The Mexican cuisine you've always wanted

For more than 39 years Manuel’s restaurant has served Mexican food to local residents, politicians, musicians, and college students in Austin, Texas. From the farm to the sea, we prepare Mexican food infused with unique, savory flavors and steeped in tradition.  Our award-winning mole and famous margaritas will transport you to a place of timeless satisfaction.

Enriching the Austin Community Since 1984 via culture & food

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with them… The people who give you their food give you their heart.”

– Cesar Chavez

fresh food prepared with high quality ingredients

We serve only all natural beef, pork and chicken less than 5% of us beef and pork meets this gold quality standard.

The black drum, yellowfin tuna and Texas gulf shrimp are “wild caught” from certified sustainable waters

Soups, salad dressings & desserts are made from scratch in-house daily

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