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Trudy's Texas Star Restaurant & Bar

) #186 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
+1 512-477-2935
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were first seated inside, at a booth near the restrooms. The smell of urine was over powering! We asked to move across the room. Still smelled bad! Moved outside, to get away from the stench. Our waitress was unsmiling, lethargic, and acted drugged out!...More

Thank JTDawg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best chicken fried steak and sides i have tasted in a long time good mexican food also and margaritas interesting atmosphere great location

Thank edwardrH4189OF
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Austin I wanted to try a TexMex place and was recommended this restaurant. I loved it. I am from Canada and when we order a drink we only get one but here they bring you the whole shaker so you keep pouring yourself...More

Thank CrazyWatermelon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant solely based on their trivia night which was fun and a challenge. The Crown and diet in a tall glass I ordered could have been stronger. The sampler appetizer was mediocre at best, and the chicken chimichanga should have been...More

Thank JennifoodieJ
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a bite to eat with your loved one. They have amazing customer service and wide variety of dishws to choose from.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Stopped at Trudy's as we were heading for the airport to return home to California. I had a featured chicken dish that was really yummy and plentiful. Very friendly server and nice atmosphere.

Thank wanderlust_karen
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've eaten here a couple of times and every time it has been solid TexMex food. And the Mexican Martini is excellent. I'll be back I'm sure.

Thank Bret C
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Great house margaritas- on the rocks with salt- and the jalapeño poppers appetizer and stuffed avocado are fresh and very filling. Been coming here when in town for many years and never disappointed.

Thank 587TaraH
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is UT-area favorite. The bar seemed very busy but the restaurant less so at first. Admittedly I ordered something that did not have the spicy symbol in the menu but the food was exceedingly bland. Even the chips and salsa lacked flavor and kick....More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Came here one night after a long day of work. I was in Austin on business for a few days. A co-worker suggested Trudy’s. Food was awesome, staff is friendly and drinks were strong. The stuffed avocado are a MUST!! I hear this place gets...More

Thank Chris236D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705-2803
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > University of Texas
  • Neighbourhood: University of Texas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-477-2935
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