The Olive Branch: A Culinary Haven at River Square Center

Nestled in the heart of downtown Waco, The Olive Branch has established itself as a popular and beloved gathering place for locals and visitors alike. Situated within River Square Center below Spice Village, this modern bistro prides itself on its warm and welcoming atmosphere, handmade baked goods, and freshly prepared dishes that cater to every palate. Whether you’re a regular patron or just passing through, you’ll always find a spot at The Olive Branch’s table.

The Olive Branch was founded on the idea that communities come together around great food and drink. This belief permeates every aspect of the business, from daily restaurant operations to high-end catering events. The team at The Olive Branch is passionate about bringing people together to enjoy delicious meals in a convivial environment.

Located at 215 S 2nd St, Waco, TX, The Olive Branch operates Monday, Wednesday through Saturday from 8 am to 9 pm, with Sunday Brunch from 10 am to 2 pm. The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays. Reservations are not accepted, but the staff always endeavors to accommodate guests with minimal inconvenience.

The Olive Branch offers a diverse and expansive menu that includes breakfast plates, bowls and skillets, omelettes, sweet treats, sandwiches and burgers, pasta bowls, soups, salads, and more. Guests can also enjoy a selection of beverages from the espresso bar, wine bar, and beer offerings.

Some standout dishes include the Avocado Toast, Maple Bacon Chicken Biscuit, Power Bowl, Brisket Skillet, Jalapeño Popper Omelette, French Toast, Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich, BBQ Turkey Sandwich, Penne Pasta with Basil Pesto, Creamy Tuscan Chicken, and Bolognese. There’s truly something for everyone at The Olive Branch.

To further enhance your dining experience, The Olive Branch also offers an espresso bar with traditional coffee selections, a wine bar featuring seven house wines by the glass, and a variety of beers available by the bottle and draft.

For more information, visit The Olive Branch’s website at, call (254) 757-0885, or email Experience the warmth and charm of The Olive Branch and discover why it’s a favorite culinary destination for so many in Waco.

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