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The 15 Best American Restaurants In San Marcos

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for San Marcos’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the San Marcos eateries below.

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Cody's Restaurant Bar & Patio

New American, $$, San MarcosNew American, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Nuttin Betta

Creole, $$, San MarcosCreole, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 5.0

Earth Burger

American, $, Rio VistaAmerican, $San Marcos, Rio Vista
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Root Cellar Cafe

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$San Marcos, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Palmer's Restaurant Bar & Courtyard

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$San Marcos, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Hat Creek Burgers San Marcos

American, $, San MarcosAmerican, $San Marcos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Kent Black's BBQ

American, $$, Victory GardensAmerican, $$San Marcos, Victory Gardens
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse

American, $$, Sunset AcresAmerican, $$San Marcos, Sunset Acres
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Texas Bean & Brew House

American, $$, Two Rivers EastAmerican, $$San Marcos, Two Rivers East
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Spring's Bistro + Bar

American, $$, Victory GardensAmerican, $$San Marcos, Victory Gardens
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Figaro's Pizza & Pub

Pizza, $, DunbarPizza, $San Marcos, Dunbar
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Fat Shack

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$San Marcos, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

OMG Seafood

Southern, $$, HeritageSouthern, $$San Marcos, Heritage
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

American, $$, Millview WestAmerican, $$San Marcos, Millview West
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Kerbey Lane Cafe - San Marcos

American, $$, San MarcosAmerican, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in San Marcos. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 7042 San Marcos restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 1014 top lists and articles from the likes of Vacation Idea. Yes, we even looked at Vacation Idea - 6 Best Restaurants in San Marcos, Texas to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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