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About Reata Restaurant-Alpine

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.

203 N. 5th Street
Alpine, TX 79830
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Southwest, American

Hours of Operation:


Lunch:

Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm


Dinner:

Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Cross Street:
West Hwy 90

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(432) 837-9232

Website:
http://www.reata.net/alpine-texas-restaurant.html

Catering:
Catering by Reata isn't just about delivering great food; it's about delivering the total Reata experience. Wherever we may travel, we hold our catering operations to the same exceptional standards of quality and service as our legendary restaurant.

Reata Fort Worth catering brings the total Reata dining experience on the road, Fort Worth's best cowboy cooking and southwest dishes are individually custom cooked to best suit your event's specialty needs, from birthday parties and wedding receptions to box lunches for banquets, corporate events or any special occasion.

Parking Details:
Street parking available directly in front of Reata and public parking lot to the North. For dinner service parking is also available in the West Texas National Bank parking lot.

Public Transit:
Amtrak stops 2 blocks south of Reata.

Executive Chef:
Simon Trevino

Private Party Facilities:
Reata can offer a semi-private dining room or for larger parties guests can reserve the entire patio or the whole restaurant.

Private Party Contact:
Kinsey McClure: (432) 837-9232

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Reata Restaurant-Alpine Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.8

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Casual (8)
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Great for Lunch (7)
Romantic (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Business Meals (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Fun (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
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 (Savannah)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Reata is one of our favorite all-time restaurants. We travel through Alpine once or twice a year and always eat at least once at the Reata. The food, service, and atmosphere never fail to be top notch in all respects. We were traveling this year with friends and took them to the Reata. The husband of our friends said that his Ribeye was the best steak he had ever had. My wife and his wife both had the Carne Asada and declared their dinners great. My biggest disappointment was that they no longer have draft beer. If you visit Alpine, TX., do not miss the Reata you will not be disappointed.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Fiji)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Our waitress was awesome !

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Texas comfort food in an old house in Alpine. It fits the area nicely, and the staff was super friendly. We started with a bowl of the shrimp and corn chowder, which was excellent and full of shrimp. None of the mains we selected were particularly noteworthy, but all were eaten. We had the chicken fried chicken, grilled chicken with blue cheese and tomatoes (best dish, chicken was cooked perfectly), penne Alfredo chicken and the burger. Wine list was very thin by the glass, although there were a few nice bottles available, up to a Silver Oak Cab, to give some perspective. My teenagers had the dessert, apple crisp with the ice cream as the highlight, and my wife had the creme brulee which was a solid preparation.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

A great restaurant in the middle of nowhere. I had the best Chicken Fried Steak I’ve had in years.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

Drove down to Alpine for a weekend getaway / mini-Honeymoon. Reatta was wonderful. The food was great, the service was fabulous, and the experience was well worth the price tag. I definatley recommend Reatta for a special occasion or that really significant person in your life.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 23, 2017

The Reata is a true gem of a restaurant tucked away in the center of downtown Alpine. When you enter, the cozy ambiance hits you immediately and it is much larger than it looks from the outside. You can always count on unique specials of the day and the amazing steaks, chicken fried chicken, fresh scrumptious salads, chicken tortilla soup, deserts and bar drinks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great Atmosphere, great food and great service! All around, very very good! Would highly recommend dining here!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Casual
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·Dined on December 8, 2017

recommended by my brother, so glad we went. will go again if ever back in Alpine.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Beef tenderloin tacos were great. So was the tortilla soup, though very spicy. Friendly service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Service and food were good, as a vegetarian, the options are slim...I know we are in a cattle producing area, and most residents are not vegetarians, but it still would be nice to have, maybe a pasta entree or something besides a vege plate...otherwise, for all my guests, it was great.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Loved the service, appetizers, bar drinks and the chicken fried steak....however, the carne asada was a surprise, no where in the description did it mention barbeque sauce, that was quite a surprise! It was not my cup of tea, but for others I guess it is what it is! Thanks for having us!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

We visited Riata on Dec 2 our 39th anniversary. We were greeted with Happy Anniversary when we arrived and seated in the back room in an intimate corner. Our waitress was very pleasant and after a short time brought my wife and me two glasses of complimentary champagne with a cherry in the bottom. We received first class treatment throughout the whole meal. At the end of our main course a dessert tray was brought to us complimentary. We received our dessert and a card congratulating us for 39 tears by our waitress Mel and what appeared to be signed by everyone in the restaurant. The evening was wonderful because of the efforts of the Riata restaurant and staff. Thank you.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was good, but not great. Service was very good. The place is a bit loud so it is hard to carry on a conversation. Overall, I would eat there again.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Wow. What a wonderful restaurant in the heart of Big Bend. Will be back!

