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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
+1 512-236-9599
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the best dinner of our whole week in Texas, Wonderful food and knowledgeable,friendly staff. Waffles and Chicken was yummy. Portions are generous,plan on waiting a bit.

Thank Cuttingcows
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You would think that simple shrimp and grits is a meal that you cannot perfect anymore, but Moonshine did just that. They perfected simple southern soul food and made it elegant and creative. Excellent ambience and great staff for lunch or dinner. Suggestions: use valet...More

Thank mpotok
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located just a block from our hotel, it was well within walking distance which is always a plus. A quaint, historic venue with lots of charm and character, it stands out from the larger and much newer surrounding buildings— for my family and I, this...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at this restaurant last weekend and really loved it. The food was delicious and the atmosphere and service was excellent. We all agreed we cant wait to go back next time we visit Austin.

Thank Mimi77083
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this place. They had a decent menu with a variety of selections. I wish they had a gluten free bun for my burger. The burger was properly cooked and juicy, and the sweet potato fries were great. The server, Marissa,...More

Thank Fred_n_Aaron
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice place to eat and enjoy some of the tastes of Austin. The place has LIMITED parking, but the valet was very nice and accommodating. The portions were ample and the drinks were cold. Not too sure of the popcorn appetizer... the...More

Thank ladybugtx76
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so happy you had a good meal with us! Thanks for coming in and giving our comfort food a try. We're located downtown, so parking can be challenging -- we offer a valet service to ease the stress of finding a good spot. We...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was very nice. The wait was 45 minutes but well worth it. The feel is a backyard summery evening with friends and family. The food is awesome and the staff was welcoming. Definitely referring friends to go.More

Thank Nashawn_25
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you had a nice meal with us, Nashawn! It's great you found our food delicious and that our waitstaff took good care of you -- we like the summery feel you describe. We look forward to your next visit with friends. Thank...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent cuisine. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent accommodation of my dietary needs. The chef came and discussed my meal plans. The waitress was quite helpful, and personable. The restaurant is popular both with the tourists and the locals.More

Thank donnajsatterlee
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great rating, Donna! We're happy we were able to accommodate your dietary needs and that you found the food delicious. We'll always offer you Southern hospitality -- our waitstaff goes above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience with...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been to Austin plenty of times but never wanted to wait in line. Finally got in for lunch and really enjoyed my meal and relaxing atmosphere. I had a delicious cornflakes fried chicken salad. The chicken was very good. While VW waiting on meal they...More

Thank Sharon B
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you made it in and had a relaxing lunch with us, Sharon! It's great you enjoyed your order of fried chicken salad and that our corn muffins added a special touch to your meal. We have a batch of popcorn waiting for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner at The Moonshine as we had never been there. We ordered some wine and when they brought the drinks they also brought a small bucket of fresh popcorn. Obviously it was a nice gesture but it didn’t go with wine....More

Thank W6037LBjosec
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming in and enjoying a meal with us! We're thrilled you loved the fried green tomatoes and our famous chicken fried steak -- glad the hotel staff pointed you our direction. We look forward to your return next time you are in town....More

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20 May 2018|
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Response from rebeccaqj | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Plenty.
5 April 2018|
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Response from stellap4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they have a kids menu. They were even very accommodating- my daughter wanted to change whay was on the kids menu alittle.
11 July 2017|
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Response from MoonshineGrill | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks so much for contacting us. Our brunch is only served on Sundays. It is from 9-2pm, $18.95 a person All-You-Care-To-Eat and always first come, first served. Best, Jordan Baxter Business Director Moonshine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-236-9599
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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill takes you back to a simpler time. Comfortable and familiar, relaxed and easygoing, Moonshine greets guests like family. Serving up great cooking with an innovative take on classic American comfort food, Moonshine's menu satisfies even the big city tastes.
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