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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
+1 512-236-9599
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4130
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here after trying to get into other restaurants that had a long wait, and we were so glad we did. Right at the end of happy hour, and we all had their $5 old fashioneds which were great. For dinner all 4 of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hollyt174
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ducked in here to get a quick bite and they were very quick getting our food. Cute building with plenty of tables. The food was perfectly prepared. The fajitas salad was loaded with meat and fixings. My friend had the pimento cheeseburger and said...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BarbT18
Reviewed 3 days ago

Restaurant is in an old stone house with a plastic tent/outbuilding connected. They don;t take reservations and the bars were both busy, but we were able to get a couple glasses of wine and calamari appetizer. There was so much calamari, we shared, and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wineanddine32
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gluten free menu, great food, cute atmosphere and really helpful staff. Ne prepared for a long wait though and they don't take reservations. It was a two hour wait but we stayed at the Fairmont next door and the concierge called ahead so it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wawaturner
Reviewed 6 days ago

Go here if you are hungry !!! Great comfort food and cocktails. There was a steady stream of people, coming and going so be patient if their is a wait.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Airhob
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for an authentic Texas culinary experience, look no further than Moonshine. Set in one of Austin's oldest historic buildings in the heart of downtown, the food is absolutely outstanding. I highly recommend the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and green beans,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gabriellesfaust
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your chicken fried steak with some mashed potatoes and green beans! Our Sunday brunch is definitely something we're known for, and I hope you can make it in for that sometime. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to meet up with friends and co-workers. Staff is always friendly and outgoing. Nice patio area and great full bar. Food is great as well. Always nice to hang out here until traffic dies down.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bill w
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for making us one of your go-to spot to enjoy a meal with some friends and co-workers after a long day. I appreciate your support on here, and look forward to welcoming you back. Cheers! Jordan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved Moonshine! Wish we could have sat on their patio but too hungry to wait. Awesome fried green tomatoes , bloody and shrimp . Wanted to go back the next day ...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kerwym
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the love! We're so glad you loved the fried green tomatoes, the bloody mary, and the shrimp -- you picked a great combination of flavors. Hope you get a chance to check out our patio seating next time you visit. Thank you, Jordan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a great lunch at Moonshine over the Thanksgiving holiday. Lunch was great, but, this is a bourbon/whiskey lovers heaven. This restaurant has an outstanding whiskey/ bourbon selection for all tastes. Great drink appetizers for bourbon tasters. I recommend Uber in and out of this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tony G
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Now this is a review we'll treasure! It's wonderful to hear lunch over Thanksgiving went well, Tony -- thanks for stopping by and giving some of our bourbons and whiskeys a try. Hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Jordan

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service, food, environment, and drinks made this spot so memorable. Glenn made sure our first experience here left us wishing we had a spot like this closer to home! The food portions are definitely Texas-sized and quality. So grateful this spot was recommended to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SavannahMcKinney
MoonshineGrill, Owner at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm so glad that our Texas-sized plates hit the spot, Savannah! Thanks for being a fan and helping to support us. Hope we'll see you again the next time you're in Austin. Thank you, Jordan

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Susan G
21 July 2018|
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Response from sanleesaenz | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a great buffet! The only thing we ordered was extra bacon
21 May 2018|
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Response from rebeccaqj | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Plenty.
5 April 2018|
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Response from stellap4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they have a kids menu. They were even very accommodating- my daughter wanted to change whay was on the kids menu alittle.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-236-9599
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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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