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El Chilito

#672 of 3,093 Restaurants in Austin}
$Mexican, , Latin
2255 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2133
+1 512-382-3797
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burrito” (4 reviews)
“carne guisada” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
2255 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2133
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You order outside and eat outside. The spot is clean, staff friendly, and menu delicious. Loved that they had Topo Chico, always a plus. Only negative for me was parking. Def would go again - on a not so hot day!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Carne Guisada burrito was great! Big. Good price! Hot sauce to add yourself brought the taste up another notch!

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

As a traveler, I love places like El Chilito. A little off the beaten path; lacks pretention - probably a local favorite - but serves really delicious food. We chose a variety of tacos and agua fresca (new discovery!) and sat out on the shaded...More

Thank mjlongview
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Another very good restaurant on Manor Rd. Very good food. Good variety. Pricing is not bad, especially considering it is in Austin.

Thank robertrO6947MU
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Outstanding food ! We ate here for lunch and would highly recommend this cute tasty restaurant. I We all enjoyed our food especially their guacamole & tacos .....so delicious, fresh and reasonable. Seating is casual outdoors and they do serve alcohol (we ordered beer).Service was...More

1  Thank SaundraPlover
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Convenient local taco shop for breakfast/lunch crowd. They even have happy hours for later. Seating is outside on plain bench/tables, half in front by the cars, with cover offered by table umbrellas, the other half in a covered patio with fans -- that's important if...More

Thank Oscar515112
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is just up the road from a family members apartment. As a result, we went here as the default eating place. Truly outstanding Agua Frescas! Watermelon my favorite, had it each and every time. Always fantastic. The tacos were pretty good and very...More

Thank Adirondacker1
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My wife and I stayed in the area and went to El Chilito's on a whim while walking one day. It's a kind of a stand- you order food at one window and pick it up at another and then sit at the park-style tables...More

Thank JosephAndBrown
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Back in the day El Chilito's was one of the few places in town to get an interesting taco fairly cheaply and sit outside to enjoy the good weather. Now it seems there is a taco place on every street corner. I still like to...More

Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 19 February 2016

El Chilito is the child of El Chile, one of my favorite Mexican restaurants located a block or so down the street. A sister restaurant El Alma is really great. A third, Alcomar, is pretty good in the food department, but the menu confuses me....More

Thank RogerReady3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2255 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722-2133
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-382-3797
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