Notable Dishes

Austin's Best for Guacamole

From taco trucks to fine dining, these Mexican spots serve up the freshest guacamole in Austin.

  • Torchy's Tacos
    • Taco
    • Bouldin Creek
    Food
    26
    Decor
    19
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $12

    A favorite among locals, Torchy's Tacos has a following devoted to its unique tacos with kitschy names, like the Trailer Park taco, made with fried chicken. This affordable eatery sells guacamole as a side with chips made in-house. 

  • Jack Allen's Kitchen
    • American
    • Oak Hill
    Food
    26
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $27

    The smashed guacamole is a crowd pleasing starter.  The innovative approach incorporates pumpkin seeds for a crunch, crumbly cotija cheese and is served with a basket of tortilla chips. 

  • La Condesa
    • Mexican
    • 2nd Street District
    Food
    24
    Decor
    25
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $37

    Guacamole lovers can choose between four different varieties of guacamole, including a chipotle version topped with toasted almond ($12) and one with jumbo lump crab served with fresh-cut apples and drizzled with coconut vinegar ($14).

  • Curra's Grill
    • Mexican
    • SoCo (South Congress)
    Food
    23
    Decor
    17
    Service
    19
    Cost
    $20

    Avocado loves have come to the right place.  Pair your chips and guac starter with their signature avocado margarita, complete with salt rim and lime. 

  • El Chile Cafe y Cantina
    • Mexican
    • East Austin
    Food
    22
    Decor
    19
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $17

    This spot offers an assortment of $5 appetizers during happy hour including the guacasalsa, a blend of avocado and tomatillos, served with chips fried in-house.

  • El Mesón
    • Mexican
    • South Lamar
    Food
    21
    Decor
    17
    Service
    17
    Cost
    $26

    This authentic Mexican taqueria offers a screaming deal on its delicious guac. A small order is just $2.75, and a large will set you back only $5.50.

    • Bar
    • Austin
    Atmo.
    20
    Decor
    18
    Service
    19
    Cost
    M

    Accompanied by sweet potato chips, the smoky guacamole is a chef specialty made with fresh-smoked gouda. 

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