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Takoba

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1400 block, East 7th Street,, Austin, TX
5126284466
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Glendale, California
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893 reviews
576 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good and well done margaritas, chips and salsa were good, guacamole was fresh, free parking, friendly service, impressed with the simple however nice ambiance

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Thank travelshooter71
Austin, Texas
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of my favorite things to eat is "ceviche de camaron" or shrimp ceviche. Takoba has the best in town; take my word for it. I've tried lots of others, and nothing has come close. My husband and I went to Takoba on a Sunday, arriving about 2:50. I ordered the ceviche and the waiter was kind enough to let... More 

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Thank Judy C
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

There's way better Mexican food in Austin. If you're already on the east side, check out tamale house instead of Takoba. The service was the worst I've had in quite a while....

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Thank Brittany M
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place because of the amazing Micheladas and authentic food. However, service is hit or miss. For example, today we had Kasandra. She was unfriendly and would just start grabbing plates with food still on them, then drinks we were done with without asking if we need anything else. She then abruptly dropped the check at our table... More 

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Thank downtownbrown1
Austin, Texas
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292 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I love this East Austin bar. Use the side entrance to the Tavern. They have a happy hour menu with cocktails and dishes for $5 a piece! This side of Takoba also has TVs- if you are following a sporting event. No, you can't find a better happy hour till 9PM in one of the nices areas in town. The... More 

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Thank IndySevenSeas
Austin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I taught that I knew what to order but then I saw those "enchiladas with mole poblano" and those really changed my mind. And that watermelon "agua fresca", it is SO refreshing !!!! 👍🏼🍹🍈

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Thank L226AEsilviag
Mesquite, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome sauce! No literally the sauce is awesome! Lol!! Chips and salsa were the great. Tacos were great! Chile relleno was a bit too sweet. Shrimp enchiladas were the bomb.com!

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Thank Nramos3
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The tacos de verduras (sauteed zucchini and caramelized sweet potatoes) are AMAZING. I'm not a vegetarian, but this is one of my favorite tacos in town--and Austin is a great taco town. The chips & salsa are also delicious. I prefer lunch here, as the front room and patio are pleasant, and the back room (which is also open at... More 

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Thank Christine B
Iowa
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Ate here for lunch before the lunch hour rush. Ate indoors b/c it was so hot outside, but would have preferred to eat outdoors because it's a more unique atmosphere. There's really nothing special about the interior. Aside from that the food was tasty, and quick. The chips/salsa were excellent too. Service was solid, no complaints other than that the... More 

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Thank Teresa D
Austin, Texas
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We wanted to try someplace new on the East side of Austin. Takoba was recommended by a family member and I'm sure glad we went. Our server, Miguel, was very helpful. Everything on the menu looked appetizing so I asked him what his favorite meal was. Rather than point to the most expensive item he suggested the chile relleno and... More 

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Thank Tom P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 block, East 7th Street,, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 5126284466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?