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Red River Cafe

) #2,078 of 3,125 Restaurants in Austin $ Cafe, American,
2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
+1 512-472-0385
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good47%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
16 Mar 2017
“Dependable place for breakfast”
28 Feb 2017
“Very good food”
Closes in 16 min
07:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, American, Diner
2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited here for breakfast before visiting the LBJ museum and the University of Texas. It was convenient and the parking was easy. There was air conditioning. It was cheap. The coffee was bitter and leftover. The service was poor. A sign is taped to...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, but consistently good. Great hash browns. Service varies. Close to UT Austin. Good burgers, as well.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very good food. Wait staff could be a little more attentive to customers needs, but the food is good. Good variety of offerings.

Thank robertrO6947MU
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a quick simple lunch place. Service is fast. Nothing fancy and decent food. Prices are reasonable also.

Thank Keke5
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Went to this cafe thinking it would be a great place for lunch, with sandwiches and the like. my husband's hamburger was cold as was my fish sandwich. We asked for the fries to be cooked extra crispy, but what we got was soggy limp...More

Thank ksa149
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you want some amazing food but poor service, this is your place! We've actually had a couple people wait on us that were super nice but overall the staff that communicates with the customers seem sad to be there. With that said this place...More

Thank NomadicGear
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were at UT for a band competition. Looking for a place for lunch, we checked Trip Advisor and settled on the Red River Café. It is a quaint place and it has a pretty good menu, especially if you like breakfast, which is served...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Had really nice beef brisket and sandwiches on the back terrace. They have live music in the evenings.

Thank burkele
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I liked the coffee at this cafe so much the last time I visited Austin that I made a special trip there to enjoy the coffee again. Alas! The coffee was not the same, and in fact, was not good at all. I was told...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Not the place we use to like in the years fast. We waited 35 mins for breakfast when there was only 3 other tables of 2-3 people. Food was ok but for the same price you can get a butter breakfast somewhere ales. Nice server...More

Thank lali102
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-0385
  • E-mail
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