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Mexican Spot Polvos Opens Downtown Austin Restaurant

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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.

Local Mexican mini-chain Polvos is now open in downtown Austin on 360 Nueces Street, in the Austin 360 building, as reported by Austin 360. It made its debut sometime last week.

Austin’s third Polvo’s will offer up the same menu as the other locations. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, there will be migas plates, breakfast tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and more. Then there are margaritas, aguas frescas, Bloody Marys, and beer.

The downtown Polvos took over the restaurant space that was home to European restaurant Prelog’s, which closed in August 2016. Before that, it was chef David Garrido’s namesake restaurant which closed in 2014.

The first Polvos opened on South First in 1997, followed by the second one in Wells Branch on Bratton Lane. The latter underwent some renovations last summer.

Polvo’s downtown hours are from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and then until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Sunday breakfast is available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

That western area of downtown Austin is becoming a mini-hot bed Mexican and Tex-Mex Mexican and Tex-Mex fare. There’s already upscale Mexican restaurant ATX Cocina, and then there’s Torchy’s Tacos’ forthcoming first downtown location ever.

Polvos Mexican Restaurant

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

Polvos [Downtown]

360 Nueces Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Visit Website