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Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ

11500 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748-2712
+1 512-221-4248
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked cod” (17 reviews)
“brisket tacos” (18 reviews)
“mexican rice” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
11500 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748-2712
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven’t been able to finish two breakfast tacos since I got here, so thinking I had learned my lesson I only ordered one egg, potato and cheese taco here. Don’t get me wrong it was plenty of food, but it was so amazing I...More

Thank KelEBee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited a long time in line. The food was quickly delivered. There were portopotties and no hand washing station. Triple digit heat, a long drive, a long line, and the portopotty/no good place to wash hands factor out weigh the good bbq. The food...More

Thank DarkLark15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here twice during our vacation because it was so good! Get there before 11 for the breakfast tacos so so good! Eggs refried beans bacon and a huge slab of tender brisket! The chicken was our fav not dry at all and the...More

Thank Amadvice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't say "best I've ever had" often but the brisket and ribs I ate applies in this instance. They have me a plastic fork and i thought they forgot to give me a knife. Didn't need one, i could cut the brisket with my...More

1  Thank pinter2329
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place to stop if in the area. Imagined, since we were going to a food truck, that this would be a fairly quick lunch...pulled up @ 11:30am, joined the line and waited for about an hour to order. Food came to table...More

1  Thank hotdawg20
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The line goes by fast, the food is melt in your mouth good. I had the gangster wrap which was a special for the day, I thought the food was good but there sauce was the best part of the meal. I really like the...More

Thank Loni25
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We have been enjoying Valentina’s since they had one smoker in a corner store parking lot off Brodie Lane just a few years ago. Melt in your mouth brisket with a slight kick to make sure your paying attention. Freaking delicious. Sides are also tremendous....More

Thank KyleInTexas
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Tourist visiting friends in south Austin for ACL weekend. We stopped by on Sunday afternoon around noon. We waited in line for about 20 minutes. Food was prepared and served quickly with excellent customer service. Our party had the queso, a pulled brisket sandwich, pulled...More

Thank missyork10
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Quaint food truck out of town, nice place to sit with some good music and pictures. It's good and tasty, though overrated from all the reviews on TripAdvisor. I had brisket, tender and right amount of bbq sauce not too much. I liked the smoked...More

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch at Valentina’s today. This place always rocks! Had fajita tacos today with a side of cueso and chips. Mexican coke for drink. You can’t order wrong here. Every selection is South Austin approved! Enjoy folks! (From an Austin Native. )

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Melanie H
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
no m'am, it's first come first served and very casual, that aside it's the best BBQ you will ever eat.
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Redlizzard | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they are open at 8 AM and serve Breakfast tacos. When there is a line the service can take about 20-30 minutes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11500 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-221-4248
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BBQ food trailer in Austin, Tx serving up the best of BBQ with a tex-mex flare.
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