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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The decor here is very fun and inviting. I got the beef quesadillas and they were great. The ranch jalapeno dipping sauce is to die for. We had great service and the food came in and out in a timely manner.

Thank Teresa M
Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chuy's in Waco proved again to be another favorite place to eat. The food is good and reasonably priced. It is very similar to the Chuy's close to our home. It is family friendly and has the same odd dog paintings on the wall. The restaurant is loud and the tables are a little too close for any hopes... More 

Thank camperatheart07
Belton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plates are a lot of food !! Very tasty. Service was great. Burritoes are huge. Wonderful margaritas.

1 Thank Rita W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great chuy's especially compared to others I have been to (the best is still the original). This one has to do since I was in Waco Texas. Flautas were good as well as the fajitas.... actually the fajitas were better that the original.

2 Thank TikiTex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. Every year I go to training in Waco & eat at this Chuy's. By far some of the best Mexican food I've ever had and the best service. The hot sauces are awesome!

1 Thank James D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

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!

1 Thank turbotrevor
Tamuning, Mariana Islands
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

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 

1 Thank Patty D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

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.

1 Thank glmorgan
El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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

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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
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?