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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 - 10:00 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

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  • 5
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great salsa, large menu selection

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Kyle, Texas
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Kyle, Texas
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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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Del Rio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Dallas, Texas
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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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Poteet, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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nashville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My fellow co-workers and I tried this place for the first time. It was nice and the attire was relaxed. The atmosphere was somewhat of a wooded area and had a wildlife motif. The food was delicious and the drinks were excellent. I can't wait to visit again.

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I had another road trip for the company I work for and stopped in san marcus because I was tirid and could not finish drive to san Antonio. that was best decision I have ever made.i sat at table 33 Cesar was my waiter. he was busy that night but was the best waiter I have ever had. he talked... More 

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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?