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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

#16 of 3,038 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Austin, Texas
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If their full menu is as great as their assorted and predetermined buffet I'm going back again. I attended a large reception with food and drinks held outside in their patio and the food was delicious! I don't like buffet style food, however they had an incredible spinach dip, fried shrimp, on a stick as well as other appetizers and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first dinner out on arriving in Austin for our first visit. Located downtown and a 2 min walk from our Hilton Hotel. Staff very welcoming and patient when explaining the menu. You have to try the blackened Catfish - Yum. The salads are good too and the margaritas were extremely nice. Not too expensive - mid range if your... More 

Thank Lou1959Perth
Texas City, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the trout for lunch and two margaritas. My guests and I enjoyed our meal. Service was excellent. Would recommend.

Thank Diann M
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Right downtown near the Hilton. The friendly staff and wonderful food was a highlight of Austin. Their own drinks didn't do the meal any harm either.

Thank Sligoirish
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere,Wonderful food and Awesome staff.. Meatloaf Pork chop and Salmon were wonderful and all of the sides too! We didnt have any dessert but we did consider it each time one passed us by on the way to another table..They looked incredible as well. we just had too much of the free popcorn appetizer before dinner to have any... More 

Thank kellytrip813
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Because it's GREAT! Great servers, cool atmosphere and wonderful food! We adore Moonshine!! You can't go wrong!❤

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While on business travel in Austin I visited Moonshine for dinner. It was within walking distance to our downtown hotel. We had the option of eating outside on a patio or inside. We chose to eat inside and were seated in the side building off the patio. The ambiance was warm and welcoming. Our waiter took our drink order right... More 

Thank Shawna P
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunch Buffet. mmmmmm. Best southern cooking around. Good place for casual or for fancy outings/events/business. Full bar and really good cocktails. Be ready to wait outside and stand in lines for the food buffet tables, but it all tastes very delish.

Thank Rachael V
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably prices southern co,for food. Hard to beat.nothing out of the ordinary, just simple good food.

Thank Chris B
Georgetown, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was told the wait on the weekend could taken awhile. However, we got there early (4:30ish) and was able to be seated immediately. Had the blackened catfish topped with hot sauce and crawfish.

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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, 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, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
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 78701-4130
  • 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?