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Herbert's Taco Hut

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Mexican, Southwestern
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419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
+1 512-353-7440
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always delicious! We've been coming here for decades. Never had a bad meal here! You can count on great service too.

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Thank Harborth Family
Pleasanton, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Herbert's has always been a great place to eat. The fajitas and enchiladas are good and so is the menudo. My favorite.

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Thank Smez62
Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

HERBERT'S is an institution in San Marcos, Texas. Not real big on atmosphere but real big on good Tex Mex cooking and efficient service. Prices are reasonable. If you are looking for a local family owned restaurant with authentic food and atmosphere, make a trip to HERBERT'S. It is real close to the Rio Vista park on the beautiful San... More 

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Thank Clarke H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and service. Lights down low make us feel secluded at our own table instead of bright lights that make feel like you are eating with a crowd.

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Thank Bubba U
Fargo, North Dakota
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I would have never believed that this little Taco shop that has the name "Herberts" would cause me to clean my plate that even the brown sauce over my enchiladas was wiped clean!!! This little taco shop has the best cheese enchilada's that almost melt in your mouth and the meat ones are beyond incredible as well. No skimping on... More 

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Thank rita l
Seguin, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Herbert's has been a family favorite for years, with great food and kind service until today. My mother has a service dog which is a poodle and she takes him with her everywhere seeing as he helps with her panic attacks and depression. We went into Herbert's with a warm greeting and sat down where we were asked if the... More 

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Thank fendy23
Austin, Texas
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206 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I have been coming to this place since I was a child. Several years later and this place is still awesome! It a must stop while in San Marcos for the best Tex- Mex! Their enchiladas and sweet tea is the best and award winning! Try it, you wont be disappointed. Its a hole in the wall, but they have... More 

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Thank ROSEAUSTIN
Canton, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We have been going here ever since we were in school at Texas State. Food is just as good as I remember and we had a waitress that has been working here since we were in college 30 years ago!! Highly recommended.

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Thank WJW2
Clifton, Tx
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210 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Keep returning for our Herbert's fix when we visit San Marcos! I like the combo plates, wife likes the Chkn quesadillas. Great salsa/chips.

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Thank jrdtsta
Canyon Lake, Texas
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A friend recommended Herbert's enchiladas and tacos. I stopped for lunch. There was no wait but a crowded parking lot. We ordered cheese enchiladas with charro beans instead of refried and beef tacos. The enchiladas came with what looked like a refried bean sauce. The plate was super hot but the enchiladas were just warm.The tortillas were tough and there... More 

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Thank quiltdolly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?