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Red Vault Bistro

124 E South Main St, Over the train tracks and directly across from City Hall, Flatonia, TX 78941-5453
+1 361-865-3663
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (6 reviews)
“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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European, American, Sushi, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
124 E South Main St, Over the train tracks and directly across from City Hall, Flatonia, TX 78941-5453
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here and the owner/waitress said to make sure we come back for dinner, "Chef does a steak that will change your life!" We thought, oh, right. But, that was a pretty bold statement. When we're in the area, we...More

Thank Joanne S
Elizabeth M, Owner at Red Vault Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much. We look forward to the next time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner at the Red Vault. The food was spectacular and the service perfect. We started with the cheese plate, which was fantastic and huge! I had the lamb and my husband the smoked ribeye, and cannot adequately...More

Thank BSCone
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The food is wonderful and fresh. They have special meals on different nights like an Italian Food night and Sushi night. Very quaint and special!

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

A short walk from our Olle Hotel, my cousin and I enjoyed a wonderful steak dinner & wine. Old world charm mixed with Texas history = winning combo. We'll try to return again soon to this food oasis in south-central Texas.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Checked Trip Advisor for recommendations for restaurants nearby the I 10 route from San Antonio to Houston. Flatonia is almost 1/2 point, so we stopped at #1 recommend Red Vault Bistro and we were pleasantly surprised at all aspects of this charming place. Small town...More

Thank bontkej
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I was driving to Houston for business on interstate 10 and decided I was hungry for lunch. I was approaching Flatonia so I opened Apple maps and pressed the icon for restaurants. The usual fast food chains came up; Dairy Queen, McDonalds, and Subway. I...More

Thank ts0ltis
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our hostess at the Olle Hotel recommended the Red Vault Bistro for dinner. It was located right around the corner from the hotel. We were there on a Thursday night, so we received very personalized service. The food was outstanding. We even purchased a piece...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance and glad I did. Had the ribeye steak (special) and it doesn't disappoint. Seasoned and cooked perfectly. Wife had lamb chops (another daily special) and they were perfect. Service was great! Yes it takes a while but if your in...More

Thank Jeff and Erma B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Some entrees are overpriced. Thursday night specialty is Italian food which is good but slightly overpriced. Interior in need of repair. Hamburgers (and getting French Fries is a bonus) are great and unique.

Thank lazylanegal
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ordered rolls but obviously the chef had no idea...nor the staff. There are not many places to eat in this town.

Thank Cardie M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$50
European, American, Sushi, Wine Bar
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 E South Main St, Over the train tracks and directly across from City Hall, Flatonia, TX 78941-5453
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Flatonia
  • Phone Number: +1 361-865-3663
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Family and romantic dining in a beautiful old downtown historical building. We are also an art gallery. Great for all kinds of meetings too.
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