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Reata Restaurant

203 N. Fifth Street, Alpine, TX 79890
+1 432-837-9232
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (48 reviews)
“steak” (96 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (32 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
203 N. Fifth Street, Alpine, TX 79890
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First, if uou haven't been told what to look for yku might just walk right by a d think it is nust another house on a side street. This would be your loss, for hidden behind this ordinary looking front porch is Alpines best eating...More

Thank larry g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quite honestly, we ended up here after finding several other choices closed for dinner, but ended up glad we chose this one. Restaurant is small and busy, but we got one of the last tables in the bar area. Shared the onion ring appetizer, then...More

Thank Lisa A
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am so glad we got you seated! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Reata welcomed us to Alpine during our one-night stay before heading to Big Bend. It calls itself a place a cowboy cafe, which is, of course, completely charming. You walk in to a rustic looking house and are greeted with cowboy paraphenalia -- my favorites...More

Thank worktotravel14
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! Hope you make it this way again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two months in the Alpine area on a work related project and the Reata was the tried and true visit when going out to eat in the evenings. In a nutshell, the food is a bit pricey, but the items tend to have an...More

Thank Elton M
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We only do our four course menus on special occasions. It's a chance for our chef to have some fun! I am happy you enjoyed our regular menu. If you are ever out this way again, hope you stop by!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff and ambiance is chic casual Western. I have been eating here for years. We go at night for special occasions. I love the saddle packs at lunch. Their tortilla soup is delicious combined with with a salad or 1/2 of a sandwich. I...More

Thank bucksmom_8
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice waiting for Big Bend to open from fire. The steak was awesome we got the special. T-bone ordered medium rare it came rare. I never send food back. Steak is good rare in my opinon just not what I prefer. Sooo...More

Thank Nesha L
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. Please email me at mabr@reata.net

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the tamale and Bowl of soup for lunch. Both were good. The soup was a little salty, but creamy and good. It has a nice patio outdoors with a relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer A
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food here is excellent. Had the peppercorn crusted filet mignon with port wine sauce and jalepeno cheese grits. Fantastic. Pecan pie very good. Service distant and cool, but helpful.

Thank Daniel F
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are enjoying a week's long vacation to celebrate our 34th anniversary. While spending the night in Alpine we selected the Reata for our evening meal. We must admit that great service makes a meal even better. Zack was a wonderful waiter....More

Thank dukeroberson65
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your Anniversary with us! Zack is one of our best servers! We home you can come back through again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Alpine and the first night we were there my husband had heard they had great hamburgers. Well we got there and the first thing they said do you have a reservation, when we said no they said they could put us outside...More

Thank iggysmom
Mariah B, General Manager at Reata Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. Please email me at mabr@reata.net.

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abbagrace
Planning to have lunch here next Saturday. Really want a steak, but don't see it on the Lunch menu. Can I get a steak anyway?
13 February 2017|
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Response from Jeremiah M | Reviewed this property |
You should be able if you are very polite and tip well.
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IDHoov
What comes with a chicken friend steak? Veggies?
25 June 2016|
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Response from sjsa18 | Reviewed this property |
My plate was chicken fried steak with a cream gravy, garlic mashed potatoes and squash (green).
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IDHoov
Do vegetables come with entree? What veggies are available? Thank you
25 June 2016|
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Response from Binglese | Reviewed this property |
best jalapeno /garlic mashed and I think veggie varies, but all was excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$40
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 N. Fifth Street, Alpine, TX 79890
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-9232
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Description
The original Reata Restaurant located in the scenic Davis Mountains of west Texas offers the same fine dining and Legendary Texas Cuisine you can find at the Fort Worth location. Alpine, home to Sul Ross State University is near Texas tourist destination Big Bend National Park and the towns of Marathon, Fort Davis and Lajitas. Alpine is also a short drive from Marfa, Texas renowned both for the mysterious Marfa Lights and Donald Judd’s Chinati Foundation.

Reata, named after the legendary ranch in the James Dean classic movie, “Giant”, which was filmed in nearby Marfa, boasts the same high quality Southwestern dining you can find in Fort Worth. This is not food for the faint of heart, from Chicken Fried Steak to Calf Fries or the Pepper Crusted Tenderloin and Cowboy Rib Eye Steak, this is a dining experience not to miss.

Today, Reata Alpine remains a true destination restaurant, attracting loyal diners from miles beyond the charming converted farmhouse where our Legendary Texas Cuisine was born.