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El Azteca

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Austin
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  • Brooklyn United
    "Don't miss the mole enchiladas; goes great with a Negra Modelo."(4 Tips)
    Marty M.
    "Far from authentic ... But if you made the trek out, get a..."(2 Tips)
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  • Julie N.
    Crispy shell right out of the box, beans straight from the can. No, just no.
  • Troy G.
    Troy GearyMarch 2
    Been here 10+ times
    TexMex from my childhood. Cheese enchiladas with beef chili sauce. Corn tortilla with butter.
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalFebruary 5, 2015
    💜awesome place!! Good food and they have great rice and beans... It's kind of hard to find legit rice and beans and they nailed it!! 😉
  • Jon B.
    Jon BSeptember 17, 2014
    Lunch deals are truly a good deal. If you opt to stick around in the restaurant instead of taking it out, they'll serve up tea and sherbet too.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 5, 2014
    David Bull, chef of Bar Congress, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Habanero enchiladas. Read more
  • Jessica F.
    Jessica FradonoJanuary 14, 2014
    As authentic as it gets!
  • Joe S.
    Joe SessoSeptember 15, 2013
    Recommended by Anthony Bourdain on No Reservations. It's been around since 1963, and the food is excellent. Try the baby goat.
  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleJune 18, 2013
    The friendly Guerra family has been serving up Tex-Mex since 1963 in a restaurant that was once East Austin Democrats' hallowed ground. We're fans of the classic combo plates and the cabrito flautas.
  • Randy C.
    Randy CaseMay 18, 2013
    Carne de puerco chipotle. Hot as hell but fantastic!
  • Brooklyn United
    Brooklyn UnitedMarch 4, 2013
    Don't miss the mole enchiladas; goes great with a Negra Modelo.
  • Rachael Y.
    Rachael YbarraJanuary 20, 2013
    Wedding Cookies are a must! Just like my grandma use to make!
  • Peggy
    PeggyApril 17, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Verde sauce is the best here!!!
  • Troy G.
    Troy GearyMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The #1 with cheese enchilada is my fave
  • Gregory E.
    Gregory EsquivelMarch 24, 2012
    I think they microwaved my food expensive got nasty Mexican food
  • Nadine
    NadineMarch 19, 2012
    Get the goat! El carito al horno
  • Laughing Squid
    Laughing SquidFebruary 28, 2012
    Best saucy Mexican-themed wall calendars in town. Read more
  • Alan K.
    Alan KahlerAugust 20, 2011
    Ask for a 'flechador' not sure of the spelling but it is amaaazing.
  • Marty M.
    Marty MadridMarch 12, 2011
    Far from authentic ... But if you made the trek out, get a beer in your margarita :-)
  • Zack Z.
    Zack ZamoraNovember 1, 2010
    Get the #1. Add a carne guisada taco if you are man enough. Meet Juan before you leave.
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