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“Great tamales”

Pappasito's Cantina
Ranked #262 of 3,869 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: St. Johns
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Good food, nice atmoshere. The chicken tamales were the best I've found anywhere. Wait staff was attentive. Reasonably priced too.

Thank William C
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Wife and I had lunch here while visiting Austin. What a great way to spend a meal. Saturday afternoon and very busy, but we were greeted and seated quickly. The place is big with a bar and mexican cantina theme and the atmosphere was festive. First time here and our server was helpful with the menu. As is the norm in mexican restaraunts we were served fresh hot tortilla chips and two types of tasty salsa (the green was my fav), to munch on while we pondered the menu. There is a lunch menu availale 7 days a week and the mrs decided on the lunch chicken fajitas. I was a little hungrier and could not resist the filet mignon fajitas and crab cake stuffed shrimp dinner combo. Man did we make two great choices, everything came out cooked to perfection and sizzling hot. The portions are huge and both meals were served with some great beans and rice. The shrimp were huge and stuffed with crab cake that was as good as it gets. The filet and chicken were as equally mouth watering and served with a side of melted whipped garlic butter that was delicious. We could barley finish the two meals and had to leave some. $ 50.00 for two and worth every cent. Will be trying Pappasitos in Atlanta this spring when visiting.

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1  Thank New-York-st8ofmind
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Six of us had a very positive meal experience at Pappasito's on Saturday evening. Menu has lots of choices beyond the standard Tex-Mex fare. Several of us had salmon, shrimp and scallop entree's. The came hot to the table, generous portions with moderate pricing. Will definitely add this one to our regular rotation. The place was very busy, very noisy and very crowded, Atmosphere was pleasant given the energy level.

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Thank Sidewinder192
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Just all around good food. Go for the crowd as well, since they are always busy. You will enjoy the food.....

Thank Doogie4
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Reviewed December 15, 2012

Went to dinner with a group of friends. Food was good however, portions are large. Everyone had leftovers to take home.

Thank toothbetold
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