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Palmer's Restaurant Bar

218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
512-353-3500
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Ranked #6 of 225 Restaurants in San Marcos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Food did not arrive until one full hour after we ordered! We asked the waiter for bread twice and never received it. "Fruit Dish" consisted of one small piece of melon. Pork tacos were tasteless while potatoes were very greasy. Salads were nothing special. Waiter overcharged us for the salads and had to be corrected when we received the check.... More 

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San Marcos, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food here is average, the ambiance is average, although better than most places in San Marcos, and the service is really average. Sad, but all there is here.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I went there with my parents for their anniversary and my birthday. The waitress was sweet and fun. The ambiance was a delight and the food was wonderful. I loved the whole experience can't wait to go there during the spring

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Rosanky, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Had lunch with my sister -- came back later & met my brother for happy hour -- for my birthday. These are some of the BEST Bloody Marys around! The food was excellent!!!! Had several appetizers & all were equally wonderful!!! The raw oysters were to die for!!!! Happy Hour was great fun as well! Whenever possible I will return!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Family and I were in town for business and decided to trust Trip Advisor for our dinner plans on Friday night. We absolutely loved the food and the service that Andrew provided was 5 star! Palmer's is a must do if you are in San Marcos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I love always being able to take family and friends from out of town to this reliable and delicious restaurant - they always have great food, drinks and the service is always amazing!!!!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

After attending my son's graduation at Texas State University, our extended family visited Palmer's for a celebration. Wait staff was very attentive to our needs. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. Nice happy hour and nice bar area. We will visit again.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was a a great find! Beautiful outside and inside, it was like a hidden garden. Staff were very responsive and the food was excellent, if a little pricey. I'll definitely be heading back.

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San Marcos, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We live in San Marcos and go to Palmer's Restaurant fairly often. It has a lovely setting, in a remodeled home with seating indoors, or in the bar area, or in the outdoor patio that is popular with locals. The menu is varied. The tortilla soup is a favorite. I like the ensalada del fuego with shrimp on top. Crab... More 

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Destin, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We found this restaurant through sites like TripAdvisor, and boy, the good reviews were spot on! Very picturesque setting, quaint restaurant in downtown San Marcos. Lush greenery on the patio. Lovely restaurant and bar areas. The Thanksgiving buffet was very reasonably priced at $34.95 per adult, especially because it included roasted turkey, spiral ham, salmon and prime rib! The sides... More 

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Additional Information about Palmer's Restaurant Bar

Address: 218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
Phone Number: 512-353-3500
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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