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Herbert's Taco Hut

) #5 of 230 Restaurants in San Marcos $ Mexican,
419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
+1 512-353-7440
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (14 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
419 Riverside Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-6934
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We would have eaten here a lot in college. You're greeted by the smell of fresh corn tortillas cooking and a frendly face as you enter the very dark dining room from the blinding sun. The food was all good - the crispy tacos, queso,...More

Thank Niki C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Herbert's is famous for their enchiladas and hot sauce. The enchiladas were good because you could taste the cheese. Hot sauce was very good. Prices are very reasonable and food is fresh.

1  Thank Ray02rodriguez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

....longevity and a local tradition. We have stopped each trip through San Marcos for almost 40 years. Over the years, the atmosphere remain the same...friendly, crowded and busy. The staples (enchiladas, crispy tacos, rice/beans/tortillas & iced tea) are consistently good. Hot hot sauce is a...More

1  Thank Nate V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Herbert's many times. Service has always been great. This last time however the enchiladas we ordered were cold in the middle and the corn tortillas were hard. Big disappointment since we look live out of town and were looking forward to...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

TexMex. Always good food and service. The "gravy" on enchiladas is the best. Need some maintenance and cleaning.

Thank caramy5029
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Last stop for a late lunch on our way home, I looked up Mexican Food places online and Herbert's looked like it had decent reviews. The place was small and intimate and you made you sort of feel like you are eating dinner in someone's...More

Thank HappyTourist2011
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Same delicious food and fast service for many years now. They are busy and you'll have to wait so go off peak times. Once you are seated service is good and fast.

Thank RVargas98
Reviewed 1 May 2017

In my quest to find a carne guisada as good as my mom's, Herbert's ranks right up there. Not having been there in years, I made a point to stop at this mom & pop eatery for lunch to see if it was still as...More

Thank Geneve M
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is the place! It's crowded with families, blue collars workers, white collar workers, locals, and drunk college kids. It's small, dark, cramped, and legendary. I eat here every time I'm in town. I love it, my kids love it, my friends love it. We...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had lunch last week at the famous and fabulous Herbert's Taco Hut and it was to die for delicious and authentic TexMex food and ambience.

Thank Dianne W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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