This family-run spot serves authentic, home-style Colombian cuisine in mass quantities for reasonable prices. Some unique treats include aborrajado, a sweet plantain fritter, and bandeja paisa, the national dish of Colombia.
13717 MoPac N.
Go here for wonderful Salvadoran cuisine, as well as Tex-Mex favorites. The tamales are lighter than air.
7901 Cameron #4, 512/832-5331
The large indoor and outdoor dining spaces dwarf this chain's menu, a middling mixture of Salvadoran and Tex-Mex dishes. The standouts are Gloria's Super Special and the Mar y Tierra. At least the drinks are cheap and pack a wallop, and the service is excellent.
3309 Esperanza Crossing #100, 512/833-6400