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Nutty Brown Cafe

#1,283 of 3,132 Restaurants in Austin
$American, ,
12225 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737-9148
+1 512-301-4648
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
23 Jul 2017
“AWESOME local gem ”
10 Apr 2017
“Great local place for food, drink and entertainment.”
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
12225 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737-9148
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. Great outdoor venue to relax and listen to music. Great food trucks. Local landmark that should be saved and treasured and I am so disappointed that the whiny neighbors are forcing them to close their doors soon. Go while...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have been to the Nutty Brown many times over the years and have always enjoyed the experience. The food is good, the beer is cold and the entertainment is great! We saw Lee Brice this last weekend. It is a much more intimate show...More

1  Thank AustinPiper
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Horrid new folks moved in the area-knowing the Nutty Brown was there and had concerts-then complained about the noise. It is a great place. Yummy chicken fried steak. Incredible music. Go before they finally close it down

2  Thank ehillround
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Saw the Beatles vs. Stones concert here recently. Been to Nutty Brown many times and love this venue and location. No lines for drinks or bathrooms at this particular event which was awesome and getting into and out of the venue was easy. My only...More

1  Thank 3DTurkey
Reviewed 16 July 2016

They cafe is closed which is a shame because I really liked their chicken fried steak. There's a trailer out front the is sometimes open, but I haven't tried it.

2  Thank robertrinaustin
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Decided to stop by and check it out, I am glad I did, Fun place to be, great place to meet friends and just relax.

Thank Abel G
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We attempted to go to one of our favorite joints to eat, but there was chain link fence and a giant roach coach trailer in stead of a front door to the eatery. What the heck happened here. A real disaster. Looks like the place...More

1  Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The food is good but the fun to be had here is what draws the crowds! They have concerts often. The only negative I have about this place is in the next year they moving far away north of Austin. they will continue to thrive...More

1  Thank Art C
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Four of us went to enjoy a great show last night with Bob Schneider under a beautiful sky. We had bought a VIP table expecting to see the stage and the show. We were on row two on an elevated section, but a large tree...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 9 August 2015

nice waitress. there for sunday brunch. can't say anything else nice, so I won't. will look for another stop in austin.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12225 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737-9148
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-301-4648
A true Texas original with live music, great food and good times under the shade of huge oaks. Our neon cowboy is beckoning you!
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