Red Oak Kitchen

4.6
78 reviews
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$30 and under
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SOUTHWEST FUSION • WOOD FIRED MEATS • SIGNATURE COCKTAILS
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KD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice lunch, quiet enjoyable atmosphere! Recommend!!!!

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OT
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome meal as always

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K
El Paso
5 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Food is good, menu is not extensive, but has decent variety. My only complaint is the vegetable of the day is always either zucchini with cowboy relish or butternut squash. Would enjoy a broader variety of vegetable choices! Staff is friendly, service is good considering how busy they are.

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LL
Birmingham
22 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was fantastic and the staff is very friendly and professional. Excellent value

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SJ
Amarillo
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my favorite restaurant . The food is amazing. The staff is so friendly and professional.

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K
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my husbands birthday at Red Oak Kitchen for Brunch. Everything was fantastic! Staff was great in accommodating a few more guests to our party. Everyone enjoyed the food. Thank you all so much!

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BE
Amarillo
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful Exocet i pair $40 for the finest fish piece I’ve ever seen

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m
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the very few places in odessa you can get great service and great food.

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J
Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We like to come here because its quiet, the food and service is always good. Prices are a tad high but it's worth it.

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Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Undercooked salmon and poor service by wait staff. Also pricing very high.

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CG
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

great atmosphere. I love the feeling of going out in the Midland/Odessa area, and feeling like I'm somewhere else, and Red Oak nailed it!

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d
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We made a reservation. When we got there is was very busy but they took us right to our table. The food and service was very good.

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Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Red Oak Kitchen and have had a great experience every time we have been. I LOVE their salad and we haven't met an entree we didn't enjoy.

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DL
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an amazing little place, tucked away behind its bigger, noisier brother-resteraunt, Cork & Pig. Food is amazing and environment is intimate...

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LM
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So good we took our kids back the next day! My first chicken and waffles..what took me so long? The taco sauce is sublime and the Mexican breakfast was delicious.

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CK
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Waiters are stretched which slows service some but our waiter was very personable & helpful

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the nicer places in Odessa. The is small, limited menu but really good food. Great Pizza

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CF
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always wonderful. Our favorite place to eat in Odessa for sure. Food & staff are wonderful.

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Amarillo
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

We love this spot. Friendly service table was ready just a wonderful place and great service. Ordered the filet asked for rare was over cooked the salmon was delicious. Best Jalapeño cucumber margaritas.

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c
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I made a reservation for 4 @ 5:30 on Friday night. We were seated very promptly. The server (Heather) was prompt and professional. 3 of us ordered the filet mignon with the asparagus. The filets were cooked to order but were rather small. The asparagus portion was very small with about 4 stalks each. The other person in our party ordered the salmon. His portion was larger. The food was delicious, just not a whole lot of it. We did order the Trio Dip to start. It was very delicious. They did allow us to remain seated for quite some time after our meal. The tab was a little disturbing for the meal at over $150 without any drinks being added. I will likely visit again.

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BM
San Antonio
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife, grandson and I enjoyed dinner at ROK. Crab cakes were substantial, assembled with lots of lump crab meat and little filler. They were prepared properly - grilled, not deep fried. Cole slaw was delicious with a mustard flavor. I ordered rotisserie chicken which was a bit dry. Mashed potatoes were perfect. The bar had to look up the recipe to prepare a Kentucky Smash and it was delicious and refreshing. Service was attentive, pleasant, and chatty without being intrusive. We did not want to sit by the noisey food preparation area or bar, so we were seated in the second floor dining room which was accessed by a long flight of stairs. We find the smoke that permeates the air in ROK as it does in Cork & Pig, very annoying. Our clothes had be be laundered because the odor was so strong. Overall, good food, good service, but pricey.

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OT
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is consistently good with good service.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Asked for something special for a 40th birthday. It came out wrong but they fixed it.

Still too noisy where we couldn’t hear each other well but the rock shrimp was so amazing

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LL
Birmingham
22 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. Very enjoyable

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Austin
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Upon being seated, our waitress took our drink and appetizer order. After a short time the appetizer was delivered to the table, but no cocktail. We were almost finished with our appetizer before the waitress came back and said they were out of olives for the martini my husband ordered and the staff had gone next door to sister restaurant to get some. Long period of time passed and she brought our martinis , mine with the lemon juice in it (I had asked for lemon twist) and my husband’s plain with no olives. She offered to remake mine and was still waiting on the olives. Much later she brought the drinks. Another with no olives again and mine done correctly. She said she had to make them herself and did we want her to go next door to get olives..... our dinner had already been delivered and we had begun to eat at that point. I believe they have real management problems. There had been major mistakes every time we have been to this restaurant.

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TB
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding service and food! Will be back very soon!

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Denver
4 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food!

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Orlando
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 1

We brought some friends from out of town to eat here for their first time. We have eaten here several times and have loved it but I’m ashamed that tonight’s service was their one and I promise Only time to try ROK. I made a reservations days in advance and then when we arrived we were told we would be on the patio. A cold front and harsh winds had come through and its in the low 50’s high 40’s. We were sat next to an exit and it was very cold even though we kept our jackets on. Then the hostess came by and propped the door open so that we were exposed to even colder wind than before and when we asked them to please close the door we were told No! We asked for the manager and when she arrived she informed us it was an emergency exit and had to stay open bc the latch sometimes gets caught and you have to pull a tab other wise to open it. This was unexpected bc it was so cold out you would figure they would have it closed since our table was literally at the door opening. Then we were told that the hostess had called to tell us that this would be the situation and that we must have agreed to it. I told her I made a reservation days ago and no one called me. She then proceeded to call me a lair and that her hostess had confirmed with Everyone. My husband showed her the call list from my phone that is listed on the reservation and that there was no call from the restaurant and she then says she will go ask the hostess. She NEVER came back to the table and after sitting with the door propped open and being cold for too long we closed it. After that she had a police officer come stand out there the rest of the night. We never once raised our voices or were rude just simply asked to have the door closed. After this experience we will be finding a new place for our nights out and will no longer suggest them to others. It’s a shame bc they had been such a great find here in Odessa.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place

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AK
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

I ordered a sweet tea and decided I wanted a soda. The server charged me for both beverages even though it was the same price. Wouldn’t have been nice to know prior I would be charged.

Food is amazing as always.

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New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food and atmosphere. Portions were very large

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B
Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This is the fourth time I have eaten at the Red Oak and it always has excellent service and food. I highly recommend it!

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KB
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

We go almost every Saturday for brunch. And literally every time they act shocked and unprepared when people walk in at 10:00 for their reservation. They are scrambling, still setting up, turning on music and always have a reason that you can’t dine outside. Other than that it’s always enjoyable.

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Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Best in West Texas.

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Austin
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food is good and service was very good. While the menu is not overly extensive, it should have something for everyone.

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Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Always love this place! Feels like we are miles from Odessa.

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B
Amarillo
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Fantastic food and we really enjoyed the upstairs dining area. The cocktails are superb as well.
We really enjoyed our time there.

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H
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Had a very poor experience made reservations for 3 online when I got there at 8:30 they only had me down for two ordered a rotisserie chicken sandwich with chips it was bad service was bad I don’t recommend this place

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CP
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

If you're familiar with The Cork and Pig, imagine the same food quality and service at the Red Oak without the high level of noise. It was a perfect place for a quiet date.

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CF
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always Great! Our favorite spot in Odessa. And usually a little less crowded than it’s sister restaurant Cork & Pig.

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