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Reata Restaurant

203 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830-4603
+1 432-837-9232
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830-4603
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Reviewed yesterday

The hamburgers are thick and juicy. Interestingly, this place serves pork tenderloin tamales. I do not eat pork, but my friend enjoyed them specialty drinks made to order and ample serving sizes.

Thank Sultana D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience! Food was outstanding- the Calf Fries (appetizer) is a meal of its own. They were awesome. Service great - five star menu - their margaritas are fantastic- so recommend this restaurant when visiting the Big Bend Texas area. Fine dining - dress code...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for our anniversary, they asked if we were celebrating anything but never a mention while we there. The Chile Relleno was stuffed with artificial cheese (Velveeta and Rotel) and was supposed to come with two crab stuffed jalapenos. The jalapenos arrived 10...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town to visit Big Ben NP. This restaurant is very good and a great value. My husband got the grilled chicken which came with mashed potatoes and broccoli. It was a large chicken breast and the sides were equally good portions. He liked the...More

Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in an historic building in the heart of Alpine, The Reata restaurant is a must visit. Whether coming off the road or the trail, you'll always be welcome and well fed.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard that this was a top notch restaurant BUT we made a mistake ordering the chicken fried steak and chicken fried chicken. It came with mashed potatoes and corn on the cob. The corn tasted like it had been frozen, very soggy and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Alpine for one night after touring Big Bend National Park. Not feeling it for Mexican food, we chose the Reata restaurant for dinner. After a long day behind the wheel, we were very happy to be welcomed at this restaurant by its...More

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place off the main drag. Inventive menu combining traditional Texas fare with some different pairings. Spotty service. Got in the middle of some waitress drama. Still, service was good.

Thank jeffreyg616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The quaint western restaurant was very good. The food excellent however the use of peppers was a little much. Not everyone like pepper. We like to taste the food. Otherwise good food prepared excellently. Had the smoked quail. This is a reason to eat here....More

Thank baucum387
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a excellent choice while staying in the big bend area. Both visits the staff was great, and knew the menu and special s well. The decor is much better inside than out. I suggest making reservations early. Food was excellent. Steak, and pasta...More

Thank mattslatz
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Response from Jeremiah M | Reviewed this property |
You should be able if you are very polite and tip well.
June 24, 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).
June 24, 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830-4603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-9232
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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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