Quaint Italian eatery in Waco, Texas dishing up traditional pasta plates & pizza in an easygoing setup

B . Y . O . B .

Want a drink but don’t want to spend a fortune? Not a problem! Baris has a Bring Your Own Booze policy so that our customers can enjoy our affordable, traditional Italian cuisine and the alcohol of their choosing with no extra cost.

Our Story

Here at Baris, we value the rich community experiences, atmosphere, and relationships we’ve fostered and continued throughout the years. We began as Mama Baris’ dream came to life in 1996 and now we carry her legacy on by continuing to spread her light and love through traditional Italian cuisine and heartfelt customer service and connection.


Whether you’re looking for amazing deals for a wedding, business meeting, party, or some other special occasion, let Baris cater to your dining needs with our catering service options! With classic dishes ranging from our pasta to pizza, Baris is Waco’s favorite traditional Italian restaurant.

Interested in Baris Catering, email us!

Awards & Recognitions

Locals Love Us consecutive award winners for BEST PASTA since 2012


Consecutive Trip Advisor winner for Top Rated Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria since 2015


Waco Tribune Herald H.O.T. Readers' Choice Award 2020