Alright here we go, the great Texas breakfast taco debate. Around Austin in general this can create vicious arguments between the best of friends. I have seen family members yell at each other because of this conversation. I am not ranking these here but more or less a suggestion list on places to give a shot and that in my experience have found to be pretty damn delicious!
Tamale House East ∫ https://www.facebook.com/tamalehouse.east
The Tamale House East is one of my personal favorites, they have been voted best in Austin many times. You have a big variety of tacos to choose from flour or corn tortillas, fillings, basic egg, meat, and cheese OR even get a little more extreme and go for more of the unique ones with beans and everything included.
Opening at 8AM – 9PM Tues – Thu
8AM – 12AM Fri – Sat
8AM – 3PM Sun
Taco Deli ∫ http://www.tacodeli.com/
Taco Deli is a great spot that serves breakfast tacos all day long on the weekends or 7-11AM on the weekdays. There are 10 different options on the menu regularly but you can also build your own. From the Popeye with scrambled eggs, spinach and queso fresco to The Otto which is a house favorite with refried black beans, bacon, avocado, and Monterrey Jack Cheese. I go here when I am in the area.
mi Madre’s ∫ http://www.mimadresrestaurant.com/#home
Voted the Best Breakfast Tacos by The Austin Chronicle, and I have to admit that these might be my favorite as well… who am I kidding they are all my favorite but, mi Madre’s has the staple Texas Style breakfast taco with flour tortillas, salsa, and only a few fillings per taco that seem strategically created. Personal favorite is the Smoked Bacon & Eggs or the classic Sausage, Egg, Potato, and Cheese.
Veracruz All Natural ∫ https://www.facebook.com/Veracruz-All-Natural-125207180919170/
Classic foodtruck style tacos. Looks like hand made corn tortillas. Very quick, but be careful a line can grow pretty fast and there can be a wait. Your order will appear fast though. I would suggest the Migas Breakfast Tacos.
Joe’s Bakery ∫ http://joesbakery.com/
Joe’s has been in Austin for over 75 years. I think with that much time you know, you kinda learn how to make one of the best of whatever you do. This is exactly what Joe’s has done. Their full menu is amazing but especially the breakfast tacos. Most are pretty basic, Potato & Egg , Sausage & Egg, Bacon & Egg, etc. But let me tell you… they are great!
I could spend a day just going by all of these places to grab a taco each. Screw a wine tasting, lets go taco tasting!