La Playa Mexican Grille's culinary team orchestrates edible symphonies by arranging flavors in plates of fresh seafood and crackling skillets of fajitas. Ceviche Campechana ($10.79) tap dances across tongues and belts out whitefish, shrimp, and crabmeat show tunes before an uproarious spicy-red-sauce audience. Unfurl the flour tortilla of an El Grande burrito ($8.99) to survey acreage of refried beans, rice, chili con queso, and mounds of beef or chicken. Others may choose to curb carnivorous cravings with a savory pouch of roasted poblano pepper ($12.99) stuffed with white cheese and bear-hugged by fajita steak and ranchero sauce. Rear hot sauce aficionados of the future with an order of crispy beef tacos or quesadillas ($5.79 per entree) from a menu styled for mouths 10 years old and younger.
The well-trained therapists at Happy Feet Massage aim to relieve tension and improve overall health with reflexology and massage treatments. Talented fingers press specific points on arches and toes to help soothe general tension, ease pain, and get “These Boots are Made for Stomping” out of your head during 30-minute reflexology sessions. The ancient Chinese treatment has also been used to speed post-operative recovery, ease mental health issues, and lessen side effects from chemotherapy. Alternatively, trained palms also coax tension and co-dependent backpacks loose from lower backs and shoulders during 30-minute massages.
Boasting a casual, upbeat environment along with picturesque views of Lake Travis, Iguana Grill offers patrons repose from hunger in the form of upscale Mexican dishes. Sup in the company of free WiFi or bribed dinner dates while enjoying tasty tidbits from the menu, which includes tacos ($9.95), flautas ($9.75+), sizzling fajitas ($14.95+), and specialty dishes such as spinach and mushroom enchiladas topped with poblano cream sauce ($13.95). While today's Groupon can't be used for alcohol, guests may choose to fire up conversations with libations from the bar, camp out on the patio to enjoy the buzz of fresh air, or check out live music for a locally sourced soundtrack during an informally delicious feast.
At Nano's Taco Run, diners get an authentic Mexican experience beginning with the must-try chips and salsa to the homemade flour tortillas that carry spiced meat and chicken on the tantalizing taco plate (corn tortillas also available). Chalupas, enchiladas and fajitas are just some of the south of the border selections that Nano's knows best, and a taco salad even graces the menu for a healthy-ish option. Sides like guacamole, beans and rice can serve as an accompaniment of choice as well as fountain drinks and lemonade to suck it all down. With all meals under $10.00, Nano's Taco Run is an economical way to fulfill your wildest Mexi-dreams. Open for breakfast and lunch at two convenient locations.
The chefs at Papi Chulo’s Mexican Restaurant get to work early every morning, firing up griddles to craft Mexican breakfast omelets and tacos. They continue to make breakfast dishes throughout the day, but switch gears to begin seasoning carne asada, pastor, and chicken to fill enchiladas, fried burritos, and tacos. As in any traditional taqueria, meats also include beef tongue, tripe, and carnitas, shredded pork generally stewed in coriander, onions, and lime. Straws dip into glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice, and Mexican sodas cool hands like a job prodding snowmen to see if they are magic.