35 "Tex-Mex" Restaurants in Austin.
Estrada’s Texas Barbecue is a trailer parked outside at a gas station in Creedmoor, TX, a small town just south of Austin.
Posse East, just north of campus, is a sports bar that’s been around since 1971.
Machetes Doña Leova on North Lamar does all sorts of things, including breakfast tacos, gorditas, huaraches, quesadillas, burritos, and machetes.
Super Burrito sells California-style, carne asada burritos out of a food truck downtown.
La Fruta Feliz is a Mexican restaurant on the East Side, near Airport and Manor, with great tacos, tortas, and juices.
Eldorado Cafe is a casual Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurant in North Shoal Creek from the longtime chef of Tacodeli.
Great Texas and Mexican-influenced fried chicken sandwiches out of a South Austin food truck.
Marcelino’s, a scrappy operation on the East Side, makes excellent breakfast tacos.
In a gas station parking lot in Windsor Park, the trailer Taqueria Mi Trailita serves consistently outstanding tacos, especially breakfast tacos.
Taco-Mex hits that sweet spot in the breakfast taco venn diagram of cheap, fast, and good. It’s commonly known as “Taco Window.”
El Primo is a trailer that serves great breakfast tacos and quesadillas on South First Street.
Pueblo Viejo is a taco trailer down south at Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden, with great breakfast tacos.
The tacos coming out of Tacos Guerreros, a tiny, orange, one-woman trailer on the East Side, are spectacular.
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.