Burro Cheese Kitchen

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The Burro Cheese Kitchen is a food truck (actually, a shipping container) that brilliantly riffs on the grilled cheese sandwich, offering some unique creations. There are nine choices: seven grilled cheese and two cold sandwiches. The grilled cheese comes on sourdough, grilled to a that perfect golden brown that’s so difficult to get exactly right on a home stove.

If you’re looking for something on the sweet side, go with the Via 206. Its light balsamic apricot fig sauce doesn’t overpower the gouda and provolone that make up its base. It’s less filling than some of the more complex sandwiches, and is more comfortable on the wallet: $7.00 at a recent visit.

If you’ve been out all day and are looking for something with tons of rich flavor, something that will keep you full for hours to come, go for the Long Tall Texan. Brisket is as much the star of this sandwich as its aged cheddar. Combined with serrano pineapple sauce, the combo becomes a modern, barbecue / grilled cheese legend. An $11.00 price tag confirms its royal status.

As a self-proclaimed authority on all things mac & cheese, I had to try the sandwich called Burning Mac — mac & cheese slapped between slices of fantastic sourdough bread. The noodles are perfectly soft, held together nicely between the bread with a thick layer of cheddar. If there’s anything better than mac, it’s spicy mac, made with yellowbird sauce that pushes this sandwich beyond one’s wildest dreams.

Whether you’re walking around South Congress, or finishing up a round of drinks on Rainey Street, do yourself a favor and visit Burro Cheese Kitchen.

A second location is at 80 Rainey St. in Austin. 512-767-2810

What to Eat
Burro Cheese Kitchen, Via 206
Via 206
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The Via 206: gouda, provolone, and balsamic apricot fig sauce
Burro Cheese Kitchen, Long Tall Texan
Long Tall Texan
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Brisket is offset by pineapple sauce.
Burro Cheese Kitchen, Burning Mac
Burning Mac
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Mac-stuffed sandwich is spicy, smoky, and chewy.
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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
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