photo by Jana Birchum


Matt's El Rancho

Matt and Janie Martinez started their restaurant 70 years ago and their family still runs the beloved south-side institution on South Lamar. Come for the lunch specials and a chance to be around longtime Austinites and newcomers alike, enjoying margaritas and tacos, enchiladas, and chiles rellenos (don’t forget the famous Bob Armstrong dip!).

Matt's El Rancho
2613 S. Lamar, 512/462-9333

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