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Roaring Fork

Roaring Fork

Steakhouse$$$$
Downtown Austin, Austin
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  • Pamela C.
    "The green chili mac n cheese is to die for."(10 Tips)
    Nicole
    "The Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin with the Mexican Street Corn is superb!"(5 Tips)
    Jason K.
    "The Kettle of Green Chili Pork is OFF THE CHAIN!"(3 Tips)
    Cultivora
    "Kettle of green chilli pork + fondue pot w/ lamb chops are great."(3 Tips)
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  • Russ H.
    Russ HarlanMay 27, 2015
    Fantastic. I had the rainbow trout. The green chile mac 'n cheese is one the the tastiest sides ever. The service was friendly and masterful. Finished with the Mexican creme brulee. I was delighted.
  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleMarch 4, 2013
    Three words: Big Ass Burger. Roaring Fork is actually a lot classier than the name of its signature dish would suggest – think luxe leather couches – but that burger is to die for, y'all.
  • David P.
    David PittsOctober 14, 2014
    Awesome spot downtown. Parking free in street on Sunday. Had the half rotisserie chicken, super good and enough to take home and eat cold later the same night. Guacamole was also really fresh
  • Jackie F.
    Jackie FrederickJune 12, 2014
    The Waldorf salad was amazing. So delicious. The mexican corn was also excellent. My bf has the burger and it was alright but not as good as the other 2 thing. HH is a great deal
  • Cultivora
    CultivoraMarch 18, 2012
    Kettle of green chilli pork + fondue pot w/ lamb chops are great. If you're looking for something lighter, try the shrimp and avocado salad. Truth be told, everything we tried so far has been amazing.
  • Naz F. G.
    Naz F. GérdabiSeptember 9, 2014
    Came here just for the Green Chili Mac n Cheese...OMG! A must!! Friend had The Pork Carnitas and he claims its the best he has ever had! 🍴
  • Hanna M.
    Hanna MaierFebruary 17, 2016
    Me and my fiance ate fish there! It was truly amazing! I don't like that they haven't one vegetarian option but I guess that will come sooner or later.definitely a good place to eat with fresh quality
  • Jim B.
    Jim BaileyAugust 2, 2015
    Enjoyed chorizo mussels for appetizer and a nice pork shoulder carnitas for main course both had exceptional flavor.
  • Pamm Z.
    Pamm Z-HNovember 9, 2013
    Bacon wrapped tenderloin - tasty! Grilled mahi mahi tacos - life changing! Believe the hype - the green chili mac and cheese IS #amazeballs!
  • Austin American-Statesman
    Try the Big Ass Burger. A mile-high burger, with a brioche bun and a beef patty the size of a rodeo buckle. Bonus: Follow link for a their green chili pork recipe... Read more
  • Michael O.
    Michael OlivierApril 20, 2013
    The cedar planked salmon is honestly one of the best meals I have had anywhere. And consistent!! Delicious two times now!!
  • @rynamite
    @rynamiteMarch 15, 2012
    Lamp Chop Fondue, Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, Cheese Grits, Mexican Street Corn. #Amazeballs One of my fav spots in Austin @rynomite
  • Danika B.
    Danika BrownMay 10, 2013
    Excellent food, good bourbon. Maddie is a fantastic bartender. Let her make all your decisions and treat her right!
  • Martin T.
    Martin ThomasMay 13, 2012
    The fish tacos have the biggest chunks of perfectly grilled fish. Order the 2 instead of the 3, unless you're REALLY, really hungry.
  • Elizabeth M.
    Elizabeth McGeheeAugust 30, 2013
    Probably one of the most fantastically delicious meals I've ever had in my whole entire life. JUST GO!
  • Lynette Y.
    Lynette YoungMarch 14, 2011
    The bacon wrapped pork loin is nothing short of amazing! Service is about the best I have seen in a long time, I highly recommend.
  • Nicole
    NicoleFebruary 12, 2015
    The Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin with the Mexican Street Corn is superb!
  • José A.
    José AyalaNovember 9, 2016
    Just a couple of salads for vegetarians, and they have a lot of added sugars. The wine list is long and interesting though.
  • Lynn M.
