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Russian House

307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3615
+1 512-428-5442
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef stroganoff” (30 reviews)
“blinis” (23 reviews)
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European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
307 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3615
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our fist time eating at a Russian restaurant and we had a very enjoyable evening. I suggest going for Happy Hour and sampling some of the different vodka shots.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Osterhoot
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

While we were in town for the Formula 1 races I found this cool, funky Russian restaurant a block from our condo. Such a gem of a find all around. From the moment we stepped in the door it was welcoming, unique decor including the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wyldecamp
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Monday features half-price appetizers and half price vodka. We started our meal with standard vodka and sauerkraut. What a perfect pairing. We split for appetizers between the three of us and were very full. To top it off we had dessert inspired by grandma that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kathleenwW202MZ
Reviewed 3 October 2018

You won't remember much after the welcome shots of vodka but I believe it was good enough as we were not expert in Russian cuisine.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank smtx001
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place to sample vodka as well as caviar. Traditional Russian dishes. Eclectic décor. Parking is only street parking and can be difficult.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rharrison44
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Saturday. Almost no one was in the restaurant. Everyone was so friendly and service was great, although it was a bit slow to get our food, presumably because they were cooking it up fresh. Setting is very cool with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank snaffle821
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

So I’m in Austin for a conference and went to Russian House for dinner. The first thing that I noticed was the Russian outfits a child could wear while there(nice touch). Upon recommendation, I went with the meat platter to get a sample of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bowincal
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were staying at Weston across the street and we were planning to go to another restaurant. Trying to do reservation and were told 1.5 hours wait. So we went to Russian House. It had a lot of people inside, but was not crowded. Having...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VSPE
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place for HH, appetizers are good and vodka flights are awesome. Also great place for dinner, they have a hidden dinning room you don't realize is there until you do! Great food, best beef Stroganoff EVER.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jenifer M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Me: "Hmm, what's different? Sure, this place." Arrived after 9pm so it was the bar menu. Very nice borscht. Shhh, it's better than my wife's Ukrainian aunt makes. The Uzbrk Plov lamb-rice dish was interesting. I thought the rice pilaf carried the dish with flavor....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank OldGuyWanderz
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ruben j
28 April 2015|
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Response from CristinaL3216 |
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
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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: +1 512-428-5442
  • E-mail
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