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Taco Shack

12439 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758-2521
512-873-7977
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Ranked #684 of 3,115 restaurants in Austin
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Austin, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Delicious tacos; fast, friendly service; reasonably priced. Perfect stop on the way to work in the morning. And great coffee.

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Austin, Texas
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147 reviews 147 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Always a great spot for breakfast! Their breakfast tacos are filled to the max! They are about $1.79 each for two toppings. I got the egg and cheese and it was pretty big. Try the Shack Taco that has everything and its busting out! We took ours to go and they make it pretty hot and fresh. All in all... More

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Austin, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The Shack Taco breakfast taco is by far the best in town. It has a flour tortilla with heaps of eggs, chorizo, potatoes and cheese with sides of salsa to put on yourself. Word of advice, if you're planning on going through the drive thru during breakfast time, give yourself at least an additional 10 minutes. The line typically runs... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The cheese enchiladas were delicious! Good prices and clean restaurant. Staff was very friendly and the food was excellent. Would visit here again on my next trip to Austin. Great location in downtown Austin.

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Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We had a great meal, great service, and great price! We had the daily special, which was good. The salsas were outstanding - very tasty.

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Not remarkable but generally good food. Pretty quick and nice folks

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I've been to the Round Rock and Austin locations. Food is okay. On par with fast food like Taco Bell. I think the tacos are just okay. Chicken fajita salad is not good. YUK! The sides are just okay. Chips are okay. Queso takes like it is from a can. Salsa is okay. That's all that Taco Shack offer -... More

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Tucson
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203 reviews 203 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The crispy tacos are delicious. The salsa is top-notch. The place is small, clean and pleasant. It is on a back road near down-town so go with a local or use a navigator to find it. Worth the effort for a quick, inexpensive meal.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

Walking along Guadalupe you'll see the Taco Shack just past the main drag. Walk up to the counter, order your food and in moments you'll have a yummy Tex-Mex meal at reasonable prices. Ole!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2008

how do these place stay open?

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