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Root Cellar Cafe

215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
+1 512-392-5158
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“beer bread” (9 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful chicken carbonera with blackened chicken and artisan chicken. Side salads and you are in business. Love supporting local business. This place is well deserved. We love every morsel. Quaint atmosphere to boot.

Thank theboysmomma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here several times and have never been disappointed, pasta is great and many of the items are worth the visit. The service is outstanding and a very classy and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank torino7788564
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting from out of town and WOW what a treat! I took the suggestion of my waiter and had the chicken served with onions, red peppers and bleu cheese with fresh green beans and roasted red potatoes...it was delicious! One of the best meals I've...More

Thank MacccD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made our now annual pilgrimage to San Marcos and stopped by Root Cellar for dinner. We love it! Our waiter, Cody, had friendly banter and wonderful suggestions on what to order as we love trying something new each visit. Always delicious and always so...More

Thank Andreya W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here en route to San Antonio from Austin. Great food. Good service. A nice find for breakfast

Thank jdwooddvm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Root Cellar is a local favorite that constantly delivers a great dining experience. Not typical in show, tucked under a local bar and resembling a wine cellar, however, it boasts a foodie-centric scene and vibe. Breakfast or lunch will not disappoint and will most likely...More

Thank celenamartinez
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Blanco. Great food and beer flights! Great service in an eclectic setting. We would come here again!

Thank vveltman
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

The wife said we gotta check out the root cellar in San Marcos out. BOOM Unexpected treat! This is why doing and reading reviews works this place a Hidden Gem they have lots of vegan and vegetarian items to choose from craft beer. Outdoor sitting...More

Thank driving4you
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We are so glad we decided to go to the Root Cellar Cafe for breakfast during our stay in San Marcos. The menu was very unique, but still some simple things for picky eaters like myself. Would have loved to try their lunch or supper...More

Thank lcgovols
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We found this spot while cruising around downtown and had a great lunch! Kids had Mac and cheese that wasn’t Kraft and they loved it! My other son had PB & J with homemade jelly. I had yummy pasta and my wife had French toast...More

Thank purplepetunia67
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October 26, 2017|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There are two wide stairs at the front door and the host says there are two strong guys to help with entry. Their phone number is: (512) 392-5158
Marti K
December 19, 2016|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
(512) 392-5158 is their phone number. You might call for more details about the restaurant.
Suzanne V
November 11, 2016|
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Response from Chad S | Reviewed this property |
They have nice selection
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +1 512-392-5158
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