El Mercado Restaurant & Cantina

El Mercado Uptown Austin, TX

El Mercado is the perfect spot for happy hour. The drinks are only about $3 and make you feel like you're getting your money's worth in strength. The Tex-Mex menu, especially the chips, salsa and queso, are satisfying and addicting. UT students have prime access to the "Uptown" location, making it the perfect place to wind down after a long day of work or class.


El Mercado Restaurant & Cantina
1702 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701


Open Now
Sun: 10 am-10 pm
Mon: 10 am-10 pm
Tue: 10 am-10 pm
Wed: 10 am-10 pm
Thu: 10 am-10 pm
Fri: 10 am-11 pm
Sat: 10 am-11 pm

Good to Know

  • Casual
  • $
  • TVs
  • Live Music
  • Full Bar
  • Patio/Outdoor Dining
  • Takeout