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The Doves Nest Restaurant

105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
+1 972-938-3683
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“soups” (12 reviews)
“corn relish” (5 reviews)
All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful lunch food - delicious and fresh. The lovely home decorating and gifts selection are wonderful too!

Thank Genie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with a group of 10 ladies. We've been here before had good service and food, but today was disappointing. We were served coffee with no spoons, desserts with no forks, and splinters from the rough wood table we were seated at snagged a...More

Thank Smartie752
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a few times. It a great shop with a cafe. There is all kinds of cool stuff to purchase. From antique's to jewelry. Great place to buy a gift. The cafe is cute. We had the ABC spread appetizer. It was yummy it...More

Thank Tracy e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden within old downtown is the Doves Nest. Street parking is available and it depends upon the day and time. Wait time is short when busy and gives one an opportunity to visit the gift shop. Menu is limited but covers al tastes and desires...More

Thank zepper50
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit the Doves Nest it is excellent! It is a unique dining experience for friends and families. Not many small towns can boast such a talented chef and menu.

Thank emmettk2000
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I have a lot of favorites here, but this time I had Andrew's pastrami sandwich. It was really delicious! I usually don't drink ice tea, but always get a glass here - orange spice tea is yummy. Picked up some cool cards and the jalapeno...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Grilled Panini Sandwiches with Corn Relish and kettle chips Wonderful- Spiced Orange Tea and Blackberry Bread Pudding with Ice Cream and Whipped Cream was wonderful also

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a wonderful place to go with friends. The food is excellent. I've never had a bad meal. They have great sandwiches and fabulous desserts. The prices are reasonable. The only drawback is the place is always full, so it tends to be pretty...More

Thank lindyhopper63
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Antique furniture, knick-knacks, collectibles, items from France. Various items and price range though most items are priced mid to high. I did purchase a Rose tea cup and a little French hankie.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We love the food at the Dove's Nest, and the shop where it is located gives you plenty of things to browse if you have to wait for a table. Overall, it's always been a good experience.

Thank Keitha G
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14 January 2016|
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Response from Erica B | Reviewed this property |
I think you would really enjoy The Doves Nest for your gathering. Great menu, decor and staff. We really enjoyed it in August.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-938-3683
  • E-mail
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