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Recio's Smokehouse is Home to the Biggest Breakfast Taco in Texas

It's the size of a baby!

Ask a Texan what their favorite breakfast is and 9/10 you'll get the answer, "breakfast taco". Loaded up with every ingredient under the sun (scrambled eggs, potatoes, chorizo sausage, cheese, refried beans) and wrapped in a homemade tortilla, every Texan has their own opinion of where to find the best breakfast taco. We can't argue that, but we can point you to the biggest breakfast taco in the state. All you need to do is visit Recio's Smokehouse restaurant in Corpus Christi, Texas.

The Biggest Taco Comes From Recio's Smokehouse


Located at 5526 Old Brownsville Rd in Corpus Christi, Recio's Smokehouse and Catering is a small family-owned and operated barbecue restaurant. From the outside, it almost looks like a warehouse of some sort, but once inside the decor on the walls and the family atmosphere make this Corpus Christi restaurant welcoming and homey. Open for breakfast and lunch, Recio's smokehouse & catering is a cozy place to stop by and grab a plate of their brisket and BBQ.

Find yourself hungrier than usual? Take on the taco challenge and chow down on the Recio's breakfast taco, a 4.5-pound taco stuffed with refried beans, potatoes, breakfast sausage, chorizo, egg, brisket, and cheese all wrapped up in a homemade tortilla. Finish the taco within 13 minutes and the taco is free. According to the owners of Recio's smokehouse restaurant and catering, only a few hungry people have successfully managed to beat the challenge. However, for only $12.99, this taco the size of a baby can't be beat. While you can try and eat the whole thing on your own, it's also a great item to order and share with a few friends. Not only do you get to taste the famous taco, but you also get to walk out of the restaurant rather than being rolled.

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