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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 3,117 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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Waterloo, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

They don't take reservations. Hurry up and wait is your mantra here. When you do get seated it took them about 30-45 minutes to take our order for food. Longer still to get it. It was a long nite. Not enough staff! Food was OK. Pricey for the quality. there are other places.

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Austin, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Went to Moonshine Bar and Grill Saturday evening for dinner. The web sites menu is outdated so there are some substitutions on the menu when you get there. The chicken sandwich was ok but the bun was too dry, especially on top. The blackened catfish and porkchops are yummy and they have popcorn for the appetizer instead of bread or... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Had a great time here, we came after viewing the Congress bridge bats. It was pretty busy and we had to wait for a table but only about 10-15 minutes. They have good range of food and drinks, fantastic staff, and reasonable prices. Would certainly recommend to any friends visiting Austin.

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Tyler, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Recent experience: Ate out on the patio, cooling fans, attentive service, excellent happy hour cocktails and good food. Kettle chips with warm sourcream/onion dip are a good choice for a starter, and the chicken and waffles are a culinary trip down to Dixie worth taking. Expect a wait anytime between 5:30 and... They don't take reservations but they do have... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Very nice place. Close to convention center. I ordered chicken and waffles very tasty. My hubby ordered the skirt steak wich he enjoyed. They great you with spicy popcorn Mmmmm!!! Highly recommend it.

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Newburgh, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We stayed around the corner from this place and asked a few locals on the street where we can have a nice lunch, the said we HAVE to go to Moonshine and we ended up eating here twice. The food was great, drinks were awesome and the outside patio was a nice touch. The hot Austin air worried me, but... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We saw this restaurant on trip advisor and were interested but it was a couple we met at a winery outside Austin who sold us on this stop. They were right, the moonshine shots and food were fabulous. We had toast points with a gooey delish cheese dip and the dr pepper roasted chicken with sweet potato fries. The server... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed lunch at Moonshine with our college age children. Everyone enjoyed the lunch. Had the corn dog battered shrimp and it was quite unique and good. Service was great and the food was all good. We enjoyed the atmosphere as well. It's a bit more expensive than we expected. Lunch here was our most expensive meal during the week we... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Yes..we did wait an hour and a half, little to no place to stand at the bar. But we managed to squeeze ourselves into a corner and chit chat, with drinks in hand. Before we knew it.. our buzzer went off for our table. The wait staff were amazing. The bartenders were very attentive and almost apologetic for being so... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It is easy to see why this place has won so many local awards. It took a little longer than expected to be seated but it was worth the wait. Turns out a bridal party had reserved a large area for a rehearsal dinner tying up many tables. We were seated on the patio and concerned the heat would be... More

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