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Garcia's Mexican Food Restaurant

1917 Dutton Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-7600
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Buda Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We are locals and eat here regularly. There are a lot of Mexican restaurants to choose from but this is one of the best. They have wonderful breakfast tacos as well as lunch specials, and wonderful dinners. They have the very big plate for $9.99, which has all your favorites. Nice big selection of plates to choose from. Have always... More 

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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

For many years this has been our Mexican restaurant of choice in San Marcos, where we live. There are light plates like the Mama's Specials, and generous, tangy plates like the fajitas Norteñas, great with a cold beer. It's the real deal, if you like Tex-Mex.

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We eat Mexican quite often. We recently tried Garcias (normally we eat at Maria's). I ordered the "Brisket fajitas", my wife ordered an enchilada assortment. The "Brisket" tasted like overcooked roast beef - dry, tough, and no brisket flavor. The refried beans seemed to be fresh from the can. My wife's enchilada plate was just OK...nothng to brag about. Her... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Would have given 5 stars, however, the service for our party seven was a little less than desirable.

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Grapevine, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I visited Garcia's for lunch on Sunday, Labor Day weekend. We read the good reviews and enjoy good ol' fashion Tex-Mex so we decided to check it out. So glad we did! We were a bit concerned about the wait as there were at least two groups of customers hanging around outside when we pulled up and... More 

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Emory, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I can't say enough good things about this place! The food was amazing and the beer was ice cold! It isn't your fanciest place to eat in San Marcus but you are missing the boat if you don't at least try it. I will be back anytime I get within 50 miles!

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Seabrook, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Not very big so prepare yourself for a wait if you go for dinner. Went for late lunch and we walked right in. Enchiladas were awesome. Salsa was very good. Service was excellent.

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Dallas, Texas
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429 reviews 429 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is where the locals go in San Marcos for Mexican food. The enchiladas are fabulous and they have good margaritas, there is something for everyone, all ages of our family like the food, and again is the choice of locals which means there are LINES a lot of the time so be mindful of when you go if you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My daughter goes to school in San Marcos, and she had discovered Garcia's. When I visited her she couldn't wait to take me here for some good Mexican food. The place was a little hard to find, and it didn't look like much from the outside or inside. But, the service and food were great. I loved the Green Chicken... More 

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Austin, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had been to Garcia's years ago with family while on vacation and remember having the HOTTEST food in my life - made me cry! I went yesterday for a quick lunch with my boyfriend. I had to get back to the office really quick and after reading reviews wondered if it was going to happen because so many people... More 

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Additional Information about Garcia's Mexican Food Restaurant

Address: 1917 Dutton Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: (512) 392-7600
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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