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Cafe Homestead

608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5409
+1 254-754-9604
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Southwestern, Mediterranean, American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5409
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very good place to grad a quick bite to eat. XThe Reube and Turkey Veggie wrap were very good alsong with a nice slice of carrott cake and lemonade. A good quick fill up!

Thank Norbert K
Reviewed 1 week ago

atmosphere relaxing. fish terrific. friendly staff. vegetables great. pictures on the wall. good variety.

Thank terry m
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I really enjoyed the special dinner event here, which was my first visit to Cafe Homestead. The food was creative and very good, the portions generous. There was still a little room for improvement there, but the attentive service, the spacious, lodge-like...More

Thank IMHOguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I love to get together and eat here. The atmosphere is warm and cozy. The service is exceptional. The food is all homemade. There sweet potato/Jalepeno soup is my favorite! After lunch it's a beautiful place to walk it off. They have...More

Thank sioux16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in the area, definitely stop here for breakfast! Very cool area and the food was delicious! Nearly everything is homemade, even the jam, butter, and ketchup! I definitely recommend the jerk chicken omelette. Also got some grass fed beef sausage links... All delicious!...More

Thank lpdutil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit off the beaten path, but worth the navigating! We stopped for a late lunch and all enjoyed our meals. The butternut squash soup was delicious. I enjoyed the unsweetened flavor tea. The pumpkin cheesecake is amazing! I agree with previous reviews that portions...More

Thank NicoleN981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere but portions are on the small side and prices are on the high side. $13 plus tip and tax (about $17) for a smallish Reuben and potato salad is not a great value. Burger was decent but a bit dry (you really need...More

Thank konradvonhochstaden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the unprecedented October rain in Waco, my Mom and I braved it and took the drive out to the Cafe: totally and completely worth it. Everyone was friendly, we were seated immediately, and the food? The jerk chicken salad was one of the best...More

Thank Pier M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled into this little community, looking for a place to eat lunch. The word "Homestead" attracted us because we own a little Homestead house up on the Cumberland Plateau in Crossville, TN. WOW - what a treat! Food is scruptious, service warm and friendly,...More

Thank Eunice C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving to Dallas from South Texas and needed a place for lunch. This was rated the top spot on Trip Advisor for the Waco area, and I can now attest why. All four us had an excellent meal. The jalapeno sweet potato soup was off...More

Thank Mark L
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Ricki M
19 October 2018|
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Response from Kim F | Reviewed this property |
No it doesn’t - it’s a religious community. Great food though!!
Ricki M
19 October 2018|
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Response from duanehoxworth | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcoholic beverages at Homestead.
Jean C
7 June 2018|
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Response from Claudia M | Reviewed this property |
no sure about that.......... our family eats everything and anything!!!! Sorry !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-9604
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Cafe Homestead will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16th. See website for details. Cafe Homestead serves deliciously healthful food in the unique setting of a traditional craft village in our sustainable, organic farming community. We offer grass-fed beef; fresh buns, bread and rolls baked daily from whole-grain flour by Artisan Oven; cheeses produced by our community’s internationally award-winning Brazos Valley Cheese company; and other fine foods, including our all-natural, delectable ice cream. Our fruit and vegetables are always fresh, and we strive to provide locally grown produce. Begun in 1994 as a small deli, Cafe Homestead has grown to become a restaurant serving over 45,000 guests a year and is widely known for its menu of traditional Texan, Mediterranean and specialty cuisines. Before or after enjoying a relaxing meal served by friendly people from our farm community, visit our craft shops, Gift Barn and Model Homestead and take a Hayride to our scenic overlook.
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