Austin, Texas: Taco Maria StatueA larger-than-life sculpture of Maria Corbalan tops her neighborhood taco stand.
- 2529 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX
- 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.
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Taco Maria Statue
Visited Taco Maria in Austin today -- the arms are back![Daisy, 01/10/2012]
"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