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Garrido's - CLOSED

360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701-4195
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
20 Mar 2014
“Good New Approach to Mexican”
8 Jan 2014
“second visit, still great food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701-4195
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

Very pleasant modern restaurant with tasty new dishes. They offer many gluten free dishes, vegetarian options as well as traditional fare. Loved the queso with shrimp and crab. They were open Sunday night though not busy. Good downtown location near the theater.

Thank sam m
Reviewed 8 January 2014

this is our second time to visit Garrido's and we've been impressed both times! Food is good and prices are reasonable.

1  Thank thefamilythattravels
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

This could have been 10x better with very little effort. Food was just OK for surrounding options. Meaning Aistin has soooo many options the bar is pretty high. I was told to come here for the signature oyster taco but had too much Tex Mex...More

Thank BMorrell
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Garridos has so much going for it....helmed by a star chef (at least by Austin lights, a serious foodie town), a very well thought out menu, a terrific location...so I truly can't figure out why the experience is less than the sum of its parts....More

Thank Texwander
Reviewed 19 August 2013

The setting was perfecy, the back patio ideal for gatherings. Large fans, misters and the abundance of plants made this outdoor experience almost tropical. OK, the weather turned out perfect. Service was attentive, dinner took little too long but at that time we had been...More

Thank Sibylle R
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I live downtown, so can't believe we had never been to this restaurant. We went on Saturday for lunch and both had snapper tacos. They were outstanding! We sat outside, and it was actually quite nice for Austin in August. The patio is right next...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Upon entering the door we were warmly greeted by the manager. He seated us promptly and thanked us for visiting. The server arrived a few minutes later and took our drink order. He returned quickly to ask for the order. It was a slow night,...More

Thank Commander70
Reviewed 11 May 2013

It's no wonder the locals are all here! Great food, great dishes and the price is decent. Check it out.

1  Thank nancyqc
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The oyster tacos were delicious! Service was fast and attentive. Lovely surroundings and easy parking. You won't be disappointed!

1  Thank drjfkennedy
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Went back to Garrido's on Saturday evening. Had a reservation and glad of it as the place was mobbed at 8pm. Got seated quickly so the reservation system worked. The menu has completely changed since I was last here. It morphed from a "small plates"...More

1  Thank funlonghorn
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701-4195
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • E-mail
Inspired by authentic Mexican recipes from the kitchen of Chef Garrido’s grandmother. We've infused contemporary flavors from some of the world's finest cuisines to create an original menu. Striving to bring modern Mexican cooking to the forefront of Austin's dining scene, Garrido's uses seasonal, fresh, local, and organic ingredients and serves small plates allowing our guests to design their dining experience and combine their favorite flavors.
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