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The Doves Nest Restaurant

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105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
+1 972-938-3683
11:00 - 14:00
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up in this cute town. Spotted this place from the street. Well, it's at this place in a store. You have to go in and find the restaurant entrance. There stands a nice person who takes your name and number in your party and calls you when your tables ready. Everything is fresh and made there. Salads, sandwiches... More 

Thank Karen A
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a patron of the Dove's Nest for many years. It's always my go-to lunch spot when out of town guests are visiting. Good menu choices and a quaint setting. It can get a bit noisy though which can make group conversations a little difficult. It's still a favorite.

Thank TexasTravelers2
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend took me for lunch. We had a grilled salmon sandwich with chips. She told me the salads are wonderful. Next time back that's what I'm ordering.

Thank ktwski2017
Waxahachie, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Variety of salads are the best. Sandwiches are very good, and the orange muffins are a treat. I usually go when we have a training group.

Thank stanton499
Arlington, Texas
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477 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Make a reservation. Go early if you want soup as they run out. The spiced tea is okay , but not my favorite. I would like a larger variety of flavors. The goat cheese appetizer was fabulous. I would order it again. The citrus salad dressing is the best. I recommend you request it no matter what salad you select.... More 

Thank happytraveler4209
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This quaint little restaurant in the back of a gift shop is an excellent choice for sandwiches and desserts that aren't the typical restaurant fare! A little pricey but excellent food and great service!

1 Thank TXgrandma1108
Fort Worth, Texas
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This cafe is delicious. BUT this is not a child-friendly place. No diaper changing tables in the one (only) bathroom, no highchairs, no kids menu or kid meal choices. Tables are small and it's a little cramped inside, which made it hard to hold a 1 year old. We arrived at 1:35 pm and the wait for a table was... More 

Thank Jennifer R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I live overseas, so don't get back to Waxahachie often enough. But, whenever I am home, I try to have a special treat with a friend at Dove's Nest. The food and service are lovely, but it is the historical ambiance and the connected special shopping that make it extraordinary.

1 Thank CelesteManila
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went here for Lunch while visiting our daughter in College. It was delicious. They pay excellent attention to detail, and their food is delicious! We usually all get something different so we can sample several things. Definitely will go back

Thank Tammy B
Dallas, Texas
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418 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Friday lunch. You'll never come to eat here with a female friend or your wife that you don't have a 15 minute wait. The restaurant is located at the back of a home decor store. That said, soups and salads are fresh. Service is very attentive. Desserts looked great.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-938-3683

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