By Travelzoo Staff
Inspired by the authentic recipes of his grandmother, chef and owner David Garrido has created a menu of contemporary Mexican cuisine that earns a "very good to excellent" (22) rating from Zagat. For $35, regularly $66, two people can savor a three-course dinner at his eponymous restaurant, a "cool Mexican Canteen" that boasts a 4-star rating on Urbanspoon.
Why we love it
- Zagat praises this "cool Mexican Canteen" and its "beautiful" patio overlooking Shoal Creek
- For $35, get dinner for 2 at Garrido's in the Warehouse District, a block from the Austin Music Hall
- Or get lunch for 2 for $12 -- that just $6 per person
- This deal includes a shared appetizer, any 2 entrees and a shared dessert
- The Austin Chronicle calls the bocaditos "outstanding" and the mango flan a "silky treat"
Nov. 20, 2012 - Feb. 21, 2013
360 Nueces Street
Austin, TX 78701
- Sit outside on the "beautiful creekside patio" (Austin Chronicle) and select:
- An appetizer to share, like the shrimp tostadas with chipotle-horseradish aioli and mango salsa
- Any two entrees, like the steak vaquero in a tomatillo sauce with potato cakes or the chicken enchiladas with habanero cream sauce
- Any dessert to share like the staff favorite pastel de calabaza (zucchini cake) with crema fresca
- Or for $65, regularly $132, bring a group of four and save even more. Travelzoo subscribers can also savor lunch at Garrido's. For $12, choose any two entrees from the regular menu -- that's just $6 per person.
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The fine print
Vouchers can be redeemed starting Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Feb. 21, 2013. Reservations are required. Call to make a reservation and reference voucher. Present voucher upon arrival. This voucher is valid for 2 or 4 diners only. The $12 voucher is valid for lunch only (Tuesday-Sunday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Limit 1 voucher per table. Not valid with Happy Hour pricing or $2 Taco Tuesday. See below for full terms and conditions.
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