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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
Closed now
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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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Boerne, Texas
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
New Braunfels, Texas
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104 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little place, open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Lunch menu was nice. Chili relleno, stuffed with chicken was a surprise as had no crust! Still quite tasty. Had outside courtyard as well.

Thank Max H
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

You almost have to know you're looking for Palmer's! Quaint little B&B just off the historic square, with a wonderful restaurant. Our grand-daughter is a student at Texas State; we were driving thru and she suggested meeting at Palmers for Sunday Brunch. So glad we did! We drooled over Gooey Buns and Breakfast Paninis. Will definitely go back for a... More 

Thank emgTX
Round Rock, Texas
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

The service was very good - attentive and friendly. I had the seafood combo, fried catfish and an option of grilled, fried, bacon-wrapped, or coconut shrimp. I took the coconut, and it was good. Both the fish and shrimp were generously breaded and crispy. The house salad and red-skin mashers were good but nothing special. My friend had the Cobb... More 

Thank gleno51
Austin, Texas
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286 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

I met a friend at Palmer's for lunch - my first visit. Both of us like oysters and they had them so we had them on he half shell for an appetizer. They were very fresh and clean tasting with no shell fragments from sloppy shelling. My friend had the salmon Caesar salad which he thought was very good. I... More 

Thank Jay F
New Braunfels, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

My daughter and I went to a wine paring dinner and loved it! The Fall Creek Vineyard rep gave a brief description of each wine and the chef/owner of Palmer's gave a brief description of each course. Chef created original off-menu dishes specifically for each wine. Spot on! The clientele was interesting and enthusiastic. As always, the service was great.... More 

Thank rivercitygirl2016
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Disappointed. Took time to get our drinks, took longer to get our food (well over 20 minutes for food). No greens available for sides during their brunch. Food was okay. Bugs are ridiculous outside. Live music a bit too loud.

Thank argentine57
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I went to try it out. It seemed a little busy for a Monday afternoon but service was swift and courteous. Possibly the most impressive part of the visit was the statement Palmers is making with their service. The hostess seemed a little younger and confident however her hairstyle was incredibly daring and really emphasized the equality... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The atmosphere is unique and lovely with an enchanting view of a fountain and garden. The staff was very accommodating and the services outstanding. We stayed and visited for two hours. Will go back again whenever in the area. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Linda K

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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, Pub, 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
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?