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Palmer's Restaurant Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Soups
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218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Palmers is probably the nicest place to eat in San Marcos and the only upscale establishment I'm aware of here. Both the indoor and outdoor seating are nicely set up. I've never felt crowded or that I was too close to anyone else to have a conversation. The food is well prepared and varied enough that anyone should be able... More 

Thank txtopcat
burton, texas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place using our GPS with no difficulty. It was mid afternoon on a Saturday so not very busy. The wait staff were very attentive, but unfortunately the kitchen wasn't as prompt. My wife had "Palmer's Chicken Salad" & the chicken wasn't quite cooked. When bringing it to the waiter's attention he offered to take it back to... More 

Thank merlinh
Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I really enjoy this place, particularly for special occasions. We would recommend it to anyone that is looking for a cozy restaurant with great food and a wonderful atmosphere!

Thank Sylvia B
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Palmers is one of my favorite restaurants!! Such a beautiful spot, anytime you go. They always provide great attentive service. During beautiful Spring or Fall Sunday mornings, you must go sit outside, listen to some live music, drink the best Bloody Mary's in town, and eat some delicious brunch. Also - don't miss out on the best Mexican Martinis ever... More 

Thank amanilopes
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, upscale restaurant in San Marco's, Texas. was in San Marco's on business yesterday and using yelp and trip adviser came across this restaurant. Very nice restaurant even in Dallas standards in San Marco's! Who would've thought it? Food was good. Price was right with 1 to 2 stars for pricing. I would definitely go there again! I suggest you... More 

Thank Dacoggiola
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I see my best friend 1 time a year when she comes in we always go here have champagne I always get the state but she's vegan but she gets a vegan meal. You remind me of France patio is incredible but inside it's just as nice

Thank Diane H
Joplin, Missouri
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a pleasant outdoor dining setting on Palmer's patio! Good service and wonderful food. There is great attention to detail throughout the restaurant but the patio setting was perfect for an evening with friends reminiscing!

Thank octoberhart
Oakdale, California
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103 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gorgeous setting! A gorgeous outdoor dining room with Al Green softly playing in the background.. I had high hopes for the food... Sadly they didn't come true... Some of the meals served to our party were just too ugly to even eat.. Mine was ok but it seemed as though the eggs for the omelets were pre-cooked and... More 

Thank Michelle K
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times over 10 years. We keep going back because we hope it will be better. The kitchen has real problems. The food takes forever to come out and today it was cold. They would never be accused of serving generous portions either. On the positive side the waitstaff is usually friendly and the setting is... More 

Thank J M
Houston, Texas
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a diverse menu. Service was great. We ate outside. All the food was tasty and hot.

Thank Bluebonet

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
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: 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?