12 Best Mexican Restaurants in Austin to Fill Up in 2022

Here’s where to go for the best Mexican food in Austin, including the best elotes, migas, mole and tequila

If you know anything about Austin, you probably know that Mexican food here is top-notch. No, we’re not talking about Tex-Mex (although it’s stellar), we’re talking authentic Mex-Mex. From food trucks to fine-dining, the best Mexican restaurants in Austin bring lucky patrons the full scope of the cuisine — you’ll find dishes like ceviche, mole, broiled fish, goat soup, duck enmoladas, and a slew of specialties you probably haven’t even tried yet (but will no doubt try again and again).

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with a craving something familiar; we’ve included the best tacos in Austin along with the top burritos and enchiladas, too. What about drinks, you ask? Well, it wouldn’t be Texas without a cool and refreshing margarita, and you’ll find plenty of them right here in Austin.

Ready to eat? Here’s our list of the best Mexican restaurants in Austin.

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