Manuel's Downtown

310 Congress Avenue AustinTX78701
Closes in 44 minutes
Sunday
4:00am-10:00pm
Monday
4:00am-10:00pm
Tuesday
4:00am-10:00pm
Wednesday
4:00am-10:00pm
Thursday
4:00am-10:00pm
Friday
4:00am-11:00pm
Saturday
4:00am-11:00pm
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Gift Certificate, Carte Blanche, Travelers Check
Average Rating
4
Total Reviews
(170)
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Description

Serving Austin’s best Margaritas, delicious homemade salsas, and the freshest seafood and savory meats. We serve high-quality food, prepared with the finest local and natural ingredients.

*All Meats served at Manuel's is hormone free!
*Any fried items and salsa dressings are made with Canola and virgin Olive oil.
by opentable on February 15, 2017 from opentable

Tips

The Extras: While Manuel's doesn't have private meeting rooms, you can arrange special functions with the management.
by ezlocal on July 31, 2012 from ezlocal
When to Go: Stop in for brunch from 10am to 3pm Sunday. A jazz band plays from 11:30am to 2:30pm.
by ezlocal on July 31, 2012 from ezlocal

Editorial Reviews

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by zagat on November 24, 2014 from zagat
The "creative" interior Mex ("not Tex-Mex") fare is "reason enough alone" to love these Austin "reliables" also prized for their modest bills and boozy Sunday brunch with "live music"; the Downtown original is "dark and hip", while the Arboretum offshoot is more "airy" and open with an oak-lined patio that's popular for sipping "terrific cocktails" during happy hour.
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
The menu at the original Manuel's remains reliably satisfying with innovative twists along the way. For a good introduction to the kitchen's capabilities, we recommend the tortas de papa---masa cakes with house-made venison chorizo and… Read More
by ezlocal on March 12, 2013 from ezlocal
Manuel's Restaurant Review:
Since its opening in 1984, the original Manuel's has offered a menu that is reliably satisfying with innovative twists along the way. For a good introduction to the kitchen's capabilities, we recommend the tortas de papa --- masa cakes with house-made venison chorizo and black beans with a fiery roasted onion coulis. Those more accustomed to Tex-Mex can find fancied-up delights, like nachos...
by gayot on March 12, 2013 from gayot

Information from the business

Manuels has Award-Winning Mexican Cooking. Come in for Austin's Best Margaritas and enjoy Happy Hour from 4-6pm Everyday. Sunday Brunch comes with Live Music. Manuels serves the finest Fresh Coastal Seafood, Savory Beef and Pork Tenderloin, Sizzling Fajitas and Homemade Salsas.
by cityvoter on May 12, 2016 from cityvoter