So many things come to mind when you think of food in Texas, tacos is definitely one that makes the short list. The land of incredible BBQ is also a taco mecca. There are endless taco joints to try but we’ve rounded up seven you need to visit.
Veracruz All Natural (Austin)
What they have to say about their restaurant: Owners Reyna and Maritza Vazquez are sisters and best friends. They were born and raised in Mexico, and now live in Austin, TX. It took a lot of hard work, sacrifice, and perseverance to get to where they are today as business owners. Our specialty is authentic Mexican food made with fresh ingredients and organic juices and smoothies. Our tortillas are homemade, as well as our chips. We shop everyday to buy the freshest ingredients. In addition to our breakfast tacos, we also make delicious fish tacos, veggie tacos, homemade mole tacos, tortas, and quesadillas. Our migas tacos were featured by the Food Network as one of the 5 best tacos in America!
Brothers Taco House (Houston)
1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003
What they have to say about their restaurant: Locals line up at this old-school joint for breakfast & lunch tacos made with homemade tortillas.
Guero’s Taco Diner (San Antonio)
20323 Huebner Rd #111, San Antonio, TX 78258
What they have to say about their restaurant: Guero’s Taco Diner was the first and best “Taco Place” established in the Stone Oak area. Bernardo Marcos purchased the restaurant and took over operations in 2013. The name was changed from Gueros Taco Diner to Los Gueros Tacos and everything from the kitchen to the dining room has been upgraded and revamped with a new logo and décor. With a new look and a new menu of tasty tacos and traditional plates we are eager to see our regular customers and welcome new customers with a warm smile and tasty tacos.
Tamale House East (Austin)
1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
What they have to say about their restaurant: Traditional Mexican fare with a few modern twists. Home of Mom’s Migas, Mexi-Iced Coffee & Texas Sized Tamales and Hand Crafted Margaritas!
Barbacoa Agave (Dallas)
9515 C F Hawn Fwy #7522, Dallas, TX 75217
What they have to say about their restaurant: We are proud to serve our local neighborhood the freshest seafood and very authentic Mexican dishes.
El Tejavan (Amarillo)
3801 E Interstate 40 Amarillo, TX 79104
What they have to say about their restaurant: From humble beginnings as a convenience store nearly 20 years ago to opening two full-service dining establishments now located along the I-40 corridor in Amarillo, Texas, El Tejavan is celebrated as the Panhandle’s destination for true Mexican cuisine!
Gerardo’s Drive In (Houston)
609 Patton St Houston, TX 77009
What they have to say about their restaurant: Old-school drive-in serving classic Mexican plates, from tacos to tamales, in a no-frills setting.