Posts Tagged ‘tex-mex

(map) With all the fancy new contemporary restaurants popping up lately, it’s comforting to soak in the old-school Austin vibe of the Nutty Brown. Known as an outdoor live-music venue hosting such big names as Dwight Yoakam, Clint Black and

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El Charro Restaurant

In: Eating

28 Jan 2015

(map) Just like every small Texas town must have a Dairy Queen, they should also have a good, mom-and-pop, Tex-Mex place. As so Johnson City has El Charro. Creamy guacamole, hearty enchiladas and nachos, along with a few more unusual dishes, like menudo, barbacoa, even

La Cabana Grill

In: Eating|Music

19 Jul 2014

(map) It would be hard to find a more mellow, laid-back spot than this. Located in a funky old rock house, La Cabana has been serving up good Tex-Mex to families out in Spicewood for almost a decade. Above, the Queso Especial, a creamy, thick queso with guacamole and spicy ground beef. It was so [...]

(map) Green Eggs & Ham, anyone? For all of you who feel like starting the weekend off right, the Iguana serves brunch on both Saturday and Sunday. You can relax on the covered patio and enjoy a great view of what’s left of the lake, along with dishes like Eggs Poblano. They say this is [...]

(map) Iron Cactus has added a new executive chef who just happens to be working out of the Hill Country Galleria location. Lucky for us! Chef Jaime Chozet has worked at Austin notables Perla’s, Lambert’s and Clark’s, and he’s taking the menu way beyond the typical nachos and fajitas. Above, the shrimp tacos: big, juicy shrimp [...]

Taco Shack

In: Eating

18 Jul 2013

(map) At last, Austin’s famous taco chain opens out West! Taco Shack spent months remodeling the former Roasters Coffee Haven location, and is now busily serving up breakfast tacos, lunch and dinner. There’s a drive-through or outdoor seating, plus a bright, airy dining area designed to be

(map) As much-beloved Hudson Bend fave Los Pinos opens a new location in Bee Cave, local salsa fiends rejoice. This place offers an extensive menu of Tex-Mex and interior-Mex dishes, but their claim to fame is definitely the fresh, homemade salsa and fresh,

(map) Your Monday just got 100% better! The new Los Pinos in Bee Cave starts serving their amazing breakfast tacos today. Just $1 buys you fresh, homemade tortillas with your choice of fillings. They throw in their fiery, addictive salsa for free. (Full review tomorrow of the new place.)

(map) Frozen margaritas, sunsets and Tex-Mex – what more do you need? How about a party on the patio? Iguana Grill has a fantastic setting overlooking Lake Travis. On Friday and Saturday nights, it’s even better because you can sit out and enjoy some awesome Texas talent, free. Shake Russell and his band

(map) Verde’s is a big, open place that seems like it was designed for good times. As in, fun for kids and fun for grownups. There’s a huge covered patio that’s half-bar, half dining room. It overlooks a ginormous outdoor play area. So while the kids go nuts run around playing,


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