Best Mexican restaurants in Austin

Check out the top Mexican restaurants in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
1. Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
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180 local reviews
2004 S 1st St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-441-5446
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kim
Family owned interior Mexican restaurant, a neighborhood favorite! Cheap food, colorful surroundings, excellen…
Adeena
Austin's must-try Mexican restaurant. They have an amazing salsa bar, a huge menu and good margaritas. There i…
Lisa
One of my favorite Mexican restaurants. The fish is amazing...ceviche, please! I also love the enchiladas do…
1. Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
1. Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
180 local reviews
2004 S 1st St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-441-5446
Kim
Kim
Family owned interior Mexican restaurant, a neighborhood favorite! Cheap food, colorful surroundings, excellent frozen margaritas, salsa bar…
Adeena
Adeena
Austin's must-try Mexican restaurant. They have an amazing salsa bar, a huge menu and good margaritas. There is often a wait on weekends, bu…
Lisa
Lisa
One of my favorite Mexican restaurants. The fish is amazing...ceviche, please! I also love the enchiladas dona clara and their roasted sal…
2. La Condesa
2. La Condesa
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138 local reviews
400 W 2nd St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 512-499-0300
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Joel
An award-winning upscale/modern Mexican restaurant, featuring the largest selection of tequila in Austin and a…
Eve
Excellent interior Mexican restaurant downtown. Make a reservation if you have a large party. Don't miss the E…
Dani
An award-winning upscale/modern Mexican restaurant, featuring delicious food and the largest selection of tequ…
2. La Condesa
2. La Condesa
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138 local reviews
400 W 2nd St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 512-499-0300
Joel
Joel
An award-winning upscale/modern Mexican restaurant, featuring the largest selection of tequila in Austin and a craft bar program overseen by…
Eve
Eve
Excellent interior Mexican restaurant downtown. Make a reservation if you have a large party. Don't miss the Elotes (grilled Mexican street …
Dani
Dani
An award-winning upscale/modern Mexican restaurant, featuring delicious food and the largest selection of tequila in Austin.
3. Fonda San Miguel
3. Fonda San Miguel
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80 local reviews
2330 W N Loop Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-459-4121
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Six
For many years, Fonda's has been considered one of the finest Interior Mexican restaurants in North America. T…
Alan
Iconic upscale Mexican restaurant. Amazing decor. Great food and great margaritas. Tuesday night after 5:00 is…
Mike
Looking for something a little more upscale and unique? Take a stroll down the street to one of the finest in…
3. Fonda San Miguel
3. Fonda San Miguel
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
2330 W N Loop Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-459-4121
Six
Six
For many years, Fonda's has been considered one of the finest Interior Mexican restaurants in North America. Tuesday is all night happy hour…
Alan
Alan
Iconic upscale Mexican restaurant. Amazing decor. Great food and great margaritas. Tuesday night after 5:00 is their popular discounted happ…
Mike
Mike
Looking for something a little more upscale and unique? Take a stroll down the street to one of the finest interior Mexican restaurants in …
4. Curra's Grill
4. Curra's Grill
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151 local reviews
614 E Oltorf St, Austin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 512-444-0012
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Louie
This popular Mexican restaurant is a minute's walk away. Their Oaxacan coffee and breakfast tacos are legendar…
Siobhan
This is a great Mexican restaurant within walking distance. We recommend their migas for breakfast, their mimo…
Aleida
One of the best Mexican restaurants in Austin. Remember to ask for the salsa sampler. The avocado margaritas a…
4. Curra's Grill
4. Curra's Grill
host-0host-1host-2
151 local reviews
614 E Oltorf St, Austin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 512-444-0012
Louie
Louie
This popular Mexican restaurant is a minute's walk away. Their Oaxacan coffee and breakfast tacos are legendary in Austin. Lunch and dinner …
Siobhan
Siobhan
This is a great Mexican restaurant within walking distance. We recommend their migas for breakfast, their mimosa's for Sunday brunch, and th…
Aleida
Aleida
One of the best Mexican restaurants in Austin. Remember to ask for the salsa sampler. The avocado margaritas are a must!
5. Habanero Cafe
5. Habanero Cafe
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48 local reviews
501 W Oltorf St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-416-0443
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Cara
My favorite little "hole-in-the-wall" Mexican restaurant. It is family owned and small. I think they're only o…
Jacki & Jon
Authentic family-run Mexican restaurant & friendly staff serving chorizo migas & deluxe breakfast, my favorite…
Dana
Hole in the wall, family Mexican restaurant with amazing atmosphere and food. You won't be disappointed.
5. Habanero Cafe
5. Habanero Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
48 local reviews
501 W Oltorf St, Austin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 512-416-0443
Cara
Cara
My favorite little "hole-in-the-wall" Mexican restaurant. It is family owned and small. I think they're only open until 3pm. You will LOVE i…
Jacki & Jon
Jacki & Jon
Authentic family-run Mexican restaurant & friendly staff serving chorizo migas & deluxe breakfast, my favorites!
Dana
Dana
Hole in the wall, family Mexican restaurant with amazing atmosphere and food. You won't be disappointed.
