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Herbert's Taco Hut

419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
+1 512-353-7440
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tortillas” (15 reviews)
“carne guisada” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I went here with my nephew, who had gone to college in San Marcos and had eaten here many times during his undergrad days. They had a crowd early on a Friday evening, so we had to wait a short while, maybe ten minutes, and...More

Thank mikefF2556WW
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Every time we travel to San Marcos, we make a point to stop at Herbert's Taco Hut. Everything is so tasty and authentic here. The salsa is home made and fresh, the enchiladas are great along with just about everything else on the menu. You...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Over Holiday Season, we enjoyed our kids and grandkids at our fave San Marcos Mexican restaurant! We had a short wait, expected, and a good sign the food is still gooood as it had been for many years. The chips and salsa are great, as...More

Thank jrdtsta
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I just ate their for lunch in late January. Their is always a full lunch crowd, but worth the wait. The service is excellent, and the food comes to your table really fast.

Thank 263kenj
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for about 10 years. I was never a fan of cheese enchiladas until I had these! They don’t use the typical sauce but a gravy that is incredible. 2 cheese enchiladas, rice and beans for under $8. Love this place...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I make a point to eat here every time I’m visiting San Marcos. The food is reasonably priced and super tasty! I love their hot sauce and chips. The chips are always so fresh! I typically get cheese enchiladas, which are delicious. The place is...More

Thank Steph C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Best enchiladas ever! The enchilada sauce is the secret but don't ask because they are keeping this a guarded secret. Very good hot sauce and fresh chips. The beans were fair and the rice was also good. Prices are a little higher than average but...More

Thank mikempink
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Went with our kids/grands. As usual, was a line waiting to get in. Keep returning for our Herbert's fix when we visit San Marcos! I like the combo plates, wife likes the Chkn quesadillas. Great salsa/chips.

Thank jrdtsta
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Always tasty Tex/Mex menu items. Not much on style however. Appeals to the younger crowd. Sometimes there is line to get in. Has a good reputation among the college students. Looks like a hole in the wall, but it has always been clean. Cheap eating....More

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Always good become from near St Louis get here about once or twice every year so. Great food. Great staff and very reasonable prices

Thank heartspokenwords
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-7440
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