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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 local favorite small restaurant worth the wait
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a native Texan, this restaurant reminds me of my childhood—this is genuine Tex-Mex!!! The food is fresh and delicious, and the service is always fast and friendly. As it is a relatively small place, there is sometimes a short wait, but it is worth...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ngpereda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Beef enchilada. Salsa great too. Passed this place tons of times till someone told us it was the destination for Tex mex in San Marcos. A town that has a plethora of Mexican food places. I will be back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank texanfirst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a place to have been around so long, I expected much better food. We were too late for their lunch specials and too early for their dinner specials (only a 25 cent price difference, but we weren't allowed to order those items at either...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TBRatl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in San Marcos for a visit and sought out the place I used to go when I was in college all the time. Man this place is still great! Food is fabulous. Trip down memory Kane!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kimberlyeddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Judy I
Reviewed 17 January 2019 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
Thank lam5172018
Reviewed 8 January 2019

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
Thank TEXASconnie
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
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 Kimberlyeddy
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