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5808 Burleson Rd.
Austin , TX , United States http://elmesonaustin.wordpress.com
(512) 416-0744

El Meson, which serves traditional Mexican fare in a non-trendy location in Southeast Austin, has the look and feel of a century-old Southwestern outpost, with its dusty parking lot and dining room with exposed wooden rafters and wooden support columns. The earth-tone stone walls are decorated with hanging horseshoes and frying pans, with blue-tiled tables throughout. Menu highlights are mole (chicken soaked in a thick and smoky-sweet sauce) and the ancho relleno (a dried poblano pepper stuffed with cheese and fried), all made with fresh ingredients; no microwaves are to be found. 

Last updated 2012-02-21 23:22:42 UTC
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