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Gueros Taco Bar

#217 of 3,010 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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South Congres Street, Austin, TX
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Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had seen this place in the movie CHEF. By coincidence, my son-in-law took my daughter, me, and their infant son to eat here. The food is great!!! Then, we went outside, sat and listened to amazing live music... we are going back to austin next month. This will certainly be one of our priority stops!!!!

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Thank billielynne
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating at Guero's ever since I was a college student in the 80's and it's still as great as ever. Every time I return to Austin, this is my first stop from the airport. I dream of it while living in San Diego. The salsa bar has bowls of the best pico de gallo, jalapeños, verde sauce, etc.... More 

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Thank Winecanine
Abita Springs, LA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of SoCo, great eatery for original Tex Mex. Menu is extensive, food great, and best Margarita ever! Detached from main restaurant which is located in old feed store, are tables outside with live music. Fun place!

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Thank NonnaK
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308 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for good Mexican in South Congress area and this place came recommended from a local count that we visited. Good fish tacos and tortilla soup. Condiments are excellent including green tomatillo salsa. Nice local flavor. Good service. What more can you ask for?!

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Thank MontanaLaura
Cambridge, MA
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268 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch here. Very busy place at lunch time. Most people were waiting but I sat at bar to avoid it. Had a couple of chicken tacos and a beer. All very standard issue fare. Good but unmemorable. Service was fine

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Thank wabitop
Darien, Connecticut
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the non-yuppy part of Austin, Guaro’s is one of the older Mexican restaurants, attracts a diverse customer base, and is busy. The food was OK, not special, although they do have a good selection of beers. Staff seemed to be paying more attention to each other than to the customers. We went there on local recommendation but probably... More 

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Thank Charles S
San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Gueros is an institution in SOCO and a great place to see and be seen. The for is so good and they have a full bar and outside covered patio streetside. Right in the middle of SOCO, its the perfect place to eat late or mid day while doing all things South Congress.

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Thank guitarspeak
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

So so nothing to write home about. Service was ok and it was very. Hey. Chips and salsa were free - salsa comes in three different kinds which we liked. Guac order is small and looks underwhelming. Overall portions size were good. Salad with chicken (taco salad) was alright and the tasting platter was good. Overall just like a chain... More 

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Thank Amanda B
Casper, Wyoming
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Really good food and atmosphere, the food is great, having live music made the experience even better. good service and a fun atmosphere will make this a regular stop when in San Antonio.

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Thank James V
Nashville, TN
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178 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My friend and I ate here for lunch on Sunday September 25, 2016. The service was very good and friendly and the food was good. I had enchiladas and she had tacos. The best part of the place is they have a serve your own salsa bar so you don't have to keep asking for refills. And the salsa is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Congres Street, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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