Explore Tasty Latin American Food Around Austin

Churrascaria skewer of meat | Latin American food around Austin

There’s a lot more to Latin American food than Tex-Mex. Salvadoran stuffed pancakes make for a great breakfast. South American meat skewers make for a fun dining experience, and Mexican baked goods are perfect for breakfast or dessert. When you’re ready to add some flare to your next meal, check out the best Latin American food around Austin near our South Lamar apartments. 

Pupuseria 503 y Mas

Pupuseria 503 y Mas in North Lamar is the perfect place to find pupusas. These delicious corn cakes are the traditional dish of El Salvador. They are served hot off the griddle, so every bite is a warm taste of Latin flavors. Stuffed with various ingredients, including soft melting cheese, pork, and yellow squash, enjoy your pupusas with their tasty, specialty slaw. 

Estancia at Arboretum

Estancia at Arboretum is a churrascaria serving some of the best Latin American food around Austin. This restaurant specializes in grilled meats, where waiters circulate with giant skewers piled high with savory beef, chicken, pork, and shrimp. The helpful staff will carve off slices onto your plate until you’ve had your fill. It might be an uncommon way to enjoy your meal, but it’s a top-notch experience for meat lovers. With the many barbeque restaurants in Austin, Estancia at Arboretum is a delicious way to try something new.


If you’ve never been to a Mexican bakery, you’re in for a treat. Try the pastries on offer at Chuy’s Panaderia. Grab a tray and some plastic tongs, and pile your tray as high as you like. Baked goods include cookies with brown sugar, pecans, and palmier. For an extra special treat, try their tres leches, a spongy, fluffy milk cake. 

Get a taste of some delicious Latin American food around Austin. For more unique dining experiences around the city, try these popular fondue restaurants. When you’re ready to learn more about the modern amenities and spacious floorplans at Cole Apartments, please contact us. We would love to give your a tour of our welcoming community.

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