This vegan food trailer resumed operations and moved to this location Cheer Up Charlie's after a change of ownership in early-2014. Continues to serve vegan food: tacos, burgers, and fries. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out only
900 Red River St
Austin, Texas 78701
323-359-5689

Tue-Sat 6:00am-2:00pm

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  • Outdoor seating
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accepts credit cards
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Reviews

First Review by ColonelSeitan
lai.9292
lai.9292
  • vegetarian
Contributions
+36

great seitan burger

4 Posted on 10 / 14 / 2014

After searching for Arlos for awhile, we finally found the new location! So glad! The seitan fakin bacon burger was delicious. I encourage you to have your non veg friends try it to see if they can tell the difference. :) I want to try the seitan Chik sandwich next time.
I took off one point just because I am unsure if they use organic ingredients.

Pros: delicious vegan goodness
Cons: limited seating, unsure if food is organic
ShaynePeterson
ShaynePeterson
  • vegan
Contributions
+14

Delicious

4 Posted on 09 / 21 / 2014

I'll get this out of the way first: the tater tots were ok. Not bad, but if I go again I won't feel like I need to have them. You do get a fairly large order though so you can probably split one order between two people.

I ordered the Chipotle Chik'n sandwich. It was EXQUISITE. The chik'n patty was tender and delicious, the toppings were good- if I'm ever in town and make it back to this food truck I might ask for some extra jalapeƱo- and the bun was toasted on their grill with margarine. Perfect. Absolutely perfect. My husband ordered the street tacos, and really enjoyed them. If you're really sensitive to spicy foods, you might want to pick a different item.

Pros: tasty, authentic
Cons: oily but good
LorinWinter
LorinWinter
  • vegan
Contributions
+37

Best Veggie Burger

5 Posted on 09 / 21 / 2014

This was the best vegan burger I have ever tried. The sweet potato fries were also amazing. If you are traveling to Austin you need to try Arlo's.



eatyourveggies
eatyourveggies
  • vegan
Contributions
+1866

Orgasmic Vegan Burger

5 Posted on 02 / 10 / 2013

Hands-down the best place to get a vegan cheese burger in the WORLD. I'm not kidding. If you are in Austin you must try the bacon cheeseburger. The tacos are excellent to as well as the BBQ burger. Just do it. Bring an empty belly. And if you need fries the truck park next door has sweet potato fries!!


eksveg
eksveg
  • vegan
Contributions
+18

Wow. Just, wow.

5 Posted on 12 / 24 / 2012

I have been meaning to try Arlo's for ages. Unfortunately, it's not on the side of town where I live, and their hours don't mesh that well with my schedule. Last week the planets finally aligned and I had a chance to try it. I wish I had done so much sooner! I had the bacon cheeseburger and I loved it! If you are looking for "late night vegan bar food" then you have found it. I love thinking about all the non-vegans that love Arlo's and probably don't even know it's vegan...


nafanc
nafanc
  • vegan
Contributions
+29

Simply awesome vegan food

5 Posted on 03 / 24 / 2012

This place is great. The veggie burgers are homemade and have great texture and flavor. I believe the chik'n is also homemade, and that's great as well. I highly recommend the bacon cheezeburger or the chipotle burger. It's so great to find a place that serves hot, fresh, and flavorful vegan comfort food. The people who work here obviously put a great deal of love and care into their food. They have truly unique and delicious offerings!

Pros: unique, delicious
ColonelSeitan
ColonelSeitan
  • vegan
Contributions
+16

Great, tasty vegan options!

4 Posted on 12 / 16 / 2011

Arlo's is a new trailer on Austin's east side, and they're open in the evenings until late, situated behind some East 6th St. bars.

The bacon cheeseburger definitely seems homemade from scratch, and is super tasty. Definitely hits the spot. You can get chips and guac as a side or "chik'un" tacos, but it would be nice if there were fries or something similar to go along with your burger.

Our chipotle chik'un burger was ok, the chik'un seemed a bit dry though and not particularly chicken-y. Good, but I liked the bacon cheeseburger a lot more.

Overall an awesome option, especially since there aren't a ton of late-night vegan options in Austin.

Pros: tasty, homemade, pretty good value
Cons: no fries

 

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Last updated: 2014/08/31

 

Added: 2011/12/15

 

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