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Katie's Frozen Custard

#6 of 14 Dessert in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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602 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711
+1 254-754-5899
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Houston, Texas
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162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, it's sweet yummy cold frozen custard, essentially like ice cream. It gets hot in Waco so this is a good place to cool off. I have been a couple times and when I ordered strawberry and cherry, it came with fresh chunks of strawberries and cherries. My daughter likes chocolate and she got some combination that she loved! There... More 

Thank Laura C
Level Contributor
58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I got chocolate with caramel and fudge in a vortex. Was a little melty but yummy. If you like custard this is a good option.

Thank Shane T
Waco, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The custard is so smooth and fresh tasting that it tastes better than ice cream! The employees could work on being more friendly. The walk-up order window should not be so close to the drive-thru.

Thank tybee8beachgirl
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Frozen Custard was very good. I had vanilla wafers mixed into mine which was new and surprisingly good. Worth your time when you are in Waco.

Thank Tyler K
Fort Worth, Texas
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious frozen custard at a place that's like a step back in time. My Coffee Toffee Cyclone was great as was my wife's Rocky Road Sundae. My boys had milkshakes that they loved and gobbled up in no time. Kind of pricey, but very good.

Thank Mike S
Killeen, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Katie's is locally owned and has been around for years. We're fans of the chocolate. So smooth and creamy!

Thank Karagape
Oklahoma City
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Just happened on this gem on a road trip through Texas. Holy cow, were we ever lucky! Had a Whoa bacon burger box. The burger is slider size so order two if you're hungry. The sauce is special and really jazzed up the French fries. Hubby had a cup of chocolate and I had vanilla. Sincerely the best frozen custard... More 

Thank 2653adele
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169 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

As I was driving South on I-35 I noticed the billboard for this place. I thought to myself if the place has a billboard it must be worth trying. I went out of my way to eat here and the the food was just as good as advertised. Although the portions are small, the taste is great. The burgers are... More 

Thank Tim O
Cut and Shoot, Texas
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861 reviews
590 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We love frozen custard and saw Katie's on TA. We had just eaten lunch, but Found room for small cones, which were not small at all. Hubby had vanilla while I had the butter pecan which was loaded with large pecan pieces. The custard is made fresh every day which means it melts a bit faster since it is softer.... More 

Thank Badgelady
Austin, Texas
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Had the butter pecan custard and chocolate custard at Katie's. I would recommend Katie's if the weather is nice, because you only get to sit outside. It is a fun place with picnic tables under a covered roof. There is not much else, just a funky converted gas station into a ice cream stand.

Thank gregaustex

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-5899

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