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Guero's Taco Bar

#125 of 3,320 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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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 November 13, 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 November 11, 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 November 7, 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 November 6, 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
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The food is always consistent and great, but I have one request. Gueros changed their salsa a while back and I really loved that salsa. I know several others who did as well. Is there any way to bring it back. Your current salsa is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chris h
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at Guero’s several times. The S. Congress shopping is fun before/after a meal. I love the atmosphere and the food and service are always great!!! I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve tried. Tacos are obviously their specialty, but the salads are really fresh and delicious...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank oliverioa5
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Went there for dinner on a Wednesday evening. We were promptly seated but the waitress service was poor. It took about 15 minutes before our waitress came back to take our order and it took much longer to get our food. We could see it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chuckster_dude
Bette L, Owner at Guero's Taco Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

I was sorry to hear about your recent visit to Guero's. We pride ourselves on friendly service and fresh delicious food and I am disappointed that this did not shine through. I hope you do give us a chance next time you are in the...More

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December 30, 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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Yes, I understand so. And also featured in a movie, or two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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