Austin October 08, 2018
6 Stops Everyone Must Make Along Austin’s Enchilada Trail
Austinites can’t get enough of these spicy, cheesy concoctions. Exquisite sauces and flavorful fillings make these dishes a cut above the rest. Embark on an indulgent day trip and savor the best enchiladas in the city. These are six stops everyone must make along Austin’s enchilada trail.
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1. Matt's El Rancho
This family-owned restaurant has stood for decades, and Austinites can't get enough. Matt's El Rancho is always packed, but they definitely have room for everyone. Watch the cooks craft fresh tortillas by hand and smell the smoky fajitas wafting through the window. Your mouth will immediately start watering. Matt's El Rancho can be found at 2613 S Lamar Blvd.
This place is so good, their food has been flown all the way to The White House! You can read more about it in our feature article
2. El Alma
When the chefs at El Alma smother their creamy verde sauce over some fresh corn tortillas, the end result is magnificent. You'll love sipping on a refreshing margarita on their rooftop patio and taking in the views. El Alma is located at 1025 Barton Springs Road.
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If the mouthwatering enchiladas and comforting bowls of tortilla soup don't reel you in, then the massive salsa bar definitely will. You'll want to try every unique variety available. Polvos Is located at 2004 S 1st St.
4. Curra's Grill
This bright, South Austin restaurant truly is the "mother of all Mex." Each and every dish bursts with flavor, but their mole sauce is supremely delicious. This slightly sweet sauce is rich and creamy. You might even feel like eating it with a spoon. You'll find Curra's at 614 E Oltorf St.
5. Tamale House East
Here, tamales are just the beginning. From crispy tacos to delightful guacamole, this east side cafe has everything your heart desires. As you dine on the sunny, breezy patio, you'll feel your troubles melt away. Tamale House East is located at 1707 E 6th St.
If you want to read more about this scrumptious eatery, check out our feature article
6. Dart Bowl Cafe
Oh yes. The most heavenly enchiladas in Austin are actually hiding inside a bowling alley. Hit a few pins, sip some cold beers, and devour this cheesy goodness. You can't call yourself an Austinite until you've eaten at Dart Bowl Cafe. You'll find this iconic attraction at 5700 Grover Ave.
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Have you embarked on Austin’s enchilada trail yet?