald J
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Joan B
30 November 2016|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
It's kind of mixed. Bar typically has younger people on week nights.
Pam W
22 October 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
I do believe smoking is allowed in bar area but the air circulation system works great. Live music on weekends.
25 June 2016|
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Response from PeggWindham | Reviewed this property |
The "club" side has a dance floor. The restaurant part is separate. ENJOY!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5790 Fm 813, Waxahachie, TX 75165-8939
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-617-8634
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