Sizzling Mexican Restaurants and Taco Spots in Round Rock

There are two big staples in Round Rock, sports and Mexican food! If you’re craving authentic Mexican cuisine, tacos, and a Texas-sized margarita, you’ve come to the right place. Round Rock is a delicious destination for bold flavors and family-owned restaurants. Here’s a guide to Round Rock’s Mexican cuisine and Tex-Mex scene. 


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Translated from Spanish, recuerdos means memories, and that’s what the owners of Recuredos want you to make when you visit their restaurant. This family-owned business is nestled in the heart of downtown and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Savor their divine dishes and make lasting memories with your friends and family at Recuerdos during your trip to Round Rock!

Alcove Cantina

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Tacos, margaritas, and live music, need we say more? Enjoy all of these at Alcove Cantina in Downtown Round Rock. Alcove has live music during the week, and they have a tasty menu with plenty of food and drink options.

Tequila Bar & Grill

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One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, more! The Tequila Bar and Grill has margaritas and fajitas galore. Order a savory plate of fajitas and pair it with a custom-made margarita.

Juarez Restaurant & Bakery

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This family-owned business has been serving up home-style Mexican cuisine in Round Rock since 1993. Juarez Restaurant & Bakery is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and prepares dishes like breakfast tacos, made-from-scratch pork tamales, gorditas, and sopes. They also have a Mexican bakery where you can find traditional items like conchas, churros, and flautas.

Cinco Niños

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Why not celebrate at Cinco Niño’s at the Kalahari Resorts and Conventions! Cinco Nino’s has vibrant dishes full of colors and authentic flavors. Sink your teeth into a plate of barbacoa enchiladas or sip on a signature michelada. 

Taquerias Arandinas

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Culture, community, and good food. What more do you need? At Taquerias Aradinas, they offer high-quality service and high-quality Mexican food! Their menu is full of classics like migas, machacado, and chimichangas that will have you leaving with a full and satisfied stomach.

La Cocina

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Dine on distinctive culinary creations at La Cocina! This restaurant blends two cuisines and cultures into one restaurant. They offer both Mexican and Italian cuisine that are equally delicious. They also have Happy Hour margaritas so make sure to pair your meal with a tasty house marg!

Santiago’s Tex-Mex Cantina

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This locally owned and family-run restaurant is dedicated to creating dishes that wow their customers! They use the freshest ingredients with locally grown produce and flavorful spices. They also run specials throughout the week, so make sure to check them out before you visit.

El Rinconcito

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Family-owned and operated, El Rincocitos, prepares traditional Mexican home-style meals from recipes passed down from generations. They prepare authentic dishes like menudo, pozole, and costillas de puerco. They also make fresh tortillas daily!

Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant

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Chip chip hooray for fresh guacamole! Get freshly made guacamole and hand-rolled tortillas at Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant. Lupe Tortilla serves authentic Tex-Mex at locations throughout Texas. They have an extensive menu with unique dining options, they even have a special brunch menu with choices like breakfast nachos, carnitas Benedict, and pancakes!

Burros Tex Mex Bar and Grill


Craving Tex-Mex? Satisfy your craving at Burros Tex Mex Bar and Grill. Order a sizzling plate of fajitas or stuffed jalapeños. This restaurant has timeless classics with a twist. Order a flan-cy dessert after your dinner!

La Margarita

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Home-made tortillas? Yes, please! At La Margarita, they prepare their menu from scratch daily and use fresh quality ingredients. They have a family-friendly atmosphere and run specials like discounted appetizers during the week, and “kids eat free on Tuesdays.” 

Rio Grande

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If you like Piña Coladas and tasty Tex Mex, Rio Grande is the place for you! They are known to have the best drinks in town and their margaritas are award-winning. Their menu also features dishes like spicy Puerco cascabel, mole poblano, stuffed jalapeños, and more!

Taco More

Who doesn’t love a good taco? Taco More is an authentic Mexican restaurant that is known for their quick and friendly service. They have a zesty salsa bar, drink specials, and authentic Mexican cuisine.

Casa Garcia’s

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Casa Garcia’s signature pork tamales are heavenly! These hand-rolled masterpieces are so tasty and melt in your mouth. Pair your tamales with a delicious enchilada plate, bowl of tortilla soup, or homemade sopapillas!


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When hunger strikes, look no further than Chuy’s! This restaurant is a very popular spot in Round Rock where locals flock during the week. Chuy’s serves up authentic southwestern flavors with original fresh ingredients. Chuy’s has so many scrumptious options to satisfy all your Tex-Mex cravings! 

Torchy’s Tacos

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What started from a food trailer and a red Vespa in Austin, TX has turned into a franchise that has spread across America. Torchy’s is known for their tasty tacos, queso, and margaritas. They use the freshest ingredients and create melt-in-your-mouth meals!

If you’re in the mood for a different type of food, we have plenty of other options. Check out our full dining directory to see our offerings.