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Russian House

307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3615
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef stroganoff” (18 reviews)
“blinis” (19 reviews)
“pelmeni” (10 reviews)
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European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3615
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had brunch here on a quiet Saturday. I love the interior decor elegant and eclectic. Our waitress was friendly and made some great suggestions. We had Blini (one meat and one salmon) each delicious and very different , the meat was like a fried...More

Thank Jill V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant in Austin downtown, it will bring the old Russia vibe to your imagination , from soviet outfit to small black and white TV, to babushka kitchen . About food, fantastic menu, grilled lamb, beef and chicken, famous soup and Olivier Salad and of...More

Thank Mozhdeh K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is an authentic Russian experience. The owners are from Russia. The food is amazing and quite filling. Lots of vodka too, of course.

Thank Charmsfather
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The service was great - very friendly and able to explain everything on the menu. We liked the variety of options: some small servings and some that were much larger, for a variety of appetites in our group. Very charming dining area: you do think...More

Thank barbara h
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Really enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the staff. Stopped in here to get a late dinner before going to listen to music. I had never been to a Russian restaurant before but had several Russian dishes. It was hard to decide but I settled...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

In a area with lots of Bars & bar food, The Russian house has an amazing menu. Also all the different vodka's, you have to check it out!!

1  Thank deede99
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I'd always wanted to visit this place and finally got my chance. First off, If you look at the photos from others, you will see they have all sorts of mashed vodkas. This really surprised me as I wasn't expecting to see so many. I...More

Thank Zalster
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have eaten at the Russian House several times now and always enjoy our meals there. They greet you with bread,salt,pickles and vodka while you study a menu filled with exotic sounding foods. True Russian food is quite tasty and they do not disappoint with...More

Thank Dee K
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Right from the minute you walk in, you feel like your in Russia. The evening started off with traditional vodka shots, complimentary. We then grabbed the meat yay and stuffed mushroom for appetizers, both were excellent. For dinner I had the cabbage rolls called Golubtsy,...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very quaint restaurant with antiques and crochet table cloths. The wait staff all spoke with a Russian accent which seemed authentic. From the vodka choices to the soup and stroganoff it was very good. We took our teen agers and they had...More

1  Thank MikeWJones
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ruben j
28 April 2015|
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Response from Cristina L |
Street parking is available using a credit card or change. There are several nearby parking garages which can also be used (for a fee ) including a parking garage on Brazos between 4th and 3rd streets or Brazos and 7th... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3615
    (between San Jacinto and Trinity)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-428-5442
  • E-mail
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