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Takoba

This east-side Mexican-inspired haunt has reopened with a colorful facelift, a hospitable staff, and a noticeable flavorful kick to each dish we sampled. Happy-hour specials of guacamole with house-made tortilla chips, tender bistec tortas with a piquant green chile sauce, and a perfectly citrusy shrimp ceviche kicked got us off to a good start. We loved the classic chile relleno stuffed with shredded chicken and served up in a cast-iron dish, but the shrimp enchiladas in a spicy cream sauce with a drizzle of tomatillo salsa was our favorite dish. Here’s hoping for a more crowded dining room in future months.

City: Austin

Cuisine:

Drinks: Bar

Price: $$

Rating: ★★

Address: 1411 E. 7th, Austin, TX, 78702

Hours: D Wed–Sun. B Sat & Sun.

Phone: 512-628-4466

Website: www.takobarestaurant.com/

Last updated: July 30, 2019