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Takoba

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1400 block, East 7th Street,, Austin, TX
+1 512-628-4466
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10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Surrey
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm no expert on Mexican food, not being local, but everything was fresh and tasty. Service was a little hit and miss, but we were in no hurry. Would go back.

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Thank akhill
Glendale, California
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927 reviews
604 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Good and well done margaritas, chips and salsa were good, guacamole was fresh, free parking, friendly service, impressed with the simple however nice ambiance

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Thank travelshooter71
Austin, Texas
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

One of my favorite things to eat is "ceviche de camaron" or shrimp ceviche. Takoba has the best in town; take my word for it. I've tried lots of others, and nothing has come close. My husband and I went to Takoba on a Sunday, arriving about 2:50. I ordered the ceviche and the waiter was kind enough to let... More 

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Thank Judy C
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

There's way better Mexican food in Austin. If you're already on the east side, check out tamale house instead of Takoba. The service was the worst I've had in quite a while....

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Thank Brittany M
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place because of the amazing Micheladas and authentic food. However, service is hit or miss. For example, today we had Kasandra. She was unfriendly and would just start grabbing plates with food still on them, then drinks we were done with without asking if we need anything else. She then abruptly dropped the check at our table... More 

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Thank downtownbrown1
Austin, Texas
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298 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I love this East Austin bar. Use the side entrance to the Tavern. They have a happy hour menu with cocktails and dishes for $5 a piece! This side of Takoba also has TVs- if you are following a sporting event. No, you can't find a better happy hour till 9PM in one of the nices areas in town. The... More 

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Thank IndySevenSeas
Austin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I taught that I knew what to order but then I saw those "enchiladas with mole poblano" and those really changed my mind. And that watermelon "agua fresca", it is SO refreshing !!!! 👍🏼🍹🍈

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Thank L226AEsilviag
Mesquite, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome sauce! No literally the sauce is awesome! Lol!! Chips and salsa were the great. Tacos were great! Chile relleno was a bit too sweet. Shrimp enchiladas were the bomb.com!

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Thank Nramos3
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The tacos de verduras (sauteed zucchini and caramelized sweet potatoes) are AMAZING. I'm not a vegetarian, but this is one of my favorite tacos in town--and Austin is a great taco town. The chips & salsa are also delicious. I prefer lunch here, as the front room and patio are pleasant, and the back room (which is also open at... More 

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Thank Christine B
Iowa
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Ate here for lunch before the lunch hour rush. Ate indoors b/c it was so hot outside, but would have preferred to eat outdoors because it's a more unique atmosphere. There's really nothing special about the interior. Aside from that the food was tasty, and quick. The chips/salsa were excellent too. Service was solid, no complaints other than that the... More 

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Thank Teresa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 block, East 7th Street,, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-628-4466

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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?