Tags: Late-night Find, Casual, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food! The menu selections are unique and tasty! Fun place!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent as always! Wait staff knows menu and is attentive.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Classic Texan ambiance. Good Tex-Mex menu. Beer selection very limited. Didn't need reservation. Almost empty on a Monday night.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Frequently dine at Reata in FW but it is always fun to go to the "original" (my second visit). Excellent range of prices - however the beef was fantastic and worth the cost. Wine by the glass is somewhat limited but well priced. Will go anytime that I'm in west Texas.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Would like see a larger selection of meat cuts. T-bone for sure.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Fun, Cozy
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Delicious and good service

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Had a reservation, was seated as soon as we arrived. Food was great, so was the, would be sure and stop again if I was in town.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Very unexpected creative place in Alpine with good service and pleasant ambiance

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Southwestern style food, well prepared and served. But they are overtly ageist.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We stopped here for dinner while overnighting in Alpine on a trip. Lovely town, great restaurant with wonderful food and event better service!

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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Soups were way too spicy (and we enjoy lots of spicy food). Waitress did not offer to comp the soup, even as we were choking on the peppers and drinking lots of water.

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·Dined on August 29, 2017

We were seated as soon as we walked in (had reservation) drinks were served in less than 5 minutes order was taken then meal served appx. 20 minutes later food was cooked correctly hot enough but not to hot and had plate appeal. This is not our 1st visit here it is consistently above average and the wait staff is very well trained. We consider it worth the 130 mile round trio drive to dine here.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

A sweet little place. A couple of issues with the food, but the waitress and staff were delightful! I would go again if I'm ever in West Texas again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great place to have a good meal in the Alpine Ft Davis area!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Only complaint to a great meal and overall experience....i had made reservations several days ahead of time. When we arrived tried to seat us at table right by the main walkway and where all traffic in rest passes. Asked to be aeated in corner amd were told that this was the table that they reserved for us. Asked for a different table and finally manager moved us to table out of walkway. At the time restaurant was half full.

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·Dined on July 31, 2017

Fantastic meal--great steaks. Service excellent and friendly--but not over-bearing. We make this a special stop when we are in or near Alpine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 21, 2017

Our waitress, Lori, was so professional and always checked on us. She talked to my son who is 2 years old and she was great with him. We will definitely come back because of her and the food.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Great food and service !

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Always worth the trip to Alpine to visit Reata. We started with the jalepeno soup and an order of the bacon wrapped shrimp. Very delicious and could have just stopped there but we got entrees too. I had the chile relleno which has a rich, cheesy filling and my spouse had the steak. This is not the place to go to if you are on a diet! It's a place to indulge. Of course we had no room for dessert...maybe next time.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Delicious food, great service. Will definitely return when in the Alpine area.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Excellent customer service. The entire staff was very friendly. Food was good, great margaritas, nice atmosphere, great outdoor dining area. Best for us was pet friendly in the outdoor dining area. We were traveling with our dog. We will definitely be returning to this establishment. I would recommend that you make reservations.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Austin)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Many locals will tell you "it's pricey, but worth it". So very true! The wait staff was excellent, as well as the food. The place is a cozy environment with limited seating- make reservations ahead of time.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Seated promptly, pleasant server. Food quality above average, ambiance fair. Food served hot and presented well. Dessert options good. Would definitely return, most likely best eatery in Alpine.

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 (Amarillo)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Sooo good. My husband loved the meat and great service!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Amarillo)·Dined on June 9, 2017

My husband was in Alpine working and we met him to have a little family vacation. The Ft. Worth location is a favorite of ours so we always make it a point to eat here when we are in the Alpine area. We made reservations in advance (48 hours in advance to be sure and get a table- I'd HIGHLY recxomend this!) and took our three children. They loved it and enjoyed the atmosphere. Everyone was super friendly and our food was amazing. I've seen my husband tip the chef twice in my life and this occasion was one of them. His ribeye was excellent. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will be back every time we are out there!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Amarillo)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Well-prepared comfort food with very good service in a rustic-ranch setting. It's what passes for fine dining in Alpine, without adventurous menu items but also without the pretentiousness of big-city restaurants.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Cozy
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