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Roaring Fork

#25 of 3,011 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-3216 (7th Street)
+1 512-583-0000
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All 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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Easton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was very attentive, our group ordered several appetizers and sides. The food was good overall, but my steak and side of mushrooms were flavored with a seasoning that was very heavy on the salt, to the point that it actually felt like it was burning my mouth. The temperature of the steak was as ordered and quality of the... More 

Thank Gary G
Cleveland, Oh
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1,201 reviews
510 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a elegant and comfortable restaurant with continental food centrally located in the main avenue. The food, from the salad, the fish and the tenderloin were of high quality and well prepared. Nothing was exceptional or had an original presentation but very good describes our experience. Good wine list and professional service.

Thank marcopolo111
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dined here in a large group (15ish) for a business dinner Service was very good given the large group Appetizers were good I had fish, and other at the table had beef; no complaints on any of it Guy next to me had a filet, and it was cooked to requested temperature

Thank txbride
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Austin for a conference and 8 of us went to dinner here. We had reservations for 7:30. They were running behind and it took about 15-20 minutes to get is seated. We chose appetizers for the table: Quesco Con Puerco which was chips and a cheese dip;Lamp Chop Fondue, with White Wine Fondue, Chili Pecan Bread. Both... More 

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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great busy restaurant close to everything downtown. The Waldorf salad is enough for 2 people, easily.

Thank UptonChicky
Franklin, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking up Congress Street, never having been in Austin before, and picked this restaurant randomly. I ate in the Bar Area as I wanted to watch the 7th Game of the World Series. The atmosphere was very nice. The bar area was full without being noisy. The service was excellent and prompt. I was very surprised by the menu (again,... More 

Thank PricingGuy007
Greenbelt, Maryland
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was prompt and attentive and the food was really good. I had a bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin that was cooked to perfection and served on flavorful bed of grits and grilled corn. It was a great combination of flavors and texture. Highly recommended.

Thank KSB_10
Indianapolis, Indiana
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119 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice evening at the Roaring Fork. Interior is very rustic-chic and pretty. The service was not what I would've expected in such a nice restaurant, water glasses were never refilled, waitress was not very friendly. My pork carnitas were fatty but everyone else's meals were very good.

Thank BBos23
Clear Lake, TX
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A dark and dimly lit bar and restaurant. This is not bad, but makes for a cozy atmosphere. Televisions are not too loud. Service is fast, accurate and friendly. We had a Green Chili enchilada that you make yourself. I comes in a crock type container with all of the ingredients inside. This was served with hot corn or flour... More 

Thank Gene W
Richmond, United States
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It started with the amazing server and only got better. Cocktails were just different enough to be interesting. Menu is small but caters to everyone's tastes. Steak was cooked to perfection and I appreciated that they waited after serving it to make sure it was exactly as ordered. Was a bit loud, but that was the only slight negative.

Thank Kathy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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 78701-3216
    (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?