Tortilleria Rio Grande #2
500 W. William Cannon Drive, 512/326-1341
This tiny hole-in-the-wall tortilla factory churns out fresh corn and flour tortillas throughout the day. But they also serve simple Mexican home cooking – like nopales con puerco, carne deshebrada, and picadillo – in tacos, gorditas, or plates with beans and rice. Don't leave without a container of one of their splendid salsas.
Tacos your abuela would be proud of
Rachel Feit, June 21, 2012
This may be a bar providing Alamo Drafthouse moviegoers with a new foraging alternative, but Chef John Bullington's snacky menu includes interpretations of classic Mexican street food, such as N.Y. Strip alambras and a giant Sonoran hot dog. Brunch is exciting as well, what with tangy avocado tomatilla sauces, and poblanos in the chichimigas.
5701 W. Slaughter, 512/861-7070
Reasonably priced Mexican cuisine and a relaxed setting make this a great place for a quick, no-hassles meal.
1911-A E. Riverside, 512/442-8402
offers a wide selection of traditional Tex-Mex favorites as well as an enticing array of Interior Mexican dishes. The cabrito is worth a return visit.
1901 W. William Cannon, 512/441-9504