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Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant

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1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666
+1 512-353-3355
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food is great. Go once or twice a month. The service is great keep your tea or water. The place is keep clean.

Thank Curtis T
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We often dine there after church and love the buffet. The food is authunic, fresh and with a good varity choices.

Thank Don H
San Marcos, Texas
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food was awesome, many teas, very quiet, clean, good service. You get a lot of food on plate. The prices re reasonable.

Thank Roberta H
Marble Falls, Texas
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266 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday at lunch time. Leaving the Sacred Springs Pow Wow I saw this place and decided to try it. There were only four occupied tables in the whole place, including me. It took several minutes before a wait person appeared. I ordered beef and brocalli from the lunch menu. It was good. The sauce was almost a black bean sauce.... More 

Thank OWL78654
San Marcos, Texas
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This restaurant has been in San Marcos for as long as I can remember. This restaurant does a lot of take-out, especially by Texas State University students. The dining room is small and can get busy during weekday lunch time. Prices were recently increased due to the rise in ingredients. On Sundays, they have a small buffet so the ingredients... More 

Thank Cathy A
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love Chinese food and they are a pretty good place. We have several people form our work who frequent there on Fridays for a weekly lunch meet. The are fast and courteous.

Thank 621terenas
San Marcos, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went for their Sunday after church buffet, not very big, but the food is all Fresh and tasty. You can eat all the egg rolls you want too! Usually has rice and noodles, and pepper beef, spicy chicken, a veggie mix, shrimp toast, egg rolls and two other dishes. Always delicious!

Thank DEAP45
San Marcos, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Love this restaurant! The best Chinese Restaurant in San Marcos. Have gone there for years. Never been disappointed.

Thank Ron-Glenda
Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

I ordered my food to go. The shrimp with lobster sauce was not that great, if I would go back I would order something else. The restaurant could use some cosmetic enhancements.

Thank SomeDudeFromHouston
San Marcos, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Been going here for 35 years. Fixtures have not changed but neither has the food. Consistently great!

Thank 48JohnnyM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-3355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?