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Grins Restaurant

For over 30 years Grins Restaurant has been making people smile. Our friendly waitstaff will make you feel right at home. The rambling rooms provide the perfect atmosphere for any size party. Our spacious tree shaded deck is the perfect place to catch up on some studying or enjoy an evening with friends and family. Grins is truly a one of a kind restaurant with great food in a relaxing environment. Its great for lunch or for a night out with the family.

Whether you're craving a World Famous Hamburger with Texas-size homemade onion rings, delicious catfish, steaks, or sizzlin' fajitas our menu offers something for everyone. We have large salads and vegetarian plates as well. Come in and try our famous strawberry frozen margaritas, buckets of ice cold beer, and pitchers of Sangria wine coolers.

Grins is conveniently located up on a hill from Texas State University. So what are you waiting for? Come find out what San Marcos locals and Texas State alumni have known for decades; time well spent at Grins is guaranteed to make you smile! Our happy hour has been voted the best in San Marcos!!


What's Near Here?

Treff's Tavern

Treff's Tavern, your friendly neighborhood bar! Located right up North LBJ, and just across from Texas State campus, Treff's Tavern is your one stop haven whenever you need to get out of the house, take a break from work or school, or just need to get a cold one. 

The Growling

27 Texas breweries represented on the tap wall from all five regions of the state of Texas. Drink a pint or share a growler with your friends at the bar, or purchase your beer to-go. 

Cocktales

A craft beer and cocktail bar with live nightly events.