The breakfast taco is a southern staple, especially in a college town where food that's cheap and can be eaten on the go is essential. So, naturally, College Station has a number of places serving up piping hot breakfast tacos at all hours.
With all these options in mind, I've narrowed down the four places that are most well known for their breakfast tacos and sampled each. A truly difficult task, I know. So next time you are struggling to decide where to get your breakfast taco fix, the following rankings will make your life a little easier.
4. Torchy's Tacos—The Migas
Torchy’s Tacos is a Texas favorite that is known for their unique flavor combinations, and they have a nice selection of breakfast tacos. I decided to go with the Migas taco, which has scrambled eggs, crisp corn tortilla strips, green chiles, avocado, pico de gallo and shredded cheese.
I wanted to love this one, but I found the green chiles over powering and the tortilla was room temperature and tasted less than fresh. It was skimpy on the avocado but, then again, when have you ever had a taco that had enough avocado? For such a popular place, I expected more. I still love their other tacos but if you want a really great breakfast taco, skip the Migas.
3. Mad Taco—The Mad Morning Taco
This taco is perfect if you want one taco that is going to fill you up for hours. It's essentially an entire meal and would be a great brunch option. The idea of eating this first thing in the morning makes me sleepy. The combination of scrambled eggs, black beans, cheese, braised pork, chile oil, cilantro aioli, and salsa makes it super flavorful.
2. Fuzzy's Taco Shop—Bacon, Potato, Egg, and Cheese Taco
While not the prettiest taco of the bunch, this simple combination was surprisingly tasty. The bacon was crispy and the potato was well seasoned. It was also slightly greasy, which is ideal if you are recovering from a night out. If you like a no-frills, simple, cheap, and delicious taco, this is the one for you.
1. Fuego Tortilla Grill—The Sunday Brunch
Being a senior at A&M, I have had my fair share of trips to Fuego, and have tried most of the tacos on their menu. But this was my first time trying the Sunday Brunch. I am not kidding when I say I'll never order anything else—this is the breakfast taco of my dreams.
It's huge, it's simple, and it packs just the right amount of flavor into a fresh tortilla. The Sunday Brunch is stuffed to the brim with eggs, bacon, sausage, peppers, onions, potatoes, and their poblano queso. I always knew Fuego had the best queso in town and it took this taco to another level. If you want the absolute best breakfast taco in town, Fuego is the answer.#Spoon Tip: If you want something really crazy and out of the box, try the chicken and waffles taco. Yes, waffles in a taco is a thing and it is unbelievably good.