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.
Try this place for great enchiladas and multiflavored margaritas that should come with warning stickers: "Muy bueno!"
With hubcaps, colored lights, and a velvet Elvis, this is Austin-style Tex-Mex at its tacky, funky best. It's almost always busy, but the creamy queso and chips is worth the wait.
Serving Austin since 1952, this immensely popular Tex-Mex icon is a food-happy dispenser of giant margaritas, excellent enchiladas, and craving-curbing quesadillas. Expect a wait – it'll be worth it. Want to order like an old-timer? Get the addictive Bob Armstrong dip.
In this "Tex-Mex Heaven," they serve breakfast every day and make their margaritas with fresh-squeezed juices.
From the folks at Azul Tequila, this tiny storefront has a following for the guajolote en mole tacos.
At this popular local chain, people get religious about the extra-hot Dona sauce, and for good reason: It's just that good.
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.
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