Torchy’s tops the list for plenty of queso lovers. Theirs is a green chile queso that comes with guacamole, cotija cheese, cilantro and the restaurant’s signature Diablo Hot Sauce—we recommend mixing up all of that goodness before digging in so you get the perfect blend of flavors with each dip. Since Torchy’s has nine locations throughout Austin, it’s easy to grab some of their queso whenever the craving strikes you—and believe us, once you’ve had a taste of it, you’ll be craving it all the time.
It's hard not to fall in love with a bowl of Austin's best queso, a mouthwatering appetizer that the entire table can get behind when ordering. Hell, it’s almost considered sacrilege in this city if you’re not a fan of it. Along with scouting out the best tacos in Austin, guzzling down the best margaritas and arguing over the best barbecue in town, being a good Austinite means falling in love with this addictive, melted cheese dip. Due to queso’s incredible popularity, you’ll find this perfect dish on plenty of menus across town, but here are our favorites.