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Brick Oven Restaurant

#291 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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1209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-1914
+1 512-477-7006
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Houston, texas, USA
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374 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,899 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I first had pizza at this restaurant more than thirty years ago and it had been around for a while even then. My last visit was about five years ago, mainly because I stay further away from the campus and the Capitol than I use to, so I was interested in what changes had been made. I can report that... More 

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Thank jsthouston
Spicewood, Texas
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290 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Three of us had lumch om April 21. Our out of town guest wanted good Italian. She ordered the capellini pomodoro. My date had a small cheese pizza. I ordered the canneloni. The entries came with a very fresh salad. Adequate dressing. My blue cheese also had crumbles. Service was very professional and friendly. We all agreed this was an... More 

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Thank Jerry G
Austin, Texas, United States
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No complaints at all. Very good service and very good food. All of their locations are top quality and I would highly recommend them.

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Thank Craig D
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to hear it, thanks for taking the time! We appreciate you. More 

Houston, United States
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the spaghetti with meatballs and it was tastier than what I had in Rome, Italy. Salads are tasty, service was good, good location and parking available. I will eat here again when in the area.

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Thank Lisa Annette S
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Now THAT'S a review! We are SO GLAD you loved your meal. Thanks for the raves. Come back anytime, happy to have you, and thanks for sharing with us!! More 

Lubbock, Texas
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a very enjoyable meal. Even though I was unable to enjoy their pizza, that looked awesome. I did have a great salad. If was fresh and ample. They had a nice selection of wine and my entire party enjoyed the experience.

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Thank 499bradys
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had a good visit. Thanks for the feedback! More 

Magnolia, Texas, United States
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

In austin for a conference about 2 blocks away. It was crowded and hectic with the flood of people hitting up a quick lunch. The staff were fantastic. Friendly, organized and diligent in getting everyone taken care of. I had the white pizza and it hit the spot on flavor, texture and price. We went back a second time and... More 

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Thank Netters68
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience! Thanks for coming in, and for taking the time to tell the community about your visit. More 

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and service was great! We loved everything we had and had a very nice evening!

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Thank Laura H
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

That makes us so happy to hear! Thank you for coming in, and taking the time to leave this kind review. Come back soon! :) More 

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Portions are huge. Gluten Free pizza and pita bread are really good. A must return.

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Thank BradBSpurs
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We sure do appreciate you coming in, and thanks for the kind words! Glad you're a fan and hope you join us again soon. More 

Saint Johns, FL
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I know that pizza snobs will tell you there is better pizza somewhere else, but I found it to be very good pizza for a decent price. The man filling in for the host was a little cold and stiff, but the waiter made up for it.

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Thank G C
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey, you know what? Pizza is SO subjective but we think ours is pretty special! :) Thanks for joining us and for the feedback. More 

Houston, Texas
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its been a couple of years since our last visit and glad we stopped in again. It was a Saturday night and we got in before a large crowd followed. When I say large crowd around 45-55 people. Even before I review this place again, when was the last time you went to a restaurant with that large of a... More 

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Thank Randy D
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Well thanks for coming back to see us, and for taking the time to send out this great review. We appreicate your business and are happy to hear everything was great. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-7006
Description
The Brick Oven was established in 1982 in downtown Austin. We built the largest wood fired Brick Oven in Texas from original designs, using cast pieces over 100 years old. In 1989 a second location in Northwest Austin was added and a similar sized oven constructed.

Each Brick Oven weighs over 20,000 pounds and burns three cords of oak wood every month to maintain temperatures of nearly 700 degrees. The massive size and high temperatures assure fast, consistent cooking and give our food a unique character and flavor.

We feature house made breads from original recipes, high quality fresh ingredients and are locally owned and operated.

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