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El Chilito

Taco Place$$$$
Upper Boggy Creek, Austin
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  • Geoff D.
    Geoff DuncanSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite taco place in Austin. Friends and quick service with a great local vibe on the east side of Austin. My favorite things are the carne asada burrito and chips and guacamole.
  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleJanuary 17, 2013
    This festive corner taquería is all about fresh, fast, and portable. Don't miss the cochinita in homemade corn tortillas or the great paleta selection. Wash it all down with a frozen sangria.
  • meniscuszine.com
    meniscuszine.comAugust 7, 2012
    Tacos can be ordered wrapped in either a flour tortilla or the superior soft corn tortilla. Those tortillas, and the excellent coffee, are the real heroes here. —WC http://bit.ly/NlI3mX
  • Mary H.
    Mary HdzMarch 28
    All their fresh agua frescas are deliciously refreshing. Carne asada or fish tacos are my fav but I love there chicken salad & all their fresh made dressings.
  • Esmaeil K.
    Esmaeil KhaksariFebruary 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I'd been here a thousand times, but I didn't learn about the amazing puffy tacos until recently. What a shame! They're the best!
  • Whitney J.
    Whitney JardineMay 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    My favorite lunch here: Carne asana salad with chimichurri, add avocado. Delish watermelon agua fresca too!
  • Erin G.
    Erin GleasonMarch 20, 2015
    Awesome little taco stand with outdoor seating. Puffy beef and cochinita pibil tacos were both delish.
  • Alan K.
    Alan KodaOctober 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Their carne asada tacos are awesome. And the rice sorta reminds me of Iranian rice plus jalapeños.
  • Mike S.
    Mike S.July 15, 2016
    Every taco on the menu is excellent. I would highly recommend El Chilito to anyone looking for a great Austin taco.
  • Cheri K.
    Cheri KeilApril 29, 2012
    I've gotta say the watermelon fresca is by the far the most delicious drink I've ever had<333
  • Hattie W.
    Hattie WatsonJune 30, 2011
    Best salsa. Tasty. Love the lime aqua fresca. Service is good but the people aren't always nice and welcoming.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WintersJune 3, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The migas breakfast tacos are great. And don't get me wrong cuz I love bacon, but I avoid it in my tacos here cuz it's overwhelmingly greasy =(
  • Julia O.
    Julia OuterspaceJune 6, 2015
    Everything is good. A truly blessed taco establishment.
  • Marc C.
    Marc ChiricoJune 14, 2015
    This place was mediocre, def not one of my top 10 taco places. The puffy taco shell was delicious, but the beef filling was bland. The "spicy" pork taco was chewy and mild. Small portions, too.
  • loremqqq i.
    loremqqq iqqqOctober 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Fish salad with jalapeño aioli dressing. Unfuckwithable.
  • William S.
    William ShellyJune 10, 2013
    Get the puffy tacos! You won't regret it!
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 30, 2012
    On a hot day, you can't beat a frozen sangria with your tacos.
  • Niecy B.
    Niecy B.January 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Hipster taco. But I must confess the carne guisada makes my mouth happy happy.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PraetoriusMarch 8, 2013
    Great Breakfast Place. Free Wifi (ilovetacos)
  • Chris N.
    Chris NuddMarch 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Pescado tacos and watermelon horchata are rock your taste buds.
  • Martin B.
    Martin BeboutOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A la Mex tacos are "light" healthy and delicious.
  • Andy E.
    Andy EvelandMay 27, 2015
    Great atmosphere and delicious tacos!
  • Dustin H.
    Dustin HaleyMay 12, 2013
    Picadillo tacos are the best in town.
  • Erin J.
    Erin JoyceDecember 25, 2016
    The puffy taco is your best bet here
  • Matt K.
    Matt KettlerFebruary 24, 2014
    Get the horchata with espresso!
  • Charles B.
    Charles BMarch 15, 2012
    incredible spot. puffy. beef. tacos.
  • Danny G.
