Austin, Texas: Taco Maria Statue

A larger-than-life sculpture of Maria Corbalan tops her neighborhood taco stand.

Taco Xpress

Address:
2529 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX
Directions:
Atop Taco Xpress. South side of the city. I-35 exit 232-A. Drive west on Oltorf St. until it ends, then turn left onto Lamar Blvd./Hwy 343. Taco XPress will be about a half-mile, at number 2529.
Phone:
512-444-0261
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Taco Maria. Taco Maria Statue

Visited Taco Maria in Austin today -- the arms are back!

[Daisy, 01/10/2012]
Taco Maria Has Her Arms Chopped Off

"Monster Maria," a statue of Maria Corbalan, owner of a Taco XPress in South Austin, Texas, has had its arms chopped off by daring vandals. They climbed atop the restaurant on the night of September 14 and hacked off her eight-foot arms, leaving only shreds of styrofoam on the roof.

... [10/01/2005] Complete News Story

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