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Polvos
Mexican Restaurant$$
Today 7AM–11PM
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2004 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704
2004 South 1st StreetUSTexasAustin78704
(512) 441-5446polvosaustin.com
$$Mexican Restaurant, Latin American Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
Bar
Today 7AM–11PM
Saturday 7AM–11PMSunday 7AM–11PMMonday 7AM–11PMTuesday 7AM–11PMWednesday 7AM–11PMThursday 7AM–11PMFriday 7AM–11PM
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Bouldin outpost known for its margaritas, extensive salsa bar & large patio.- Google
"Their salsa bar is excellent, and their limonada is quite addictive."
"This is real Mexican food, not TEXmex."
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John Lomma
a month ago
Could be better but holy salt salt salt everything had an extremely salty taste. I bet if they tamed their salt input it would be pretty good but you have way too many options in Austin for this quality.
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Zachary Kaufman
2 months ago
The food is great. One of my favorite Tex-Mex places. The wait for food can be quite long, however. I went during lunch time on a weekday and it took nearly an hour for our food to be prepared.
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Miranda Lemon
6 months ago
Ok, I'll admit it--walking up to Polvo's for the first time was a bit unnerving. The bright pink patio sprinkled with plastic folding tables and lined with plastic bags filled with water (to ward off mosquitoes) doesn't exactly say, "this will be delicious." But once I settled back in that plastic folding chair, sipped that tasty margarita, and visited the salsa bar (hel-looo, escabeche), my tune changed. What Polvos lacks in atmosphere (which actually became charming after a bit), it makes up for in delicious meats wrapped in tortillas and covered with sauce and cheese. The Enchiladas de la Casa or Goliath Burrito are safe bets for a first-timer. For something a little more daring, try the Chili Relleno al Nogal--it has a pecan cream sauce that sounds a little strange on paper, but definitely works. Just be sure to save enough room for several trips to the salsa bar. You'll need it. EDIT FOR BREAKFAST: The pork chilaquiles with tomatillo sauce and eggs over easy are hands-down the greatest thing I've ever eaten at Polvos. Do yourself a favor and have breakfast there!
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Alan Brockett
5 months ago
By far my favorite Mexican restaurant in Austin! Love the salsa bar with 3 different kinds of salsa. Great margaritas too! Can't wait to go back again 😋
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Stephanie S
5 months ago
Went for breakfast, food mediocre. Staff not attentive, salsa for your chips is extra?? Fresh made tortillas are delicious. Don’t know what the hype is about this place?? What's more important, refilling condiments or your customers??
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Acid Snow
5 months ago
One of my favourite places to get a bloodymary drink, because they make them really well: which IMO is difficult & rare to find around Austin. Their in-house salsas are fresh & tasty. I like all the dishes I've had here!
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Roxy Rocker
7 months ago
Omg! This place is so good! This was my second visit and shared chips and queso and one Goliath burrito between 2 people, which was more than enough to fill us both, but the best was getting a pitcher full of strawberry margarita and blueberry margaritas! We had a pitcher of blueberry the first visit and tonight we had the real strawberry one. WONDERFUL! You get around 6 or 7 glasses full out of ine pitcher for $28. Damn good and totally recommend if your looking for a good time with friends. Also love being able to bring my dog along with! That was the cherry on top for us. Definitely come back more often!
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david dixon
6 months ago
From Dallas Tx ...Saw online here...looked pretty good...they had the best quesadillas and margaritas. The food server Karina was very good. I would ck it out again for sure.