El Arroyo

$ $
1624 W 5th St (at Campbell)
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 474-1222
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm



  • $1 Margaritas on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-6pm.
  • Don't expect great service on Thursday nights, but you can't the $1 happy hour margaritas. Chips and queso and chile relleno were both decent!
  • Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeos! They are a must have!
  • Marcus sat down for lunch with members of The Atheist Experience, a local access TV show, to discuss Atheism and the legacy of Madalyn Murray OHair.
  • The Ceviche goes great with a dollar marg
  • 99 cent ritas on Thursday until 11 pm
  • Get the Ceviche, just because its fun to say!
  • Worse service ever!!!!!!!!!! The freaking waitress must be in la la land or something bc she's as dumb as a rock. She's the tall skinny blonde
  • Support the local economy. Order A Tito's handmade vodka bloody Mary. ( as long as you are 21 years.). Best decision of your day.
  • Skinny Tacos are delicious and $1 margaritas on Thursday. Amazing!
  • Get the shrimp Diablos. Bacon wrapped shrimp is awesome.
  • The Cozumel is magically delicious.
  • Add beef to the queso. It is quite tasty.
  • In Spanish, "el arroyo" is a stream or creek. Despite this, El Arroyo's nickname is "The Ditch." We call it "delicious."
  • The best in Austin!
  • Margaritas, bbq chicken enchilada, and atmosphere
  • Margs, all enchiladas including gulf shrimp, carnitas, all sauces homemade, fajitas, original taco filings, tortillas made in-house, great guacamole and queso.
  • Jueves de margaritas!!!
  • Specialty: Cold Beans. El arroyo is an innovative restaurant. It's the first in Austin that aims to serve their food cold! We waited for one hour and 30 minutes for this tasty, brown looking mush.
  • Friendly staff!!

Nearby places

1620 W 5th Street
1600 W 5th St
525 N Lamar Blvd. (btwn W 5th & 6th)