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Freebirds World Burrito

Tex-Mex | $

515 S. Congress
Austin, 78704
512/462-3512
Hours: Sun.-Thu., 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 11am-10:30pm.
Stratocaster-sized burritos in a rock & roll environment are the stock-in-trade at this joint. This is big-boy eating heaven: You don't have to include the veggie stuff you don't want, and there's no way you can walk away hungry.

Other Locations

Freebirds World Burrito, 1000 E. 41st #260
Freebirds World Burrito, 1100 Center Ridge
Freebirds World Burrito, 2765 Bee Caves Rd.

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