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Maria's Taco Xpress

2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
+1 512-444-0261
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (18 reviews)
“picadillo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Maria's Taco Express for lunch. The exterior was very unique! The establishment was not elegant, but homey and full of momentos and photos. It wasn't pricy, but the food was very tasty. It was an enjoyable experience. The staff was friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yolanda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my GF here (who is a bit of a breakfast taco snob). Bottom line. She loved it. Food was fabulous as I remembered and the portion sizes good. Good coffee, friendly staff, cheap prices. Well worth a visit when you are in the south...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BLDTraveler
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mamagacci
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank VegasHopper
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DavidF802
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank X5054JOdanl
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 275rickr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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