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Maria's Taco Xpress

) #365 of 3,125 Restaurants in Austin $ Mexican,
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
+1 512-444-0261
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tortillas” (10 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
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Mexican, Southwestern
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delicious food and great atmosphere! The stuffed avocado special is divine and unique. Enchiladas are on point--even the lettuce salad on the side is crips. Indoor and outdoor seating aplenty. Go for a beer over a marg... you'll save a buck and probably get more...More

Thank bspokelife
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had chicken enchiladas: underlying heat from choke verde sauce and perfectly cooked chicken- the avacado stuffed with slow cooked chicken topped with mozzarella is unbeatable. Ambiance awesome. Margaritas need a serious facelift.

Thank Travis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop by since I know this great Mexican food establishment may close soon. I found out they will stay open as long they can and hopefully for a long while. This place has a unique flavor in their food which make it different...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Sad to hear Maria's is going to shut down so, go while you can. The food is good, but I am drawn by the Hippie Church that starts around noon. We missed the church part by going too early, but I've been before and its...More

Thank dawynnmarie
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was sitting eating lunch at Maria's Taco Xpress last Saturday and the thought popped into my head that this is a must see place for my future out of town visitors. Food is decent to great (depending on what you get), decor is eclectic,...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I stopped in on Sunday to catch some of the gospel music and try the tacos. The building is really cool - make sure you walk round the outside and see all the artwork around the exterior as well as inside - and the music...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 18 February 2017 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
Reviewed 17 February 2017 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...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank schmidkk
Reviewed 7 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-0261
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