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Moonshine - Patio Bar & Grill

303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
(512) 236-9599
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Ranked #21 of 3,115 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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San Marcos, TX
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a double date here with another couple, and everything was excellent! Warm great appetizer, good drinks, delicious entrees (we all sampled each others, so thumbs up all around) and the service was impeccable. I highly recommend Moonshine! Location is great too, right on the edge of downtown.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Went tonight with friends for dinner. We were seated on the outside patio where Kelly was our waitress. She recommended the corndog shrimp and they were fantastic, with the honey mustard raspberry sauce. She also recommended the shrimp and grits with collards and again she was spot on! The food was excellent and our waitress did a great job. The... More

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South San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The food was 5 star and the private room was very cute and cozy. The rib dinner I had was excellent, so much I couldn't finish it all. The side dish of green chili and cheddar grits was outstanding. The deserts were to die for, and for sharing, too much for one person!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The location is great, popcorn was a nice touch, and the staff was very attentive. We had about a 45 minute wait when we got there, but the bar in the back kept us busy. The food was good, but not great. I would go here again, but only if it was convenient for me.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Had a lovely evening meal here with friends. Food suited all ages from teens, twenties and some older people! Place was buzzing but not too long a wait. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Food was great, wines also. We ate outside and sadly were bitten alive by nighttime bugs - not that the venue can help that but perhaps think... More

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Sterling, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I had lunch here while attending an event at the convention center. The atmosphere is nice there is also an outdoor patio. I had the BAT, Bacon arugula and tomato sandwich with sweet potato fries. The jalapeno dipping sauce that comes with the fries is delicious too!

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised with how good the food and drinks here were. The staff were friendly. We had the Catdaddy Spiced Moonshine for the first time there and it was tasty. The hanger steak was excellent and my ribs were to die for. Loved it and we would definitely go back when we are in town again

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Broomfield, CO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were led here by our UrbanSpoon app after finding out that Franklin's BBQ was sold out for the day. We were so happy with our experience. It was later in the afternoon so we were seated right away. The house kettle chips and dip were delicious as was the popcorn you get instead of bread. Everyone loved their entree... More

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Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were tired. A bit hungover. Annoyed with the caliber of service we had been receiving from coffee shops to restaurants during our visit to Austin. We ambled over to Moonshine for lunch on a Thursday as it was close to the Convention Center that housed the convention we were attending. We were seated immediately in their patio area and... More

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Tyler, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Walked over to this trendy place from my hotel. The hostess was reluctant to seat me at a booth as I was alone, but it was early and there were plenty of tables. The waiter was very unfriendly and got my order wrong, and argued with me about what I ordered. He brought me a plate of chicken and I... More

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