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Manuel's Great Hills

) #248 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
10201 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759-5622
+1 512-345-1042
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moles” (14 reviews)
“elote” (6 reviews)
“black beans” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
10201 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759-5622
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manuel's is one of my two favorite Mexican restaurants in Austin. I've been to this location at least a dozen times and I can remember only once when things were a bit off. The flavors of the food are wonderful, and presentation on the plates...More

Thank KramerOn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Manuel's is definitely a nice place to go. Interior is attractive and service is impeccable. It has a great reputation for superior interior Mexican food. While I don't quibble with the quality of the ingredients, I just don't see the lure. Food was good. Not...More

Thank HouMSW
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were in the mood for enchiladas, and since this was a place we liked to go to, it made perfect sense to get them here. My fiancée went for the pork variety with the verde sauce, but I decided to go off menu a...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had on early lunch on Saturday and the place was almost empty. The menu has steak and chicken breast choices, as well as vegetarian enchiladas. Black beans accompany most entrees. The rice is white with carrots and maybe onions but not much seasoning. The...More

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is. It inexpensive Mexican fare. The chips and salsa are some of my favorite. The sales needs a straw or is so good. I usually get the tostada capitalinas. It is two large tostadas with guacamole on it. Really tasty. The chees chili relleno...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was not our first choice for a graduation lunch. Unfortunately our first choice had a long wait. The food here is presented very well however the taste or rather lack of it is a major disappointment. I can not blame the waiter for...More

Thank danfm9
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Manuel’s has easily become my favorite spot for traditional dishes made to order with some of the most sustainably sourced and freshest ingredients around! I started my evening with an order of Manuel’s homemade guacamole paired with a Mario Maraca Margarita - likely the smoothest...More

Thank zziebarth
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We’ve eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Favorite entrees are the mushroom soft tacos, beef enchiladas and chicken fajitas. The happy hour is one of the best – 4 to 6pm daily with half price appetizers. Ask for a seat on the...More

Thank 2Alaska09
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is great for Friday afternoon margaritas or a change of pace when you're in the mood for Mexican food but not the usual tex-mex fare. Chicken Enchiladas Verdes are my favorite!

Thank Jackrabbit
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I've eaten at many Mexican restaurants and this one exceeds expectations. My meal was one of the best I've had at a Mexican place.

Thank Gerry N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 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: 10201 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759-5622
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-345-1042
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For more than 30 years Manuel's has thrived in Austin, Texas, delighting local residents, politicos, musicians, students, and our favorite grandmothers. From the farm to the sea, we harvest local and natural ingredients to create food that is infused with a deep collection of flavors, and steeped in tradition. From our award-winning mole to our famous margaritas, we aspire to transport our guests to a place of timeless satisfaction.
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