El Naranjo is an Austin, TX restaurant that is proud to serve up high quality, fresh Mexican cuisine that has an authentic traditional favor. You can always find something interesting on the menu and those who visit often will find that it changes regularly.
Some of the typical items you will find on the menu at El Naranjo include guacamole, empanadas, ceviche and camarones al chrimole. You can also enjoy a variety of different types of tacos. In addition, you can enjoy the homemade moles, all of which are made from scratch. You can choose from pork chop, duck breast and other items. El Naranjo is the place to dine for authentic flavor.
Great cocktails, food, and service!
Everything from our drinks/apps/dinner/dessert was incredible!! Wish I could remember our server’s name...she was a rock star!!! Definitely will be back next time we travel to Austin!!!
Slow service that evening. Food is too expensive for what you get. Light was flickering above table during all of dinner. Mexican food is a competitive market in Austin. Need to be better.
The food is delicious! We’ve been there several times and it never disappoints.
Creative menu, fresh ingredients, superbly executed.
The food and service were outstanding! I had their version of eggs Benedict, which were on a gordita and soooooo good! We will be back soon!
Food, service, and ambiance made for one of the best meals and dining experiences I've had. The owners and/of managers of El Naranjo should be used as an example of how to run a restaurant. I cannot imagine how I could have had a better evening .
Went for the mole. Well worth the wait. Had dark mole on duck. Spicey mole on enchiladas. Both excellent.
very good food. Maybe a little pricey, but the ceviche is spectacular and everything is prepared with great care and taste. Staff is very courteous and helpful.
This is definitely a place you’ll want to visit frequently. You can tell by the quality of their food that you can’t go wrong with whatever you order. The chilaquiles were the best I’ve ever had. Can’t wait to go back to try the rest!
It was good, entrees were a bit skimpy for the price. Great margaritas! The organica was delish!
My wife and I went here early on a Saturday evening for a date night. We had the ceviche, cochinita pibil, and sea bass. They were all delicious and perfectly prepared. But for my frugal nature, I'd be giving this place 5-stars. I'm spoiled by joints like Taco Deli that serve ridiculously good food in a taco for 25% of the price.
Another slight knock is their copious use of mirrors in the dining area. I caught too many reflections of myself to really enjoy the evening.
Birthday celebration. Our waitress made it special
All the food was superb and fresh. Guac was great, ceviche was fresh and good. Main dishes were tops.
What are the 7 sacred chilies?...
Delicious! I would come back again for sure!!! Our waiter was great. The ceviche was amazing and the crab tostadas were out of this world! I only said the noise level loud because the group I was in was a bachelorette party and we were a little noisy!
Food wasn’t great. Wine was terrible. Service was good
Loved the margaritas, bread service, guac and appetizers. We liked the corn tortillas as well. The entrees were a let down and did not stand up to the mark in terms of flavors.
Friendly, knowledgable wait staff. Quality, tasty, innovative food and drinks. Comfortable, intimate dining rooms.
Innnovative food by a world class chef! One of our favorite restaurants in Austin.
We hated when we at our last bite... This is one of our favorite restaurants. Outstanding food and service. Sea Bass was delicious as well as the guacamole.
The chef - Iliana - will often visit your table to meet you and check on your enjoyment of the meal.
Fantastic meal! We will be back! Everything was just perfect! Mole and that queso! Oh and who is the photographer? Such great pictures! Everything was just perfect!
The food at El Naranjo is fine, but not anything special. As such it is way, way over-priced.
This restaurant has very good food. Everything was was excellent. The problem is that Rainey St is a disaster. And that spills into the restaurant. It was so loud in there we could barely speak to each other. I enjoyed the food, but I’ll probably never go back because of the unfortunate location.
Pretty good for the first time, definitely going back to try more dishes..
I have dined there more than once and there has been a consistency of high quality and tasteful cocktails and meals and terrific service. I highly recommend this restaurant.
This is the second time that I have visited El Naranjo. The first time was excellent. Our server was informative and enthusiastic. However this time our server was not good. We ordered 3 small plates at his recommendation. Two of the 3 were great. One of the items came out cold. When he came by to check on us, I told him everything tasted great but one item was cold. He just responded. Oh, ok and moved on. Weird. The happy hour priced queso fundido , guacamole, and margaritas is a great deal. Prices at Naranjo are high, food good, but I expect better service if I'm going to spend the money. Will try a different spot on my next visit to Austin
Great food and the mole was as amazing as they said! We sat on the back patio and was so awesome!!
An hour before I received my food - eggs.....and 20 minutes before a drink got to my table of 2. Not coming back.
Great food and service. We had excellent suggestions and shared several different dishes. All were wonderful.
Great food, excellent service and nice atmospher. Our waiter offered us a pleasant experience.
We had lunchtime small plates for sharing. The cheviche was outstanding! The tostada base of the crab tostada was tough. The tamarindo margaritas were excellent. Highly recommended for a splurge lunch,
Excellent dinner spot. Three kinds of mole sauce are the house specialty. Waiter was great—- explaining each dish and offering excellent recommendations. We will be back!
Joshua was a fantastic server. Great breakfast menu and we look forward to going back for dinner. Can’t wait. Highly recommend this place. Chill vibe and energetic surroundings. Cool place to spend the day or evening.
Fantastic drinks and food! Waiter knew his menu like a chef.
Ate a lovely meal with the grandkids
All together a great meal, sorta wish the quest fundido was bigger because it was that delicious. The entrees were huge could barely finish mine