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Cyclone Anaya's Tex-Mex Cantina

4.4
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181 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
Cyclone Anaya started his professional wrestling career at age 17 when he became the Champion of Mexico. Shortly thereafter, he came to the United States & made a dramatic entrance into the pro-wrestling circuit. Cyclone Anaya was a superb wrestler & won numerous awards, thrilling the hearts of millions of fans. He was indeed a Legend! During this time he met his wife of over 50 years, Carolina – a former Miss Houston. After many championship titles & five children, Cyclone & his family entered the restaurant business in Houston.

After 50 years Cyclone Anaya’s has become a Texas legacy, serving Carolina’s original homemade recipes. Now the family is keeping the tradition alive; giving Texas & the nation a taste of fine homemade Mexican food that has made Cyclone Anaya’s famous.

Cyclone Anaya’s extends a warm welcome to you and your family, serving you with real family hospitality and deep seated traditions. It’s our honor to serve you the Cyclone’s way!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 181 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.4
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4.4
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4.3
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipFoodieAddict
Austin
32 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Covid precautions were not taken seriously here.
The tables on the patio were not spaced AT ALL.
It was not a safe environment.

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vipCindy
Austin
8 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

The food is pretty good and I like the patio but I specifically went for happy hour and their website said happy hour until 7 PM. The waitress handed me a happy hour menu when I arrived at 6:10. Apparently the happy hour only went till 6 PM though. I guess they just change things around and neglected to update that on their website. Very disappointed since I went out for happy hour and the bill was doubled what it should have been.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

The service was very slow. Prices were a little high for what we got. Service was not great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance!

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Marisol was AMAZING and such a great addition to our event. Great food and great outdoor seating! Make a reservation so you grab a seat!!!

JB
JayB
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

You go to Cyclones for their house margs. Food is decent, but their margs are great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Friendly and attentive staff. Only complaint was that it was too hot, even inside.

SB
SarahB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a great time, the food was great an our waiter was lovely. Best mimosa deal in town and a great spot for Sunday Funday!

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DonneilW
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

All of my previous trips to Cyclones have been awesome. But this time it was hot in the restaurant for some reason. And sweating indoors isn't an ideal experience for me, on a Saturday date night. But the food was great and the service was excellent as usual.

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Brenda
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

This is a cute place surrounded with a lot of music and people. The food on the other hand was just okay but definitely not worth the price. If I return, I’ll only come for a few drinks with friends, not the food.

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AudreyM
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great Margaritas! Waitress recommended great food!

CS
vipClaudiaS
San Antonio
17 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was amazing .. only issue was the social distancing we definitely did not see every other table.. the restaurant was packed

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was quick and easy to get a seat and eat.

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FrankM
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience, definitely coming back!! Great spot to eat and have some drinks.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Music was great and the margaritas are delicious!

RM
RayM
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food, great ambiance. Our family had a wonderful time.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Super busy on weekends but great service was not sacrificed because of it!! Amazing place to bring visitors to Austin for bottomless mimosas!!

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vipcarol
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

This service was so slow it took 15 - 20 minutes to get service. Once we got service and they took our dinner order my taco and chalupa was to soggy.

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kathyM
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Very disapppointed in there Covid 19 efforts. Might try again when this is over. They were touching the water glass with the refill pitcher. Waitress was picking up glasses to refill with same gloves she just used at another table. Tables were very close together.

MI
MICHAELM
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

bad service on this day went back another day someone must of had a talk with the staff way better svc we are regular customers of this place sometimes people need a check up from the neck up

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Tabithakay82
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We were immediately seated, the waitress was friendly. We didn't order food, just drinks which were very good, a little pricey, but enjoyed the enviroment.

HB
vipHeleneB
Austin
17 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall1food2service2ambience1

As soon as we were seated we were told we have to leave in 90 minutes. We were told why which was really weird. It was extremely hot in the restaurant and no air-conditioning. We had the fajitas and was told that we could share. It definitely wasn’t enough for two. It was very Disappointing.

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Melissa
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Cyclone Anaya’s! Great atmosphere, jumbo margaritas and the food is amazing! The patio is always super fun!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the service and continue coming for the atmosphere and vibe!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience2

The patio is very crowded considering the pandemic.

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vipRetrocerulean
Chicago
40 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and great service. The one thing is that the music was WAY too loud. We don’t mind loud music but this was deafening, way too much. Everything else was excellent.

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INNEJ
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Ceviche was not that fresh. Music was too loud - you can barely hear conversation.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience3

Great service! Loud music though.

FD
FredD
Corpus Christi
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and drinks, and great service!

LE
Luv2Eat
Austin
21 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food was ok and the drinks seem to have lost some taste or alcohol. Also wasn’t sure if the air conditioning was not working but it was so hot inside. I inquired but wasn’t told why it was hot. It was college outside. Not sure I’ll return as there are other places with better food and drinks.

TG
TreyG
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great location and fair prices.
The queso wasn’t very good.
The draft beer wasn’t very cold either.
Our server was nice and treated us well.

MG
MelissaG
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall4food3service1ambience2

The frozen margaritas took forever to reach the table and one was almost halfway melted.
The music outside was the volume of a dance club, there were not many people there. We had to almost yell to hear each other

EJ
EddieJ
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely was the best like normal and margaritas are off the chain ! Parents first time and they loved it and thought it was outstanding!

NH
NotHappy
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience2

I came because it was national tequila day, when attempting to order a jumbo margarita . I was advised they weren’t serving the Jumbo , just their smaller portion. I already drive 30+ miles to get there. So, I stayed and the drink tasted horrible.

MF
MarcusF
Austin
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience1

Why in the middle of July does this restaurant have flamed heaters on inside the restaurant??? No one wants to eat dinner in a sauana!

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ErikaS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience4

I used to enjoy Cyclone Anaya's, sadly over the past 3 visits it has slipped to a place where it is truly inedible. On the past 3 visits (I live across the street), I have sent my drink back all three times and literally couldn't eat the food. OVER THIS PLACE - epic fail.

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ShaneB
Austin
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

It was a good experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We sat inside but it was still very hot.

LV
LeoV
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such great service and awesome vibes

JD
JorD
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The waitress was very friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The food was quick and excellent with great portion sizes and the price was very reasonable for the quality.

FAQs

Cyclone Anaya's Tex-Mex Cantina does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Cyclone Anaya's Tex-Mex Cantina also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 339-6277.

Cyclone Anaya's Tex-Mex Cantina is rated 4.4 stars by 181 OpenTable diners.

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