3209 Red River, Austin 78705

share_temporary-5.jpgTucked into an unassuming strip mall near campus is Mary’s, a coffee shop, bakery and breakfast spot that pulled me in with a quaint little “We have breakfast tacos” banner. But once I got inside, the fresh food and the atmosphere made me a little more interested in a quick breakfast taco to go.

From authentic belgian waffles with fruit and whipped cream, to a hearty whole wheat wrap with eggs, avocado, tomato, sausage and the works – everything on the menu is made to order and the ingredients are fresh and high quality – and the prices are incredibly reasonable. I dig Starbuck’s breakfast sandwiches, especially of the english muffin variety, so I ordered the Mary’s equivalent for around $4. It was huge and filling and delicious.


  • Food is made to order here – they’re quick but expect at least a ten minute trip even for to-go orders.
  • Try and eat food here. The food is full of veggies and cheeses and more than just a quick breakfast wrap – it’s a little messy for the car.
  • Check out the Wall of Mary’s. I recognized fifteen – tell me if you recognize more sans Google (;