Austin Locals' Best Tacos

Is your stomach growling? Did someone say tacos? If you’re planning a visit to Austin, Texas and are craving tacos (isn’t everyone?), be sure to check out our Local Expert’s recommendations for the best in town! Use promo code ONEDAY for a free 1-day itinerary.

1. Tacodeli
Tacodeli has been satisfying breakfast and lunch taco cravings since 1999, and with five locations in Austin, they must be good! With endless taco options and “special of the moment” options, Tacodeli is a great spot for a quick taco fix!

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2. Torchy’s Tacos
The first Torchy’s opened in 2006 when Michael Rypka left his executive chef job to follow the taco dream. Today, Torchy’s operates over 30 locations, has won several awards, and still holds true to the “damn good” rally cry that started it all.

3. Papalote Taco House
Serving fine authentic tacos right in the heart of Austin, Texas, Papalote is sure to make you say yum! Head to Paplote Taco House for your next #tacotuesday, they have three locations around the city!

4. One Taco
OneTaco started back in 2009 as a food truck when the industry was booming, and has since opened two brick-and-mortar locations. Serving authentic Mexican tacos (you won’t find lettuce and cheddar cheese here), OneTaco’s success has been built on location, brand, customers, quality and passion.

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5. Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ
A permanent food trailer in Austin, Texas, Valentina’s blends Texas BBQ and Tex Mex. A true family business, Valentina’s owner Michael Vidal encourages passion and a love for family and friends, and brings this spirit and tradition his food!

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