    Danny GApril 6, 2010
    Awesome hipster beside you with a mustache and white rimmed sunglasses. I bet he got a mexican coke.
  • Beatriz S.
    Beatriz SpicerFebruary 25, 2012
    Get the migas burrito, anytime!
  • Luis V.
    Luis VargasAugust 7, 2011
    Try out the carne asada burrito or taco... so yummy
  • Meisha-ann
    Meisha-annOctober 15, 2016
    Burritos are smaller than you would expect.
  • Jane K.
    Jane KoNovember 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Beef puffy tacos with a watermelon aqua fresca
  • Tacos Taco
    Tacos TacoMarch 7, 2012
    Excellent Breakfast taco place. Check-in your favorite tacos.
  • Veronica P.
    Veronica PhillipsNovember 16, 2013
    Watermelon Agua Fresca is good!
  • Shawna O.
    Shawna OrganisciakNovember 16, 2015
    Puffy tacos and OJO ROJO <3
  • Jose J. R.
    Jose J. Ruiz-VazquezAugust 18, 2014
    Try the cochinita pibil tacos.
  • Jeff K.
    Jeff KnollOctober 29, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything!
  • Antonio C.
    The Watermelon water is amazing!
  • Hannah G.
    Hannah GayleDecember 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Add guacamole to the carne asada taco. Yum!
  • Anna W.
    Anna WeissDecember 12, 2014
    Best breakfast tacos in town; bike in
  • Coan D.
    Coan DMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the Charlie's special taco for breakfast.
  • Elie B.
    Elie BleierMarch 26, 2015
    Breakfast menu available all day
  • Curt Simon H.
    Try the Pineapple Soda
  • Cara M.
    Cara MassacreMay 30, 2012
    Awesome pesacdo salad!
  • Jonathan J.
    Jonathan JowJanuary 20, 2015
    They do not take American Express.
  • Katie F.
    Katie FordDecember 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    bring cash. you can't tip on a card here.
  • Tita A.
    Tita AivaliotisMarch 17, 2012
    Best salsa in town!
  • David B.
    David BlaylockDecember 22, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the salsa
  • Alia M.
    Alia McKeeFebruary 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The tomatillo pork taco or burrito is soooo tasty!
  • Curt Simon H.
    Try the Breakfast Burrito
  • Allison A.
    Allison AbbottOctober 10, 2016
    Queso 😍😍😍
  • Pascal F.
    Pascal FantouMarch 8, 2013
    Great breakfast burrito
  • S Bennett P.
    S Bennett PowellApril 30, 2013
    Puffy taco was good
  • Adrián E.
    Adrián EncontradoMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the fish taco.
  • MissMaybelline
    MissMaybellineMarch 13, 2010
    Get a slushy sangria to go and take it to the airport on your way out of town.
  • Allen R.
    Allen RogersMay 14, 2012
    Cochinita Pibil!!!
  • Rick M.
    Rick MesserDecember 18, 2015
    Chicon all day
  • Chris W.
    Chris WrenMarch 24, 2015
    Decent tacos.
  • Kaleb F.
    Kaleb FulghamMarch 15, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Charlie's Taco on flour is amazing
  • Doug M.
    Doug MMarch 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    There's a teeter totter by the road. #Winning.
  • Jason D.
    Jason DJune 18, 2010
    The vegetal is delicious.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MickNovember 28, 2009
    My favorite is the cochinita pibil.
  • Nae
    NaeApril 13, 2014
    The worst imitation of Mexican I've ever had.
  • Carolee M.
    Carolee MitchellMarch 16, 2009
    Go try the pescado entortillado tacos at El Chilito.
  • Evans T.
    Evans TuckerApril 29, 2009
    Order anything on the menu. It's all good.
  • Matt P.
    Matt PakesMarch 14, 2009
    Best salsa on the planet. Period.
  • Amanda M.
    Amanda McDonoughMarch 4, 2009
    for tacos
  • Shane G.
    Shane GrebJune 13, 2009
    aqua fresca. pineapple. do it.
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