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Interior Mexican Restaurants in Austin, $10-$25

29 results Interior Mexican $10-$25
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400 Rabbits

Gastro Pub, Interior MexicanSouth$10-$25 First Plates 

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

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Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

Try this Lubbock-based chain for both traditional Tex-Mex and adventurous Interior Mexican offerings.

2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, 512/306-0857

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Azul Tequila

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexSouth Lamar and Barton Springs$10-$25

Offers both Tex-Mex dishes and Interior specialties such as albondigas en chipotle and enchiladas de pipian. Go with a crowd, listen to the music, and have some fun.

4211 S. Lamar, 512/416-9667

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Casa Chapala

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexNorth$10-$25

All of your favorites are prepared fresh every day. Stick to the enchiladas and tacos.

9041 Research Blvd Ste 100, 512/459-4242

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Casa Garcia's

Interior MexicanSouth$10-$25

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

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Cilantro's Mexican Restaurant

Interior MexicanSouth$10-$25

This tiny restaurant serves tasty Mexican home cooking in a cozy, no-frills atmosphere. Not to be missed are the tacos doblados and the fabulous homemade flan. No liquor, but you can BYOB.

1025 W. Stassney #103, 512/707-1207

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Curra's Grill

Interior MexicanSouth Congress and South First$10-$25 First Plates 

The kitchen whips up handmade corn tortillas while you sip avocado margaritas. Don't miss the chile rellenos with pecan cream sauce, or for breakfast, the huevos machacado.

614 E. Oltorf, 512/444-0012

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El Caribe

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexMidtown$10-$25

A little-known jewel serves a mix of Interior Mexican and more conventional Mexican fare. The tastes are authentic, the prices are very reasonable, and the portions are huge.

5610-A N. Lamar, 512/452-6207

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El Rincon Pflugerville

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexNorth$10-$25

200 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville, 512/990-0250

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Grizzelda's

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexLower East$10-$25

Atmospheric Eastside eatery blends coastal and Interior Mexican with Tex-Mex.

105 Tillery, 512/366-5908

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Hecho en México

Interior MexicanWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

The menu boasts appealing items clearly influenced by Central Mexico, the specialty cocktail selections include signature margaritas (including one made with tepache, a fermented pineapple drink that's popular in Jalisco), and the sauces here were all extraordinary, but the precooked meats and chaotic service disappointed.

6001 W. William Cannon, 512/301-0060

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Iron Cactus Mexican Grill & Margarita Bar

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexNorth$10-$25

In addition to stacked enchiladas, the extensive menu offers hearty steak, chicken, and shrimp dishes flavored with a combination of Southwestern and Interior Mexican spices.

10001 Stonelake, 512/794-8778

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La Catedral del Marisco

Interior Mexican, SeafoodLower East$10-$25

The "cathedral of seafood" is a jaw-dropper. The menu is half seafood and half grilled, meat-centric Norteño. Try the tostada de pulpo, a pile of tender, griddled octopus with scallions and pepper.

2711 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/476-7878

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Las Palomas

Interior MexicanWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

This restaurant, opened for business for over 30 years, is still serving up delicious Interior Mexican in a lovely setting. The empanadas, frijoles a la charra, beef tenderloin, and anything with the mole sauce is not to be missed. Also check out the extensive gluten-free menu.

3201 Bee Caves Rd. #122, 512/327-9889

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Licha's Cantina

Interior Mexican, Sports Bar, Tex-MexLower East$10-$25 First Plates 

The small menu is packed with inventive cuisine, a combination of street-food staples and popular cantina dishes, with a quality that shows from the first bite of chips and salsa.

1306 E. Sixth, 512/480-5960

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