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Herbert's Taco Hut

419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
+1 512-353-7440
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was just a student when Herberts first opened. Many years later, still eating there. Its just as good as ever! The waits can get very long sometimes but worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Great place for Tex-Mex fix. Great breakfast for reasonable price. Love their migas breakfast. Plenty of local Tex-Mex entrees to choose from. Good menudo n caldo de ez. Very popular with the college students. Easy on the pocketbook.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Louis R
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place! Was a mainstay back in the 80’s when I was in college and I always go back when I visit San Marcos! The food is always great and the staff are wonderful. You can never go wrong at Herberts!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Camper56081052103
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This place is not what you want in this town, the restaurant is dark and gloomy no windows, the staff is more worried about tips then service,if you are not compareable to others you will get treated as a second class citizen,the food is not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Good food and good service. The price of the food is very reasonable. Free chips and salsa. I will eat here again, no doubt.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 284dalew
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal or bad service at Herbert's. They are always busy and we have to wait to be seated, but it's worth it and it never takes a long time to get our food even though you the kitchen is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mare1599
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This place has been around forever! I used to go there at night after parties. Food is plentiful, the price is cheap and the quality of food is terrific! Even after 30 years, it's still just as good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janet W
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have quite a few Mexican places to choose from but we always enjoy the satisfying flavors of Herbert's. It's a nice informal place to get great food in a timely manner.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eathenar2017
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We didn't have to wait at all this time. Food is good; enchiladas are wonderful. Hot sauce is a little on the hot side, but most others love it. Good service even though very busy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NancyS2
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great food, especially the enchiladas, and terrific prices. Lunch specials are a great value with tea included. I used to go all the time back in the 80s while a starving college student. I recently moved back to San Marcos and I think I was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Suzanne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-7440
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