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Root Cellar Cafe

215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
+1 512-392-5158
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“beer bread” (9 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we decided to go to the Root Cellar Cafe for breakfast during our stay in San Marcos. The menu was very unique, but still some simple things for picky eaters like myself. Would have loved to try their lunch or supper...More

Thank lcgovols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this spot while cruising around downtown and had a great lunch! Kids had Mac and cheese that wasn’t Kraft and they loved it! My other son had PB & J with homemade jelly. I had yummy pasta and my wife had French toast...More

Thank purplepetunia67
Reviewed 4 March 2018

What an amazing surprise! My daughter and I went here for dinner last weekend when I came for a short visit, and I am so glad we did. The atmosphere felt European, and the food was delicious. I had the chicken cordon bleu with asparagus...More

Thank bhjordan2010
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Unique restaurant with atmosphere. Ordered a frittata with yogurt, granola and fresh berries. Food was tasty and John, the waiter, provided excellent service.

Thank Tgurl1
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We loved this restaurant from the moment we stepped through the door. The tables are all different, and are each surrounded by unique chairs. Eclectic is the word for the decorative style. We went for supper and the food was incredible. Their homemade beer bread...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Somewhat disappointed in the taste of the food. Twice before we have eaten here and it was really good. I don't like that they only served from a very limited menu.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were a group of eight and waited 45 minutes during lunch but it was well worth it. Our waiter was prompt and efficient. I ordered the spinach fettuccine Alfredo with grilled chicken and a salad with honey mustard dressing which was excellent. My husband...More

Thank gnassauer
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Fun little quirky place! We had a great breakfast, ample portions and very fresh food! We have heard it is hard to get in here for dinner so call ahead for a reservation as the place is fairly small! Don't miss the local art on...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Ambiance was fantastic and our server Jenny was very attentive to our table. Two glass of house Cabernet with tomato arugula, bruschetta appetizer excellent. We decided for our main course daughter got the strip steak very nice flavor and seasoned nicely with red potatoes and...More

Thank tootsie12
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We visited here for breakfast to celebrate a birthday.Nice atmosphere and lovely food, good choice and options for the vegetarians in our party. We enjoyed the art work displayed on the walls.

Thank 55JulesM
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26 October 2017|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There are two wide stairs at the front door and the host says there are two strong guys to help with entry. Their phone number is: (512) 392-5158
Marti K
20 December 2016|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
(512) 392-5158 is their phone number. You might call for more details about the restaurant.
Suzanne V
11 November 2016|
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Response from Chad S | Reviewed this property |
They have nice selection
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5621
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-5158
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