Torchy’s started as a food trailer and now has 50 restaurants
across the country. The green chili queso and homemade chips are highly
recommended, as is Torchy’s queso - topped with fresh guacamole, queso fresco,
cilantro and diablo hot sauce.
Modern Mexican fare with a unique Austin twist. Spend a sunny
afternoon on the rooftop patio and enjoy the views of downtown Austin. Try the
queso fundido, made with melted Jack cheese, with added mushrooms, chorizo or
Best known for their inventive breakfast tacos, Tacodeli’s white
queso is a great balance to their award-winning spicy salsas. Visit for
breakfast for the highly recommended The Vaquero, plus a side order of queso.
Matt’s El Rancho
Opened in 1952, Matt’s El Rancho is the place Longhorn fans gather before the
night games and after the day games. Try the legendary Bob
Armstrong queso with chips.
Opened in 1990, Mi Madre's has been a long time Austin favorite
on the East Side. Sit on their colorful patio and try the Mi Madre’s queso or
With a large pecan-shaded patio, live music, one of the best burgers in town,
and really good queso, this place is a local favourite.
Serving Mexican food across outside and inside
seating, Polvos also offers margaritas, a self-serve salsa bar and
their chips and queso, topped with guacamole, ground beef and pico de
The first Chuy's opened in 1982 on Barton Springs Road. Their queso
is made of cheese, green chili sauce and ranchero sauce and received great
reviews. Visit during Happy Hour for a free “nacho bar,” which includes chips,
salsa, refried beans and queso.
Open 24 hours, so you can visit one of their locations any
time you have a queso craving.
The family-run Eldorado Cafe in Allandale serves three squares a day,
with a Mexican menu that features homemade salsas and the restaurant’s
signature shiny ribs, slathered with sweet arbol chile glaze. Pair an agua
fresca cocktail with Eldorado’s supa queso, spiked with black beans, pico de
gallo and guacamole.
Heading to Austin in July? Check
out Quesoff, an annual celebration of all
things melted cheese, which takes place at Mohawk. Some 30
vendors, from top chefs to home cooks, compete in four queso categories: Meaty,
Spicy, Veggie and Wild Card.
For more information check out https://www.austintexas.org/austin-insider-blog/post/top-queso-in-austin/
Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 09/07/2019