El Chile Cafe y Cantina
Colorful, casual Mexican cafe & patio
Mexican · East Austin · $$
The Zagat Review
4.2
Food
3.9
Decor
4.1
Service
 
These popular Mexican takeout windows (and their sibling, cafe-style taqueria El Chile) are “highly recommended” for their “wonderful interior Mexican” food with influences coming from nearby San Antonio all the way to far-flung Central and Southern Mexico; happy hours are a “favorite” , and since most locations lack indoor seating, the colorful outdoor picnic tables get a lot of traffic.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Chevron
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
location 1809 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722, USA phone +1 512-457-9900 website www.elchilecafe.com directions Get Directions
Zagat Mentions of El Chile Cafe y Cantina
Google Reviews
4.0
(389)
There is absolutely nothing bad to say about this place! I love the outdoor seating, with optional blankets for the cooler nights... Which don't happen very often in Texas but it's nice to have the blankets as an option :-) the spicy Margarita rocks, and the guacamole and Ceviche are to die for. This is a great spot for happy hour or a nice family dinner. The people are always super nice and the food is fast, yummy, and leaves you wanting more! One of the best Mexican spots in Austin👍😀
Kate Mack · March 30, 2018
Big Ass Mimosas in many flavors are the way to go during brunch on a hot summer day! Food was tasty with many options. Down rated for service. We didn’t get water or drink orders for just over 10 minutes. We got no personality from our server, she was generally unkind. Multiple delays in service and didn’t check in to see if we were enjoying our food. Sad Face.
Alek Kersten · May 7, 2018
Great tasting food that looks like a work of art. Reasonably priced. It's interior Mexican food. The chef's from Oaxaca. Nice outdoor seating w heaters. Indoor seating had lovely artwork that was for sale.
Kate Schnack · March 27, 2018