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Polvo's Mexican Restaurant

) #217 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2004 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5142
+1 512-441-5446
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“escabeche” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2004 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5142
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded and convivial, great array of salsas and satisfying standards plus a few more authentic Mexican dishes. A frozen margarita is a must!

Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Really flavorful fajitas, good salsas. It's a bit hot inside or outside in the summer. Skip the skinny margarita.

Thank CandyLAG
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I loved the steak fajita I ordered. Good, quick service. I still occasionally think of the spicy carrots from the salsa bar.

Thank lishesque
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We came here on Father's Day and were fortunate to get a table. Food was unique and delicious. We enjoyed it very much!

Thank downings7
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The food was delicious, especially the fajitas. We didn't get great service and were confused about the salsa bar. Another patron helped us out. Funky atmosphere. It was great for a dinner out with friends.

Thank okiemom22
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend the fajitas! Great salsa bar and quest too but skip the guacamole. Our food came out lighting fast.

Thank Kelley T
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Son and girlfriend took me there the other day. Got to seat outdoors and share a table with a woman and her two dogs! Food is yummy and the drinks kept on coming! Will return!

Thank George B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

polvo's offerings hit the spot for recognizable tex-mex plus newer variations such as fish fajitas. the salsa bar can't be beat, the frozen margaritas are properly stiff and the crowds are steady.

Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Austin, and decided we wanted some Ceviche and so checked online and found Polvos. The atmosphere was fun, the music was good, and the service was fine. The ceviche was delicious, all the light on the fish. The chips were good...More

Thank Trent H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Everything here is solid, they have a nice fresh house made salsa bar, great Mexican martinis, enchiladas, fajitas, just great food. Try the Mojo De Ajo !! Or Fish a la plancha

Thank Keith M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2004 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-5142
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-441-5446
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