807 W. Slaughter Lane
Hours: Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm
This spacious, no-frills Austin institution serves classic Tex-Mex breakfasts, lunches, and dinners daily. Look for the fresh homemade tortillas, crispy tacos, and slow-roasted beef ribs.
5804 N I-35, 512/458-2531
One of the best-kept secrets in town – who knew? It's been open for 13 years, serving succulent, tender pork; fabulous soup; and all of your other Tex-Mex favorites.
4327 S. First #102, 512/444-8861
Plop down at the table with a Modelo and some fiery salsas while you wait on the tacos al carbon and the chiles rellenos en nogada to arrive.
5808 Burleson, 512/416-0749