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Trudy's Texas Star Restaurant & Bar

) #183 of 3,127 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
+1 512-477-2935
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Stopped at Trudy's as we were heading for the airport to return home to California. I had a featured chicken dish that was really yummy and plentiful. Very friendly server and nice atmosphere.

Thank wanderlust_karen
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've eaten here a couple of times and every time it has been solid TexMex food. And the Mexican Martini is excellent. I'll be back I'm sure.

Thank Bret C
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Great house margaritas- on the rocks with salt- and the jalapeño poppers appetizer and stuffed avocado are fresh and very filling. Been coming here when in town for many years and never disappointed.

Thank 587TaraH
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is UT-area favorite. The bar seemed very busy but the restaurant less so at first. Admittedly I ordered something that did not have the spicy symbol in the menu but the food was exceedingly bland. Even the chips and salsa lacked flavor and kick....More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Came here one night after a long day of work. I was in Austin on business for a few days. A co-worker suggested Trudy’s. Food was awesome, staff is friendly and drinks were strong. The stuffed avocado are a MUST!! I hear this place gets...More

Thank Chris236D
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Went to Trudy's by myself for a late lunch and the crowd was small. The host told me if I ate at the bar I would get a 20% discount off the food entree. I had the chicken taco salad and had several choices of...More

Thank MontanaHorn
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A student in UT recommended this place. It is apparently very popular place, especially on a Friday night. Good thing is that the place is big so we got a table easily. They have some unique dish like fried avocado with stuffed chicken. The appetizer...More

Thank bobster30
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were not sure what we wanted, so we asked our server what she thought was good. She asked us what we liked and then made recommendations. Wow! She got it right. I had the Stuffed Avocado, my husband had the Large Q Especial with...More

Thank Catlover027
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I would recommend that you make sure you are very hungry before coming here as the portions seemed huge to my English eyes and stomach. Skip the starter and launch straight into the main course. Prawn fajitas were a big hit with our party, as...More

Thank kinwafu
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went with a group of 8 people so there was a wait for seating. Not uncommon for the evening. It was a bit crowded and a fairly small space. The staff were friendly and attentive. Sangria margarita was perfect! The food arrive quickly & correctly....More

Thank Netters68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-2935
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