Dining

In response to COVID-19, many restaurants are closed, have modified hours or are offering delivery and to-go. You can find a list of current options HERE.

Tasty fare. San Marcos flair.

The infusion of cultures and lifestyles in San Marcos brings a surprising range of flavors to the table. Soak up some local art while sipping your perfectly blended cup of joe. Grab a bite from a food trailer at one of the mobile eateries before hitting the river. Enjoy a freshly crafted dinner at a local restaurant then stroll the Downtown Square to catch live music or an adult beverage from a rooftop view. From home-cooked treats and comfort food, to international cuisine, and lunch on the go, you’ll find just what your belly is looking for. Even your four-legged friends are welcome at many locations that have an outdoor patio or deck. Just look for a paw print on the restaurant listing photo.

Temporary Restaurant Modifications

Out of an abundance of caution business are modifying their operating procedures and hours. Please call ahead to your favorite business for details. Here is a list created by the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce. 

AJ's Ranch Road Grill

Currently offering to go order. Call ahead to place yours
Locally owned AJ's Ranch Road Grill has quietly become popular among locals and students alike. Known for the bbq taco variations, AJ’s offers dine-in and takeout options. Open late.   

Alvin Ord's

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Downtown | 
Visit this beloved vintage sandwich shop in San Marcos across the street from Texas State University. The first bite of the savory Salvation will make you a believer in all things Ord. 

AquaBrew

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Downtown | 
Live music, craft beer, artisanal cuisine and a large beer garden and patio - what more could you want in a culinary SMTXperience? 

Hours:
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday- Friday: 3-9pm
Saturday: 11am-9pm
Sunday: 10am-3pm

Black's Barbecue San Marcos

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Kent Black is a third generation pitmaster from Texas' legendary Black's BBQ Restaurant, Black's BBQ San Marcos is here to serve San Marcos' barbecue needs. 

Blue Dahlia Bistro

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Downtown | 
A European bistro serving beautifully simple, healthy food. Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner is served from a menu featuring breads, salads, sandwiches and cheeses. The freshest ingredients, including organic and local whenever it's available.

Brooklyn Pie Co

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Known across the country as the "Home of the Giant Slice" Brooklyn Pie Co has been turning out quality pizza since their humble beginnings in the 1940's in NYC.

Café on the Square

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Downtown | 
Located on the Square in downtown San Marcos, Café on the Square offers traditional American dishes with a pleasant view. The perfect place for a downtown shopping break.   

Casa Choi

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Casa Choi is inspired by Korean BBQ with a hint of Mexican flavors! We proudly make our own salsas and buy our tortillas locally.

Casa Maria Mexican Restaurant & Bakery

Currently offering to go orders and outside patio dining only. 
Casa Maria has been serving dishes from unique family recipes since 1997. Enjoy generous portions, freshly baked bread, tortillas and salsa. Every plate is made to order for your pleasure.

Chepo's

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Marked by its yellow exterior, Chepo’s Mexican restaurant is a stand-alone building at the corner of West Holland Street and Ranch Road 12. From breakfast tacos to menudo, enjoy the full range of traditional Mexican dishes. Both dine-in and takeout options are available. 

Chimy's Cerveceria

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
Downtown | 
Gut Rockets & Coldies. Hamburgers and Ritas. Soups, salads, quesadillas, waffle fries and more! Happy hour Monday-Friday 4-7pm.

Monday-Saturday 11am-12am.

Cody's Restaurant Bar and Patio

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations
At Cody's Restaurant Bar & Patio “It’s All About the Experience”  from award-winning small plates, entrees, and hand-crafted cocktails, to local beer and exclusive wine offerings. The ambiance of the restaurant, and the food and drinks they serve all combine to provide  guests with a truly memorable experience with the utmost attention to detail.

Don Japanese Kitchen

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Don Japanese Kitchen's goal is to provide authentic Japanese food for the most reasonable price. 

Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery is locally owned and operated. With both dine-in and takeout options, there is a Kolache for everyone at Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery.  

Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery

Currently offering to go orders only. Call ahead to place yours
Located at the intersection of Sessom St. and N. LBJ Dr. Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery is locally owned and operated. With both dine-in and takeout options, there is a Kolache for everyone at Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery.  

DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

Open for Delivery and carryout
DoubleDave's is known as the birthplace of Peprioni Rolls and home of the Philly Cheesesteak Stromboli in addition to offer the best pizzas made with fresh dough. 

El Golfo de Mexico

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations.
Welcome to El Golfo de Mexico, a locally owned and operated restaurant serving authentic Mexican Seafood. Come discover a wide range of authentic coastal flavors offered by our menu of diverse homemade recipes.

Fazolis

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations.
Savor a classic. Flirt with a new favorite. Go light with gusto. Kick back with a snack. Fazoli’s serves America premium quality Italian food, fast, fresh and friendly.

Figaro's Pizza & Pub

Currently offering to go orders and limited dining room operations.
Figaro's Pizza & Pub offers a selection of pizzas, burgers, specialty appetizers, craft beer, wines and custom mixology.