    Lynn MJanuary 28, 2012
    Best two things on the menu:1. The Kettle Of Green Chili Pork2. The Green Chili Mac & Cheese
  • Greg R.
    Greg RaaumJuly 5, 2010
    Try the pork carnitas. Ask for it with a side of bbq sauce and get the mashed potatoes instead of the normal side. It's much better. The big ass burger is also very good.
  • Keith W.
    Keith WarnerMarch 17, 2011
    The queso and fresh salsa is great. That and a couple beers during happy hour is $11. How can you go wrong?
  • Chuck C.
    Chuck CanningDecember 12, 2011
    Don't order the Salmon BLT - it should be called the TLBS - $14 for 2-3 oz of Salmon, 2 strips of bacon with lots of tomatoe, lettuce and pickles
  • Martha G.
    Martha GabrielOctober 27, 2011
    The crab cake and the shrimp on cheese are delicious!! Great place -- food & service.
  • Kristin M.
    Kristin MasonMarch 12, 2012
    The Mexican street corn is spicy and delicious. Individual portion is quite large, so share it!
  • Kim
    KimMarch 13, 2013
    Fanciest (and hugest!) pork carnitas ever. Very delish + beautiful.
  • Adobe SXSW
    Adobe SXSWMarch 9, 2010
    A slightly more upscale lunch and dinner alternative. Whether it's a pizza or grilled goodness, their wood fired style will make you smile.
  • Oshina P.
    Oshina ProwseJuly 7, 2012
    Mexican street corn is amazing. With the queso-n-guac appetizer it's practically a meal.
  • Keren
    KerenMarch 13, 2014
    Mmm green chili Mac and cheese! Fondue too!
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsJanuary 8, 2016
    Check out Roaring Fork as it was featured on Guilty Pleasures for Green chili mac and cheese Read more
  • Andy L.
    Andy LinMay 5, 2013
    Steak was perfectly cooked to my tastes. Good work!
  • Pamela C.
    Pamela CarpenterMarch 13, 2011
    The green chili mac n cheese is to die for. The tortilla soup is a close second.
  • Nicolas S.
    Nicolas SommerJanuary 25, 2013
    Best burger in town. Even better during happy hour!
  • Rodolfo C.
    Rodolfo CasillasMay 2, 2012
    They have a vegan /vegetarian meal, but it's not on the menu.
  • Courtney R.
    Courtney RileyJanuary 15, 2012
    green chiles? check! mac & cheese? check! iron pot? check! such a yummy display of mac & cheese!
  • CultureMap Austin
    CultureMap AustinJune 29, 2011
    Dr. Pepper baby back ribs will keep you coming back for frequent checkups.
  • Markku N.
    Markku NummilaMarch 14, 2014
    A very friendly service. Cannot wait my #bigassburger to be served :)
  • Samantha J.
    Samantha JacksonAugust 20, 2011
    Try the fried avocado and crab appetizer. Yum
  • Sydney W.
    Sydney WilliamsJanuary 20, 2011
    Green chile mac and cheese. Fried avocado. Do it.
  • Will S.
    Will SApril 26, 2013
    Get the burger you will not be sorry.
  • Logan
    LoganMarch 9, 2012
    Try the Green chili pork... Highly recommend
  • Dave F.
    Dave FloydNovember 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The bacon is highly peppered and tastes vaguely of jerky.
  • Clay C.
    Clay CainMay 28, 2015
    Everything we ate we finished. Best cocktails ever!
  • Trent D.
    Trent DavisNovember 14, 2013
    Steaks are good. Big ass burger. W no bun..
  • Pam R.
    Pam RodriguesJuly 5, 2015
    The pork shoulders were amazing!
  • Emily S.
    Emily ScruggsNovember 18, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Green chile Mac and Mexican street corn
  • Saul M.
    Saul MendozaOctober 17, 2011
    Can't go wrong with the NY Strip for dinner!
  • Jewel S.
    Jewel SharpFebruary 2, 2016
    The rainbow salmon was great!
  • Roberto
    RobertoJuly 12, 2015
    Green chili mac & cheese! Steak!
  • Shiran B.
    Shiran BirenbaumOctober 16, 2016
    Green chili Macc n' cheese
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HatchettAugust 29, 2014
    Texas chic! Sassy!
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