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Mexican, Southwestern
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1400 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7267
+1 512-353-0070
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Marcos, Texas
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place to eat on a budget! My family and I love this place! We come here quite often and they never disappoint! You can always win with the enchiladas or the chicken fajitas

Thank marcusb325
Level Contributor
110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good chips &salsa and home made tortillas . Really didn't like the meal. I had tacos and my boyfriend also didn't like his meal. His brother really liked it so not sure if it depended on your meal. I ultimately left 3/4 of the meal. I wouldn't go back here as there are many other places.

Thank caitlyn m
Boerne, Texas
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried several dishes, but my favorite was the chips with salsa and green sauce (which must of had some sour cream in it). The wait staff was very friendly and we enjoyed our lunch.

Thank Curt S
Texas Hill Country
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was supposed to be a Cowboy Favorite! I think NOT! In all fairness, french fries were provided, and they were good, but not worth $17.99! The steak was 1/2 of an inch thick, was laced with gristle, and was very chewy and tasteless. My husband deserved better, and we would have left, but this restaurant was the choice of... More 

Thank PickyPickyEater
Mentor, Ohio
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was my first time at Mamacita's. My husband loves this place!! Chips and salsa were great! Had the house made margarita - very good! Had the pork carnitas which were excellent. But the best item is the hot tortillas!! Butter - yummy!! The staff are amazing, and just a great place to eat!

Thank susie6505
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We've had our monthly church dinner here a few times a year. The staff is always wonderful especially since we have to have 8 separate tickets. The entrees are extremely large so make sure you realize you're going to be taking them home.

Thank Diane H
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were starving after visiting the University and we came upon Mamacita's. Quaint place, the food decent, the waitstaff not so much. It was busy but they could use more help. Not to pricey and satisfies you on a budget.

Thank Claudia T
Grandview, Texas
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Kyle just north of San Marcos. I've eaten here more times than I could count. I now live just south of Ft Worth but everytime we head down to visit family in either Buda or San Antonio we stop in and eat. We eat at a lot of Mexican food places when we head south bc... More 

Thank Kenneth S
Buda, Texas
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503 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Been here several times. The food is really good. Great atmosphere. Great staff. Good parking. Usually patronize the one in Fredericksburg, Tx., Portions are plentiful and always tasty. The salsa is good and the home made tortillas are fantastic. I have several favorites...anything enchiladas, flautas, chili Colorado are just a few. Good for all types of gatherings from couples to... More 

Thank daddymo2
Missouri City, Texas
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I am from the Houston area and we have various stayle Tex Mex and Mexican food. The rice and beans were bland. Great selection. Beef fajitas were tender but nothibg special. House margaritas were weak. Underseasoned food. Will try something else bext time we visit. They sell Cheescake Factory smaller slices at rhe same price. Very friendly staff. Happy hour... More 

Thank Rhondabaseballtexas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?