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Shorty's Pizza Shack

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1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
+1 254-235-2646
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pizza, Pub
1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend I meet up in Waco for a girl’s weekend every 6 months and this place is always a must!!! Awesome pizza, and cheese bread and beer!! So yummy!

Thank January J
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Shorty's is just a few blocks from Baylor campus, and is a no-frills spot in a strip center, but has very tasty pizza and a young, Baylor-oriented crowd. My personal favorite is the vegetarian delight pizza. Lots of vegetables with plenty of cheese, but minimal...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Hands down, the best pizza place in Waco. It has that fun quintessential college atmosphere you'd expect of pizza place in a college town. I highly recommend the fried pickles and fried mushrooms, and of course, the pizza pillows. I always find myself coming back...More

Thank Stephanielizk
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

On a trip to pick up my son,I reviewed some places and wanted to try something local. This is a dive off the beaten path from Baylor. It is "nestled" in a residential neighborhood. We went out for an early Saturday lunch. You order at...More

Thank Texas197
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A friend and I ordered a 14" pepperoni pizza to share. It was delicious and SO GOOD! Not expensive at all. We had a birthday and got a free dessert-root beer floats, which were yummy. Would go there again next time I visit.

Thank lindseynxcole
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

College haunts almost always have funky, laid-back atmosphere, but food is not often their strong point. Shorty's is different. Their everything-from-scratch pizzas and "pizza pillows" are excellent, the service is friendly, and the prices are very reasonable. I highly recommend.

Thank dghenry
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Local pizza dive, crowded with fair prices, but the service and getting food is slow. There's also limited parking, but a pro tip for out of towners should know that street parking is free because it's close to a residential area.

Thank Rest-and-Romance
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I just went here with my daughter and I had an enjoyable visit. Our pizza was very good but I made the mistake of ordering extra cheese. They delivered, like a lot, on the extra cheese, but it was a little too much for me....More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We were in town visiting the magnolia market when we stopped into shorty's for lunch. It is a very small restaurant with limited seating. You order at the bar and drinks are served there. Staff is very friendly but the pizza lacked. It was ver...More

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We literally just picked Shorty's at random when looking for a place to eat before touring Baylor University. The place had a cool, college kid vibe, but was also family friendly. Everyone was very low- key. I heard the cashier behind the bar donate four...More

Thank knnorman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 S 12th St, Waco, TX 76706-2114
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-235-2646
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