A restaurant in Texas is making its customers and the internet laugh out loud. El Arroyo is putting up hilarious and witty signs to draw attention and bring smiles to people’s faces, and we’ve collected some of the very best ones.

So scroll down, have a good laugh, and upvote your faves. Don’t forget to leave a comment telling us which sign you liked the best and why. When you’re done with this list, you can check out Bored Panda’s previous article about El Arroyo’s hilarious signs right here.

El Arroyo was opened back in 1975 in Austin and has become a local landmark ever since. The restaurant is incredibly proud of its black-lettered sign and it’s become somewhat of an icon in the state capital of Texas. The best part? You can even email them suggestions if you have any witty ideas for their sign: just send them a message at sign@elarroyo.com.

More info: ElArroyo.com | Instagram | Twitter

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Boop
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2 months ago

:0

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desert29rat
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2 months ago

Oh my god, they're right!

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DancingToMyself
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2 months ago

Hahahahaaa

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El Arroyo jokes that since its name means “The Ditch,” it’d better have food that’s good. The restaurant acknowledges that they love goofing around and having a good time, but they take Tex Mex food seriously.

The restaurant’s online presence has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. El Arroyo currently has 236k followers on Instagram and it doesn’t look like the flow of new fans will be stopping anytime soon. The staff working there know just how popular their signs are, so they’ve even published three books about them.

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Mike Crow
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2 months ago

This is funny, but why do women wear bras? And why do people shame those who don’t wear them?

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desert29rat
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2 months ago

Good one.

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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2 months ago

stealing this one. oh god, i need to sleep and frown for a few days now.

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With the number of different signs that El Arroyo puts up, some of them are bound to make someone angry. That’s exactly what happened in 2005 when the restaurant put up a sign revealing a mega plot twist at the end of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (you know the one I’m talking about). There was some backlash, but eventually, people got over it.

According to Austin Monthly, the witty and sharp signs may have been the reason why somebody tried to burn down the restaurant way back in 1998. Wow, some people really can’t handle someone trying to be funny, can they?

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Mimi M
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2 months ago

LOL!

Julie Lieneke
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2 months ago

Terrific idea

Jo Choto
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2 months ago

Now THAT would make a gender reveal party worthwhile.

IrishGirl
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2 months ago

You're not! I'm over here! Behind the lamp!

A
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2 months ago

So funny!

Whatshername
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2 months ago

This should be way up!

IrishGirl
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2 months ago

heh, heh...I see what you did there!

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Ninja Nonna
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1 month ago

Hehehehe

COHEN SURBAUGH
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2 months ago

😎😑

Seabeast
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2 months ago

Ha ha ha ha... stealing this one!

DebbyC
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2 months ago

😁😁😁😁

Carole Reid
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2 months ago

Very funny.

Samantha Dement-Graham
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2 months ago

🤣🤣🤣🤣

Monika Soffronow
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2 months ago

LOL

Kk C-Mcgee
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2 months ago

ROFLMFAO!!!!!

ZoeIsHahaha
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2 months ago

I fell off my chair

Kat Rogers
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2 months ago

OMG~ THAT'S MEEE!! LIVING IN FLORIDA, I FEEL LIKE I MIGHT DIE DURING THE SUMMER~ QUITE OFTEN (SEVERE HEALTH ISSUES!) SO WHY WOULD I SUFFOCATE MY BODY WITH CLOTHING?! WELL, I DON'T ANYMORE! MY A/C BILL IS LOWER AND I RARELY HAVE LAUNDRY TO DO= SUPER LOW WATER BILL! YES, I DO LIVE ALONE, AND ON THE 2ND FLOOR SO NO ONE CAN SEE MEEE!😅😥😢😓😆

Tambot
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2 months ago

WHY ARE YOU YELLING

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Weishaar Jamie
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2 months ago

Clair The Panda Dog- kidding, right?

Andrea Anthony
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2 months ago

well, gender isn't your genitals, sooooo

Ellen
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2 months ago

You just had to ruin the fun didn't you Andrea

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K. aka letmeplaywithkittens
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2 months ago

seriously though, i would love this. just hope i wouldn't be roped into working on/ for a date.

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Ninja Kitty
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2 months ago

I guess it's just the fact that I rewatched frozen, but when it says "It might pass like a kidney stone", it reminds me of that one troll. I-passed-a...4952b.jpeg I-passed-a-kidney-stone-5ea2dab74952b.jpeg

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troufaki13
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2 months ago

Yes we do! :)

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Sheri Lattimer
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2 months ago

That's almost like a tongue twister....try saying it 3 times really fast.

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DancingToMyself
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2 months ago

Commas actually saves lives! "Eat, my child, please!" OR: "EAT MY CHILD, PLEASE!"

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Monika Soffronow
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2 months ago

I need a taco to love right. this. moment.!

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Sheri Lattimer
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2 months ago

I'd almost feel sorry for whoever ended up with my 2nd husband.

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Monika Soffronow
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2 months ago

Love it!

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Mshauri Mazuri
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2 months ago

Then in that case,coffee in the morning, tequila at night.

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Luna Lovebug
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2 months ago

I was born ready for Home isolation. Been practising social distancing my entire life. And now I don't have to feel guilty anymore for staying home all the time.

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Mark Serbian
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2 months ago

They live close by the chips and salsa

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Boop
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2 months ago

YES

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Jackson Bowen
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2 months ago

I think everyone who has ever met me has a therapist that knows about me lol

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Firework
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2 months ago

This is more depressing than encouraging and funny, I get screamed at for sleeping just half an hour longer than I'm supposed to.

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Mark Serbian
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2 months ago

ouch

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Caleigh
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2 months ago

Not believing in Santa is also okay though. I was never lied to about Santa's existence and preferred it that way, as I was a sensitive child and would have gotten my heart broken when I would have found out he wasn't real.

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Boop
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2 months ago

ahh yes, humor based on my pain

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Ninja Kitty
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2 months ago

yes! But I think I need to buy a new 2020.

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Bender Bending Rodríguez
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2 months ago

So so true.

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Ninja Kitty
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2 months ago (edited)

yeah! leaf that guy! and if he wants to fight about it, just say, "you wanna pizza this?"

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Mark Serbian
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2 months ago

My new life philosophy

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Firework
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2 months ago

My dad's 48 but he knows how to use tik tok 😂

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JessG
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2 months ago

Heeheehee

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Monika Soffronow
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2 months ago

The longer the lockdown lasts - the later in the day it becomes morning.

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Monika Soffronow
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2 months ago

Yep, even though the "everything happens for a reason"-phrase is one of the crappiest there is, always told by uncaring people to people who suffer. No guys, there is no reason, but things happen regardless. Peace to mankind and clean hands!

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Ninja Kitty
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2 months ago

I see what you did there.....

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slackjack
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2 months ago

I'll be glad when this "influencer" phase is over.

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Bambi
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2 months ago

Lmao!

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