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Guero's Taco Bar

#128 of 3,313 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-447-7688
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (151 reviews)
“el presidente” (11 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (50 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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1 - 10 of 944 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped this afternoon while wandering the SOCO area - only ordered a margarita - was probably the worst one I have ever had! Too bad, because their outdoor seating with entertainment is very nice!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Guero's was a restaurant that we happened upon wandering around Austin. We were seated immediately and ordered food. The menu was varied and the salsa bar had a lot to offer as we needed replenishing. Margarita was small, but there are larger sizes available. I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tiffnichols13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The concierge from our Hotel recommended this restaurant, it is just ok. We waited like 45 mins for average food. We would not go back to this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Pagu23
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Guerro's while on business in Austin at the recommendation of a local colleague. Restaurant is located in the lively South Congress area and is just minutes from the Texas State Capitol Building. I had the brisket enchiladas with beans and rice. The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank steel5rings
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple tacos after a show at Continental on a Friday night. We picked the spicy ones and they did not disappoint. The chips and salsa were good. We hoped to hear the band in the beer garden but they were cleared out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ginar2014
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

As soon as I sat down I felt that I was in the right place. While it took a few minutes to grab our waiters attention. Once we engaged, the service was doing on all cylinders. While my Margarita was average. I switched to a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DaFeng
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I randomly stopped in here for lunch while wandering the SoCo area of Austin. The bartender, Cesar recommended the seasonal special turkey tamales. They were DELICIOSO! I also had some chips, salsa and fresh guacamole and a tasty bloody Mary. I wasn't here long but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RobynCooperHenning
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Very busy on Congress Ave. on a Saturday night, the Taco Bar had a place for us without a wait. Very good service and the initial offering of chips and salsa were very good. The best part of the meal. My son enjoyed his tacos...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a enjoyable visit to this restaurant. It’s very nice has great staff and a lively atmosphere. We thought the food was ok but not the best we’ve had

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CauldLad
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years. It is a great Austin landmark. Perfect for drinks, dinner or a refreshment stop in between shopping ;-). The food and service are always good.

Date of visit: November 2018
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31 December 2017|
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Response from marcelvanbrakel | Reviewed this property |
Hi , yes their is. Behind the restaurant their is a big public parking house . If you eat in the restaurant ask for discount ticket for parking when you are paying. Hv fun.
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15 April 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I understand so. And also featured in a movie, or two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-447-7688
Enjoy our handmade corn tortillas, specialty dishes and fresh salsa bar. Our caldo de pollo and tacos al pastor are just a few of our tried-and-true favorites. Start off with a hand-shaken margarita in our cantina, or enjoy an icy cold cerveza while listening to music in our Oak Garden. Enjoy our delicious breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings. We would love to cater your next event! Guero's catering ensures that any of your affairs will be memorable occasions. Client consideration, great food and service are our priorities.
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