I'm no stranger to tortilla soup; I've tried plenty over the years. To find the best in the city, I visited 8 different eateries and sampled their versions. All of them had something special to offer, but in the end, I could only pick one as my favorite.

In this article, I'm taking you on a culinary journey to discover Austin 's best tortilla soup. From north to south, we'll explore every flavor, texture and presentation of this classic dish. So join me - let's get started!

Juan in a Million

Juan in a Million
🗺️ 2300 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 512-472-3872
🌐 Website
Sunday: 7 AM–3 PM
Monday: 7 AM–3 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–3 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–3 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–3 PM
Friday: 7 AM–3 PM
Saturday: 7 AM–3 PM

The atmosphere of the restaurant is welcoming, and the waiters are friendly and attentive.

The tortilla soup is delicious; easily one of the best I have ever tasted. The portions are generous and it is well spiced. The freshly made tortillas served on the side really enhance the flavor and make it a unique experience.

Overall, I highly recommend Juan in a Million for anyone looking for the best tortilla soup in Austin.

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La Cocina de Consuelo

La Cocina de Consuelo
🗺️ 4516 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
☎️ 512-524-4740
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–2 PM
Monday: 7 AM–6:30 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–6:30 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–6:30 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–6:30 PM
Friday: 7 AM–6:30 PM
Saturday: Closed

The tortilla soup at La Cocina de Consuelo is unlike anything I've had before - the flavor and texture of the broth are perfectly balanced, and they use the best ingredients to ensure a bold taste. The toppings are also top-notch - crispy tortilla strips, avocado slices, cheese, and cilantro all add an amazing flavor.

My favorite part of La Cocina de Consuelo's tortilla soup has to be its freshness - it has been cooked using traditional methods and uses only natural ingredients, which makes it so much better than other soups I've tried in Austin. The service at the restaurant is also excellent - the staff is friendly and always willing to help you out with whatever you need.

In conclusion, La Cocina de Consuelo offers one of the best tortilla soups in Austin! If you're looking for an amazing, unique take on tortilla soup that'll have your taste buds dancing with joy - look no further than La Cocina de Consuelo.

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🗺️ 1728 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
☎️ 512-474-4452
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

I have to say that their tortilla soup is the best in Austin, by far. The flavor profile is perfect - it has a wonderful balance of spiciness and savoryness. The cubes of avocado and crispness of the crunchy tortillas provide an amazing texture as well.

The presentation is also on point. They make sure to garnish the soup with fresh vegetables, herbs, and even Mexican cheese!

It's also worth noting that the portions are very generous, so Chuy's definitely provides great value for your money!

Overall, I would highly recommend Chuy's for anyone looking for the best tortilla soup in Austin!

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Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop

Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop
🗺️ 2305 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 512-472-0017
🌐 Website
Sunday: 6 AM–2 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 6 AM–2 PM
Wednesday: 6 AM–2 PM
Thursday: 6 AM–2 PM
Friday: 6 AM–2 PM
Saturday: 6 AM–2 PM

The tortilla soup at Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop is truly outstanding. It's a savory dish packed with flavor and texture. The broth is smooth yet slightly spicy and full of different vegetables such as peppers, onions, celery, tomatoes and corn. The toppings are also excellent, ranging from shredded cheese to crunchy tortillas chips.

To top it off, the service is amazing! The staff is friendly and attentive to your needs. Plus, the atmosphere is cozy so it's perfect for just sitting down and enjoying your soup.

Overall, I'd highly recommend Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop for anyone looking for the best tortilla soup in Austin . You won't be disappointed!

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El Chile Café y Cantina

El Chile Café y Cantina
🗺️ 1900 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
☎️ 512-457-9900
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–10 PM

The tortilla soup at El Chile Café y Cantina is outstanding. It has a unique flavor that is unlike any I've ever tasted. The broth is hearty, yet light and not too heavy. The ingredients are fresh and the spiciness is just right.

I highly recommend everyone in Austin to try their tortilla soup at least once. It's definitely one of the best in town! In fact, it might be the best tortilla soup in Austin . I can't tell you enough how good it really is - you just have to try it for yourself!

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🗺️ 2004 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
☎️ 512-441-5446
🌐 Website
Sunday: 9:30 AM–10 PM
Monday: 9:30 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM–10 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM–11 PM

I've had the opportunity to try many different kinds of tortilla soup in my travels, and I can confidently say that Polvos is a standout.

The flavors at Polvos are bold, yet carefully balanced to perfection. The soup has a well-rounded flavor profile which includes layers of sweet, savory, spicy, and smoky notes.

The texture of the soup is perfectly creamy without being too heavy or overly rich. It's also full of crunchy toppings such as fried tortilla strips, fresh cilantro, avocado cubes and Cotija cheese.

Overall, I would definitely recommend Polvos for anyone seeking the best tortilla soup in Austin !

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Tamale House East

Tamale House East
🗺️ 1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 512-495-9504
🌐 Website
Sunday: 9 AM–4 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–9 PM

The ingredients used in their soup are always fresh, giving the soup a delightful flavor and aroma. The broth is seasoned perfectly - not too salty, but with just enough kick to make it memorable. When topped with diced onions and jalapenos, and accompanied by the complimentary chips and salsa, it truly lives up to its reputation as the best tortilla soup in Austin!

I also appreciate that Tamale House East offers vegan-friendly options for their soups. The vegan tortilla soup has all of the flavor and texture of its regular counterpart, without animal products or additives.

If you're ever in Austin looking for delicious tortilla soup, be sure to stop by Tamale House East - you won't be disappointed!

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Taqueria Los Altos

Taqueria Los Altos
🗺️ 3301 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78722
☎️ 512-236-1219
🌐 Website
Sunday: 7 AM–10 PM
Monday: 7 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–10 PM
Friday: 7 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 7 AM–10 PM

I'm passionate about Mexican cuisine and I can confidently say that the tortilla soup here will exceed your expectations. The broth is flavorful and rich, definitely one of the best I've had. The toppings are also fantastic, especially the queso fresco and cilantro.

The tortilla soup is truly something special: it has just the right balance of spicy and savory flavors. On top of that, it's served quickly with ample portions!

Overall, if you're looking for **the best tortilla soup in Austin **, look no further than Taqueria Los Altos!

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Susan Wright

Susan has a passion for helping small, locally-owned restaurants and businesses to tell their stories and showcase their unique offerings to the public. With a loyalty to her hometown of Austin, TX, Susan is committed to making sure these establishments get the recognition they deserve. Outside of work, Susan enjoys exploring Austin's food and music scene with friends, hiking in the nearby hill country, spending time in nature, and savoring every bite of barbeque she can find.