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.
Alpine, TX 79830
Steakhouse, Southwest, American
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
West Hwy 90
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
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.
Amtrak stops 2 blocks south of Reata.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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