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Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park

#8 of 3,066 Restaurants in Austin
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1311 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3038
+1 512-366-0537
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Simple, there food is good and better than average but is overpriced by about 30%40%. I can find loaded street tacos here in Houston for 1/2 the price or about $1.50. For more upscale top quality tacos I expect to pay about $2.50 / taco. Meanwhile Torchy's go for about $3.00-$3.50 each. Not worth it.

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Thank Andrew Y
Austin, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be you of the Democratic or Republican persuasions, or even if your more Independent in your political leanings, Torchy's has you covered, with tacos name for each persuasion. (Oh, they also have plenty of other choices that are a-political, and just as tasty)! Be sure to take home a bottle of the Torchy's Sauce. It's HOOOT, delicious, and goes well... More 

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Thank markstorey
Austin, Texas
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87 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This food truck started in 2006. Now there are almost 50 brick and mortar locations the tacos are so darn good. Their logo even states DAMN GOOD TACOS and all I can do is agree.

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Thank Greg A
Ft Lauderdale
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place for great tacos. Lots of fresh ingredients. Nookies are very yummy. Nice place to sit down and eat. Fans were great on a hot humid day.

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Thank Jane C
Saskatoon, Canada
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It really is in a trailer park with other vendors. The queso is delicious. My taco was the Baja Shrimp. Loved it. My daughter and her boyfriend live in Texas so they go to Torchy's often. He went to this particular one before when he worked briefly in Austin and says it is the best. Loved sitting outside at the... More 

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PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Torchy's in the trailer park may look a bit shabby, but has an earthy charm and more importantly fantastic tacos and fajitas. The fajitas are very fresh and flavorful, but a little small. Think about ordering two - they are inexpensive. Torchy's also provides ample chips and homemade guac. It makes for a great lunch

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Thank marbenPa
Cedar Park, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you like the plain and simple or creative taco, this is the place for you. They are amazing and filling for anytime of day.

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Thank rboykins71
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to eat at a food truck if you are visiting Austin. Make it this one! My fiance and I went here for brunch on Sunday before we left town. Try one of each of the breakfast tacos! So yummy! Then walk over to Holy Cocao for a sweet treat afterwards.

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Thank Doxlace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and friendly place to eat and priced fair. The chips a green pepper cheese dip were incredible. The tacos were fresh and tastes incredible

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tacos at a location ~1 mile from downtown. Most of the tacos were $5 or less. We had chicken, shrimp and steak. All were very good. Pleasant outdoor seating under the trees. Indoor seating also available. I didn't rate Torchy's as excellent because of counter help that missed their customer service training. Nonetheless, I would eat at Torchy's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1311 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3038
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-366-0537

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?