Tex-Mex originated way before Aussies fell in love with cheesy nachos or chilli con carne but we now have a great choice of local options
Our picks of some of the best Tex-Mex dishes around
The Texas Pantry TEX-MEX PLATTER, $39
If you’re looking for an introduction, The Texas Pantry’s TexMex platter is ideal. The two-person platter is all made in-house and includes Barbacoa Beef, El Paso Pork Carnitas and Tex-Mex Chicken with a selection of sauces, rice, beans and warm tortillas. 100a Main Road, Moonah
Amigos 3-COURSE TUESDAY SPECIAL $22
If you’re looking for a more Mexican style feast then head on over to Amigos. The North Hobart institution has introduced hoards of diners to Mexican cuisine with the three course Tuesday special, as well as offering a range of fajitas, tacos, burritos and more.
329 Elizabeth St, North Hobart
The Winston WINSTON’S TEXAS SMOKER FROM $8
Not only does The Winston brew seriously delicious beer and let you bring your pooch to the pub, they also do food, really good food. Try the Winston’s Texas smoker and build your own smoky meat platter with ribs, pulled pork or brisket and grab a taco for a little bit of Mexican on the side.
381 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Zambrero CLASSIC BURRITO FROM $11.90
A staple of the Tex-Mex cuisine is the faithful burrito and what better place to indulge than Zambrero. Pick and mix Subway style from a selection of meats, beans, rice, salads and salsas to create your perfect burrito.
80 Liverpool Street Hobart
Everydays Smokin BBQ & Bar AMERICAN BABY BACK RIBS, $29 FOR HALF RACK, OR $39 FOR A FULL RACK
It’s a little more Tex than Mex. but Everydays definitely ticks the box for delicious. Get stuck into a rack of pork ribs, rubbed and smoked for six hours, covered in barbecue sauce and served with chips and slaw. 315 Elizabeth St, North Hobart