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Maria's Taco Xpress

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#327 of 3,122 Restaurants in Austin
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
+1 512-444-0261
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (18 reviews)
“tortillas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
2529 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4730
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Good Tex-Mex. An Austin institution. Al Pastor and carne guisada are delicious. Parking can be tough on weekends and rush hours, but it is worth dealing with to get the food !

Thank La E
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This is a must try for Austin, the décor is quirky and screams AUSTIN, love it so much little thing to view and then the food was great as well, we tried different items to see what was on menu and enjoyed it all, didn't...More

Thank Edward Z
Reviewed August 31, 2017

We were refugees out of hurricane Harvey trying to get back to Florida, we drove to Austin and a night before our flight. Our hosts told us about Maria's, what a find! It is a really quirky place on the highway. We had breakfast tacos...More

Thank lindasauls
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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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