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Shady Grove

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$$ - $$$American, ,
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
+1 512-474-9991
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
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Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Shady is close to Barton Springs. It has a wonderful outdoor dining area. We sat at the outdoor bar and enjoyed a cheeseburger and Cobb salad.

Thank mcknightm
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Shady Grove is best on a nice day, where you can sit outside and listen to their (usually good) live music. The interior is a nice retro-diner vibe, too. The menu has a variety of Tex-Mex. I most often get the Texas Chili Burger. On...More

Thank TimBeaver99
Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was visiting family in Austin, and they took me to Shady Grove for lunch. It was a nice sunny day and the patio was an enjoyable spot to eat a Southwest Caesar Salad (very yummy).

Thank SalemJewels
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great place for an after work beverage or two or three or four. . . . close to downtown (walk-able if you really want). I only had drinks and some chips, but their food menu seemed very appealing

Thank JeremyG33
Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

While in town for the state swim/dive meet my son recommended we try this place. Great patio. There were 7 of us, that ordered a variety of menu items. Everyone was very pleased with their food. Will definitely return.

Thank JeffreyPMc
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I attended as an out-of-towner for a wedding rehearsal dinner on a night of perfect weather, with no knowledge of all the other restaurants in this neighborhood and beyond, so can't really compare locally - but here's what I do know: - the outdoor seating...More

Thank sadalit
Reviewed March 19, 2015

Ate in the bar, because the wait was an hour and 45 minutes... Good food, homemade fries, good veggie burger. Its a dive, kind of dirty and needs a makeover inside. I would have preferred eating outside.

Thank DJMinBoise
Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere out on the patio cannot be beat. The inside is fun and nostalgic but outside is best. Try the Green Chili chicken fried steak. It is very good! Steak isn't always the best cut of meat, but the green chili sauce is the...More

Thank Dalton D
Reviewed March 2, 2015

We loved this fun restaurant with great outdoor seating. The margaritas and Texas Martinis were delicious. Great burgers, salads and chili fries were enjoyed by our party of 8 while we were seated outside on a glorious Austin afternoon. Staff was very attentive to our...More

Thank Johnjackc
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Outside and inside seating. I did not rate this among the best meals BUT it was damn good. It is a fun place with lots of selections. Great people watching. Recommend for all kinds of visits. A good first date.

Thank Dudley H
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Cathy W
October 3, 2017|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
I called Shady Grove and was told, "No". There is usually only live music at Shady Grove in the summer during the "Unplugged" series. This is the Shady Grove phone number: (512) 474-9991
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, 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
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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