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Austin mexican Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Austin mexican restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Austin just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Austin, you've come to the right place.

Our Austin restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Austin 2013 Guide


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Tacos La Guera

 5 star(s)  (05/12/2011)
“Hi, I'm Gaby and I miss your tacos very much!”

Macho Taco

 5 star(s)  (02/28/2011)
“Great Mexican food! Very reasonable prices and large portions. Good customer service.”

Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar

 5 star(s)  (02/11/2011)
“GREAT MEXICAN FOOD!!!!!!!!!! I've ate here sereval times. The food is yummy,the service is great, the staff are friendly, the restaurant is clean and relaxing, and the prices are right!”

Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar

 5 star(s)  (11/19/2010)
“Absolutely the best Mexican food we've ever had, and we love Mexican food. THAT's how much we liked it.”

Baby Acapulco

 4 star(s)  (09/23/2010)
“food is good, margaritas are great”

El Patio Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (01/22/2008)
“I love this restaurant! It was my grandparents' favorite restaurant for decades and with good reason. The first time I remember going was when I was about six and that was 38 years ago. Every time we are in Austin we go there. The chicken enchiladas are die and go to heaven good. It's a simple, clas... ”

Amaya's Taco Village

 1 star(s)  (10/24/2004)
“I really recommand this place to anyone who wants to eat real Mexican food. I love every thing about it. It is like home food away from home food. Everyone is so lovely. I truly recommand the crispy beef tacos. They are 3 huge tacos that are jamed packed with lettuce, tomatos, cheese, beef or chicke... ”

El Patio Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (08/27/2004)
“El Patio is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the state. Every time we drive through on Austin on a road trip, we stop there to eat. It's been a favorite ever since my college days at U.T. The food is excellent, the service is great, and the proprietors the friendliest around.”

El Patio Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (07/08/2004)
“I love el patio it's austin. I been eating there for 20 years the food nor the people change. Its constant and great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hope they never close.”

Pappasitos Cantina

 5 star(s)  (04/26/2004)
“I used to travel to Houston for business quite frequently. Pappa's Cantina was always a part of my Houston experience. I live in WV and would love to get the franchise into this area.”

Taco Cabana

 3 star(s)  (10/16/2003)
“Taco Cabana is a fast food restaurant and as mexican food goes is of average quality. However since there are not many Mexican fast food places, it is better than most. Not as good as most table service restaurants but much better than Taco Bell.”

Amaya's Taco Village

 5 star(s)  (08/16/2003)
“i really like this place. It was a nice simple resturant to go to. You get really attach to it. It is almost like another family. I would recomend the enchiladas, they are delicious!!”

El Patio Restaurant

 5 star(s)  (09/07/2002)
“Our experience at El Patio was Great! Everybody there is very friendly and the food is fantastic.The restaurant has been there for almost 50 years with the same family owning the restaurant! Give it a try!!”

Amaya's Taco Village

 4 star(s)  (06/20/2002)
“Excellent value. The Village Tacos plate is different than almost anywhere else I have eaten tacos. Be sure to get the corn tortillas; beef or chicken - doesn't matter which. You get 3 huge tacos, crammed with either chicken that has stewed in a tomato base or the ground beef that is lightly spic... ”

Pappasitos Cantina

 4 star(s)  (01/09/2001)
“Overpriced moderately good Mexican food. Pappasitos gets credit for a reletively innovative menu - however when one considers the many wonderful Mexican restaurants in the Austin area, the quality of food, service and overall dining experience pales in comparison. Service is HORRIBLE (on more than o... ”

Pappasitos Cantina

 4 star(s)  (12/28/2000)
“I never liked fajitas before i came to eat here. Their fajitas are the best! The chicken was perfect and the tortillas were fresh and so was the chips. The salsa was perfect also. The fajitas came with beans, rice, great guacamole, cheese, sour cream, and pico de gallo. If you run out of tortillas a... ”

Carlitos Mexican Grill

 5 star(s)  (03/15/2000)
“Warm chips, cold beer, HOT food! Excellent!”

Las Palomas Restaurant - Bar

 5 star(s)  (03/15/2000)
“Being a regular user of Active Diner I was amazed that there were no postings about Las Palomas. This restaurant offers only interior food from Mexico with wonderful authentic recipes. My wife had the shrimp in chipotle sauce (about $11.00)and they were incredible. I had a plate with a mole enchilad... ”