Garrido's Restaurant
Garrido's Restaurant
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Garrido's Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.garridosaustin.com/
  • Phone: 5123208226
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Contemporary Mexican
  • Executive Chef: David Garrido
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live Music Thursday & Friday evenings at 7pm-10pm! Sunday & Saturday Brunch Trio4Mas & many more 12pm-3pm!*
  • Special Events: Monday Happy Hour all day from 4pm - close! 1/2 Apps, $4 Margaritas, $1 off Wine & Beer, and $2 Off Specialty cocktails! MexiCan Taco Tuesdays is all day! $2 Tacos, $2 Beers Tecate and Modelo Especial! $3 Margaritas! Saturday & Sunday Brunch 11am - 4pm featuring $1 Mimosas! Oh Yea!*

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3rd Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Brunch Valet Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am -2:30 pm $7.00 Dinner Valet Sunday - Monday: 5:30 pm – Close $7.00
A word from Garrido's Restaurant
Garrido's SPECIALTY is providing vibrant and modern Mexican Cuisine! We believe in a healthier way to enjoy food! Our menu is made up of the freshest, high quality ingredients, in addition to being 95% GLUTEN FREE! We are committed to providing Austin with delicious food, live music, Happy Hour specials and a beautiful outdoor covered patio over looking shoal creek!* We have been rated the best patio in Austin!
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Garrido's Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Went here for dinner before
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    Went here for dinner before my bachelorette party. The waitress was great! All our food and drinks came out correct and in a timely fashion. Also, the waitress seperated all 9 checks without asking!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great beef brisket tacos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/18/2012
    My daughter and I had dinner there on a Saturday night. She has a delicate stomach and found a nice salad on the menu that she enjoyed. I had the brisket taco and a chicken taco with rice and black beans. The chicken taco was a little bland, but the beef brisket taco was really delicious and unique. The black beans were cooked without lard or transfats, and were very flavorful. I would go back for brisket tacos alone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This time we shared an "Entree
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/16/2012
    This time we shared an "Entree for Two" which was fish tacos. It was delicious and we had plenty of food. Garrido's is one of my favorite restaurants for having lots of choices for the gluten free diner. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good. My "go to" neighborho
    StephanieAustinTX
    Dined on 10/14/2012
    Always good. My "go to" neighborhood place as I live at 360 Condos.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A better experience than a
    Flash
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    A better experience than a previous outing here. Likely in part due to timing with ACL. Very pleasant and prompt service. Nice margaritas. Very good, non greasy, fresh Mexican food. Particularly enjoyed the brisket enchiladas. Recommend dining on the porch outside if the weather is favorable.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The brunch menu is extensive.
    Zsazsa
    Dined on 10/7/2012
    The brunch menu is extensive. The food was well-prepared and tasty. I especially liked the creme brûlée with strawberries and habanero honey. It was a nice twist to the classic creme brûlée.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our server I believe Chase
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/29/2012
    Our server I believe Chase was his name was great. Extremely attentive and even went out of his way to make sure to let my try both options of sauces before making my selection. It's little things like that that do it for me. Thanks chase.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's like the owners went on Vaca
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Wow...we has a waitress that could not shut up. In fact, she told us she had ADHD and then went on to joke (about things she thought were funny) for a 10 minute rant. She even brought my friend the doctor pepper she ordered and as she put it down she whispered in her ear that she wasn't quite sure if it was the right drink...so had tasted it to see if it was the right drink again. She then went on to laugh as if she was joking and walk away. Observing the bartender ignore her questions about the drinks we ordered then turn away and laugh was no help either. I have no idea what happened to the amazing service we once had there.
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  • Consistently good!
    SassyWineBellyVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    Had my usual oyster tacos and they were wonderful! Server was attentive. Everything was just right!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was my best brunch meal
    Donner
    Dined on 9/23/2012
    This was my best brunch meal ever. The food was fresh and delicious. Hope to go back and enjoy the outdoor deck.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We went here for my sisters
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    We went here for my sisters bachelorette party to start off the night. I had made an 8:15 reservation and when we arrived at 8:10 we were seated promptly, even though there was a 20 minute wait if you did not have a reservation. We saw 3 other bachelorette partys and 2 other bachlor parties while we were there dining. We had a blast. All 8 of us ordered something different and none of us were disappointed... I would highly recommend the coffee marinated steak tacos! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our fifth visit. It has consistent
    Riceman
    Dined on 9/16/2012
    Our fifth visit. It has consistently been an outstanding kitchen and excellent service. Parking is always a bit of a challenge, but the reward is worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food is very good, very fresh.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/15/2012
    Food is very good, very fresh. Wait staff is knowledgeable and attentive. Requested to have the fan turned on outside and it was, with a smile!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reservations were incorrect.
    HudjulVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Reservations were incorrect. Hostess was accommodating but wanted us to leave in an hour so another reservation can have our table. Is our reservation less valuable?
