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“Great Mexican food in Austin” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chuy's Restaurant

Chuy's Restaurant
Ranked #27 of 3,668 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Zilker Park
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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240 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great Mexican food in Austin”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

This is one of the many in Texas but doesn't feel like a chain restaurant. The atmosphere is energenic and the food is great! Genuine Tex-Mex with great variety. The only problem is that it is very popular and can be busy on weekends. Unfortunately the bar does not serve a full menu but the drinks are great while you wait. Definitely agreat choice if you want Mexican food.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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288 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Fun flagship of a small local chain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

We really enjoyed Chuy's. Even though it's part of a relatively small Texas chain, this is the original location and has retained a lot of it's original funkiness. Very friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff, too.
Very solid Tex-mex food. Both my wife and I had entrees with the Deluxe Tomatillo sauce, and it was great!
The place is nothing approaching fancy, but frankly the worn funky atmosphere is a big part of the fun.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank KV-MKE
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Round Rock, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food and great margaritas!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

There's always a long wait for a table, but grab a margarita and snack on the salsa bar, cuz the food is worth the wait!

Visited September 2012
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Thank Krystal I
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“AMAZING!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

You must ask for the jalopeno ranch! You will want to drink it! Also, I reccomend the chika chika boom boom. It is awesome. Everything
I'v e ate there has been great!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Sonya L
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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tex-Mex and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Always a great place to relax with friends, but be prepared for noise with al the chatter and close tables

Visited August 2012
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Thank DFC1977
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