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Guero's Taco Bar

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1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2435
+1 512-447-7688
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hotel reccomended Guero's for tacos. We happened to be waking along South Congress Blvd and came across the place, & decided to give it a try. Nothing special, sadly. Mediocre margaritas (both the original & the frozen strawberry 'grita's) we tried the fish, brisket and pork tacos. The fish & pork were good, the brisket was dry & over... More 

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Thank Karen M
Austin, TX
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179 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went on a weekend during SXSW. the restaurant does not take reservations. so we called ahead to ask what time would be best to arrive in order to beat the lunch time crowd and they gave us helpful and friendly information. we arrived at noon (were told to get there before 12:30) and there was no wait. the place... More 

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Thank vegetarian-girl
Austin, United States
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outdoor seating, decent Mexican food, live music, great setting, iconic. Try it! Not too expensive--kind of like you're at a picnic.

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Thank samuelmJ3760IV
Bend, Oregon
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227 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the music under the Oak Tree next door and it was cool so we headed inside. They were suppose to be known for there margaritas but they were diluted and overpriced. They did not indicate the guacamole was an add on to free chips and salsa and quantity served was small and overpriced. We both had... More 

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Thank Rosie L
Bette L, Owner at Guero's Taco Bar, responded to this review

Rosie, I was sorry to hear that our margaritas were not what you were expecting although they are small that pack a big punch and I wish that had shown through for you. Our guacamole is an add on to the free chips and salsa that we offer so this is something that we do charge for. Our staff is... More 

Key West, Florida
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339 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I wanted Mexican food so we had seen Guero's a few days before. We decided let's try it and boy we're we pleasantly surprised! Great food...their rice was to die for as was the rest of the food. Their smiley salsa was very good! Service was excellent and the atmosphere is very nice.

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Thank Banshee694
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beans and rice were excellent that were served with the tacos. Our waitress was extremely helpful and fixed our lime juice with water so that it wouldn't be as sweet. We had fish tacos pork tacos and beef tacos and they were all delicious. We also had a tamale that was very tasty. The atmosphere fit the locale too!

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Thank Christine A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for authentic Mexican food and found it at Guero's. Had two kinds of tacos and loved both. Also, their margaritas are excellent. Loved the pics all over the walls as well!

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Thank EllenM2010
Louisiana
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the bar and enjoyed a margarita and some appetizers. The food was good and an easy laid back atmosphere made it all more enjoyable.

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Thank StellasHoney
Athens, Georgia, United States
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch on a weekday while in town for a conference. Service was prompt and friendly, and the prices were reasonable. We ordered tacos, which were good, but not quite great. The portions were generous, and the food seemed fresh and well-prepared, if slightly underseasoned. The real mindblowing thing at this restaurant is the margaritas. They were absolutely heavenly.... More 

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Thank Annie W
Corpus Christi, Texas
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent start to your day with breakfast here Eggs done very well and salsa very flavorful, not real hot, just right for average heat lovers Parking available in the rear

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2435
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-447-7688

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