Las Manitas Avenue Cafe
- 2014: Readers Best Restaurant We Miss (TIE: Las Manitas; Tamale House No. 3)
- 2007: Readers Best News Story
- 1998: Critics Best Hearts
- 1993: Critics Best Jalapenos
Pick up freshly prepared burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and tortas, as well as reasonably priced plate specials.
2025 Guadalupe (Dobie Mall, second floor), 512/480-8680
The offerings from Jae Kim’s brick and mortar "Home of the Kimchi Fries" should be as yummy as that of the popular trucks. The menu is slightly different, sporting Kimchi fried rice balls containing rice, cheddar, Monterey Jack, nori, and gochujang, but retains plenty of crowd favorites.
1509 S. Lamar, 512/428-5269
The cantina boasts an appealing selection of Texas craft brews and ciders on tap, complemented by burger-friendly Texas wines and a roster of spicy signature cocktails featuring Texas distilled spirits, tequila, or mezcal. The menu takes the the upscale burger, shake, and cocktail format and gives it a spicy Tex-Mex twist and clever Spanglish titles.
900 W. 10th, 512/366-5154