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Palmer's Restaurant Bar

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218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
+1 512-353-3500
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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San Marcos, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We made it just in time for the end of Happy Hour and had delicious snacks before dinner. We always get the special of the day and we have never been disappointed. Its our favorite night out place and one we enjoy taking visitors to.

Thank tanyarh0des
San Marcos, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called and were told no reservations were made but leaving our name would give us priority seating for 1:30. We arrived about 1:25 and were told it would be a 15-30 minute wait and we could sit on the green leather couch to wait. The green leather couch was next to dirty used table the was not cleaned the... More 

Thank _marymyers101
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place after trip advisor suggested it as one of the only two "gluten free/vegan" friendly restaurants in San Marcos. Although the menu is adaptable our waiter - Jason N. - said to me and I quote "Wow... What do you eat? Good luck!" I'm not celiac or allergic to dairy products so thankfully I won't die from... More 

1 Thank Cristina L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of my favorite places to eat in town. The food, no matter what you order, is always spot on. The pork chops are my favorite main dish and the hatch chili Mac is to die for. They have one of the best Happy Hours in town for us "grown ups" who want a quieter atmosphere to... More 

Thank ShelbyF1
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Shelby - thank you for your patronage and taking the time to post regarding your experience. We look forward to seeing you out soon. Take care, Monte More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a great environment and a special place to gather with family or friends then this is the place. From the cozy bar, the comfortable dining room to the beautiful oasis that is their courtyard you will not be disappointed. The staff is friendly and works hard to keep you happy.

Thank Jill H
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thanks Jill! We appreciate your visit and look forward to seeing you out soon. Enjoy the weekend! Monte More 

Austin, Texas
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106 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The server, I think his name was Robert, was good and knowledgeable about the menu. The food was really good. Make sure you're super hungry if you order the CFS as it is enough to share as a meal. I will be returning to taste other menu items.

Thank Janice V
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Janice - thank you for finding us and offering your findings on social media! We also thank you for mentioning Roberts name as they receive great "bennys" when their names are mentioned as they are what makes our operation work. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Monte More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

As this was only my second trip, I am so surprised about how great everything tastes! It is all good, appetizers, entrees, sides, desserts! Nothing disappointed! Had the Osso Buco, hatch mac and cheese, jalapeño creamed corn! Loved it!

Thank Celina P
Conway, Arkansas
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

It's not a common day in January to be 75 degrees so I set out to look for a patio and found a great one here for a late lunch. The staff was very welcoming and the service was quick. I d the smoked chicken stuffed avocado and it was very tasty. The chicken was tender and had a mild... More 

Thank Preston S
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Preston - we appreciate you finding us and taking a moment to review us on TA. We look forward to having you as a guest when back in the area. Thanks, Monte More 

Boerne, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Tonight we celebrated my mother-in-law's birthday and had a great time. I had the tenderloin which was grilled to perfection and very tender. Everyone else also enjoyed their meals. Robert was our waiter and did an outstanding job. Every time we eat here, the food is very good as is the service!

Thank Curt S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Manhattan cocktails were well constructed. Queso guacamole was an overabundance of tasty cheese with a modicum avacado. Wife enjoyed it; me, not so much. Wife had "outstanding" salmon. I had crab cakes but thought they were just okay. BTW, both agreed caesar salad was awful. Excellent service.

Thank Keith L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-3500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?