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Trudy's North Star Restaurant & Bar

) #586 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
+1 512-454-1474
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“migas” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
$$ - $$$
8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love the tantalizing flavors that they use for their food. I especially love the stuffed avocado with chicken tinga. Also add burnt onions as it gives it an amazing flavor. You can seat yourself upstairs or outside and there are bars in those...More

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went for dinner with my family while visiting Austin for business on the recommendation of a friend. Excellent advice. The stuffed avocados and grilled street corn were dynamite! Hot sauce came in two options and it was awesome and the chips were very warm. Service...More

Thank 88reisah
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

On a recommendation from a friend we tried Trudy's. Delicious drinks, yummy brisket tacos and fun atmosphere! Service was attentive and friendly!!

Thank Dwrlee
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This restaurant bills themselves as a Mexican food joint. Nothing could be further from the truth. The food tastes like a frozen TV dinner that's been marginally re-heated. Although the parking lot appears to be crowded on weekends, there are several other restaurants in this...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had a small family gathering and without exception everyone enjoyed what they ordered. The most talked about was the Miga and Fajita plate and the Miga burritos. Very good food and especially very good cheese dip. Enjoy! Rabbit

Thank JOHN M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had dinner with a relative. We went early on a Monday evening to avoid the crowd. Trudy's is very popular and can get crowded. The food was excellent, and the service was fast, friendly, and not intrusive. I had the Fajita Chicken Burrito, and it...More

Thank hummernator
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friday night. Trudy's is a new favorite for someone who eats Mexican at least once a week. The Burnet Rd. location is tucked away in a small shopping center, and parking is tight. Patio seating is on your own. Our tacos were filled with fresh...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The chicken fried steak was to die for!!! The chicken buritto with cheese sauce was a disappointment. Overall a good experience, will definitely be back!

Thank Z9469LTsaraa
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and kind of strange atmosphere but pleasant to be at not noisy you can perfectly talk to your friends and great affordable prices we loved it

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went to the nail shop next door and noticed a FULL parking lot, all the folks heading to Trudy's. I thought, let's try this place...OMG...totally AWESOME and DELICIOUS! I mean the menu has everything Mexican and it tastes so authentic! I was in Austin for...More

Thank LaTonya V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8820 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-7048
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-454-1474
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