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Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

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1617 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7223
512-805-2444
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Green Sauce Ever!

I love all Los Cucos for the wonderful Tex-Mex food and especially the green sauce. I could drink this stuff. This is probably one of my least favorite that I have been to though. The service tends to be slow as they seem to be understaffed and it just looks outdated. All in all, I go for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Nhelmer
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I love all Los Cucos for the wonderful Tex-Mex food and especially the green sauce. I could drink this stuff. This is probably one of my least favorite that I have been to though. The service tends to be slow as they seem to be understaffed and it just looks outdated. All in all, I go for the salsas, the... More 

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Thank Nhelmer
League City, Texas
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I love the stuffed avocado- smaller plate version (Thank you for recognizing the need to provide choices for smaller appetites.). We always try to eat at Los Cucos when in San Marcos. This restaurant seems to have the freshest, best dishes of the 3 Los Cucos where we have eaten. Love this restaurant.

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Thank Linda M
Kyle, Texas
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

San Marcos has lots of Mexican restaurant choices and this is one we visit a couple times a year. It has our favorite salsas and chips, a large menu selection, and a good happy hour. The stuffed avocados are among the best we've eaten in the area. The chile relleno and carnitas dinners are also good choices. The service was... More 

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Thank msray53
Del Rio, Texas
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Just went there because it was close and San Marcos was VERY busy. Bathrooms were backed up...disgusting...manager didn't care. Guy who seated us was wearing a filthy white shirt. I worked in the restaurant business for 25 years and would NEVER allow an employee to go on the floor like that! Food was very mediocre. Server was pretty good.

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Thank froglegs55
Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The service was a little slow, but the food is awesome! The salsa is great! And the stuffed avocados are a must!!!! If you are in the area - GO!

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Thank Celia W
Poteet, Texas
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here after a meeting and was happy to discover that it was happy hour. The service food and ambience were great. Lots of food and it was delicious.

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Thank Irene R
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Food is always good. Margaritas are great and queso is awesome. The staff can be a little slow, but are always nice. Good for dinner.

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Thank JJ_TX15
nashville
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345 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We went to this resturant R/T recommend by a friend who loved the place now First Judge a place by their Salsa which was not good they had red and green the cheese sauce not good. Now the reg food was good but service was slow when you have a empty glass fill it and the resturant was not busy... More 

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Thank andypandaNashville
Conroe, Texas
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped by on a Saturday night when several large groups were present. The initial service was excellent. Our wait for our food was expected. Our server was prompt in refilling drinks and informing us of our food delivery time. The food was the best we have ever experienced for this franchise. We have eaten in Houston, Conroe, Humble, San... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After a long day at the outlets, we want yummy food we stop and eat. Very good restaurant can't wait to come back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1617 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7223
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 512-805-2444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?