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Amaya's Taco Village

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5804 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78723-2429
512-458-2531
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tex Mex Restaurant

I was there with over 35 attorneys. The staff handled our large group easily and were very courteous. The food was typical Tex-Mex but tasty. The taco was better than many restaurants. I had tghe basic tamale, enchilada, rice, bean & taco plate - approx. $10. Their frozen margaritas were tasty. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Brochstein
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you like Mexican food that is not outrageously expensive, this is the place to go. Not only good food but great atmosphere as well.

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florida
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

What would draw someone here? We went after some (poor) research and nobody likes the food. Tacos with no flavor, and frankly, no redeeming qualities. Why there was a wait is puzzling. Never again.

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College Station, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I would think that by now there would have been an improvement in the way they do business. The place is always busy, wait time is ridiculously long and the food is almost dry and tasteless. Though the salsa and taco was good, the chairs are too small and very uncomfortable.

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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220 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Located right off IH 35 South close to exit 238, this place is grungy and the food is so below average that its hard to believe they maintain a clientele. Had #24 (2) beef tacos with bens and rice. Bit into what I think was a bone chip. The rice and refried beans were tasteless and the meat was just... More 

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Austin, Texas
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150 reviews 150 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If I were describe Amaya's food in three words, it would be: cheap, bland and salty. Not that it's cheap to buy, it just tastes cheap. The salsa tasted like it was made "in New York City", the handmade tortillas they're so proud of were thick and gummy, and everything else is it's most generic Tex-Mex equivalent. My husband and... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I've been eating at Amaya's since the mid 80's when they were located on East 7th street. For a real treat try their enchiladas with a couple of over easy eggs on top.

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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I was there with over 35 attorneys. The staff handled our large group easily and were very courteous. The food was typical Tex-Mex but tasty. The taco was better than many restaurants. I had tghe basic tamale, enchilada, rice, bean & taco plate - approx. $10. Their frozen margaritas were tasty. If I wanted decent Tex-Mex I would go there... More 

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Trenton
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you are looking for a change of pace for breakfast eat here if in Austin. Not you're typical I-Hop or Denny's. You do need to like spicy though because it is a Mexican food restaurant. It was busy yet was seated quickly and drink ordered taken and served. Had one primary waitstaff but everyone helped each other out so... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It's difficult to tell you how bad this place is. I was hungry and went in for lunch as it was nearby. There was no one at the front to seat me. It was 3PM and I can't figure out for the life of me why this place was so crowded. As no one helped me, I sat myself at... More 

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Austin, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Solid breakfast tacos.....I got egg and chorizo. We ate breakfast here for the first time and will add this in our rotation of breakfast taco spots for sure. Good service and reasonable price. Will have to try their lunch or dinner selections at future visits as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5804 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78723-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-458-2531

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?