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Shady Grove

#37 of 3,106 Restaurants in Austin}
€€ - €€€American, ,
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
+1 512-474-9991
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hippie sandwich” (24 reviews)
“burgers” (44 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode bikes along greenbelt of Lady Bird Lake Trail and stopped here for late lunch. Awesome spot! We sat outside under the shade trees. Great waitstaff and darn great mahi-mahi fish tacos. Karbach lager was very tasty. Would definitely recommend this place and would...More

Thank redrider52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome, if it's a beautiful day out and all you want to do is enjoy the weather with some great food! Service is great, as well as the food. I had the shrimp with fries. The portions are big, so I could've...More

Thank Sofia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here when we visit Austin. The food and service is excellent. There’s plenty of places to sit inside and outside. I ordered half a hippie chick sandwich with tortilla soup, my friend ordered the same sandwich with chili, and my husband ordered...More

Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with friends and family. We’ve been numerous times. All the food choices are excellent. Chili and their Frito pie is a must!!!

Thank juanb0b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indoor and outdoor seating is really attractive. Very helpful servers with good recommendations. The food is really good and relatively inexpensive. Had home made lemonade too! Very 50's vibe!

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Really nice place whether you choose to be seated in or outdoors and definitely an Austin landmark too. Food has always been good especially their chicken fried steak but I prefer the chicken fried steak the shady way which is hot and spicey but quite...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a place to go for atmosphere - outside patio is full on the weekend. A place to people watch and take out of town guests. A place to sit and sip adult beverages. The food is very average. Oh and definitely DON’T...More

Thank Alibri67
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were headed to food truck fest, however parking app there was giving us trouble. I had just flown in and was really hungry, so we abandoned the trucks and found ourselves at Shady Grove. Great outdoor seating area, watermelon margaritas were...More

Thank ZandKmom
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The wife and I came here via rickshaw which was awesome. It was exactly what we were looking for the atmosphere is very fun out under the pecan trees. Our waitress was fun and bubbly but not in an annoying way. We sat outside all...More

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I enjoyed the atmosphere, very old fashioned pub feeling for me. Service was excellent. I had the fried chicken sandwich with bacon and cheese, it was great! I ate inside after sitting outside for awhile, as it was quite hot outdoors. My server recommended two...More

Thank Kevin M
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Cathy W
4 October 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
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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