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Eater Austin's Taco Heatmap Archive

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Violet Taco's taco
Violet Taco's taco
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Here is Eater Austin's taco heatmap archives. These are taco trailers, restaurants, and stands that were retired from Eater Austin's taco heatmap to make room for the latest class of tortilla slingers.

Violet Taco
Even though Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ left West 6th Street for South Austin, it left behind a present: taco trailer Violet Taco. The menu includes breakfast tacos and and a section dedicated to barbecue tacos with meats from Valentina's.

DIY tacos with Alcomar’s pork carnitas, slathered with salsa verde. Or look out for taco specials, ranging from cabrito, octopus, to even oyster.

Seafood magic happens at Monger's, where happy hour comes with ahi poke tacos and then red snapper tacos for dinner.

Proof and Cooper
The Dripping Springs bar and grill dedicates Tuesdays to $3 tacos. Pair that with discounted margaritas, making it great for a post-Hill Country trek meal.

Hot Mess
The unfussy trailer is all about barbecue tacos,with either pulled pork, brisket, or beans.

The Stay Gold trailer’s taco choice comes with spicy-sweet-crunchy blackberry and Sriracha glazed pulled pork, topped with candied jalapenos.

One of Chi’lantro’s latest spots right in downtown Austin is slinging classic breakfast tacos.

El Gobernador
This trailer took over Kyoten's prime spot on East 6th Street, serving excellent al pastor, among other tacos.

Taco Flats’ Tacostream
The Allandale bar and restaurant extends to South Congress with a small Airstream trailer focused on trompo tacos.

Boca's second spot behind Container Bar includes breakfast tacos with chorizo, pulled pork, garbanzo beans, and more.

Now with more of a Caribbean focus, Isla added tacos to the mix. At brunch, egg tacos come with meats like pork belly or brisket. For later meals, order the taco trio plate, where filling options include achiote octopus, fish, or chicken.