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Nixta Taqueria

Raphael Brion
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Cuantos Tacos

Nicolai McCrary
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Raphael Brion
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Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

Nicolai McCrary
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Carnitas El Guero

Raphael Brion
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ATX Review

Mi Trailita Y Mas

Mi Trailita Y Mas is Mexican restaurant on Manor Road in Windsor Park that makes some of our favorite breakfast tacos and tortas in town.

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ATX Guide

The Best Breakfast Tacos In Austin

A complete guide to all the best breakfast tacos in Austin, and therefore the world.

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ATX Guide

7 Great Tortas In Austin

Some of our favorite Mexican sandwiches.

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ATX Review


Ensenada is a bright orange trailer on East MLK dishing out a small menu of ceviches tostadas, shrimp cocktails, and fish tacos, Ensenada style (think Baja California).

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ATX Review

La Taquicardia

La Taquicardia makes excellent tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and gorditas on house-made blue corn tortillas in the parking lot of Southern Heights Brewing.

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ATX Review


Discada on the east side only serves one type of taco, but that’s because they’ve perfected it.

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ATX Review

Hay Elotes

Hay Elotes is one of our favorite spots on the East Side for ice cream, sorbet, fruit cups, elotes, and birria.

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ATX Review

Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden

Cosmic Coffee is a coffee shop and bar with a huge patio where you can bring your dog and eat great barbecue from Leroy and Lewis.

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ATX Review

Lo Salvaje

Lo Salvaje is a Mexican-inspired food truck serving wild game at Desert Door Distillery in Driftwood.

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ATX Review

Salsa Limón

Salsa Limón, the Mexican mini-chain from Fort Worth, opened a location in Austin on Guadalupe just north of campus.

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ATX Review

Ñoño’s Tacos

Ñoño’s Tacos in North Austin makes excellent breakfast tacos, tortas, and chicken al carbon.

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ATX Review


Marcelino’s, a scrappy operation on the East Side, makes excellent breakfast tacos.

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ATX Review

Tacos Guerrero

The tacos coming out of Tacos Guerreros, a tiny, orange, one-woman trailer on the East Side, are spectacular.

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ATX Review

Rosita’s Al Pastor

Hit Rosita’s Al Pastor for breakfast tacos if you know what’s good for you.

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ATX Review

El Primo

El Primo is a trailer that serves good breakfast tacos and quesadillas on South First Street.

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ATX Review


Taco-Mex hits that sweet spot in the breakfast taco venn diagram of cheap, fast, and good. It’s commonly known as “Taco Window.”

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ATX Review

Taqueria Mi Trailita

In a gas station parking lot in Windsor Park, the trailer Taqueria Mi Trailita serves consistently outstanding tacos, especially breakfast tacos.

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ATX Review

Joe's Bakery & Coffee Shop

The family-run Joe's Bakery & Coffee Shop is an East Side staple serving Tex-Mex/Mexican diner food that’s been around since 1962.

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ATX Review

El Tacorrido

El Tacorrido has multiple locations around town serving tacos, including one on E Riverside in South Austin.

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ATX Review

Ken's Subs, Tacos, & More

Ken's Subs, Tacos, & More in Windsor Hills is a true neighborhood gem, known best perhaps for their huge and affordable breakfast tacos.