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Itinerary help (esp. Tex-Mex and Mexican)

ggom1 | Feb 7, 2014 11:12 PM

Hi Austin CHers!

My friend and I are going to be visiting at the end of the week and I need a bit of help. We're visiting from Toronto and will be in both Austin and San Antonio over 6 days. We'll be staying by I-35 and 6th St in Austin and will have a car for part of the time.

Thurs: We may not get into the city until around 9pm or 10pm so maybe ESK at The Grackle? Someplace walkable from where we're staying would be ideal.

Fri: Franklin barbecue and I want my friend to bring me a breakfast taco while waiting in line. Maybe dinner at Uchi or Uchiko.

Sat: We're day tripping to Lockhart so breakfast has to be pretty small (breakfast taco? machacado?). Smitty's + Black's in Lockhart for lunch. Dinner may be a combo of snacking at the Alamo Drafthouse/Hey You Gonna Eat or What/Polvos (this dinner might be swapped with Friday's).

Sun: I want Tex-Mex or Mexican brunch but don't know where? Takoba? My guess is we'll eat brunch in Austin then drive to San Antonio.

Main questions -
1) Franklin bbq: 9am should be early enough for the line right? And where am I getting a breakfast taco from; is Cisco's the best option?
2) Tex-Mex/Mexican: I googled a bunch of the places I saw mentioned here and most of them seem a bit far from where we'll likely be (downtown/East Austin/South Congress). Apart from the places I mentioned above, are there other Tex-Mex/Mexican places which are recommended?

Thanks for your help!

Grackle,
Uchi Restaurant,
Uchiko,
Alamo Drafthouse,
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema,
Polvos,
Polvo's Mexican Restaurant,
Pelons Tex Mex,
Takoba,
Cisco's Restaurant,
Black's BBQ,
Terry Black's Barbecue
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