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El Borrego de Oro

) #1,386 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ Mexican
2414 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5449
+1 512-441-4878
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
16 Apr 2017
“Great hole in the wall Mexican food”
4 Jun 2017
“Excellent cuisine”
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2414 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5449
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Borrego. I had a lamb, Spanish rice and pico de gallo. I also had a tamarind drink. I was impressed by the flavor of all the parts. The wife enjoyed her dish as well.

Thank Fernando D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you live in Austin, you've probably seen Borrego but didn't think much of it; it's an old Chinese restaurant on South Congress, right before Ben White/Hwy 71 (north side). But don't let the looks deceive you, the food is great. Tortilla soup, mole, enchiladas,...More

Thank southaustinfoodie
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I was not expecting much as the place is kind of a dive. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the cozy interior and friendly staff. The chips were warm and salty and readily replenished. The hot sauce was good. I was excited to see mole...More

Thank tacgaines
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This is one of those places that you drive by and always see surrounded by pick up trucks in the morning. It certainly doesn't have charm or sophistication, but they have pretty good Mexican food and the best tortilla soup in town. It comes in...More

Thank RogerReady3
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We were in Austin for a family reunion, and several members of our party hadn't arrived yet. We had just finished driving four hours to get to Austin. We checked into our hotel and wanted to find some good, local food. Everyone in the party...More

Thank Maschalismos
Reviewed 15 July 2012 via mobile

Went on coworkers recommendation....it was filthy, roaches in bathroom, no soap at the sink and food was terrible!

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  • Address: 2414 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5449
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-441-4878
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