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Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park

1311 South 1st Street, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 366-0537
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Ranked #15 of 3,173 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

In some ways this place is quintessentially Austin,a trailer selling one type of food and doing it well.In this case however,we are talking about a mini chain with multiple locations that remains near the top of most "must go to when in Austin"places for Tacos but is really quite ordinary."Crossroad" and "Democrat" tacos indistinguishable from each other,"Mr Orange"with salmon that... More 

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Austin, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Torchy's is a chain (more than 30 locations) with food that fits that genre. They are among those that have attempted to bottle, sell and mass market the quirky Austin zeitgeist. My prediction, they are the Krispy Kreme of our era: overrated interpretation of a longstanding Texas culinary tradition, whipped up by cynical marketing folks into a "must-have" that is... More 

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Joaquin texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were in Austin to try "Food truck foods" . Ask where to eat and Torchy's was top on list. Fantastic breakfast taco, The Wrangler, eggs, brisket and cheese, trashy with their special sauce. Was simply great. Can't wait to go back!

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stopped here after some recommendations from others. It was extremely good, however, I would not say the best I've had (little authentic place in MI has my heart there). They were creative in their toppings (and names) and nothing any of us had were bad. I believe I got the independent and the democrat. Seating is outside but ample... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

4 stars doesn't mean white tablecloths, male waiters and candles. It means good food at a good price, lots of people in a busy friendly place, that is Torchy's Tacos. Tacos run around 3 bucks. fresh ingredients and good portions. Our favorite is the green verde chili taco with the Democrat and Republican tacos following a close second. Never mind... More 

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Catania, Italy
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135 reviews 135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

When we first glanced at the menu, the tacos seemed a little pricey, but they are bigger than we expected and very filling. The ingredients were high quality, and I would definitely consider this to be gourmet style tacos. 2 tacos made a full meal. Another bonus was the trailer park ambiance for those of us not from Austin.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have only positive things to say about this place. Great Tex-Mex flavor. I took only about 5 minutes for our food to be ready. They have lots of outdoors space, which is nice depending on the weather, of course.

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Rockford, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Best Street Corn Elotes is what I have always called corn in a cup but they have perfected it! Tacos are excellent as well. A little chilly this time of year but it was a quick place to eat and a CANT MISS if you come to Austin

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Best food, good value, fun eating in the trailer park. We went for lunch one day and breakfast another day, when it was very cold out and we ate by the fire pit.

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Wow. I don't come from a taco town so I may be easily impressed but these tacos were tasty. Not one note, every bite was symphony of greatness. Fun location - a real mecca of food truck culture.

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Additional Information about Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park

Address: 1311 South 1st Street, Austin, TX 78704
Phone Number: (512) 366-0537
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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