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Trudy's Texas Star Restaurant & Bar

#161 of 3,139 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
+1 512-477-2935
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed avocado” (38 reviews)
“migas” (21 reviews)
“queso” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit of Texas dive feel inside (but very clean) with great food. You feel like you are in Texas tex mex restaurant. All of the entrees we had were awesome and the wait staff was knowledgeable about the menu and attentive. SK was...More

Thank Nitin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trudy’s was delightful. I had the Migas Enchiladas and a bloody Maria for breakfast. Quick tip on the bloody Maria you need to give it a god stir to experience the full flavor. Trudy’s is nice, easy to enjoy and no frills. Also if you’re...More

Thank TrickyNik127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely packed on a Saturday night. Our party of 12 got a table fairly quickly though. I enjoyed the steak relleno! They did forget part of our order, but comped one of the dishes to make up for it. Nothing blew our minds but decent...More

Thank MOB17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was terrible. The Migas tasted like powdered eggs and the chicken fried chicken was a salt fest. The mashed potatoes were of a foreign substance unidentifiable by the human palate. The wait for service on the patio was long and the chatter of...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I visited this restaurant with my family during my journey from San Antonio to Dallas. We went there in the evening time and the restaurant was almost full. The food and drink variety was good and had lot of options to choose from. The place...More

Thank SamirPD
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Trudy's is known for their good drinks and Tex Mex food. The drink I had here -- a Bacardi Dragonberry martini -- was quite good and, since it was the day's special, reasonably priced. I thought the food was merely OK. Parking is on the...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I was visiting Austin and I was this is the place to go. I was sure it wouldn't live up to the hype... it did. Real Tex Mex. The tacos are perfect. Very friendly staff. It's nothing fancy, but a great place for a dinner...More

Thank Flyingpond
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Went here for a quick bite--was offered a 20% discount for food at the bar top. Had the Shrimp Diablo app. Large shrimp! Very tasty. Bartenders were great. The place filled up with large parties after 6pm very quickly.

Thank sandra a
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Called the restaurant to make reservations and no one spoke Spanish...first bad sign. We arrived and decided to sit at the patio. We noticed several people smoking cigarettes so we had to sit in the last table at the end of the patio. We ordered...More

Thank greenswan_12
Reviewed 23 November 2017

First, how could I not love a place that has a fajita and rita special?!? Those are my two favorite things to order at a mexican restaurant! The queso, margaritas, and fajitas were all delicious.

Thank RooneyBaustert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-2935
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