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Maria's Taco Xpress

2529 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX, 78704, United States
TEL: (512) 444-0261

Don’t let the pedestrian name fool you: Maria's Taco Xpress is not a fast-food joint. Rather, it is a characteristically offbeat South Austin hangout specializing in Tex-Mex classics with the occasional live music act. The décor is a deliberately ramshackle mix of folk art, highlighted by murals and a plaster statue of the restaurant’s namesake, Maria Corbalan, the self-proclaimed “Taco Queen of South Austin.” The all-day menu features Mexican street food classics, such as chilaquiles (a mix of eggs, tortilla chips, salsa, and cheese) and tacos al pastor.

Insider Tip:

If you like the food, the restaurant sells Maria's spices and chimichuri sauce, as well as a recipe book.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Lunch
  • Live Music
  • No Reservations
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Parking Available
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Mexican


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