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614 E Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704-5667
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Ranked #234 of 3,177 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Westport, Connecticut
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It's hard to imagine going somewhere that's famous for avocado margaritas, since I'm not much of a fan of the vegetable or of Jimmy Buffett. But the frozen avocado margaritas served at Curra's are incredibly delicious and incredibly addictive. Since I was trying items that aren't part of my usual palate, I also feasted on a delicious plate of fish... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I've been here for drinks and appetizers and thought it was great, but this visit I went for breakfast and it was really delicious! They have wonderful house special dishes that are really a must try. The parking can be really tricky- it's Austin so if the lot is full, it's hard to find a spot and you'll have to... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I will go out of my way to eat here, as the menu is unique and it's a great value. Curra's is funky and not fancy. But the food is authentic and they have a plethora of margarita variations. Service can be spotty and it can get noisy during peak times. But i still love the place.

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Austin, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The boss was picking up the tab today so I didn't have a strong say to where we were going to have lunch. One colleague suggested Curro's. I don't why I ordered carne guisada which I had on Monday when I really should have ordered the blackened fish tacos. The carne guisada was very good along with the Spanish rice.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have eaten here several times, and the food does not disappoint. The environment, however is lacking. If you go to the right you will be in a very noisy room and you cannot hear your dining partner, so stay to the right. The menu is varied and interesting, but it is looking very dated and there are no prices on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We tried Curra's on a whim after searching options for Mexican food & margaritas online. We were very pleasantly surprised. It's not a fancy place (looks like a converted former convenience store or laundromat), but don't let that throw you off. The staff was friendly. When I asked which margarita she recommended, she immediately perked up with "I love it... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We adore this place. Austin has many wonderful Tex-Mex restaurants so to say this sits at the top of the heap is something! We love their breakfast tacos and eat them weekly. They have many fillings to choose from-including veggie chorizo! You just can't go wrong with a visit to Curra's!!

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Love this place, so sorry they closed other locations. Great Tex-Mex, fantastic assortment of sauces (best mole in town!), terrific prices, great staff. A can't-miss!

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Austin, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been going to Curra's since the opened after Guerro's moved to SoCo. It is always good and the prices do not seem to have undergone the huge inflation of some other favorites. What do I like from Curra's? The Caldo is wonderful and served in a huge bowl. The Chiliquiles are great. The Carnitas is very traditional -... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We came into town for the weekend and wanted something special, something "Austin". Friends recommended Curra's. In short, great atmosphere (we loved the fact that it is next to a gas station!) and great food! Drinks were pretty tasty as well! But I must say, our server was just not interested in us at all. Slow service, forgotten drinks, could... More 

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Additional Information about Curra's Grill

Address: 614 E Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704-5667
Phone Number: 512-444-0012
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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