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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

#16 of 3,027 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
+1 512-236-9599
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great food the place has got history very quint, staff are very friendly and give good advice about the food really enjoyed the meal . I would recommend to walk as everywhere you go you have to pay for parking. Price wise a little high end prices for what it is but then exchange rate is very poor at present.

Thank sassylady2016
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here our last night of a weekend trip to Austin. The ambiance of this place is excellent, as was the food. We had great ribs and local Austin beer. I followed the advice of another TA reviewer and we arrived early (before 6:00) we had a very short wait. When we left at 7:30, the... More 

Thank Julie J
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We come up frequently for Sunday Brunch. Be sure to explore all the areas that serve food as there are sometimes different items on different tables throughout the restaurant. The place is packed, so send someone early to secure a seat.

Thank Heatros
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere was great, the staff helpful and the food was delicious. Tried the pork three ways and it was like taking a bath in pork - in a good way. My friends had delicious meals as well.

Thank LGVaughan
Columbus, Georgia
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff was great, the food was great, the atmosphere was too. The popcorn starter on the tables was unique along with the jalapeño corn muffins.

Thank Carol D
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great gathering place for dinner prior to visiting Esther's Follies. Park you car, enjoy your dins, then take a short walk to Esther's. Great food and ambiance.

Thank marianwils0n
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Found the food to be delicious and the service very good! We sat at the bar and enjoyed watching the cocktails being made. Highly recommend.

Thank kschroen
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to meet friends or colleagues near downtown Austin. Nice, eclectic menu. Fresh ingredients, nicely prepared and presented. Staff courteous and attentive. Valet parking is worth it!

Thank Sherrie K
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the area they said was on the patio but it was heated and comfortable. Service was very good. The waiter spent time giving us a history of the property. Food is very good. I had the pimento cheese burger and it was very well done. Portions are large enough to split.

Thank CLM554
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to moonshine on my own as I was visiting Austin for work. I had a nice meal at the bar. Great food, friendly staff and extensive wine & cocktail list.

Thank Jet_Vol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?