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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 219 Restaurants in San Marcos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
New Braunfels
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I met a friend for lunch here last week. I order the Pecan Crusted Chicken with mashed red potatoes and a salad. The food was good and the service prompt. The only thing missing was a hot roll, but I didn't need that anyway.

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Durham, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Loved the whole ambiance of the place. Elegant casual if there is such a thing. Weather was perfect to enjoy the courtyard, fountain, great service, good food, fair prices, varied menu.

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San Francisco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Great bar with relaxed cozy atmosphere. Good restaurant with a good regional menu. Recommended for an outdoor meal or a late night drink.

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North Carolina Beach & Florida Gulf
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Trying to escape the college crowd? Palmer's is perfect with indoor and outdoor areas and a very good selection of food. We had an early lunch with 5 of us and the menu provided choices for all with a wide variety. Nice and cool inside with a pub atmosphere (dark).

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Wimberley, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Dined there last night with friends. My food (that night's special) was room temperature and the steak (rib-eye) was thin and tasteless plus it was covered in too much "sauce." One friend ordered fish...smelled bad, had to return it. One ordered chile rellano....never again was his comment. Palmer's is a lovely location, and there was no complaint about the wait... More

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San Marcos
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Palmer's is a classy old style place with indoor and outdoor seating, Drinks are large and plentiful. Food has a New Orleans based style and flavor. Noise levels are quiet and atmosphere is great for dining.

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Louisiana
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197 reviews 197 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stopping to eat lunch with my cousin, he chose the place. The garden courtyard by the parking lot is very pleasant to wait or dine. Since it was hot, we chose to eat inside. Interesting layout of dining rooms and bar had various architectural features from various styles: old west saloon, to ranch style very like some Frank Lloyd Wright... More

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Meadows Place, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

First time to visit and had a wonderful experience. We were in a private room for approximately 75 ppl. Only complaint was the noise level became exceptionally loud in that room. But let's talk food...I had the honey habanero glazed pork chops. Very good, very tender and the glaze was so good I tried to buy some in Wimberley while... More

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Wimberley, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is the first time for us and we will be back. The atmosphere is great. Old west kind of feel. But the best part was the meal. I had the sirloin and it is one of the most tender I have ever had. It just melted in my mouth. My wife had the salmon and the herbs they cooked... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

In late August I had a business dinner at Palmers. My compatriot, a banker explained her local banker considers it the best place to eat in San Marcos for a business dinner. Lots of wood paneling but not intimidating. Very friendly. The mixed grill was excellent. It even came with a cheese stuffed sausage that was quite good. I would... More

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