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Root Cellar Cafe

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215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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

Thank 1960pianotex88
Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a reasonable and friendly cafe, the Root Cellar is your answer. Had lunch there with a friend, she had a chicken sandwich and I had the Ceasar Salad. Both were very tasty, plenty of food, and very reasonable. The service there is also very good. There were quick to take our order and food came up... More 

Thank katscox
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always enjoy our visit to the Root Cellar. It is unique,very busy and the food is always good. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Don H
Wimberley, Texas, United States
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere has potential but still a bit sterile. There were probably 10+ tables in our room and maybe half full but the service though friendly seemed slow. My friend ordered the Eggs Benedict and I tried the egg, new potato, onion skillet dish. We had our own coffee so can't say if theirs was stand up coffee or weak-kneed... More 

Thank Ron B
Hondo, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I met our college sons here for a late Sunday lunch. Wonderful food, excellent service. We enjoyed our food immensely. Coffee was delicious and our attentive waiter made sure everything went smoothly. Will definitely return.

Thank cdsmith322
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are 6 of us in our office this is a great place to have a business get together for breakfast. The intimate setting and great variety breakfast items. There's something for everyone. Everything from the Fresh berries to an omelette.

Thank Diane H
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400 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation just to make sure that we get a table on a busy Friday night. We were seated upon arrival and our waitress Arah was very friendly and prompt. We ordered a couple of appetizers, the chips & salsa and the Spinach dip. The spinach dip was truly delicious. However, I can't say the same about the... More 

Thank Omar R
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good place for our group of 10. We were visiting San Marcos. The place was busy. the food was good. the atmosphere was friendly. It was a little noisy, but not bad. We could still hear each other talk. The menu has a quite a variety of options.

Thank sbrookhart
Austin, Texas
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Locally owned, unique setting, great food, reasonably priced ... Root Cellar Café checked all of the boxes. I had the pecan chicken that was just outstanding. Fresh brewed unique iced tea a nice bonus. Highly recommended!

Thank Christopher E
San Marcos, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my favorite place in town but expect to wait for quality creation good food- great coffee- nice servers not fast food fresh and creative, tasty salad dressing my fav and grilled ham with apple sandwich, breakfasts super salads! tuna! breads!!!!! teas! soups!! shepherd pie!!

Thank Sharri B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: 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?