Photo by David Brendan Hall

Best Late-Night Sugar Fix, South

La Mexicana Bakery

Next time you need a quick post-clubbing fix for that sweet tooth, head south to La Mexicana. This brightly lit spot on South First opens in the wee hours - 4am everyday. Literally bursting with cookies - Mexican wedding cookies, and green cookies and red cookies, and yummy Mexican sweet breads and flaky pastries - La Mex piles the sweets high to whet your every appetite. (And did we mention the breakfast tacos? That's another story.) Don't expect to see them between 8pm and 4am, though; that's when the bakers relax.

La Mexicana Bakery
1924 S. First, 512/443-6369

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