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Matt's Famous El Rancho

  • 2613 S. Lamar Blvd. Map It
  • South Austin
  • Mexican

Updated 10/08/2014

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Opened by the Martinez family in 1952, this South Austin landmark does old-school Tex-Mex extremely well, and you'll hear few complaints from diners. Combination dinners are many and varied, with all the usual standbys: enchiladas, tamales, crispy tacos, and more. Diehards swear by the chiles rellenos and old-fashioned tacos. The expansive dining room can get noisy at peak hours, but the large outdoor patio is pleasant in good weather. Be sure to strike up a conversation

with the staff—some employees have worked here for decades.

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2613 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas, 78704, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Tues.

Updated 10/08/2014


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