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Maria's Taco Xpress

#296 of 3,050 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
South Austin
Mexican, Southwestern
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2529 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-444-0261
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon 07:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Denton, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the sprite of keeping Austin Weird, this place is doing it. The building is really neat and eclectic. Staff was awesome and the Pastor lived up to everything that we read about to. Thank You Triple D for the recommendation.

Thank Diann O
Austin TX
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177 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been eating here for years and definitely in the top 5 of best Mexican restaurants in Austin. On this visit I ordered the Migas platter. It was extremely good where the eggs was spread out like a pancake and covered with cheese. Came with two flour tortillas, potatoes and beans to make tacos with. It filled me up... More 

Thank Homestyle68
Fenton, Missouri
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were attracted by the building - it looked like a fun place. That was the best thing it had going for it. I had chicken tacos. There was very little cheese on the tacos. The chicken was cooked in a salsa type sauce but was pretty dry. My husband had beef tacos and he was not impressed either. Chips... More 

Thank schmidkk
West Bloomfield
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Every time we visit Austin, we go to Maria's for their breakfast tacos. They offer many choices of fillings. When the weather is good, we enjoy eating in their outdoor area.

Thank Nancy R
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went in at 8:30am for breakfast meeting. There were two people waiting for togo orders, that should have been a sign. There were three employees standing with there backs to the counter, i had to clear my throat to get there attention. We ordered two migas plates, a soda , a coffee. Didn't take very long for meals to come... More 

Thank Daniel M
Denison, Texas
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went pretty early in the day, so it wasn't very busy. Cute place, lots of interesting items on the walls/ceiling. We both got breakfast tacos and they were really good.

Thank penelope0406
Austin, Texas
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217 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We've driven past this place many times, and although we chuckled at the large woman on the building, we had no idea that we should have run into her welcoming arms. We stopped in this week for lunch, and our first thought was "Why did we wait so long?!" For lunch, we tried: 1 migas taco (excellent) 1 beef gordita... More 

Thank MyZiggyMan
Austin, Texas
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699 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 381 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I loved the funky "Classic Austin" vibe of this South Lamar Mexican Restaurant. However, the food was just o.k. Perhaps the breakfast tacos are better. At about $4.00 for each taco, you certainly get your money's worth. The standard 6" tortilla is really stuffed with fillings. You will need a fork to eat the parts that spill out when you... More 

Thank capitollover
Austin TX
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177 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Been busy eating tacos instead reviewing this place and for good reason. One of the best tacos and Mexican food in Austin. This visit was to stop and take home food. I ordered two tacos of which I had no idea what to expect. From my past experience everything on the menu is good. So after sitting inside surrounded in... More 

Thank Homestyle68
Seattle, Washington
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1,257 reviews
899 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

You can't miss this funky taco place on South Lamar! Artistic decor inside and out plus plenty of tables to hang out and eat tacos. Breakfast tacos are awesome! Highly recommend if you are in Austin!

Thank misopiso88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2529 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-0261

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?