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Herbert's Taco Hut

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews cheese enchiladas tortillas carne guisada combo plate taco tex mex hot sauce fast service hole in the wall free chips and salsa best mexican food in town have eaten here great salsa the river small restaurant worth the wait my favorite
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Reviewed yesterday

Hadn't eaten here in about 20 years when we used to live in San Marcos. Still a great place for cheese enchiladas with rice and refried beans. Their salsa is outstanding. Wonderful local atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town and Herbert's was highly recommended. The free chips and spicy salsa were nice. Our server let us know the enchiladas were their specialty and he was spot on. I usually prefer corn tortillas but they make the flour tortillas in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just a great super place to eat. Try the mega plate as well~!! You cannot beat this place. Prices are really decent, place is clean, super nice management and the food is always just great!!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 12 December 2018

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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