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Shady Grove

$$ - $$$American, ,
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
+1 512-474-9991
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hippie sandwich” (24 reviews)
“burgers” (44 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended for the green chili dishes. However, I can only eat mild green chilies. All of theirs are very spicy. The chicken in the hippie chick was flavorless and slightly tough; the hippie would’ve been a much better sandwich. The chicken...More

Thank CatInTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just good old comfort food with cold beer. Sit outside and soak up the nice weather. Sometimes they have live music. I'm sure they have a great website that will answer most of your questions. Definitely not a fru fru gluten-free, no carb eating, stretchy...More

Thank CobaltCaptain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the days lunch special of grilled cheese with bacon, cheese, tomato, and avocado. It was delicious! My husband had the mahi mahi fish tacos that he also liked. They have a great outdoor eating area. Their bathrooms are unique in an old airstream...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is always great! The Frito Veggie Pie is so good! The Hippy Chick Sandwich was fantastic! We shared the Apple Cobbler with ice cream - really Scrumptious!!!! There are excellent burgers and Frings!! You can eat outside under the trees (in the summer...More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I find myself thinking about the Chicken Nachos at Shady Grove Restaurant much more than I should. It's only because it is unique and delicious. All I'm saying is if you live or find yourself visiting Austin Texas; make it a point to give it...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

My meal was returned because it wasn't hot and it came back the same so I gave up and ate it anyway. Not bad food but we've had better in Austin. Service was ok. The place is packed and obviously a tourist favorite. It's a...More

Thank MontanaLaura
Reviewed 5 December 2017 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 17 November 2017

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 11 November 2017 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 10 November 2017 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
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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
USD 30
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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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