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The 5 Best Places for Tex-Mex in North Austin You Need to Try

When you think of Texas cuisine, you immediately conjure images of delicious Tex-Mex dishes. If your mouth is already watering, take a look at some of the best Tex-Mex in North Austin near The Place at Terracina:

El Chilito

Where: 6425 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78757
Distance From The Place at Terracina: 2.9 miles
Cost: $
What: Whether you’re eating breakfast, lunch, or dinner, El Chilito is ready to serve you up some delicious tacos. They offer a wide variety of taco meats and sauces with a puffy taco shell, just like Austinites like them. Fans rave about the migas breakfast taco, picadillo, and carne asada. You also can get soup, salad, and a gourmet coffee to go with your meal.

Taco More

Where: 9414 Parkfield Drive, Austin, Texas 78758
Distance From The Place at Terracina: 3.9 miles
Cost: $
What: If you’re looking for something different in your Tex-Mex staples, you have to try Taco More. While you can get all the classics, the customers can’t stop talking about consome de cabrito, or goat soup. Add to that some delicious salsa and fresh veggies, and you couldn’t ask for a better Tex-Mex spot.


Where: 2602 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78705
Distance From The Place at Terracina: 6.7 miles
Cost: $
What: Enchiladas, quesadillas, soup, tacos, fajitas, what more could you ask for in your Tex-Mex options? Isalia’s is a great hidden gem with a family atmosphere. Even better, you can get it delivered to your home or office via Postmates, Uber Eats, and Bite Squad for a special treat.


Where: 14735 Bratton Lane, Austin, Texas 78728
Distance From The Place at Terracina: 7.7 miles
Cost: $$
What: What’s the only thing that makes delicious food taste better? A tasty drink. Order a margarita (or two) with your enchiladas, chile relleno, salad, ceviche, or fajitas. Polvos has a great happy hour and salsa bar if you want a fun place to go after work as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner specialties.

Tamale House East

Where: 1707 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Distance From The Place at Terracina: 11.2 miles
Cost: $
What: Even though it’s a little bit of a drive, Tamale House East makes just about every best Austin Tex-Mex list. You have to try the fish tacos, tamales, or tortilla soup the next time you stop by. You also can enjoy live music, a comfortable atmosphere, and an iced Mexican coffee to finish your meal. You won’t regret spending a few extra minutes in the car.

North Austin is full of delicious Tex-Mex restaurants that you have to try. If you have a favorite near The Place at Terracina, tell us about it in the comments!

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