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Tex-Mex Restaurants near South Congress and South First in Austin, Under $10

6 results Tex-Mex South Congress and South First Under $10

El Alma Cafe y Cantina

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10 First Plates 

Chef Alma Alcocer-Thomas' take on casual Mexico City cuisine is approachable, affordable, and delicious. Brunch includes Huevos Franceses, made with eggs and spinach resting on corn pudding; or Thomas' version of migas, called Huevos Revueltos. Throw down a Mimosa Feliz and don't miss the gorgeous views from the upstairs patio.

1025 Barton Springs Rd., 512/609-8923

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Freebirds World Burrito

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Stratocaster-sized burritos in a rock & roll environment are the stock-in-trade at this joint. This is big-boy eating heaven: You don't have to include the veggie stuff you don't want, and there's no way you can walk away hungry.

515 S. Congress, 512/462-3512

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Habanero Mexican Cafe

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10 First Plates 

When God created fajitas, he (or she) took lessons here first. Breakfast is just as good as lunch, with low prices, big servings, and great service. Vegans, don't pout; concessions have been made for your limited diets.

501 W. Oltorf, 512/416-0443

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Mellizoz Tacos

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10 First Plates 

This SoFi mobile taqueria (formerly known as Izzoz) remains a favorite among the gourmet taco trucks. Try the Padre taco – braised carnita pork, avocado, and pineapple salsa fresca – and a side of garlic fries.

1503 S. First, 512/916-4996

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Taqueria Arandas #5

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

Mexican breakfasts, sweet horchata, and the sunny red and white interior could whisk the fog out of anyone's morning brain.

2448 S. First, 512/707-0887

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Torchy's Tacos

Tex-MexSouth Congress and South FirstUnder $10

The crowds gathering at all hours attest to the loyal following Torchy's has developed. Look for crowdpleasers like their fried avocado taco or inventive takes like the ahi-tuna-filled Mr. Pink. Make sure to try the breakfast menu too.

2809 S. First, 512/444-0300

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