Buda's Bandit Tacos going strong with unique take on Frito pie

Bandit Tacos opened in Buda on July 4. (Courtesy John Earls)
Bandit Tacos opened in Buda on July 4. (Courtesy John Earls)

Bandit Tacos opened in Buda on July 4. (Courtesy John Earls)

Bandit Tacos food truck opened July 4 at 2610 Main St., Buda. Their hours of operation are Thursday-Sunday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Owner John Earls started the food truck with his wife, Rocio. He said so far, business has been good.


Bandit Tacos is most known for its Frito Bandito, which Earls said is their take on the Frito pie. It has homemade green chile queso, house-pickled jalapeños and chipotle and avocado crema with the option to add meat. Bandit Tacos also serves street tacos; breakfast tacos in the mornings, with a sweet and spicy glaze on the bacon; and traditional American tacos with a twist. 512-748-3932. www.bandittacos.com
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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