With three locations around town and consistently excellent quality, El Chilito is one of our go-to spots for tacos and burritos. It’s on the modern side - with a colorful, nicely-kept patio and an espresso machine - but the vibe is still super casual. Also, their cold-brew coffee can wake the dead.
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Micklethwait Craft Meats
Micklethwait is a BBQ trailer in East Austin. It’s not a classic yet, but these guys know what they’re doing.
Tamale House East
Tamale House East on East 6th Street makes some of the breakfast tacos and migas in town.
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Javelina is a bar and Tex- Mex spot on Rainey Street that serves food until 1:30am and has a big patio great for day drinking.
La Tunita 512
The trailer La Tunita 512 in South Austin serves bright-red beef birria - a style of taco originally from Tijuana - and consome.
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Veracruz All Natural
Veracruz in East Austin makes the hands-down the greatest migas taco we’ve ever tasted. You won’t be mad at the quesadillas, either.
There are many places to get great tacos in Austin, and Torchy’s Tacos is one of them.
Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ
Valentina’s churns out a beautiful fusion of our city’s greatest cuisines: Tex-Mex and barbecue. It’s absolutely worth the trip to Manchaca.
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