Top 10 Breakfast Taco Restaurants in Austin TX

Eureka’s Top Picks for Best Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas

Whether you’re a long time resident or in town visiting, nowhere else can do breakfast tacos like Austin does. With SXSW or (enter festival name here) just around the corner, Eureka’s team has compiled the ultimate list of places to mark off your breakfast taco bucket list while you’re in Austin, TX.  Here is Eureka’s list of top 10 breakfast tacos in Austin TX, in no particular order.

#10 Torchy’s Tacos – Tried and True Austin Original

Since opening their first location off of South 1st in 2006, Torchy’s has been synonymous with breakfast tacos in Austin. Torchy’s devil mascot has been helping to spread the taco fever across the nation with over 30 stores now open for business. Torchy’s tacos made our Top 4 Restaurants Austin Locals Love in 2014.

#9 Tacodeli – Locally-Minded and Locally-Sourced

Tacodeli has a cult following here in Austin, and has 5 locations to supply your taco and salsa needs. They are known for using locally sourced, organic and responsibly sourced ingredients.

#8 El Taquito – Local watering hole with live music

Locals head to El Taquito on the south side of Austin for late night tacos and live music.
Eureka’s Daniel Taylor calls El Taquito “great and essential for 2:30am ‘after-party’ tacos”.

#7 VeraCruz – All Natural

The best homemade breakfast tacos to come from a blue truck. “No matter where you are in Austin, find a Veracruz trailer now! This is blue heaven. This, my friends, is taco.” – Bryon

#6 Cisco’s Restaurant – Keeping Austin Original and Weird

With over 50 years of serving breakfast to Austinites, Cisco’s has you covered. Cisco’s serves not only breakfast tacos, but also award winning “Best Freakin’ Migas”. Be sure to get there early as they are only open 7am -2pm daily.

#5 Juan In A Million – A local favorite


Our very own, Katie Bucur, recommends ordering the Don Juan Taco. It’s the one of the BEST breakfast tacos in town and what we recommend after a long night of … networking at SXSW. “You can typically get 4 tacos out of 1 Don Juan, for under $5! You can’t beat it.”

#4 Dos Batos – Did you say woodfired?

Are regular breakfast tacos not cutting it anymore? You gotta try woodfired tacos at Dos Batos. Henry Lynn, Software Engineer at Eureka, recommends to “get the Pirata, the corn cup, and a Topo Chico, but don’t forget to check the daily specials board.”

#3 Taco-Mex – An adventure and hole in the wall…literally

Craving tacos to take on-the-go? Taco-Mex is your perfect hole in the wall. A local yelper calls Taco-Mex “a magical window that leads to delicious taco perfection. It’s like Oz for tacos.”

#2 Paco’s Tacos – A true taste of Austin

Located near the Mueller neighborhood in East Austin, Paco’s Tacos doesn’t disappoint. Serving breakfast all day and $2 mimosas on the weekend, Paco’s has ample outdoor seating to enjoy the amazing Austin weather. Candice Talley recommends ordering “Paco’s Pick and the blueberry mimosas”.

#1 Las Trancas – 5 star taco trailer

As we’ve said, Austin is known for tacos and trailers. Las Trancas is your top trailer destination in Austin when you are looking for that 5 star hidden treasure. You know the tacos are good when they are held together by sturdy double corn tortillas!