We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Baby Acapulco

$$ - $$$
Zilker Park
Mexican, Southwestern, American
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1628 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
+1 512-474-8774
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 70: English reviews
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place to wind down after some serious partying. Had lunch here to celebrate a friend's birthday. Awesome margaritas.

Helpful?
Thank Keep_Austin_Beerd
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was amazed how run down this place had become over the years, compared to what it was in the late 90s. But, a lot can change in 20 years, right? This place clearly needs some updating and routine maintenance if it expects to draw repeat customers. If we had not taken a taxi there, I probably would have left... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ken S
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
675 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The fish tacos I ordered were good, but not great. I ordered grilled talipia, not fried, with corn tortillas. They had so much inside that it was hard to pick them up: red cabbage, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and onion. But, no sauce. The Mango Salsa, served on the side was too sweet for me. Without it, the tacos were a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank capitollover
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Menu says you can only have two of the purple Margaritas, we had 4 each. Hammer time..... Food was way better than any Mexican I can get in Atlanta. Price was fine, server was great.

Helpful?
Thank Joe N
Montgomery, Texas
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The purple Rita was great! That's where we should've stopped. Our food was ok, but nothing special and there will not be a return visit for the food. If you are afraid of germs just stay away. You know the old rule, if the bathroom is gross then rested a sure that the kitchen is gross,the bathroom is bad. Great... More 

Helpful?
Thank 7Lisa63
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Went to Chuy's down the road. They had a 30 minute wait. Came to Baby A's . I now know why there was no wait at Baby Acapulco's. Better Tex Me in the Midwest.

Helpful?
Thank Doug M
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Great Mexican food in a restaurant with a friendly relaxed atmosphere, Jean Paul is very knowledgable about the food and a joy to watch in full flow!

Helpful?
Thank BridgetteG666
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Margaritas and fajitas are great here! Nice local feel and the staff is great! Came from Houston and I always gotta stop by here!

Helpful?
Thank Jermaine H
Beach Lake, PA
Level Contributor
166 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We went for a late lunch. It was fairly empty and clean. The food was good and the waitress was friendly. I had pork and pineapple tacos with rice and beans. My husband had shrimp enchiladas with rice and black beans. Both dishes were good and we will go back again.

Helpful?
Thank 551melm
Weston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

3 of us went for lunch and everything was great! Free chips were excellent, not the typical resturant chips. Salsa was nice. Shared some queso dip which was very good. We had a variety of things; I had a large Burrito with beef ; it was large, fresh and very good. We will absolutely be back.

Helpful?
Thank Lawrence S

Travellers who viewed Baby Acapulco also viewed

 

Been to Baby Acapulco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1628 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Zilker Park
  • Neighbourhood: Zilker Park
  • Phone Number: +1 512-474-8774

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Baby Acapulco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?