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Maria's Taco Xpress

2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
+1 512-444-0261
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (18 reviews)
“picadillo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is obviously popular, but our dinner left a lot to be desired. The quest was soupy and the burrito wasn’t tasty.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our way to Austin city limits, and we made a point to stop here because we have been here before and we knew that it was delicious. Which it was, again. I especially recommend the avocado dish. Fun decor, too!

Thank Melody L
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This place has some great tacos. I try to make it any time I visit austin. They have a great selection of salsa on there salsa bar. The staff was friendly.

Thank jdboatman1
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the food, atmosphere and the service. The pork and beef street taco platter was so good I could have eaten 2 of them and the sangria margarita was cool and refreshing. Everything was so fresh and tasty! The hours have changed they...More

Thank susan m
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Folks, this place is about as authentic old Austin as you can get. And, the food is simple but good. The Funkiness is a must when you’re in Austin. Met Maria years ago at a benefit. She’s a beautiful, bubbly, fun lady. Gotta find out...More

Thank VegasHopper
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere... Order after tacos, they are excellent. Great spot to watch world cup... No England.

Thank David F
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We just wanted a bite to eat, but the menu board was so enticing that we pigged out a little. I had the chilaquiles with some tomatillo salsa and some habanero salsa, and it was flamin’ amazing. The tacos al pastor were tasty as well....More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Character like none other. Cool decor good food. Cant say you have been in austin without grabbing a taco and mimosa here. Been local for 27 years.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 16 March 2018

If it’s good enough for Food Network’s Guy Fieri, then it’s good enough for me (and you). . . and it exceeded any expectations. Eclectic, fun and comfortable interior. The family run restaurant is located right off a main drag with lots of free parking...More

Thank GlobeGirl4EVR
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Yummy! Barbacoa (beef cheek) plate with double beans and no rice was tender. Spritzing a bit of lime from the salsa bar was the perfect elevation to this dish. Pastor plate was maybe just a little fatty for us, but the flavor was on point....More

Thank CentexSus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, 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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