El Chilito Tacos y Cafe
1623 E. Seventh, Austin, 78702, 512/334-9660
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7am-10pm; Sat., 8am-10pm; Sun., 8am-9pm
Fresh, fast, and portable is what you can expect from this festive corner taqueria. Don't miss the cochinita in fresh corn tortillas or the great paleta selection. Wash it all down with a frozen sangria or two.
- 2015: Critics Best Hangover Cure (El Chilito)
- 2005: Critics Best New Kid on the Block (El Chilito)
This bustling restaurant serves up Tex-Mex breakfasts and huge $7 lunch specials. The incredible homemade El Paso-style corn tortillas are one of Angie's many claims to fame.
1307 E. Seventh, 512/476-5413
With over 50 years of neighborly service and rich food, this family restaurant was one of the first local eateries to offer vegetarian options.
2600 E. Seventh, 512/477-4701
Belly up to the lunch counter for homemade migas, tacos, and award-winning menudo, then step up to the pastry counter for piedras, novias, cemitas, and capirotada. The American choices draw raves, as well.
2305 E. Seventh, 512/472-0017