Waco Hippodrome

724 Austin Ave.


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Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Weekday lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner 5-10 p.m.; weekend brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Price:$-$$ (see guide)

Takeout: Yes. Phone orders can be picked up at the bar.

Alcohol: Full service bar.

On the menu: Dining room offers theater menu of sandwiches, salads, burgers, hot dogs, tacos, nachos and popcorn plus weekday specials including jumbo shrimp, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, hamburger steak and Mesa chicken.

Good to know: Dining room $9 luncheon special includes entry, two sides, dessert and drink. Customer favorite is Wednesday’s chicken fried steak special.

Restaurant origin: Historic Waco Hippodrome reopened in 2014 to include theater dining, bar and dining room. Evening dinner service resumed in late 2016.

Guide: $ — main dishes less than $10; $$ — $10 to $20; $$$ — more than $20.