Need late night tacos for your late nights on Austin’s wild 6th Street? Choose from a variety of delectable flavors, all packed with mouth-watering ingredients, like brisket, Mahi Mahi, pulled pork BBQ, carnitas, chicken BLT and also veggie-only. You can also get nachos, quesadillas and some deliciously-drippy chips and queso dip.
More info: tacobabyaustin.com
Turf N’ Surf Po Boy
Definitely one of the best food trucks in all of Austin, Chef Ralph Gilmore currently serves up yummy tacos, po’boys and salads at Lavaca Street Bar downtown. The surprisingly large menu of seafood and chicken can be prepared in a variety of ways: fried, grilled, or blackened. They use the highest quality seafood available, typically wild-caught from the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t miss this Austin gem!
More info: lavacastdowntown.com/turf-n-surf
Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ
This food truck offering a unique blend of traditional Texas-style, mesquite-smoked BBQ and Tex Mex flavors has become an Austin favorite. The sauces and salsas here are especially tasty! Located in South Austin, a bit further south than the action, this place proves totally and completely worth the drive. Just make sure they haven’t sold out for the day.
More info: valentinastexmexbbq.com
Formerly found in the bumping Rainey Street district, La Fantabulous had moved to a new spot at ATX Tiger on Old Bee Caves Rd. Though the menu seems on the smaller side, it still packs a powerful punch with delicious traditional ingredients. They’re open limited hours, so you’ll need to go early.
More info: lafantabulous.com
Opened in 2009, Tony Avila and Axel Beverido faced tough competition with a taco truck in Austin, but managed to succeed and now have multiple locations including a food truck located at Little Woodrow’s in Downtown on West 6th Street. Their delicious traditional Mexican street tacos have been featured in Food Network’s Diners with Guy Fieri.
More info: onetaco.com
Now available through their sister, brick-and-mortar restaurant called Cruzteca Mexican Kitchen, Mellizoz means fraternal twins and so far, the owning-family has been blessed with 9 sets of twins. Started in 2006, the menu includes tacos, tortas, hand-cut garlic fries and made-to-order guacamole. The food truck can be booked for parties and special events. Though not a taco, their pork soup will amaze you!
More info: mellizoztacos.com