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Pappasito's Cantina

#223 of 3,152 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
6513 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752-4303
+1 512-459-9214
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (43 reviews)
“guacamole” (24 reviews)
“brochette” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6513 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752-4303
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I am a fan of the Papa's restaurant group. The Steak Houses and Papadeux are always solid and very good to excellent. Every time I try one of the Mexican Restaurants it is always overly average Take the Papasito's Cantina. Paper thin chips with a...More

Thank Karkman
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I recently stopped for a quick snack. We ordered pork tamales, chicken flautas and drinks. Food was very disappointing. Flautas came out still dripping in grease with grissel in the meat. Tamales had little meat with little to no seasoning. We saw...More

Thank Danielle309
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was a choice of convenience for us because the Drury Inn is two properties away from Pappasito's. Judging by the number of people, it is considered a great place for dinner because the place was packed. The food is better than expected, but not...More

Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I've been telling folks about how good the ribs are here for over 10 years. Try the meal that has the ribs, rice, beans, salsa, etc. It's a great combo.

Thank blairthompson_13
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Brought 8 people for an evening after a meeting. Wanted to have an enjoyable dinner but the waiter seemed more interested in other tables. Had to request drinks on several occasions since he forgot to bring them the first time. He only showed up to...More

Thank bradmiller2016
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food at Pappasito's was excellent. I had the Plato Chapala and everything was fresh and well prepared. The meal was easily enough for two. I only wish we had one of these in South Alabama.

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We dined at the restaurant when arriving in Austin by plane and moving on the same day in a rental car on the way to Fredericksburg. The atmosphere in the restaurant was pretty intense and noisy. But I guess it comes with many people crowded...More

Thank Mikael S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very good TexMex. Have tried a variety of meals and all were worth ordering again. Service can be a little slow depending on the time of day.

Thank McGillicuddy_12
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is my favorite place to eat. The queso is awesome. Try it on top of the cheese enchiladas. Fajitas are the best I have ever had. I also love the bacon wrapped shrimp and the crab stuffed shrimp. I make my husband take me...More

Thank TexGirl79
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good food, Not budget friendly, but portion size is reflective of price. Again good food. Very noisy. and this location is never slow. If you're in a hurry you're out of luck. Call ahead and get a table . Good service, friendly staff.

Thank dutchess75
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Josie C
9 November 2016|
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Response from Mikael S | Reviewed this property |
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15 May 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6513 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752-4303
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > St. Johns
  • Neighbourhood: St. Johns
  • Phone Number: +1 512-459-9214
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