6. Licha's Cantina
6. Licha's Cantina
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89 local reviews
1306 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Tuesday 4:00 PM
+1 512-480-5960
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Rachel
Delicious mexican restaurant with more interesting and creative fare than just your basic tacos and and burrit…
Mickie
My favorite Mexican restaurant in town set in an old turn of the century house. Great Mezcal and cocktails. Fo…
Peter
Great Mexican restaurant with patio areas in the front and back. Arguably the best Margarita in Austin, TX as …
6. Licha's Cantina
6. Licha's Cantina
host-0host-1host-2
89 local reviews
1306 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Tuesday 4:00 PM
+1 512-480-5960
Rachel
Rachel
Delicious mexican restaurant with more interesting and creative fare than just your basic tacos and and burritos. Converted house and large …
Mickie
Mickie
My favorite Mexican restaurant in town set in an old turn of the century house. Great Mezcal and cocktails. Food is a lovely mix of TexMex a…
Peter
Peter
Great Mexican restaurant with patio areas in the front and back. Arguably the best Margarita in Austin, TX as well.
7. Matt's El Rancho
7. Matt's El Rancho
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141 local reviews
2613 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-462-9333
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Alice
This Mexican restaurant has been an Austin staple since 1952. Try the Bob Armstrong dip. Expect a wait on the …
Dallas
Enormous local mexican restaurant with a lot of character. Try the Bob Armstrong Queso and the Shrimp Rellano…
Brett
Classically gracious and cozy Mexican restaurant with a fabulous outdoor area
7. Matt's El Rancho
7. Matt's El Rancho
host-0host-1host-2
141 local reviews
2613 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-462-9333
Alice
Alice
This Mexican restaurant has been an Austin staple since 1952. Try the Bob Armstrong dip. Expect a wait on the weekends.
Dallas
Dallas
Enormous local mexican restaurant with a lot of character. Try the Bob Armstrong Queso and the Shrimp Rellano.
Brett
Brett
Classically gracious and cozy Mexican restaurant with a fabulous outdoor area
8. Takoba
8. Takoba
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141 local reviews
1411 E 7th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-628-4466
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Mari And Danny
Good mexican restaurant. The service is not the best, they are always really busy but it has a nice patio and …
Analisa
One of my most favorite Mexican restaurants. Great prices, entrees, and free chips and salsa- yay! Kitchen als…
R.G.
Bar and Mexican restaurant. Pretty good margs, kinda fancy food in a good fresh way. Outdoor seating nice of a…
8. Takoba
8. Takoba
host-0host-1host-2
141 local reviews
1411 E 7th St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-628-4466
Mari And Danny
Mari And Danny
Good mexican restaurant. The service is not the best, they are always really busy but it has a nice patio and the food is good
Analisa
Analisa
One of my most favorite Mexican restaurants. Great prices, entrees, and free chips and salsa- yay! Kitchen also open late.
R.G.
R.G.
Bar and Mexican restaurant. Pretty good margs, kinda fancy food in a good fresh way. Outdoor seating nice of an evening.
9. Zocalo Cafe
9. Zocalo Cafe
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93 local reviews
1110 W Lynn St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-472-8226
CafePoint of interestFood
Josh
Great Mexican restaurant in a stylish airy building and nice outside seating. The food is pretty good and the …
Kelly
Casual, relatively quick interior Mexican restaurant. Good ceviche and tacos at a reasonable price. Sangria …
Sara
Good, fresh Mexican restaurant and it takes you to one of Austins most quaint and historic neighborhoods.
9. Zocalo Cafe
9. Zocalo Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
93 local reviews
1110 W Lynn St, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-472-8226
Josh
Josh
Great Mexican restaurant in a stylish airy building and nice outside seating. The food is pretty good and the staff is always friendly and a…
Kelly
Kelly
Casual, relatively quick interior Mexican restaurant. Good ceviche and tacos at a reasonable price. Sangria is always fun to have.
Sara
Sara
Good, fresh Mexican restaurant and it takes you to one of Austins most quaint and historic neighborhoods.
10. Güero's
10. Güero's
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239 local reviews
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-447-7688
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Amalia
There's a little street festival every first Thursday of the month, and Guero's is kind of in the middle of it…
Erin
Must go landmark Mexican restaurant with a great taco bar, margarita's, and your occasional run in with celebr…
Joey
Famous Mexican restaurant and political hangout for Texas Democrats
10. Güero's
10. Güero's
host-0host-1host-2
239 local reviews
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-447-7688
Amalia
Amalia
There's a little street festival every first Thursday of the month, and Guero's is kind of in the middle of it. This Mexican restaurant is …
Erin
Erin
Must go landmark Mexican restaurant with a great taco bar, margarita's, and your occasional run in with celebrities.
Joey
Joey
Famous Mexican restaurant and political hangout for Texas Democrats
11. Mi Madre's Restaurant
11. Mi Madre's Restaurant
host-0host-1
115 local reviews
2201 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 512-322-9721
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Magda
Mexican restaurant - killer breakfast tacos and outdoor seating.
George
Cheap mexican restaurant with happy hour
11. Mi Madre's Restaurant
11. Mi Madre's Restaurant
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115 local reviews
2201 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 512-322-9721
Magda
Magda
Mexican restaurant - killer breakfast tacos and outdoor seating.
George
George
Cheap mexican restaurant with happy hour
12. El Alma
12. El Alma
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91 local reviews
1025 Barton Springs Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-609-8923
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
David
OK, My new favorite Mexican restaurant.. Great food and margaritas and a killer rooftop deck.
Cole
Delicious mexican restaurant with great drinks. Sit on the patio if its not too hot
Lhou
Mexican restaurant within walking distance with bar service
12. El Alma
12. El Alma
host-0host-1host-2
91 local reviews
1025 Barton Springs Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 512-609-8923
David
David
OK, My new favorite Mexican restaurant.. Great food and margaritas and a killer rooftop deck.
Cole
Cole
Delicious mexican restaurant with great drinks. Sit on the patio if its not too hot
Lhou
Lhou
Mexican restaurant within walking distance with bar service