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Mamacita's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1400 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7267
+1 512-353-0070
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to Mamacita's many times before with large family parties but this was the first time with just my Wife and they did not disappoint fast seating, great service and as always the food was fantastic!!!

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Thank Alaskansungods
San Marcos, Texas
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179 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been there in a while but food and service are still good. Enjoyed taco soup and chicken fajita taco. Red sauce and green sauce both delicious. Their flour tortillas are freshly made in house and served while still warm.

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Thank NancyS2
Austin, Texas
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for quality TEX MEX, this is the place to go. Not loud, and great food. My coworker enjoyed a bean chalupa and I had soup and enchiladas. And of course FLAN. enjoy.

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Thank Gordon F
Wimberley, Texas
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272 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food here is awesome. Some of the best Tex-Mex food around. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Never did we need to ask to have our glasses refilled. From enchiladas to tacos it is all good. Also, the homemade tortillas are wonderful.

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Thank lowemanc
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We are regulars here. The food is fantastic! It does take a little while to get your food on a Saturday when they're busy but then again here we are on Monday, very few people in here and it is taking a long time to get our order. I guess the upside is it's always fresh.

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Thank Cheryl B
Westport, Canada
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We have gone here many times before, but this visit was very disappointing. The waiter recommended the Carnitas, so two of the seven of us went with that. The meat (pork tenderloin) was very dry and overcooked. Rice had an odd flavor, but charo beans were good. Meat in Tacos Al Carbon was also dry. Kids meals were ok, but... More 

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Thank CanukinParadise
Indianapolis, Indiana
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162 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very attentive servers, great food. We had the taco salad and the chicken combo. The taco salad was different from what I've seen at other places---the lettuce and tomato come in the taco bowl, and the chicken, guac, and amazing cheese sauce come on the side, which was nice as it was easier to mix everything together. The salsas that... More 

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Thank jennifer s
San Marcos, Texas
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very average chain Mexican food. Staf5was courteous and attentive. Nothing special. Ok for quick meal. If looking for more local experience, try Herbert's or Garcia's.

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Thank Stacie78666
Temple, Texas
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This place has great fajitas served with hot homemade tortillas.. they also have a whole menu dedicated to cheesecake!

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Thank txbowhunter2006
Denton, Texas
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food here is good and the service was very good. Stopped with friends and everyone enjoyed their meals. We had a pitcher of Margaritas that were also very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7267
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-0070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?