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Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina

1206 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705-1031
+1 512-419-7482
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“santa rita” (16 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1206 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705-1031
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 17 December 2016

My family was at the Seton Medical Center visiting a family member and needed to have dinner and directly across the street was Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina that was recommended by many of the staff at the hospital. So all 9 of us walked directly...More

Thank Marty1960_13
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Ok place but don't think I will be back. We were there for a rehearsal dinner with a party of 20 or so. The food was cool when it came out and just didn't stand out to me as exceptional, granted we only had three...More

Thank dpatterson20
Reviewed 4 October 2016

After close to three weeks out of the country, I was jonesing for some Mexican food, and so I headed for one of my go-to places, Santa Rita. Nothing fancy, just good food at a decent price, good 'Ritas, hot, thin chips with tasty salsa,...More

Thank trawicki
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We ate here as a work group and everyone got something different! Every really liked what they got! I got a chicken plate that was very good. The salsa was pretty spicy and the rancho beans had some heat to them too! I would eat...More

Thank txtrvlrs
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

First - my bonafides. I grew up in Austin, went to UT, and have lived all around the state. Our family went to a lot of different Austin Tex Mex places, but - for the last 20 years or so - Santa Rita has been...More

1  Thank Andaltex
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Some of work group met up at the Santa Rita on 38th St for Happy Hour. We were upset when we left because the service was terrible, the appetizers were cold and the (server/manager) were being discriminatory toward us. Yes we were laughing loud and...More

Thank Tali M
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Yesterday I visited this place with a bunch of friends. Friendly serves yet food was average at the most. Still would eat here

Thank Anderson P
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Santa Rita is a good cantina in a good location. We enjoyed the Santa Rita Chalupas at an inexpensive price.

Thank Bennett S
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Our server Alex was the most attentive server we have had in years. So personable and friendly. I ordered Tex Mex #1 and hubby ordered Tacos Al Pastor, both were above average dishes and were delicious! Great atmosphere and most importantly they were quick. We...More

Thank MizlizL
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Great food, not expensive, super friendly people, have been there about 4 times and will keep going back!

Thank Abel G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 W 38th St, Austin, TX 78705-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-419-7482
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