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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

#17 of 3,047 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed 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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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wanted a nice place close to hotel and found it with Moonshine even though I was a little surprised with the taste of the food or the lack of taste Atmosphere was fantastic inside and out We had the shrimp corn dog witch lacked any seasoning on the shrimp, shrimp and grits and chicken fried chicken which also lacked flavor... More 

Thank Pamj2603
Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't be timid when you hear the words "All you can eat Sunday brunch buffet". The charming yet rustic atmosphere of Moonshine makes you feel at home with original Austin stone walls and a fabulous spread of southern cooking! This old house is divided into several intimate rooms (one in particular would be great for a Bridal luncheon btw) and... More 

Thank BKPaints
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The chicken Almondine at Moonshine was my favorite meal that I had in Austin! It was cooked to perfection. I just got French Fries for my side which wouldn't be noteworthy except that they too were cooked to perfection (just crispy enough!). The complimentary cornbread muffins were also tasty. Everything came out piping hot (they must have a plate warmer... More 

Thank Mindys_Mentions
New York
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434 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a multi room and patio downtown restaurant with a traditional feel that serves food based on local Texas inspired dishes with local ingredients. Casual in feel, the restaurant has a very good beer and spirits list and has a nice bar area. Service is pleasant and not rushed. Food quality was very good and value fair for the... More 

1 Thank FrequentTripster
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a business dinner at Moonshine with a group of 20 people. The food and service were outstanding. We reserved the "Sunday House" which is one of the oldest buildings in Austin. It is a pre Civil War era home that families used to stay overnight in so they could attend Sunday church services. The history alone is worth... More 

1 Thank RJD1975
Rochester, New York
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks to Sarah's recommendations, we had a great dinner! Sat at the bar and Started with roasted garlic appetizer. Had a steak. Delicious!!

Thank Sgorie
Lake Jackson, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very good restaurant in the downtown area. Usually get crowded at lunch. Expect a short wait. Staff is friendly and attentive. Food is awesome. Be sure to try the mac-n-cheese. I had the cedar planked salmon. Very good. The red beans and rice are excellent. Nice wine selections and a full bar. I will return. We love... More 

Thank David H
Austin, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best brunch in Austin by a street mile. Great ambience and attention to southern style and detail. Oh and the food is simply awesome!!

Thank Gordon B
Dallas Center, Iowa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is what it say it is - southern comfort food. Don't go there expecting anything else - but what they do they do very well. One of the best bourbon - rye bar lists you'll get with healthy pours at a fair price. The Manhattan is no slouch either. The chicken fried steak was fantastic, good sized and... More 

Thank KDBdallas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant that is right downtown and allows you to get a feel for the Austin vibe. There can be a long wait...but it is worth it. Great food and drinks.

Thank Daniel S

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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, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
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?