Shady Grove

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 10 publications
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10 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Austin's longest running free concert series; 20 years of free, live music with the likes of Bob Schneider and Charlie Mars! Full review →



Families. Dates. Big, loud, obnoxious groups. All doing their Lone Star and green-chile cheeseburger thing while roots musicians serenade them.



If any one restaurant defines the laid-back, somewhat goofy Austin aesthetic, it's probably Shady Grove. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This ironic salute to Americana evokes David Lynch's vision of small town "Twin Peaks," including the corny touches. Full review →


Gayot 12.0

Hefty, but healthy, is the hippie sandwich layered with sauteed eggplant and chicken breast smothered in melted cheese, then loaded with all the greens you could ask for. Full review →


Lonely Planet

'Do you want inside or out?' Really, what kind of question is that? We came for the shady patio, like everyone else. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Live music & comfort food. Mind the condo yuppies. Full review →


The Infatuation 7.7

When we make our way to heaven (fingers crossed), we hope it’s something like Shady Grove. This is everything you could ever hope for out of an Austin restaurant, from its Diners,... Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Named for the expansive pecan trees lining this trendy section of Barton Springs Road, Shady Grove's patio area provides coverage from the hot Texas sun. Full review →



Take in some “authentic Austin” at this longtime Zilker American (think cheese fries and green-chile burgers). Full review →

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