LOCATIONS

John Anderson

La Condesa

400 W. Second
Austin, 78701
512/499-0300
Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2pm; Dinner: Sun.-Wed., 5pm-10pm; Thu.-Sat., 5pm-11pm; Brunch: Sat.-Sun., 11am-3pm
Chef Rick Lopez whips up neo-Mexican cuisine at this Second Street District anchor and 2010 James Beard Award nominee for Best New Restaurant. It's still running on all cylinders.

Chronicle Reviews

Circling Back to La Condesa

After so much tumult, is the perennial favorite still on point?

Virginia B. Wood, 2014-01-23

La Condesa

Neo-Mexicano has arrived in Austin via La Condesa

Claudia Alarcón, 2009-04-30

First Plates Awards

Restaurant Poll Awards

  • 2012: Critics Pastry Chefs to Watch This Year
  • 2012: Critics Best Consistently Delicious Sip & Stroll Event Party Dishes
  • 2012: Readers Appetizer
  • 2012: Readers Dessert
  • 2012: Readers Service/Waitstaff
  • 2012: Readers Decor
  • 2012: Readers Mixologist
  • 2012: Readers Favorites
  • 2011: Readers Decor
  • 2011: Readers Mixologist
  • 2011: Readers Mexican (non-Tex-Mex)
  • 2011: Readers Favorites
  • 2010: Readers Decor
  • 2010: Readers Favorites
  • 2009: Readers New Restaurant
  • 2009: Readers Favorites
  • 2009: Critics Best Octopus Dish
  • 2009: Critics Best New Cocktails

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