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Reata Restaurant

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203 N. Fifth Street, Alpine, TX 79890
+1 432-837-9232
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Peoria, Illinois
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We had reservations for 5 at a table outside. It was a wonderful, shaded spot and we could not have been happier with it. Inside seemed a bit crowded so I was definitely pleased that we chose outside. There isn't much as far as nice restaurants in Alpine and we did have a nice dinner here. It was pricey for... More 

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MANCHACA
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We have always eaten here on our Alpine trips, but this time was disappointing. Service was slow, bread was hard as a rock, my husbands fish was like a piece of rubber. They did make give him a substitute, but overall, I think they need to take stock of their pricey menu and mediocre food.

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Central Texas
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, and the food was good, but the portion sizes are small and my soup was only lukewarm. Lunch was busy and servers were, too, so I just ate it.

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Alpine, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

For those that have a taste bud that is ready for a difference. The Reata is such a pleasant place for a great meal and drinks.

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Longview, Texas
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A little on the pricey side, but the portions are large enough to split between 2 people, which we did. The service from Nicole was excellent. I highly recommend the 14 oz steak or the CFS.

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Waxahachie, Texas
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We sat on the outside patio for dinner which was great because of the cool evening, but if I go again I'd like to sit on the inside just to experience the feel of the house and coziness. Very friendly and helpful staff. It was a very busy restaurant so the service is a bit slow at times but it... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

we very much enjoyed our drinks and food in this very nice restaurant - loved the decor - staff was very friendly and food was delicious - I felt it was very gourmet with its food choices - would come back again if ever in Alpine!

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this place very much!! The calamari was amazing!! My husband had the special and I had a burger! It was great and the service was excellent! Well worth a visit!

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New York City, New York
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108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Well, one has to take into account the competing offers. We are in West Texas, after all. This establishment is actually ok, the food is basic and it will not poison you. Quite frankly, some of the dishes were tasty. However, judging from a world scale, it's not up to paar with the world. The good: You can probably not... More 

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Central Oregon
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

One of several recommendations by a friend, and well worth a side trip (actually two trips, once for lunch and once for dinner). Lunch was quite good, but this review will focus on dinner. Our disparate group from Texas and the West Coast chose Reata as a meeting point for dinner. This cuisine is unpretentious yet well-prepared, with a focus... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
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.

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