photo by John Anderson

El Alma Cafe y Cantina

Chef Alma Alcocer’s tortilla soup all by itself could stand as synecdoche for the entire restaurant and its varied menu: rich, nourishing, and delicious in the best homecooking-by-way-of-Mexico-City way, unlike most tortilla soups you’ll find elsewhere, and served in a bright, welcoming space that complements the Palmer Events Center across the street.

1025 Barton Springs Rd.

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