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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 good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Loved this little place right off the highway! My son's fiance works in San Marcos, and he promised us a great little place to eat when we visited with him - Herbert's Taco Hut! The food was authentic and flavorful - if we lived here,...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great food. Extremely attentive service. Fun atmosphere. Anything breakfast is so tasty! Just go. You won't be disappointed. If you do encounter a short wait, it's worth it!

Thank dineradventurer
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a local landmark! Buses stop for returning Texas State students and alumni! Always friendly staff!

Thank marthak229
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Last time I was here the food was not very good. This visit was much different. The service was excellent. I had a Herbert's Special plate. Great guacamole. The beef taco was perfect. The enchilada gravy here is some of the best I've ever tasted....More

Thank 1twangster
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We would have eaten here a lot in college. You're greeted by the smell of fresh corn tortillas cooking and a frendly face as you enter the very dark dining room from the blinding sun. The food was all good - the crispy tacos, queso,...More

Thank Niki C
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Herbert's is famous for their enchiladas and hot sauce. The enchiladas were good because you could taste the cheese. Hot sauce was very good. Prices are very reasonable and food is fresh.

1  Thank Ray02rodriguez
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

....longevity and a local tradition. We have stopped each trip through San Marcos for almost 40 years. Over the years, the atmosphere remain the same...friendly, crowded and busy. The staples (enchiladas, crispy tacos, rice/beans/tortillas & iced tea) are consistently good. Hot hot sauce is a...More

1  Thank Nate V
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Herbert's many times. Service has always been great. This last time however the enchiladas we ordered were cold in the middle and the corn tortillas were hard. Big disappointment since we look live out of town and were looking forward to...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

TexMex. Always good food and service. The "gravy" on enchiladas is the best. Need some maintenance and cleaning.

Thank caramy5029
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Last stop for a late lunch on our way home, I looked up Mexican Food places online and Herbert's looked like it had decent reviews. The place was small and intimate and you made you sort of feel like you are eating dinner in someone's...More

Thank HappyTourist2011
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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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