A popular Mexican restaurant in Austin late night after hours is El Taquito. El Taquito Mexican Restaurant on East Riverside Drive serves Mexican food and tacos in Austin TX after hours seven days a week. El Taquito is open until 3:30 AM on Mondays, until 3 AM on Tuesdays, until 4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and stays open until 4:30 AM on Saturdays. One of the best Austin restaurants after a late night downtown, the authentic Mexican tacos include barbacoa, carne asada, tripitas, carnitas, and al pastor. The salsa bar has a wide variety of salsas including tomatillo and tamarindo salsas. El Taquito also opens early at 7:30 AM serving breakfast tacos and breakfast plates.