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Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant

1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
+1 512-353-3355
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a very good one, but it feels like home made. Veggies were a bit over coocked, in my opinion. But generally speaking is good for the price. The tea is nice

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for at least 30 years that I can remember. My first time in I was a senior at SWT, and I remember thinking that even then it was a little old. They have not had a face lift since then,...More

Thank Kimmysue50
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very good Chinese food with a wide range of wonderful choices. We have had the moo- goo gai pan, Lovers' Shrimp, spicy won ton, shrimp toast, hot and sour soup, Imperial Fried Rice, chicken with snow peas, and spicy scallops in garlic sauce, and everything...More

Thank DSNAustin
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Prefer buffet at IH 35 and 12 North access road where I go every week and get what we like to- go. Large to-go containers gives us 2 meals.

Thank ArtteacherSanMarcosT
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Short staffed only one wait person in a large space, hit it on a really bad night. Had visited this place many times in the past but over 8 years, and it was very good and had lots of energy, not so much now.

Thank W1721VVbarbaraa
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

But had a gas taste to them. Unsure what that was about. My wife did not notice this though. She loved them. The food was good and well priced. We would go back.

Thank kamikaz75
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a quiet, mom and pop type restaurant. There are locals who love this place and told me about it. I came in for the buffet which was well priced (under $10) and is offered only on Sunday. The food was super fresh and...More

Thank TheSouthernBelle
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Good soups and service. We eat there often both lunch and dinner and get take-out as well. Much better than the buffet on the highway. Sunday buffet is nice but has a lot of fried items. I pass on the fried choices. Family chefs work...More

Thank Sharri B
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food is great. Go once or twice a month. The service is great keep your tea or water. The place is keep clean.

Thank Curtis T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We often dine there after church and love the buffet. The food is authunic, fresh and with a good varity choices.

Thank Don H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-3355
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