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Garcia's Mexican Food Restaurant

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1917 Dutton Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-7600
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food!

1st time at Garcia's and the food was amazing. I had a bowl of menudo with fresh homemade tortillas and a garne guisada taco. The service wasn't so great, we sat for almost 45min before getting our food. I think the waitress was new or just had to many tables, however she was very sweet and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Jamie H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

1st time at Garcia's and the food was amazing. I had a bowl of menudo with fresh homemade tortillas and a garne guisada taco. The service wasn't so great, we sat for almost 45min before getting our food. I think the waitress was new or just had to many tables, however she was very sweet and apologetic for her service.

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San Marcos, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have eaten here many, many times and have never once been disappointed. The food is consistently excellent, service is fast and friendly and prices are very affordable. The manager, Horacio, is always there and is usually greeting customers, helping his staff and doing whatever it takes to provide an excellent experience for his customers. This is one of our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Not the greatest food and don't expect to drink anything but wine based margarita. The price was cheap but I will say San Marco Mexican food not the greatest.

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Chips and salsa are good and food is also pretty good. Prices are reasonable. The atmosphere is family friendly. I had enchiladas and they were tasty. Someone in my party had fajitas, but they weren't served traditionally on a sizzling iron plate. They were served on a bed of onions (no bell peppers) on a dinner plate. I can't say... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Was heading through town on IH 35 and wanted local Mexican Food. Garcia's is a small, family style place. Friendly service, lots of waitstaff and lots of locals. Had enchiladas, tacos, guacamole salad and chips. The fried tortilla chips were fresh and outstanding. The other food was good, not great. All food tasted fresh. The hot sauce was very mild.

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Not quite sure about the locations, on Trip Visor this is the only Garcia's Mexican Restaurant that comes up, but the location on the receipt says 403 S. LBJ Dr. Any way this is just a little restaurant tucked away in a old neighborhood and the shopping center is kind of run down, but don't let that fool you. Don't... More 

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Edgewood, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Chips and Salsa is to die for. I would come here for just chips and salsa. Large portions of food, always good and the atmosphere is always great. The wait staff are trained very well.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Oh my! Delightful and delicious. Three of us had three different dishes and we all loved them. Dessert was to die for. Waitress was so pleasant and helpful and to top it all off it was cheap! A must go to

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Fredericksburg, Texas, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a very sweet waitress, loved all the food. The flavors were all scrumptious! We started with the Queso with Sausage that was a great starter! I had the 3 enchiladas (cheese, beef, and chicken). Loved them all! Boyfriend had a burrito fried (chimichanga). He was very satisfied with his food also! We will definitely come back soon!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Garcias is priced accurately for quality and quantity of food. The service is always great & they also have the option to place to go orders. They do not deliver. They offer a plate of the week. It is always packed on the weekends!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1917 Dutton Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: (512) 392-7600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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