SXSW Fuel: Austin’s Breakfast Tacos

Visiting Austin? you may want to consider starting your day out right with what many locals call the most important taco of the day, the breakfast taco! Restaurants, food trailers and street vendors across the capital of Texas have signs of all dimensions and neon colors advertising the popular fluffy tortilla tacos.


Mando Rayo, a bona fide taco journalist, has done his research on the local tradition and took Fusion to two of his favorite breakfast taco trailers in town.

Watch the video above and then take a look at Rayo’s Top five breakfast taco places in Austin.

1. Joe's bakery
“Where every Mexican knows your name,” says Rayo.
Must have: Bean egg and bacon taco
2305 East 7th, Street
Austin, TX 78702

2. Veracruz All Natural
“They have the best migas taco in town,” says Rayo.
1704 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78702

3. Papalote Taco House
Ask for the “rajas con hongos y queso”
2803 S Lamar Blvd,
Austin, TX 78704

4. Tacodeli
Vaquero w sausage
Multiple locations, check website.

5. Mi Madre's
Ask for the house made machacado and eggs taco.
2201 Manor Road
Austin TX 78722


For those of you at SXSW with an interactive badge, Rayo will be presenting on, you guess it.. breakfast tacos.

SXSW 2014: Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Food, People & History
March 7 at 11am
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G
500 E Cesar Chavez St