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Shady Grove

) #37 of 3,123 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American, ,
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
+1 512-474-9991
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 15 min
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to go to Shady Grove last Saturday as it was cloudy and wanted to sit outside. It had been 102 degrees the day before and there was no way one could sit on the patio and not fry. That Saturday morning was nice...More

Thank InTheKnow22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went for a meal here and this place is as cool and laid back as you'd expect from an Austin eatery. You sit out side there is plenty of shade and fans are on keeping people cool. The food is fabulous,...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch there with my family. Loved the outdoor seating and the ambiance. It was busy but did not take long to get a table outside. The food and drinks were decent, but I would recommend a visit just for the atmosphere. Our waitress seemed...More

Thank KCH143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was about to rain, so we decided to dine inside. The patio looked like a great option for another visit. I had the Green Chile burger and my wife had the grilled chicken. The burger is not for the sensitive of mouth. My eyes...More

Thank NativeTX73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the pleasant outdoor atmosphere . We had the Hippy Chick Sandwich, dinner salad and onion rings which were all delicious.

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Shady Grove at friend's recommendation. We were looking forward to an outdoor dining experience in the capital city, & Shady Grove did not disappoint. If you go, try & make it for happy hour: 4-7. If not, the draft beer is $6. There...More

Thank MMTexasGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got there early to sit on the patio and enjoy a drink before the music began. Ordered food shortly after the music began so got to eat and listen. Such a nice evening to be out and our server, Aaron R. was wonderful making sure...More

Thank auvoir
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food. Servers are the friendliest and they are fast! No mater what you order, the food is fantastic! I can not have a favorite, I like it all!!!!

Thank BDW361
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very comfortable and casual outdoor dining in the Barton Springs area just south of downtown. Has good chili and burgers.

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We recently had just a few hours stay in Austin, and decided to do lunch at Shady Grove. Didn't even look inside, as the patio dining under the huge tree was worth the added 15 minute wait (about 45 min, which wasn't bad for a...More

Thank joelwakefield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-474-9991
  • E-mail
Shady Grove is located in the heart of 78704 in Austin, TX. Nestled under the shade of a tall pecan grove, we have been serving up Austin-inspired home cooking, cocktails, sunshine and smiles since 1992. In the months of April through September, Shady Grove hosts KGSR's Unplugged at The Grove, one of Austin's longest running free live music series, every Thursday night at 8pm.
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