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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Austin Grill Restaurant Review: Texans know a thing or two about good flavorful foods, and the Austin Grill chefs bring the wide, open flavors of Texas to the Washington area. In its various locations, the Texas décor may differ slightly in its funkiness---that is, its out west ambience and trinkets---but you can count on the menu to remain the same. For some of us, the chili---a bowl of simmered, shredded beef with ground ancho and chipotle chilies---is the best in town. It’s fire-breathing hot and served with four fresh, flour tortillas. But the chili is only one of the many delights on the menu: fajitas, enchiladas, burritos, carnitas and quesadillas, plus a selection of gluten-free eats, all make dynamic meals here. Check the menu’s seasonal specialties section, too, where you might find lamb chops with pineapple-chipotle glaze. If you need to quench your thirst with all this hot, spicy food, select a cooling tequila drink---there are several interesting margaritas---or a chilled brew. In fact, the fresh lime margarita is a signature item.