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Roaring Fork

) #23 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-583-0000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (94 reviews)
“waldorf salad” (10 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
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1 - 10 of 676 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were walking around downtown Austin and wanted something healthy and light. Two nice sized salads later paired with a large Pelligrino and we were set for the afternoon.

Thank craiggh2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was outstanding and the service was great! Huge atmosphere and while there were definitely local accents, the decor still remained upscale and swanky. Will definitely be back next time I am in Austin! We were a large group so got a bunch of...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice wine list, excellent appetizers; had the mussels, lamb chop fondue, and pork tacos. The pork tacos were absolutely fantastic. Then moved on to the wedge salad and medjool date salad. For entrees tried the beef short rib and grouper. You must try the green...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service was arrogant and unpleasant. The food was bland, heavy, and overpriced. The restaurant felt very commercial, which was not the kind of experience we were going for in downtown Austin.

Thank canadianwarmth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In town on business and wanted to eat somewhere close to the hotel. Found the perfect spot to grab a quiet dinner. We ordered the cedar plank salmon and the nightly special which was pan seared halibut. Both were cooked to perfection and very delicious....More

Thank wkghound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little taken aback by our meal here yesterday. Four of us met after being in federal court; we have eaten here often and generally enjoyed it. Issues yesterday: 1) I stood at the hostess table for several minutes and then had to...More

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Austin and wanted to try out a steak dinner on our holidays visiting Texas. We weren't disappointed, my partner and I both had the NY strip and I have to say we both thought it was the best steak...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a group of six at a conference who met here for dinner. Service was attentive and good, though not superb. Food was good - everyone at our table enjoyed the dinner - some had chicken, fish tacos and steak. Good wine list and drinks....More

Thank curiouscatharine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place had such great reviews we thought we would try it out. Ordered the half chicken and the tacos which were nothing special. Was looking for more flavour on the chicken as it was very plain. Service was courteous, air con was arctic.

Thank Kelsie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small group of us met at the Roaring Fork for a friendly lunch mixed in with a little business--the restaurant was great for both functions! Even though this is a very popular lunch location, it was easy to talk at he tables. It is...More

Thank 1234texas
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have valet parking?
10 January 2017|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from rdizzle2015 | Reviewed this property |
the one at the intercontinental does have valet parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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