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Brick Oven Restaurant

#276 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
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1209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-1914
+1 512-477-7006
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Magnolia, Texas, United States
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In austin for a conference about 2 blocks away. It was crowded and hectic with the flood of people hitting up a quick lunch. The staff were fantastic. Friendly, organized and diligent in getting everyone taken care of. I had the white pizza and it hit the spot on flavor, texture and price. We went back a second time and... More 

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Thank Netters68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and service was great! We loved everything we had and had a very nice evening!

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Thank Laura H
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

That makes us so happy to hear! Thank you for coming in, and taking the time to leave this kind review. Come back soon! :) More 

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Portions are huge. Gluten Free pizza and pita bread are really good. A must return.

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Thank BradBSpurs
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We sure do appreciate you coming in, and thanks for the kind words! Glad you're a fan and hope you join us again soon. More 

Saint Johns, FL
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I know that pizza snobs will tell you there is better pizza somewhere else, but I found it to be very good pizza for a decent price. The man filling in for the host was a little cold and stiff, but the waiter made up for it.

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Thank G C
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey, you know what? Pizza is SO subjective but we think ours is pretty special! :) Thanks for joining us and for the feedback. More 

Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its been a couple of years since our last visit and glad we stopped in again. It was a Saturday night and we got in before a large crowd followed. When I say large crowd around 45-55 people. Even before I review this place again, when was the last time you went to a restaurant with that large of a... More 

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Thank Randy D
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Well thanks for coming back to see us, and for taking the time to send out this great review. We appreicate your business and are happy to hear everything was great. More 

Temple, Texas
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Overall, my experience here was pretty decent. The food was amazing. I wish I had gone sooner because the pizza was delicious. The spinach artichoke dip was kind of runny and not much cheese. I don't know that I would get that again. The meatball appetizer was tasty though. we were a rather large group- I think about 20, so... More 

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Thank AshleyG05
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Well thank you so much for bringing your large party to us! Sounds like overall things went great and we're so happy to hear it. I do apologize on behalf of the team that a beer was overlooked, that is never our intention. We strive to make sure everyone is happy no matter HOW many of you there are! Please... More 

Austin, Texas
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A usual haunt, tried something different and as usual, it was great. We normally dine on appetizers; but went for the pizza- try it, you'll like it.

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Thank Gordon F
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We love the pre VB crowd and appreciate your support. We are trying to mix things up and freshen the menu, but keep what's been good for 30+ years going strong! :) Thanks for joining us and for taking the time to leave us feedback. More 

kansas ctiy
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch after visiting the capital we ordered a large pepperoni pizza and it was great! It fed 3 of us and we had to slices left. Great value and food!

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Thank sashadog24
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate you stopping in! Thanks for taking the time to leave a great review. Come back soon. More 

Indianapolis, IN
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We went here after touring the State Capitol. It was recommended by someone at the Capitol and/or Visitor's Center. It was a fairly short walk from that area. Beware though, coming from the Capitol, it was extremely hilly walk down. Not for anyone with health conditions. The place was moderately busy for lunch with both the dining room and take... More 

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Thank KAK401
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

It's an honor to be referred and that you chose us. We are so glad that you stopped in. If there's anything that would have made your experience better, let us know. We love our pizza and salads and your feedback will help us improve​. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Who doesn’t love pizza? Sometimes you just get that craving—and you know it doesn’t go away. In my home city I have one place that I believe has the best pizza anywhere. However, I was not in my home city when the bug bit, so as usual, I did a little research. Brick Oven sounded good—it was near the hotel,... More 

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Thank ioumore
Cat K, Public Relations Manager at Brick Oven Restaurant, responded to this review

Well thank you so much, this is a great review! We are so glad that you found us and that you enjoyed​ your meal. It means a ton that you took the time to tell us and others about your experience. Come back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-7006
Description
The Brick Oven was established in 1982 in downtown Austin. We built the largest wood fired Brick Oven in Texas from original designs, using cast pieces over 100 years old. In 1989 a second location in Northwest Austin was added and a similar sized oven constructed.

Each Brick Oven weighs over 20,000 pounds and burns three cords of oak wood every month to maintain temperatures of nearly 700 degrees. The massive size and high temperatures assure fast, consistent cooking and give our food a unique character and flavor.

We feature house made breads from original recipes, high quality fresh ingredients and are locally owned and operated.

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