The third generation of Tamale House founder Carmen Vasquez runs this Eastside spot. Eat in or take-out.
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
Casual lunches, dinners, and Sunday brunches feature traditional, regional Mexican dishes, with some of the best salsas around as well as an extensive tequila selection.
2038 S. Lamar, 512/442-4441
Al pastor pork is a must: glistening red from a dry-chile marinade, citrusy with a tinge of pineapple, charred, moist, and tender, all on a homemade flour tortilla and doused with Rosita's amazing green salsa – a contender for the best in town.
1911 E. Riverside Dr.