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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

#17 of 3,045 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit to Moonshine. Although we were told it would be an hour 30 wait we had a table within 20 minutes. Barman suggested a couple of lovely cocktails while we waited. Waitress was friendly and informative. Food generous and flavoursome. All in all a very nice restaurant. Perhaps not quite fine dining level but great evening out.

Thank mikenz2015
Odessa, Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have eaten here several times whenever we visit Austin. The food is always good and reasonably priced. The only negative is the wait time. You will need to arrive early.

Thank Sharla B
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a pretty big group and had to wait an hour. We sat outside and they really needed another fan to make it perfect! Dinner was chicken with green beans, spinach noodles and peanut butter mousse for dessert. Pretty yummy!!

Thank Samantha M
Music City, TN
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat on the patio with a group of 12 and it was very nice and shaded. Great service and reasonable prices. Highly recommend, especially if you have a group attending a convention across the street.

Thank HealthyBallance
Montgomery, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I will definitely be coming back to Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill the next time I'm in Austin. The building itself has been around since the late 1800's and is a really neat place. There is indoor and outdoor seating and we chose to sit inside. There was plenty of ice cold water on the front porch to keep you... More 

Thank Cathy O
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't get enough of this place I ate 5 times in the 5 days were here. Best place for us! Very accessible and great parking spaces next door. The servers are adorable and the motif of the restaurant reminds me of Nashville!! We're staying in our favorite hotel a block away, so we'll be back for more!

Thank kristeia1
Ellettsville, Indiana
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here with a group from work (we were in town for a meeting). We ordered several appetizers (corn dog shrimp, roasted garlic, calamari) and every single one was amazing. I sampled some sweet potato fries and jalapeno grits-also amazing. I had the steak fajita salad-amazing. Bread pudding-amazing. See the trend here? I also enjoyed some hard lemonade from the... More 

Thank Jaypbee91
The Colony, Texas
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The bar is great, friendly service. The food is good. This is a great place for large gatherings on their patio. Very festive.

Thank Cheryl D
Houston, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seriously, just go here the food is something you're not going to forget. I never order or had a desire for chicken fried steak, actually, I never understood it growing up (I'm from Chicago), is it chicken or steak? Anyways, I tried it and I've been converted and I will never question the great Chicken Fried Steak again.

Thank JulieJewelsS
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff! Great place to be around great people! I'll be back next time I'm in Austin! thank you.

Thank tooberrytravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 15122369599
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?