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Garcia's Mexican Food Restaurant

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1917 Dutton Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5992
+1 512-392-7600
Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a great lunch on a Saturday. Wait was about 5 minutes. I had the beef quesadillas and she had a bowl of menudo. Only issue and likely since this is a college town after all, they charge you for extra tortillas, and additional chips & salsa after the second refill.

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Thank vs1houston
Waxahachie, Texas
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good lunch at this strip mall location off Wonder World Drive. Smallish dining room but prompt and courteous service. Food definitely above average, chicken enchiladas very tasty and the burritos very large. Good chips and spicy salsa.

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Thank Gary W
San Marcos, Texas
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

2 locations in San Marcos. One is old town other is new area. Both have wonderful TexMex food. Very affordable too. Quest and chips to start. Any dish is very authentic with super service.

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Thank Linkay3
Fort Myers, Florida
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292 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The food here is ok. The salsa with the chips is super spicy which is a great thing if you like it hot (I do). The three enchiladas plate was very nice. The quesadilla was also very nice. The service was really good. We would eat here again.

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Thank Ken S
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We took our daughter and her sorority sisters here for Sunday lunch parents weekend. The chips and salsa were made in house and really really good. I got the nachos made with fajita meat and they were excellent and more than I could eat. Of course, they were made with those awesome tortilla chips.

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Thank Kelli L
San Marcos, TX
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

There are several locations of this restaurant but the one we go to is on Wonder World Drive. It is our go-to restaurant and has been for 9 years. The food is consistent, delicious and authentic and the atmosphere is relaxed. Everyone is friendly and pleasant and the place is always clean. I am used to wonderful texmex food as... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

All of their food is good. In particular we enjoy their chorizo and egg tacos. Their menudo is also some of the better that I have had. We enjoy the young staff they have who are college students working their way while attending school. Always clean.

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Thank dipina78666
Wimberley, Texas
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My wife and I stopped for a late breakfast and we were served by Blanca who has served us many times in the past. Gracia;s is a very popular restaurant by all the locals in San Marcos and the local vicinity. It is well known and is convenient to stop bye and have meals at any time of the day.... More 

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Thank TexasFullHouse
San Marcos, Texas
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The food is very good. It is also. Very Tex-mex. not as authentic as people might think. Non the less very tasty.

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Thank Anna R
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104 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

...so get there before the lunch crowd, or you'll have to wait 30 minutes or more. Not much atmoshoere, but that's okay- the food is great, and reasonably priced too. Several locations, all good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Dutton Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5992
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-7600

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