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Mamacita's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1400 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-7267
+1 512-353-0070
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Today
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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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very average chain Mexican food. Staf5was courteous and attentive. Nothing special. Ok for quick meal. If looking for more local experience, try Herbert's or Garcia's.

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Thank Stacie78666
Temple, Texas
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great fajitas served with hot homemade tortillas.. they also have a whole menu dedicated to cheesecake!

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Thank txbowhunter2006
Denton, Texas
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food here is good and the service was very good. Stopped with friends and everyone enjoyed their meals. We had a pitcher of Margaritas that were also very good.

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Thank GLG3
San Marcos, Texas
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 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

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Thank marcusb325
Pittsburgh
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 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.

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Thank caitlyn m
Boerne, Texas
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 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.

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Thank Curt S
Texas Hill Country
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

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Thank PickyPickyEater
Mentor, Ohio
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116 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!

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Thank susie6505
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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.

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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.

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Thank Claudia T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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?