Best Breakfast Tacos in Austin, Texas

Culsensualista By Culsensualista, 14th Oct 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Austinites are as passionate about their breakfast tacos as they are about their BBQ. Ask five hungry diners who makes the best breakfast tacos in town and a lively debate will inevitably ensue. Loyalties run deep. Stop in at one of these three local haunts the next time you’re in town.

Tamale House

I am personally partial to the original Tamale House on Airport Blvd. Don’t let the name fool you; tamales are only available during the Christmas holiday. Tacos are king the rest of the year. The lack of air conditioning and seating don’t deter the throngs of hungover Central Austinites who line up each morning for their traditional breakfast taco fare. Tamale House fans love the crispy, crumbled bacon and the cheap prices.

Torchy's Tacos

Torchy’s started as a food trailer on South 1st serving experimental tacos. While they offer standard breakfast taco fare such as bacon, egg and cheese tacos, Torchy’s Taco enthusiasts prefer the cleverly named Tex-Mex delights. Try The Wrangler, a breakfast taco with eggs, potatoes, cheese and smoked beef brisket. And don’t pass up their hot sauce; their green sauce won 1st place in the 2012 Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival.

Taco Deli

Taco Deli’s salsas and tacos win awards every year. Favorites include El Popeye, a spinach, egg and queso fresco taco and El Vaquero, a taco with roasted poblanos, grilled corn, egg and cheese. They’ll include a slice of fresh avocado upon request. Produce and meats are organic and locally sourced when available. Hot salsa lovers swear by their Salsa Dona, a creamy, spicy jalapeno sauce that is not for the faint of heart.


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