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Trudy's North Star Restaurant & Bar

#412 of 3,231 Restaurants in Austin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
+1 512-454-1474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (23 reviews)
“migas” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Their stuffed avocados are to die for, and the queso is divine as well. I always try to stop at Trudy's when I am in Austin. It's almost always super crowded, but the service is usually good, and the food is definitely worth it.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I used to frequent Trudy’s on a weekly basis. Now-days, not so much but every chance I get I go. It’s some of the best Tex Mex I have ever had. Everything has a lot of flavor, not a bland part of the meal. My...More

Thank coltmac45
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Food was ok but not special. The shrimp tacos were ok. Beer choices were unimpressive. Sopapillas were delicious. The service was cold, unsmiling but attentive. No one working there seemed very happy to be there. I get it that its not always fun in the...More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I first ate at Trudy's North Star a few years ago and loved the food, drinks, and atmosphere, casual but nice. Ate there again recently and was surprised. The rice was bland and cold, the shrimp taco ok and the charo beans very good. Service...More

Thank Karol B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Our family visited for their brunch buffet, and we enjoyed their quick seating and service. The buffet food was replenished regularly, and we were able to order individually prepared items within the buffet price as well. Lots of great options and worth a visit especially...More

Thank couperine
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We just came back to visit our old hometown and wanted to come back to and old staple. Service was awesome but they burned the stuffed avocado and the Mexican martini was too strong. Could only taste tequila. I'm sure we will try again next...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love the tantalizing flavors that they use for their food. I especially love the stuffed avocado with chicken tinga. Also add burnt onions as it gives it an amazing flavor. You can seat yourself upstairs or outside and there are bars in those...More

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went for dinner with my family while visiting Austin for business on the recommendation of a friend. Excellent advice. The stuffed avocados and grilled street corn were dynamite! Hot sauce came in two options and it was awesome and the chips were very warm. Service...More

Thank 88reisah
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

On a recommendation from a friend we tried Trudy's. Delicious drinks, yummy brisket tacos and fun atmosphere! Service was attentive and friendly!!

Thank Dwrlee
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This restaurant bills themselves as a Mexican food joint. Nothing could be further from the truth. The food tastes like a frozen TV dinner that's been marginally re-heated. Although the parking lot appears to be crowded on weekends, there are several other restaurants in this...More

Thank Helen V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-454-1474
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