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Cafe Serranos Mopac

#914 of 3,095 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
5030 W US Highway 290 Service Rd, Austin, TX 78735
+1 512-891-7592
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“charro beans” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
5030 W US Highway 290 Service Rd, Austin, TX 78735
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a late lunch while visiting family up in Austin and it was fantastic. This is probably the best most tender chicken dish I have had at a tex mex place ever. People I know here in San Antonio also recommend the...More

Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for catering for a Quinceañera. Shane, the regional manager, met us at the restaurant and served us the beef and chicken fajita platter, enchiladas, and grilled vegetable fajitas. We pride ourselves on knowing authentic Mexican food, and this was the best that...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I loved eating the wonderful enchiladas at this restaurant. service was great and the waitress kept our water glasses full and was attentive to our needs always checking in with us. It welcomes businessmen, families with young children and couples. Dress is casual. Ample portions...More

Thank arlene b
Reviewed September 12, 2016

First - let me say - we had a group of 7 - and we set in the bar at a round booth/table - it was great - the service was good, the food was fine, the re-fried beans - excellent - I thought the...More

Thank UnoDos03
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stopped into this location for an early dinner yesterday. We sat in the area near the bar, which is very nice--good decor and lots of TVs to catch a game. They have happy hour 7 days a week, which is a plus on the...More

Thank longhornjz
Reviewed August 26, 2016

This restaurant is a great place to go to enjoy casual Tex-Mex food at a reasonable price. The portions are very large and extremely tasty. The seating area is much larger on the inside than I expected it to be. The menu has a large...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Food was good - nothing special. There were four of us eating & all had something different. There were no real complaints altho I had asked for Chili sauce for my enchiladas (after being told that the Verde sauce was a little spicy) and then...More

Thank rhatfield
Reviewed January 31, 2016

I always stop by this place for lunch being near my work and the experience is generally very pleasant. I usually order the enchiladas and they are very good. I usually order my fajitas at Chuy's which is the best Mexican restaurant in Austin. I...More

Thank Rock Z
Reviewed July 3, 2015

I stopped at Serranos to get take-out for my wife and was sent to the bar. One man was already there waiting for take-out. I ordered the Green Chili pork enchiladas, black beans, and rice. In addition, the menu also offered a taco and guacamole...More

Thank Gary1836
Ryan P, Manager at Cafe Serranos Mopac, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2015

I'm sorry we forgot the guacamole, Gary. You shouldn't have to double check the bag -- that's definitely on us. I'm glad to hear that your wife enjoyed the food, though -- you definitely can't go wrong with our enchiladas! Thanks for taking the time...More

Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We have not eaten here for about a year. Tomas,who brings the chips and busses has been working here. He works at least 2 or 3 jobs and his work ethic is infectious. Now to the food. My wife and I had the mesquite grilled...More

Thank La E
Ryan P, Manager at Cafe Serranos Mopac, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2015

It's great to hear that you came back to eat here again after the year break. As for Tomas, you're right -- he's a great worker, a great person, and we're so lucky to have him! I'm glad that you liked the food as well...More

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June 26, 2016|
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Response from Rock Z | Reviewed this property |
I honestly do not know but you can call their number and inquire by phone; they should be able to answer.
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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5030 W US Highway 290 Service Rd, Austin, TX 78735
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-891-7592
Serranos serves mesquite grilled Tex-Mex dishes and drinks in Austin and Cedar Park, TX. Stop by our Mopac & 290 location and try our original creations for yourself today! Locally owned and operated since 1987, we have served the finest Tex-Mex food and drinks in the area ever since. Our restaurant offers the perfect get-together place for family dinners, friend gatherings, company parties, and more! Our friendly staff, eclectic fun atmosphere, and involved management all contributes to providing you with the best possible dining experience. We emphasize quality and use only the finest ingredients in our dishes like our popular fajitas, enchiladas, and tacos. We use premium 100% agave tequila and have happy hour seven days a week! Consider us for your next event! We have a party room on site or we can provide full service catering off site. Your guests will love our food as much as you do! With us, you'll get the best Mexican flavors around.
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