Matt's Famous El Rancho

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Matt's Famous El Rancho is a restaurant located in Austin, Texas at 2613 South Lamar Boulevard. They are open every day except Tuesday.

Regular customer. He promoted the restaurant by passing out business cards and even promised passersby, “If you don’t like it, you don’t have to pay for it.” Not surprisingly, 10 tables were never enough, and despite four expansions the Martinez family soon needed to open another location in a small house across the street. In 1983, during the downtown expansion boom, the Southland Financial Corporation of Dallas offered to purchase the Matt Martinez property on East First. Matt accepted the offer (although not immediately) and opened the current location on South Lamar in 1986. Today, the Four Seasons Hotel stands in the former location. From 1952 to the present, Matt’s El Rancho has gained legendary status as “The King of Mexican Food.
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#26 Mexican Restaurant In Austin
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#146 Restaurant In Austin
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#16 Tex-Mex Restaurant In Austin
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#7 Mexican Restaurant In 78704
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#5 Tex-Mex Restaurant In 78704
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