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Ronnie's Real Food

205 S Commons Ford Rd, Apt 2, Austin, TX 78733
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English first
Austin, TX
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is one of my two favorite restaurants in Austin, largely for the amazing food and the "slow lane" dining experience. First the unusual / slightly restrictive part of this place: This is a restaurant that is run as a labor of love out of what appears to be Ronnie's living room. They do one seating per day, and serve... More 

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Ronnie provides the personal touch that comes from offering a different fixed menu each week. The selection is either meat, fish or vegetarian. Reservations are required. It's a small place in a woodsy setting. Bring your own wine. No corkage fee and stemware is provided. It's a great value for a quality gourmet meal.

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Austin, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It is quiet, the food is good (from a prix fixe menu), you can bring your own drinks (no corkage fee). There is always something unusual on the menu - when was the last time you could get a cream of asparagus soup? You are not rushed to clear the table after you finished the meal. You'll have to make... More 

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Austin, TX, USA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Ronnie's Real Food is indeed a unique dining experience. There is a set menu each week, with 3 entree selections plus a salad and desert. You bring your own wine/beer and there is NO corkage fee. The restaurant is located on the outskirts of Austin, TX, really out in the country, in a small house in a wooded area. It... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We've never been to any place like Ronnie's, which seems to be an Austin insiders' treasure. It's a small building located among trees in the rolling hills west of town. The concept is unusual - Ronnie posts the 4-course, prix fixe menu online (soup, entree, salad & dessert) ahead of time; the entree includes a meat course & a vegetarian... More 

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Additional Information about Ronnie's Real Food

Address: 205 S Commons Ford Rd, Apt 2, Austin, TX 78733
Phone Number: 512-402-9900
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Bistro

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