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American, Bar, Brew Pub, Grill, Gastropub
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed August 6, 2021

We wish we had visited this restaurant earlier in our son's academic career. We visited a couple of month's ago and because of that experience, chose Crafthouse to celebrate his graduation. They went above and beyond our last experience. The food was very filling and...the service was great from the waitress to the bar help even though they were very busy. To top it all off, our son received a bottle of champagne for celebrating his graduation! Check them outMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed February 5, 2021

Great atmosphere and the best chicken and waffles I’ve ever eaten. Pricing is reasonable as well. My daughter and mom enjoyed their food as well.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed November 2, 2020 via mobile

Was ok prior, but the last visit all staff ignored me. Even after mngr involvement, never got order.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Location: good Price: high but not outlandish Selection of food: very good Taste: my brisket tacos were very good but done fought out treated odd and had an upset stomach later. These people mostly had burgers. Service: self seating but attentive. Food came out quickly...Atmosphere: nice, open. College bar and grill with TVs and a stage singer All in all, an enjoyable but not excellent experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

My server, the bartender was damn good and attentive otherwise this review would only get a two. I admit I didn't know it had live music or I might have picked someplace else. Too noisy and the band was really no good. Not very well...lit either (OK so its a bar posing as a restaurant, but if I had gone after dark I probably wouldn't have had enough light to read the menu. Got a chili frito burrito. The chili was subpar and dry as hell. And not enough flavor to suit me. Could have gotten the same at a high school ball game, but at least I expect high school ball park food to be like that.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Good place and nice environment. We were charged $2 for Lone Star Light. The menu said $1.50. Annoying. Also, the salad bar wasn’t replenished/maintained well. Otherwise, it’s a good place.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

Sitting here now with my wife and 3 kids. Service has been great, friendly wait staff and food is very good. Would come back again!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Some of our good friends invited us to meet them in San Marcos for dinner. Great Sports bar design, with ample TV sets. Loud, but manageable. First clue was the beers on the menu that were not available. Second problem was that the beer was...warm. Third was that my wife's shrimp tacos were filled with cold small shrimp. Fourth was that the burger that I had asked to be medium rare was a charred Briquette. Fifth was the pasta on the salad bar that was labeled as spicy was doused with powdered habaneros. We didn't make any sort of a scene out of respect for our friends; but I wouldn't recommend this place over a soup kitchen. Too bad, because it could be great.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Worst experience I’ve ever had in San Marcos. I would frequent this place for lunch with co workers regularly. So when a friend came into town to visit I made the mistake of choosing this place for lunch. At first we sat by the bar...and placed an order for food and beers. We decided to move outside after being served our drinks and the waitress outside decided to re I.D us. We handed over our IDs at which point our waitress started accusing my friend of having a fake ID while scratching at the barcode. She was extremely rude and unprofessional threatening to call the police. The ID was real, so we agreed to wait for the police. I asked to speak to her manager and we were directed to the acting manger behind the bar. The acting manager totally mishandled the situation and instead of diffusing the situation added fuel to the fire by yelling at us in front of a busy dining floor .They ultimately handed back the ID and kicked us out. The whole ordeal seemed racially fueled.Do not give this place your business.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

If you go you have to order the Bobcat fries! They have $2.50 frozen screwdrivers all day everyday! Go check it out!!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

A great street-front spot in the town Square, with outdoor seating. Big burgers and cold beers. The service can be overwhelmed at peak times. On the other hand, you may end up with a nice slow meal as a result and that can be pleasant....No big menu stand-outs. The location is the thing here.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there yesterday and it was just ok. It took 40 min to get our food at 130pm. Servers were very nice and polite though. My brisket tacos were ok, just way too fatty for my taste.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Wasted 10 minutes sitting at a table with my family while both waitresses circled around and ignored us. There were a lot of college kids, but the waitresses weren't overwhelmed. Poor service and not worth it if you're looking for a meal.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We were told to seat ourselves yet all empty tables were dirty. Had tyo find someone to bus table took at least 15 minutes. We sat d own waited another 15 to get waited on. Waited at leat 40 minutes for food. Wait staff never...returned in fact we had to go find someone to pay our ticket. Then it was wrong and had to wait another 15 minutes to get it fixed. Tbey seemed very put out. We could have easily walked without paying. The food was not that good to return.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Food was so good. I had Brisket. There are many TV to Watch your sports playing with a nice Fireplace lite. We got there on a Sunday the live Music was playing. Great live Music.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Yes, Crafthouse Kitchen and Tap offers takeout services.

Crafthouse Kitchen and Tap is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3