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Roaring Fork

#24 of 3,044 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 (7th Street)
+1 512-583-0000
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Lubbock, Texas
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. The sword fish was cooked perfectly. Service was responsive and we were happy with the demeanor of all the service staff.

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Thank blandis2016
Fort Worth, Texas
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our cities delegation was in town to meet with legislators, and commissioners and this was our group night out. I will say it was a little on the dark side but the service was excellent. I had the chicken diner and it was excellent. Everyone around me commented on how good their dinner was. We were there a while had... More 

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Thank duganjo
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good - but the service was even better (5 stars to the server). Would go back again without hesitation. And, in fairness for not rating 5 on the food we did not try the steak - and this is a steakhouse.

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Thank Allen C
Fairfax, Virginia
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163 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was only in Austin for the weekend so TripAdvisor helped pick this restaurant based on menu offerings. I recommend reservations ahead of time to have comfortable seating but the bar area is first come and find a table if you want to eat but if it is a small party it seemed to work. Typical dark low lighting with some... More 

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Thank Sara C
Lake Benton, Minnesota
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159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of girlfriends and I went to Roaring Fork for dinner. I don't think it was that "roaring". We got seated behind the bar and it was so dark we could hardly see our menu. The food was good but nothing was totally outstanding.

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Thank lahanson
Bryan, Texas
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a decent meal after 8pm last night. There were four of us. We got a reservation just in case only even though we were only about an hour out. The mood, energy and atmosphere was great, just right. The server was attentive from the start. Everyone else got a different cut of steak. I had the salmon. There was... More 

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Thank Nickelfish69
Texas
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent and the food was some of the best I have had. The Redfish is a must as well as the green chile pork kettles. Nice atmosphere at a decent price

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Eilat, Israel
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entering the place it seems crowed but quickly you get a table i will advise you to reserve a table in advance i was there for lunch service excellent with knowledge and kindness as soon as you ordered you get the waiter already at your service cleaning the table from forks knives or glasses you do not need the order... More 

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Thank tuttifabi
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best Blackened red fish here. This is a must stop at restraint. Great atmosphere for dinner. It was very elegant they even charged my phone for me when it had died. Well worth the price we paid.

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Thank Cherie S
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location/Ambiance At the center of downtown, it's a great location. It's a large space and upscale. It has a great feel for a date night/special occasion. Service Terrific service - 5 stars. They were on their game. I never had an empty glass and everyone was very friendly. Food (dinner) The best part of the meal was the green chili... More 

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Thank Nate B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-583-0000

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