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Palmer's Restaurant Bar

) #3 of 228 Restaurants in San Marcos ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Soups
218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
+1 512-353-3500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by the B&B (Crystal River Inn) where we were staying at. It was within walking distance which was nice. We were't expecting this nice of a restaurant. Our waitress was Stephanie. We had great crab cakes which were very good. My...More

Thank Kathy A
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kathy - thank you for finding us and appreciate dropping Stephanies name as she will get a GC to one of her local favorite places. Take care, Monte

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality food. Reasonable prices. Calamari was okay but not special. Crab cakes were again okay but not special.

Thank Britt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a sick vegetarian & did not want to cook. Great soup to go...Out of all the stuff I wanted to order (ahi tuna & no sandwiches on dinner menu :-( )...Okay experience overall.

Thank rviola c
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for finding us. TA has somehow reverted our menu to one we had many years ago so thank you for mentioning some of the items you had...that we"had". Look forward to future visits. Safe travels - Monte

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Palmer's fine dining restaurant since my daughter was in college at Texas State University. The food is excellent, the service is excellent, the price is reasonable, and I love sitting in the cozy inside area or sitting outside under the...More

Thank VickieJean
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Vicki - thank you for your foundation of patronage, recent visit and your time to review us! I will pass this along to the staff. Happy travels - Monte

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is quite good. The waiters are friendly, although they made several mistakes in serving us. We ordered unusual drinks and finally figured out that they were switched. The steak had stringy grizzle throughout and an" unusual" taste. The coconut shrimp was obviously from...More

Thank 520Montana
LocalLover, Owner at Palmer's Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visit and review. It would be helpful you had a date of visit since we serve many per week. I can assure that we are a scratch kitchen and do not buy store bought coco shrimp and do cut our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with our family and had an absolutely lovely time! The food was amazing and the service was outstanding. The atmosphere was lovely as well.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only ate at Palmers a few times in college, but had very fond memories of this place. I had the opportunity to have lunch there today. The food was delicious. Service was very attentive. Ambiance was lovely. Great choice!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had our son's rehearsal dinner here on May 20th. The food was delicious and the waiters were attentive and quickly took care of all of our needs. The owner, Monte, was great to work with. He printed special menus and labels for the wine...More

Thank P P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Pretty fancy for us. But really the only place for that special dinner anniversary. Expect to spend over $20 per plate but memorable experience.

Thank ArtteacherSanMarcosT
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had a small dinner party after my niece's graduation so we had reserved a room. The food and drinks were really good. The people working here were friendly and helpful. The food and drinks were great. Everyone in our party were very satisfied with their...More

Thank blackpegasus
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24 June 2017|
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Response from LocalLover | Property representative |
Sorry just saw this! Yes we have figured out the issue and have sourced a new company of Texas raised beef. Thank you! Monte
Dick M
3 November 2016|
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Response from LocalLover | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Moore St, San Marcos, TX 78666-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-3500
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