Queso, aka chile con queso, is the Tex-Mex fuel that Austinites need to survive. It’s the winning combination of gooey, melted cheeses and chopped peppers, along with potential other additions like ground beef, chorizo, guacamole, or beans, all served with a side of tortilla chips.
This map of the best queso found in Austin spans from the most popular spots like Torchy’s Tacos and Kerbey Lane Cafe to classic gems like Fonda San Miguel and Magnolia Cafe to newer (in the grand scheme of things) iterations from Better Half and others.
For more like-dishes, scope out Austin’s tacos (best and breakfast), Tex-Mex restaurants, and cheese and wine spots.
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