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Judging all 4 plates: good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Judging all 4 plates: good to very good. Mine was panko shrimp. Yawn. Slaw was very good. Outside somewhat quieter; band very good.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • What a wonderful lunch. I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    What a wonderful lunch. I took some friends for our Birthday Club lunch and they gave us a complimentary birthday dessert. Our waiter was most attentive and the food was outstanding. I had my favorite - grilled veggie enchilladas.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fresh, delicious, organic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2012
    Fresh, delicious, organic Mexican cuisine. My chef brother-in-law and my foodie niece both loved it. Service was great!! Perfect blend of being available but not intrusive, plus friendly and helpful. I love dining al fresco when possible, and the patio is delightful for that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Always good
    StephanieAustinTX
    Dined on 9/11/2012
    My favorite neighborhood resturant Always good and except for Saturday night always have available seating.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I always love Garrido's -
    RosieATXVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    I always love Garrido's - my only complaint this time was that I made a reservation and when they called to confirm they mentioned they had seated us outside. It was 102 in Austin that day...they put us and our 2 kids in an area with no misters. It was hardly bearable with the misters in the other area - without them we were pretty sweaty. Other than that everything was great. If you go request to sit inside!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We love Garrido's but this
    SassyWineBellyVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2012
    We love Garrido's but this time I was eaten alive by mosquitoes! I've never had this problem before and I am a regular at this restaurant. I think it was the time of year and the time of day - summertime around sunset is not a good time to sit out on the patio in a short skirt. My mistake. They offer mosquito repellant spray, but I don't like putting that on while I'm eating. Everything else was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent & creative food.
    oenophileVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2012
    Excellent & creative food. Chase was our server and did a great job.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It's a little hard to find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    It's a little hard to find since not on any of the main drags. The food was underwhelming...nothing very memorable or unique. Average mexican food. We were crammed into a tiny two top against a wall and felt very close to all the other tables. Server was great but the food isn't worth going back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphere. Great service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/18/2012
    Great atmosphere. Great service. Good food. However, portions are small so you need to order extra appetizers and dessert which makes it pricey. All in all very worth it. One of my favorites.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was great and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/17/2012
    The food was great and service was awesome. I'd definitely recommend the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Group of 10 on the patio late
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/11/2012
    Group of 10 on the patio late evening for a Bachelorette dinner. Our server was so patient with us! Also very helpful that they were able to do separate checks with such a large group. The food is always great there and the drinks are delicious. I would highly recommend this for anyone looking for a tasty meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Used to dine here all the
    cupcakesnlattesVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2012
    Used to dine here all the time. Moved to Dallas and was back so decided to have dinner with friends. I was so embarrassed that I recommended this place. The pork carnitas and crab guac used to be my faces. Well the pork was dry and chewy and the beans that accompanied were bland. Also what happened to the portion on the crab guac??? Wow what a dissapointment.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Brunch, again.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2012
    As always, Garrido's doesn't disappoint. Fantastic brunch with lots of options. Definitely a hidden gem in a crowded brunch scene but don't underestimate the quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Crab guacamole was a great
    Melissaloo27VIP
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    Crab guacamole was a great choice! The fish tacos were also terrific :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fresh Neighborly Mexican
    LBFFPVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2012
    This is our go to spot in the neighborhood for fresh food with a Mexican twist. Whether you go for a chile relleno, some enchiladas or tacos you can choose fresh veggies and tasty meats. Full bar has something for everyone. No draft beer but some well-thought out choices by the bottle and some really good specialty cocktails. I love the Kiwi Cucumber Martini.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have been to Garrido's a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/21/2012
    I have been to Garrido's a few times and the food is always delicious, the waiters decent enough and the crowd - lovely and vibrant. Everything from the ceviche to the chicken enchiladas I ordered the last time was tasty. It is a place to go before enjoying the rest of your evening in downtown. Is it me or does the place seem to be losing its vibrancy? Maybe it's summer and most UT students are away.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great waitress and great food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/21/2012
    Great waitress and great food. We also loved sitting on the patio by the creek.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My husband and I have been
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    My husband and I have been to Garrido's many times, we took some friends of ours on Fiday for the first time. We got sat right away which is unusual since they are always busy but they were not actually kinda slow. The bar was not even packed. It took about 7 minutes before our waitress even came to get a drink order which took forever for her to return with even water. I asked to order some quac and queso as she was passing by, again it took a while to get. This visit was not what Garrido's is usually like, we love to go for the ambience, the food and especially the drinks. We have had better service when they are more busy, much more busy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food -- poor service
    oenophileVIP
    Dined on 7/15/2012
    The food was excellent at the Sunday brunch. Everyone enjoyed their meal very well. However, the service was subpar. Our waitress was slow, disinterested, and rude. She took an extremely long time to take our orders, and she couldn't even be bothered to serve us water until long after we requested it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • we always have large group
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/14/2012
    we always have large group dinners here. they don't disappoint, but dont wow either.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Garridos has character
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/14/2012
    The waiters were generous and friendly. They were very cooperative for my reservation and the food was brought out at a relatively fast pace. All the food was very exotic and distinct, yet still Mexican and flavorful offering a new twist to the classics such as the tostadas, chile rellenos, and the quesadillas. The scene was amazing, It was private and secluded with a lot of vegetation in the background. I would highly recommend having dinner here
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This restaurant could be a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    This restaurant could be a "must" if our server had been more knowledgeable about the menu and more attentive. The crab quacamole appetizer had potential but was lackluster HOWEVER our entree was great!! We sat outside and it was wonderful, fans created a nice breeze. The entree, the outside ambiance and the live music will keep this restaurant on our "keeper" list.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food...we had a big crowd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    Good food...we had a big crowd (around 18 people) which was handled with aplomb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The overall food was great!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/28/2012
    The overall food was great! The queso was just okay. My husband and I got an assortment of tacos and they were great! The desserts were amazing!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I plan on visiting this place
    LadyOut2Eat
    Dined on 6/24/2012
    I plan on visiting this place again. Our waitress could have been better and I would have preferred that she not ask my 14 year old, baby faced daughter in pigtails if she was old enough to have a mimosa after having already brought it to the table. But I liked the fish tacos and the feel of the restaurant so I'm not going to hold the actions of one against the place.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved the patio! Even on a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    Loved the patio! Even on a hot evening, it was a great spot for dinner. The tacos were delicious, especially the fried oyster taco. And did I mention the house margarita? Yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate