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Carino's Italian-San Marcos

1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666
+1 512-393-5060
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Not the place it used to be.It took fifteen minutes for the hostess tp show up to seat us. No one in line. Terrible service. Pitiful.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way through San Marcos at this place it was not a name we've heard of place was quiet so we got seated quick ordered drinks from the bar then our meal our server David was very friendly and nice food was great...More

Thank doddsy69
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We lunch eat here frequently and are never disappointed. Pleasant atmosphere, good service and excellent food. Perfect stop for late lunch or early dinner for us.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We planned for another restaurant around the corner but with 1 1/2-2 hr wait time for seating we took a chance at this place. We were seated right away. The waitress was very nice, but forgot the wine. Come on. Alcohol is big $ for...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This used to be a great place. Haven't been in quite a while and the food and atmosphere has gone way down hill. Will have to head towards Austin now if I want Italian fare.

Thank lowemanc
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

First disappointment was our waiter. He was absentmindedly neglectful. He just didn't seem to get the idea that he should be trying to take care of us. Luckily another waiter was helpful when ours was not. The other disappointment came with the two entrees that...More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This Johnny Carinos was a huge disappointment compared to others that we've frequented in two other cities. The male host hardly welcomed us, and the Caucasian waitress was abrupt, never smiling, and somewhat rude. She seldom returned to our table. The food was pricier than...More

1  Thank Susie515
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place used to be Great!! There are not alot of Italian food options in San Marcos so we're stuck going here. We visited last night and although the service was decent the food was meh(ordered the chicken scaloppini)!! And what the heck...More

Thank ShelbyF1
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We waited over an hour for our food and half of our entrees were cold. We sent them back & watched the head cook/manager yell at our waiter for bringing it back to the kitchen. Waiter was great but he had terrible support from management.

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The service here was outstanding. Never had to request refills on drinks and server always came by to see if we needed anything. Food was excellent and hot! Over all great time.

Thank Arthur H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-393-5060
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