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The Tap Room

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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129 E Hopkins St, Ste 120, San Marcos, TX 78666-5747
+1 512-392-9824
11:30 - 01:00
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Wed - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat - Tue 11:30 - 00:00
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San Marcos, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Declaration: The Tap Room has the best burger in San Marcos. Period. :-) Nicer location since they expanded to the Square as well. Reliable decent priced food with great televisions for your game day viewing.

Thank Karen M
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Taproom has a large selection of beers on tap and very good waitstaff. They also have pub trivia nights and a good amount of seating for the size of the restaurant. However, what makes Taproom is their bugers!! I always bring my friends who are visiting or new to San Marcos here for a beer and a burger as a... More 

Thank Mother_Of_Dogs
Beaumont, Texas
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154 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Tap Room, is a college student hangout. They have a very large selection of beer, and a variety of burger choices. The burgers were a little dry, but had a good flavor. The onion rings were oily. The wait staff was friendly but over worked, could use more waitress.

Thank BDaleR
San Marcos, Texas
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I LOOOVE this place the burgers are amazing. They have a fantastic beer selection, which I myself greatly appreciate. The atmosphere is a little "Barish" so its kind of dark, not my favorite ambiance.... but well worth it!

Thank Valera B
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Definitely my favorite bar in San Marcos. Awesome bartenders who are super knowledgeable of most beers they have, which they have a lot of! There isn't a place with better selection in SM. AMAZING burgers. Really they are to die for. If you're not feeling a burger have a chicken bacon ranch pita sandwich, they are also amazing. A great... More 

Thank amanilopes
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came to San Marcos to see the coogs play and stopped in the tap room for lunch and a beer, great place! Made game day even better! Burgers were great and they had a huge selection of draft beers. Waitstaff was friendly even while wearing my teams gear. Highly recommended them. Go Coogs!

Thank kris2226
Saint Augustine, Florida
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We have been at least 10 times in the month we visited San Marcos. Love Chad, Thor, Jennifer, Daniel and everyone else that works there whose names I never got. Always a friendly group at the bar. If I lived here I would become a "local" The burgers are amazing and ice cold draft beer. Great fries and omg the... More 

Thank CaptainKim
San Marcos, Texas, United States
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ribs are fabulous. Extensive beer list. A bit loud, and sometimes too crowded. Very hard to find a parking place

Thank Alice L
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Food was quick and ok. Good sports bar. Lots of TVs. College hangout mostly. Queso is not good and salsa fair. Burgers are fair.

Thank Steve B
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Really great American burgers to help you reach that optimum America supersize you, you always dreamed of! Service wasn't very good.

Thank willjm03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 E Hopkins St, Ste 120, San Marcos, TX 78666-5747
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-9824

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