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Torchy's Tacos

1822 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-916-9025
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (277 reviews)
“queso” (92 reviews)
“fried avocado” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1822 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was great! Cowboy queso was delicious. Long lines but worth the wait. The waiter did bring us more chips and salsa because we had to wait so long on our food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donna B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a night of debauchery at my friend's wedding there was no other choice to cure my hangover but tacos and Torchy's was the place for that! Went to Torchy's on a recommendation from a friend and the food was phenomenal. There was a bit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wdw4us2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved our tacos at Torchy's…..didn't love the long line as much (or the warm water bottles) so would suggest order ahead on line if you want to get in/out more quickly!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank na07950
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Saw the crowd outside and the line out the door and knew we had to stop. Between us we got 4 tacos, 2 crossroads, a green chile pork, and a beef fajita. We waited an line for a bit and were told it would be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelteamej2
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Came in on a recommendation from someone who lives in Austin. Ordered the queso and chips, a fried avocado taco and street corn. Everything was delicious except I wasn't a fan of the corn- too much sauce, not enough corn. The prices are fair and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wanderlust3483
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We popped into Torchy's on a cold/wet day and got some tacos and burritos. The price were good and the selection was awesome. Great valve and great taste.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidearlsimmons7
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The Congress location is great!!! Outdoor patio is pet friendly too. Whatever you order is great, but I recommend going off menu and asking for the Jack of Clubs (fried egg, black beans, spicy potatoes, diablo sauce, and crispy strips, in a flour tortilla). And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Illini2
Reviewed October 23, 2018

So, my first introduction to Torchy's was the actual food and everytime I came down, it is were I prefered to go. Well, this year, prior to me coming down they decided to close the original location and just have the one on South Congress...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank coagula
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We stopped here after a long day at COTA. Nice spot in SOCO. The tacos, queso & salso were all very good. The Democrat Shredded beef barbacoa topped with fresh avocado, queso fresco, cilantro, onions and a wedge of lime. Served with tomatillo sauce on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cmurrell23
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I found my choice of the orange taco (blackened salmon) too spicy but I'm a wimp. My husband loved his baja shrimp tacos and the guacamole. My daughter loves the trailer trash tacos.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim S
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Christine E
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
was just there & have options w no meat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1822 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-916-9025
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