You might not be surprised to hear which new Austin restaurant was included on Eater’s list of the best in the country.

A buzz here, a whisper there. Austin’s Suerte continues to make waves.

PHOTOS: Suerte is one of Austin’s best new restaurants

And Eater’s national restaurant critic Bill Addison has taken notice. Addison included East Austin’s new Mexican hot-spot among 18 restaurants that opened between May 2017 and May 2018 and are the "best" the country has to offer. 

The American-Statesman’s restaurant critic Matthew Odam has similarly called Suerte one of the city’s best new restaurants noting its homemade masa, black magic oil and masterful blend of Texas and authentic Mexican flavors. 

You can read his review in full here.

The only other Texas restaurants featured on the list are Theodore Rex in Houston and Carnitas Lonja in San Antonio. Theodore Rex is a locally sourced, modern bistro featuring small plates like tomato toast and Gulf snapper. Carnitas Lonja is a taco stand featuring an assortment of Mexican street foods. 

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Of the restaurants Addison, who has "hundreds and hundreds of meals" under his belt in the past year, wrote, "In this fractious time in our history, their ability to find meaning in their work helps me trust in a hopeful future."

Last year’s list, which only featured 12 restaurants, included Austin debut Kemuri Tatsu-ya. 

READ: Ramen Tatsu-Ya on East Sixth Street now open