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Guero's Taco Bar

#147 of 3,248 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2435
+1 512-447-7688
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (137 reviews)
“el presidente” (12 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (47 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2435
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unlimited free salsa bar...need I say more? The decor of this place is so dang cute. The service and vibe is friendly and welcoming. There is an outdoor bar with music and a limited menu. The portions are huge. The tortilla soup is one of...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sorry, I was hoping to give a better review, but the taco was rather tasteless without massive addition of sauces. Not inventive, where many others have unique creations. Service quick. Reasonable prices.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We needed some chill time on a hot afternoon, and Guero’s was the perfect spot to sit at a sidewalk table and watch the Congress Avenue mix of Austin weirdness and tourists go by. We enjoyed local beer, mixed drinks, guacamole, and a variety of...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tex-Mex has a history with me of making me feel sluggish and bloated afterwards, however I love eating here every time I visit the area for the fresh food, and cheerful, energizing atmosphere. I leave feeling refreshed! Great place, and can get packed pretty quickly....More

Thank Molly G
Bette L, Owner at Guero's Taco Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Molly, Thank you so much for the kind words! I am so glad that you enjoy visiting us so much and we leave you feeling great. We can't wait to welcome you back again next time for the food and atmosphere you enjoy so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in for some tacos and drinks. I ordered one enchilada de verduras with verde sauce and a taco de salud with soy chorizo. The taco and refried beans were really delicious. I also had a red wine sangria. Make sure...More

Thank cbj0su
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting SOCO we stopped by for lunch. The place is a lot larger than it looks from the outside. We were seated quickly and were immediately given chips, salsa, and water. Our waiter, Sawyer, was very pleasant. We had the Queso and Guacamole. The...More

Thank LonestarSpartan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we waited until 11:30AM on Saturday to go for lunch. What had been sleepy Congress St. an hour before, was now packed. There is a famous taco bar up the street that had a long line waiting on the sidewalk. No way. In fact,...More

Bette L, Owner at Guero's Taco Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your brunch with us. We strive to server fresh authentic Mexican fare and I'm so happy you saw this during your visit! We can't wait to welcome you back next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, authentic setting for solid tex-me food. Great service, huge portions and bottomless salsa and chips. How can you not have a good time?

Thank JAC197561000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty busy place, but we only had to wait 15 minutes at dinner time (6 p.m.). Service was superb. As soon as our tortilla chips or salsa was empty, they were right there bringing us more. My fiance was served the wrong dish and the...More

Thank amyjw
Bette L, Owner at Guero's Taco Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m so happy to read your review, I am glad that you experience what I think makes Guero’s what it is today. We hope to get you and your fiance in again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and excellent I recommend rice with everything the beer garden next door is chill and laid back. The establishment has two sections over two lots the beer garden outside and next to it the restaurant it self

Thank Veljko S
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Daniela M
31 December 2017|
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Response from marcelvanbrakel | Reviewed this property |
Hi , yes their is. Behind the restaurant their is a big public parking house . If you eat in the restaurant ask for discount ticket for parking when you are paying. Hv fun.
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I understand so. And also featured in a movie, or two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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