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Maria's Taco Xpress

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) #311 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin $ Mexican, , Latin
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
+1 512-444-0261
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (10 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
9:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Used to be off the beaten path on Lamar. Now it is easy to be overlooked. We absolutely love this place for brunch. Need to experience; unique and funky. Just like you'd expect in Austin.

Thank Amy A
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Made my way to another Triple D stop and it did not disappoint. A really fun place to kick back and enjoy some tacos.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great atmosphere! The stuffed avocado special is divine and unique. Enchiladas are on point--even the lettuce salad on the side is crips. Indoor and outdoor seating aplenty. Go for a beer over a marg... you'll save a buck and probably get more...More

Thank bspokelife
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We had chicken enchiladas: underlying heat from choke verde sauce and perfectly cooked chicken- the avacado stuffed with slow cooked chicken topped with mozzarella is unbeatable. Ambiance awesome. Margaritas need a serious facelift.

1  Thank Travis S
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop by since I know this great Mexican food establishment may close soon. I found out they will stay open as long they can and hopefully for a long while. This place has a unique flavor in their food which make it different...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Sad to hear Maria's is going to shut down so, go while you can. The food is good, but I am drawn by the Hippie Church that starts around noon. We missed the church part by going too early, but I've been before and its...More

Thank dawynnmarie
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I was sitting eating lunch at Maria's Taco Xpress last Saturday and the thought popped into my head that this is a must see place for my future out of town visitors. Food is decent to great (depending on what you get), decor is eclectic,...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I stopped in on Sunday to catch some of the gospel music and try the tacos. The building is really cool - make sure you walk round the outside and see all the artwork around the exterior as well as inside - and the music...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

In the sprite of keeping Austin Weird, this place is doing it. The building is really neat and eclectic. Staff was awesome and the Pastor lived up to everything that we read about to. Thank You Triple D for the recommendation.

Thank Diann O
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here for years and definitely in the top 5 of best Mexican restaurants in Austin. On this visit I ordered the Migas platter. It was extremely good where the eggs was spread out like a pancake and covered with cheese. Came...More

Thank Homestyle68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-0261
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