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50 Best Restaurants in Austin You Need to Try

FEBRUARY 16, 2022 | READ MORE

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Read on to explore my list of the best restaurants in Austin...

Matt's El Rancho inducted into new Austin360 Restaurant Hall of Fame

NOVEMBER 5, 2021 | READ MORE

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Matt Martinez would stand outside of his El Rancho restaurant on East First Street...

Matt's El Rancho made Restaurant Businesses' 2019 Top 100 Independent Restaurant

JANUARY 8, 2020 | READ MORE

Restaurant Business Magazine Top 100 Independents

Matt's El Rancho made Restaurant Businesses' - 2019 Top 100 Independent Restaurant List. Learn more...

Chile con Queso The Washington Post Article

OCTOBER 18, 2019 | READ MORE

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This is from an article published by The Washington Post, "Made in America", a story about 4 iconic American dishes with roots in other lands...

Gloria Reyna on Bob Armstrong Dip

JANUARY 26, 2018 | READ MORE

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Matt's El Rancho has been in operation since the 1950s and has established itself as a popular Tex-Mex destination...

El Restaurante highlights the 65th Annivesary of Matts El Rancho

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 | READ MORE

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A big "Thank you" to El Restaurante and Kathleen Furore for writing about our 65th Anniversary!...

BBC Travels - RSVP ABROAD - The Great Barbecue Vs Tex-Mex Debate

JUNE 1, 2017 | READ MORE

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The Great Barbecue Vs Tex-Mex Debate by Julie Bensman 17 May 2017. There are few things Texas does better...

Wide Open Eats: Frozen, Flavored, On the Rocks: 10 of the Best Margaritas in Texas

AUGUST 28, 2017 | READ MORE

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Thank you! Wide Open Eats for featuring Matt's El Rancho in your "Frozen, Flavored, On the Rocks: 10 of the best...

Texas Highways: Top 5 Tex-Mex Restaurant in Texas

OCTOBER 20, 2015 | READ MORE

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Comfort Food: Tex-Mex from Texas Highways it's a Texan birthright to argue for a favorite Tex-Mex plate...

FourSquare: The 13 Best Places for Queso in Austin

August 19, 2015 | READ MORE

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From FourSquare.com 8. Matt's El Rancho 8.7 2613 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX Mexican...

Austin Eater: Austin's 28 Best Queso Spots

APRIL 2, 2015 | READ MORE

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From Austin Eater, by Nadia Chaudhury Queso is the Tex-Mex fuel that Austinites run on. Eater Austin asked...

Texas Monthly: Margarita State of Mind 2015

MARCH 4, 2015 | READ MORE

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From Texas Monthly, by TM Promotions Elevate Your Margarita! Take your margarita to the next level with these...