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Red River Cafe

2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
+1 512-472-0385
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good45%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
10 Nov 2017
“Standard cafe food”
24 Jun 2017
Closed Now
Cafe, American, Diner
2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with our daughter here. Cute place with lots of locals. Nothing fancy or innovative, which seems to be the norm for Austin. Just well prepared food at a reasonable price served in a timely manner by friendly waitstaff. Can’t ask for much more....More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I visited here for breakfast before visiting the LBJ museum and the University of Texas. It was convenient and the parking was easy. There was air conditioning. It was cheap. The coffee was bitter and leftover. The service was poor. A sign is taped to...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, but consistently good. Great hash browns. Service varies. Close to UT Austin. Good burgers, as well.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very good food. Wait staff could be a little more attentive to customers needs, but the food is good. Good variety of offerings.

Thank robertrO6947MU
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a quick simple lunch place. Service is fast. Nothing fancy and decent food. Prices are reasonable also.

Thank Keke5
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Went to this cafe thinking it would be a great place for lunch, with sandwiches and the like. my husband's hamburger was cold as was my fish sandwich. We asked for the fries to be cooked extra crispy, but what we got was soggy limp...More

Thank ksa149
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you want some amazing food but poor service, this is your place! We've actually had a couple people wait on us that were super nice but overall the staff that communicates with the customers seem sad to be there. With that said this place...More

Thank NomadicGear
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were at UT for a band competition. Looking for a place for lunch, we checked Trip Advisor and settled on the Red River Café. It is a quaint place and it has a pretty good menu, especially if you like breakfast, which is served...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Had really nice beef brisket and sandwiches on the back terrace. They have live music in the evenings.

Thank burkele
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I liked the coffee at this cafe so much the last time I visited Austin that I made a special trip there to enjoy the coffee again. Alas! The coffee was not the same, and in fact, was not good at all. I was told...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2912 Medical Arts St, Austin, TX 78705-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-0385
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