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Nutty Brown Cafe

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12225 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737
+1 512-301-4648
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Texas
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 gripe (which is a BIG one) is their website said the event ended at 11:00... More 

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Thank 3DTurkey
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank robertrinaustin
Austin, Texas
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Abel G
Real de Catorce, Mexico
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 is dead and gone which is too bad. The roach coach was closed and we... More 

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1 Thank Stiglitz11
Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 in the new location because the management is committed to making it a great experience... More 

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1 Thank Art C
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 limb obscured the view of three out of the four of us. We couldn't believe... More 

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1 Thank Mike R
Houston
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Tourista50
Dripping Springs, Texas
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430 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The number of cars in to lot is always a good indicator of a restaurant--is they are locals, it is even better! This is a "local hangout" that serves good food at reasonable prices. The beers are cold and the wine decent-- not great. Service is always good here and it is very kid friendly. The salmon is an excellent... More 

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Thank 1234texas
Texas
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

We enjoyed our visit here. It's a good place to bring large groups and kids. Good food and service and very laid-back atmosphere.

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Thank jgt63
Austin, Texas
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Great Sunday brunch spot for outdoor venue with jazz and burgers. Food is close, but no cigar. Kid friendly and friendly service...needs new menu and chef skills.

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Thank Chuck C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12225 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-301-4648
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?