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Palmer's Restaurant Bar

218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
+1 512-353-3500
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (43 reviews)
“crab cakes” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friday evening, we had made plans to meet ‘new’ friends who live at Canyon Lake - we had met in Houston at a wine dinner. We were staying in Wimberley & they recommended...Palmer’s Restaurant in San Marcos. We also ate with old (long known) friends...More

Thank 250gerryf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought our out of town guests to brunch, we were seated immediately at 10:30 am but it did fill up quickly thereafter. There was live music inside and the service and food were both exceptional. We ordered both appetizers and they were delicious. Too bad...More

Thank gustav2011
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere great. Service very good. Fondue spinach and artichokes should be chopped more. Calamari tender with good sauces. Patio dining area terrific. Interior intimacy very nice.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

the food was ok,but the service & ambiance was fantastic,kaleb was great he got a birthday plate for my daughter

Thank bihish
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a surprise wedding rehearsal dinner at Palmers. They did an amazing job from the menu items to the gorgeous outdoor patio area. Entrees with options of chicken, pork and salmon were all delicious with a dessert option of chocolate bread pudding or cheesecake....More

Thank Ivan A
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have enjoyed Palmers for decades! We’ve celebrated birthdays, showers, anniversaries and holidays in this beautiful restaurant where the food and atmosphere just get better and better! Whether you want a simple, wholesome meal of soups and salads or a very specially-presented...More

Thank jhoffman2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018

When I think of San Marcos Palmer's Restaurant comes to mind. Anytime I have out of town visitors I take to Palmer's. The food is great, the patio is relaxing and beautiful. Monte has done a fabulous job as the owner/chef of this iconic San...More

Thank jamessI8761JY
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

First time there, called ahead for reservations but was told there was a wait when we arrived on time. Alternative seating was in the noisy bar or outside table on August evening. Chose the outside shaded area which was much better. Flight of wine, appetizer,...More

Thank larry22109
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I attended a gathering today for Swiss national day. This is my second visit to your restaurant. I love the ambiance but was really very disappointed this time. I know the reservation was made way in advance and to be fair, for the longest we...More

Thank SwissGirl00
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

There seems to be some misguided info here? Your group of 25 turned into 49, I have no idea where $25 came from? Your price was $15.95, did the organizer of the event charge $25?? you didnt wait two hours for food, you tried ordering...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

First, the good stuff: great margarita in the bar. Nice ambience until a college crowd birthday went berserk with noise. Flavors of all the food was good, but all of it was presented to the table lukewarm. We had waited so long for the food...More

Thank Gail W
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June 24, 2017|
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Response from LocalLover | Property representative |
Sorry just saw this! Yes we have figured out the issue and have sourced a new company of Texas raised beef. Thank you! Monte
Dick M
November 2, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 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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