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Taco Cabana

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135 Long St, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-1500
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and staff

I like going here when I want to just sit and eat a good meal. I like to go during the week mid-evening on a Wed. Not a lot of people and noise. Like the atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
2solo2015
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san marcos, tx
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san marcos, tx
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like going here when I want to just sit and eat a good meal. I like to go during the week mid-evening on a Wed. Not a lot of people and noise. Like the atmosphere.

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Thank 2solo2015
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Can't beat this place for breakfast tacos. For lunch or dinner, order off-menu: build your own chalupas. Reasonable prices. Fresh salsa bar complete with cilantro and lime. We eat here about 3 times a month, and really miss it when we head east to visit family.

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Thank E R L
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Can't even get a hot sauce order right much less your food they don't care to refund your money because they don't give a crap how many times you drive back there. Don't leave without receipt.

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Thank willthewiley
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The restaurant was clean and the food was good. The salsa bar was kept clean and the salsa was great. I had fajita tacos with charro beens and rice. It was all very good. I am always surprised at the quality of food at Taco Cabana.

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Humble, Texas
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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We visit TC locations for a quick meal when were on the road and food is usually good for fast food but we found this location to be very slow, food was not up to par and dining area was very dirty. We thought about asking for a refund and leaving before food came out but stuck it out since... More 

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Thank TX13SR13
Texas
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I brought 3 of my male co-workers here today and we were very happy with our meals. All 4 meals for less than $30 and very yummy. Nice and clean and great service. I can't understand the bad reviews - it was just perfect. This group eats out alot here in San Marcos and this is one of our favorites.... More 

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Thank fishbabe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Pros: -Open until late at night -Big portions Cons: -Cold staff with a tendency of not being friendly. -Food is not Mexican but Tex-Mex so the favors change a bit. We wanted to have some Mexican food so we ended up here. They do serve the typical fried beans and rice plus your fajitas, tacos or enchiladas. However, the flavor... More 

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Thank Titamxnl
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

It's a good place to eat but it is very loud and they just slop the food together and your portions are small. But it's good food I guess there's better taco cabanas out there

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Thank Canen14
San Marcos, Texas
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Tacos were really small and food made me sick. Workers were offish and rude. Nothing like other Taco Cabanas I've been to.

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Thank juno w
Lockhart, Texas
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

it was dirty, the food was so-so. i haven't gone back. average place.

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Thank Elaag G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Long St, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: (512) 392-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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