The Cantina - Benji’s Cantina offers a fresh, innovative approach to Tex-Mex. An ingenious mix of seafood and Mexican influences dominates the menu. With the house specialty fajitas,we use the best traditional recipes, sourcing the highest quality ingredients available from partners such as Johnson’s Backyard Garden, John Lash’s Farm To Table, Rancho Gordo, Vital Farms and Countryside Farm, just to name a few. Our guests can also expect perfectly blended margaritas, an extensive tequila and mescal selection and innovative cocktails. Whether its happy hour after work or your next special occasion, Benji’s has you covered.
The downstairs bar and lounge face the bustling street scene, which makes a picture perfect first impression, with community tables that provide ample seating; or check out the legendary El Gusano Bar, which features stadium-style seating for socializing under the stars and taking in the downtown skyline. Located in the lively West 6th street district, Benji’s boasts the premier rooftop dining space in downtown Austin, featuring unrivaled views of the downtown skyline and offering al fresco dining at it’s best. Benji’s Cantina is located in Downtown Austin, on the NE corner of 6th & West Avenue – at 716 W. 6th St. We are currently open for dinner service Monday thru Sunday starting at 4pm. Sunday Brunch (Buffet with plated options available) goes from 10:30am to 3pm and lunch is served Monday thru Saturday 11am to 2pm.