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Root Cellar Cafe

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215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
+1 512-392-5158
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place certainly is in a cellar which adds to the charm. The food is excellent and adventurous. We have gone several times and have been impressed each time.

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Thank torino7788
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have eaten at the Root Cellar for years. It is a delightful place to meet friends and enjoy a delicious meal. I usually go for breakfast or lunch. The chai tea latte is amazing!!! The atmosphere is so easy going. The staff is very friendly.

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Thank Cgmg2
San Marcos, Texas
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Root cellar is a great local break2, lunch and dinner experience. Menu has a lot of variety. Owners are very community conscious. Staff is always professional and friendly. Waitstaff treats every table like it's their table, so feels like everyone working together for customer satisfaction. Always good. Always recommended.

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Thank Stacie78666
San Marcos, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had the Spinach and Basil salad with a shrimp add on; had creamy herb and tangy vinaigrette dressings on the side. Delicious.. paired with a white wine. I had the Chicken Cesar wrap with a side salad; paired with a Root Cellar IPA; both very good. The price is moderate; about $25 per person WITH drinks. The place... More 

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Thank Rocker1968
Kyle, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Our favorite restaurant in San Marcos. When in San Marcos, don't miss this restaurant. Definitely recommend it.

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Thank Charmaine S
El Paso
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

In a little cellar, as one might expect. Decor is cute but not over the top. The patrons were a little more trendy than my family, but we fit in fine. The 27 year old loved the pecan crusted chicken and wife enjoyed the pork chop. All other dishes including desert were great too. Parking may be difficult on busy... More 

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Thank Phanstern
Sheldon, VT
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We walked the river into San Marcos and went to the Root Cellar for dinner. It was fabulous. The beer and wine were very Texas and the foot was outstanding. This restaurant is well worth the visit if you are in town.

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Thank Harold S
San Marcos, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Went for a business meeting/breakfast with my team. This is a true gem in San Marcos! Excellent breakfast, great choices and reasonable price. Atmosphere is unique too.

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Thank 206DMS1985
San Antonio, Texas
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186 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped at a cute local place. We had viewed the menu online but were very disappointed when the entrees and prices did not match what was posted online. That being said the meal was good. Kids menu had good healthy options and the have some gluten free selections but not as much as we'd seen online. My husband has the... More 

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Thank SpotTVMom
Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Had the Caribbean sandwich. Yummy. Great atmosphere. Service and food great. Would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-5158

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