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Mexican Restaurant Polvos Brings Margaritas and Fajitas to Downtown Austin

Taking over Prelog’s former digs

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Polvos’ steak fajitas
Polvos’ steak fajitas
Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Mexican restaurant Polvos is taking over European restaurant Prelog’s old home in the Austin 360 building in downtown Austin on Nueces Street, as noted by a tipster. Owner Oscar Linares confirmed the expansion to Eater. He noted that it should open by the end of August.

The third Polvos offer the same setup and menu as the others. This means Mexican fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with dishes like migas, breakfast tacos, enchiladas, chilaquiles, fajitas, tortas, and all sorts of plate specials. For drinks, there are margarita pitchers and glasses, aguas frescas, Bloody Marys, and beer.

There are currently two locations of Polvos, one on South First, followed by the second up north on Bratton Lane in Wells Branch. That restaurant is temporarily closed for now, reopening on Monday, July 31.

Right near the third Polvos will be another Mexican restaurant, ATX Cocina, though it will offer more upscale dishes.

Downtown is in the middle of a major boom. Near Polvos’ future digs, Callie Speer is opening her punk rock diner Holy Roller, Kung Fu Saloon's original space is being turned into a music-themed bar, Flower Child and North Italia are opening downtown locations,

Elsewhere in the area, the city’s first food hall with burgers, tacos, and sushi is making progress, there is new whiskey bar Seven Grand, Almarah is bringing a new Mediterranean restaurant near the Capitol

Polvos Mexican Restaurant

2004 S 1st Street, Austin, TX 78704 512 441 5446 Visit Website

Prelog's [Closed]

360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 350-2895