Tex-Mex Restaurants in Austin, $10-$25

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A Maudie's Hill Country

Tex-MexWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

The menu here features old-fashioned combination plates, but also offers interior specialties such as carnitas and carne guisada tacos.

12506 Shops Pkwy., 512/263-1116

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B Maudie's Tex-Mex

Tex-MexSouth Lamar and Barton Springs$10-$25

In this "Tex-Mex Heaven," they serve breakfast every day and make their margaritas with fresh-squeezed juices.

1212 S. Lamar, 512/440-8088

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C Polvos

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexSouth Congress and South First$10-$25

If you're out early, swing by for breakfast tacos starting at 7am. It's either the solid Tex-Mex complemented by the bottomless salsa bar or the pitchers of frozen margaritas that draw them in for lunch and dinner.

2004 S. First, 512/441-5446

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D Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina


Fresh sauces, rotisserie meats, and a friendly atmosphere make this a welcome addition to Austin Tex-Mex.

1206 W. 38th, 512/419-7482

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E Serranos

Tex-MexWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

Enjoy muchas margaritas and full-service Tex-Mex at any of their locations.

6510 W. Hwy. 290, 512/891-0000

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F Taco Flats

Tex-Mex, Vegetarian/VeganMidtown$10-$25

Taking its name from a long gone 1970's music venue that was beloved in the neighborhood, this incarnation puts the food center stage. The tacos are based around family recipes on handmade tortillas.

5520 Burnet Rd. #101, 512/619-9848

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G Taqueria Chapala

Tex-MexLower East$10-$25

This taqueria features cheap breakfast specials and Jalisco-style barbacoa by the plate or pound.

2101 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/320-0308

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H Taquito Aviles


A bright blip on the radar for lovers of goat meat, the menu is very complete for a taquería, but Mario, the taquero, also adds seasonal specials, based on what he finds at the market. During corn season he offers an exemplary elote, sweet caramelized grilled corn slathered with mayo, crema fresca, cheese, and chile, with a squeeze of lime. He'll slice it off of the cob to serve it as esquites if you ask.

701 W. Braker, 512/775-3792

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I Techo Mezcaleria & Agave Bar

Interior Mexican, Tex-MexEast$10-$25

2201 Manor Road, 512/480-8441

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J Tequila Mexican Restaurant


The closest full-service restaurant to the Travis County Expo Center serves all your south-of-the-border faves – especially those that come in a glass.

6575 Decker Ln., 512/926-7015

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K Texican Cafe

Southwestern, Tex-MexSouth$10-$25 First Plates 

This popular venue specializes in El Paso-style variations such as stacked Santa Fe enchiladas, along with excellent margaritas and Dos Equis on tap.

11940 Menchaca Rd., 512/282-9094

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L Tres Amígos Restaurant & Cantina

Tex-MexWest Austin and Lakeway$10-$25

Find all conceivable combos of menu items, plus specials such as chile rellenos, chimichangas, Veracruz fish, and steak tampiqueño.

7535 Hwy. 290 E., 512/926-4441

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M Trudy's North Star


Here you'll find some of the best burgers and Tex-Mex in town, but it's the margaritas and Mexican martinis that keep us going during the occasional long wait.

8820 Burnet Rd., 512/454-1474

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N Tyson's Tacos

Burger Joint, Tex-Mex, Vegetarian/VeganMidtown$10-$25

4905 Airport, 512/451-3326

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O Vivo


6406 N. I-35 #2343, 512/407-8302

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