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The 15 Best Lunch Spots In San Marcos

Updated: June 28, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These San Marcos lunch spots have you covered. To bring you only the best Lunch in San Marcos we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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WEH?

Food Stand, $$, Sessom CreekFood Stand, $$San Marcos, Sessom Creek
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Red Bus Food Park and Bar

Food Truck, Sessom CreekFood TruckSan Marcos, Sessom Creek
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Fresco

Mexican, $$, Millview WestMexican, $$San Marcos, Millview West
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

The Pita Shop

Mediterranean, $, San MarcosMediterranean, $San Marcos
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Hawaii poke San Marcos

Hawaiian, $, Millview WestHawaiian, $San Marcos, Millview West
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Lucy's Tacos

Food Truck, $, San MarcosFood Truck, $San Marcos
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Radish & Dill

Deli, Hunter's HillDeliSan Marcos, Hunter's Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Nuttin Betta

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

Chili Dog Stand

American, $, Victory GardensAmerican, $San Marcos, Victory Gardens
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery

Bakery, $, San MarcosBakery, $San Marcos
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Dos Gatos Kolache Bakery and Coffee Shop

Bakery, $, DunbarBakery, $San Marcos, Dunbar
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Earth Burger

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

Taqueria El Charro Tapatio

Mexican, $, DowntownMexican, $San Marcos, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Toma Taco

Mexican, $, DowntownMexican, $San Marcos, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pollo El Rey

Mexican, $, East GuadalupeMexican, $San Marcos, East Guadalupe
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 7042 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1014 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The restaurants you see have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Cody's Restaurant Bar & Patio, Taiwan Bowl, and Lauras Cocina are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in San Marcos.

The highest-rated places in San Marcos for lunch and cocktails are Cody's Restaurant Bar & Patio, Pie Society, and The Root Cellar Cafe.

Cody's Restaurant Bar & Patio, Taiwan Bowl, and Lauras Cocina are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in San Marcos.

Fresco, Pie Society, and Earth Burger are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in San Marcos.

Taiwan Bowl, Don Japanese Kitchen, and Fresco are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for delivery in San Marcos.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Cilantro Chile Cooler to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • The best drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • Pair Muscat de Alexandria with banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the meat.


Factoids

  • The best day for dim sum

    If you’re ever in United Kingdom during June, be ready to celebrate National Dim Sum Week.

  • The first ever

    1600s was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished teriyaki. We can thank Japan for that!

  • Ready for some dim sum?

    Are you a fan ofdim sum? The current record for eating the most dim sum is 18 pieces! Do you love dim sum enough to beat this record?

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around San Marcos Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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