Is there anything better than a big plate of migas in the morning? How about some crispy bacon and skillet potatoes? Austin’s Tex Mex scene bursts with flavor, and there’s no better way to greet the day. Sink your teeth into some fresh tortillas piled high with scrambled eggs and poblano peppers. These 10 Austin restaurants serve the most mouthwatering breakfast tacos ever.
1. Veracruz All Natural
Veracruz's migas tacos are the stuff of legends. Their perfect blend of scrambled eggs, tortilla chips, and peppers makes this treat perfect any time of day. Visit Veracruz All Natural at 1704 E Cesar Chavez, 4208 Manchaca Rd, or 9003 Waterford Centre Blvd. They also have a location in Round Rock at 2711 La Frontera Blvd.
2. Juan in a Million
Behold: the Don Juan taco! Juan in a Million serves a mountain of eggs on top of their fresh tortillas, and it's safe to say that you won't be hungry for a while after eating all of this. The Don Juan taco is part of a wildly competitive eating competition. Can you beat the record? See it for yourself at 2300 E Cesar Chavez St.
Cisco's has been whipping up scrumptious breakfasts for more than 50 years, and it's easy to see why. Pop by 1511 E 6th St and taste their epic migas for yourself.
4. El Primo
Don't mistake El Primo for "just another food truck." Though it has a humble exterior, their tacos are anything but simple. You're likely to see dozens of people waiting in line for breakfast every morning. El Primo is cash only, so don't forget your wallet! Taste these delicious creations at 2011 S 1st St.
5. Papalote Taco House
Paplote Taco House has a loyal following in Austin. With several locations scattered across the city, it's never been easier to sink your teeth into their miraculous bacon, egg, and cheese tacos. These meals pair excellently with a cup of coffee. Visit Papalote at 13219 N 183 Research Blvd, 3632 S Congress Ave, or 2803 S Lamar Blvd.
6. Tamale House East
This little east side restaurant serves so much more than just scrumptious tamales. Pop by in the morning for some of their rich and cheesy breakfast tacos. Tamale House East also serves amazing Mexican iced coffee that's mixed with horchata. There's really no better way to start your day. Visit Tamale House East at 1707 E 6th St.
7. Arturo's Underground Cafe
Arturo's Underground Cafe is a true Austin gem. Relax on their patio or enjoy your meal in their cozy dining room. No matter where you eat their tacos, you're sure to love them. Arturo's Underground Cafe can be found at 314 W 17th St.
8. Tyson's Tacos
If you can strum a song on the ukulele, then you might just be in luck! This quirky Tex Mex joint will give you a free taco if you successfully serenade them on their out-of-tune uke. But don't fret if you can't carry a tune. Tyson's classic migas tacos are only $2.50 each. Taste their creative concoctions at 4905 Airport Blvd.
8. El Chilito
El Chilito will make your mouth water any time of day, but their breakfasts tacos are not to be missed. You can find El Chilito at 2219 Manor Rd, 1623 East 7th, 4501 Manchaca, and 6425 Burnet Rd.
9. Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ
Tex Mex and BBQ: these are a few of Austinites' favorite things. Valentina's combines both to create a truly crave-able menu. Try their "Real Deal Holyfield." This mega taco is topped with tomato serrano salsa, a fried egg, potatoes, refried beans, bacon, and mesquite smoked brisket. Are you hungry yet? Taste this epic meal at 11500 Manchaca Rd.
Polvos is known for its salsa bar and strong margaritas, but they also have some of the best breakfast tacos in all of Austin. You'll love people-watching on the patio on a lovely Saturday morning. Visit Polvos at 2004 S 1st St.