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Trudy's North Star Restaurant & Bar

#562 of 3,092 Restaurants in Austin}
€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
+1 512-454-1474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (22 reviews)
“migas” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
€€ - €€€
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first ate at Trudy's North Star a few years ago and loved the food, drinks, and atmosphere, casual but nice. Ate there again recently and was surprised. The rice was bland and cold, the shrimp taco ok and the charo beans very good. Service...More

Thank Karol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited for their brunch buffet, and we enjoyed their quick seating and service. The buffet food was replenished regularly, and we were able to order individually prepared items within the buffet price as well. Lots of great options and worth a visit especially...More

Thank couperine
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We just came back to visit our old hometown and wanted to come back to and old staple. Service was awesome but they burned the stuffed avocado and the Mexican martini was too strong. Could only taste tequila. I'm sure we will try again next...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love the tantalizing flavors that they use for their food. I especially love the stuffed avocado with chicken tinga. Also add burnt onions as it gives it an amazing flavor. You can seat yourself upstairs or outside and there are bars in those...More

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went for dinner with my family while visiting Austin for business on the recommendation of a friend. Excellent advice. The stuffed avocados and grilled street corn were dynamite! Hot sauce came in two options and it was awesome and the chips were very warm. Service...More

Thank 88reisah
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

On a recommendation from a friend we tried Trudy's. Delicious drinks, yummy brisket tacos and fun atmosphere! Service was attentive and friendly!!

Thank Dwrlee
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This restaurant bills themselves as a Mexican food joint. Nothing could be further from the truth. The food tastes like a frozen TV dinner that's been marginally re-heated. Although the parking lot appears to be crowded on weekends, there are several other restaurants in this...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had a small family gathering and without exception everyone enjoyed what they ordered. The most talked about was the Miga and Fajita plate and the Miga burritos. Very good food and especially very good cheese dip. Enjoy! Rabbit

Thank JOHN M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had dinner with a relative. We went early on a Monday evening to avoid the crowd. Trudy's is very popular and can get crowded. The food was excellent, and the service was fast, friendly, and not intrusive. I had the Fajita Chicken Burrito, and it...More

Thank hummernator
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Friday night. Trudy's is a new favorite for someone who eats Mexican at least once a week. The Burnet Rd. location is tucked away in a small shopping center, and parking is tight. Patio seating is on your own. Our tacos were filled with fresh...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-454-1474
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