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Gil's Broiler

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328 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5624
+1 512-392-4595
08:00 - 22:00
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San Marcos, Texas
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, cheap burgers! Much better than five guys or something like that. Fresh made. The remodel definitely makes it five stars for me!

Thank Julia S
Austin, Texas
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Someone wanted me to try a manske roll. I thought it was the grossest thing ever. It was just a big, fatty, grease soaked roll covered in sugar.

Thank Janice V
Missouri City, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. We had burgers, grilled cheese and of course the manske roll (not your typical cinnamon roll). The day we went there was even a choir singing Christmas carols, what an added treat. Will definitely return!!!

Thank Daphne C
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a campus tour and the tour guide mentioned this place so we checked it out! Had 2 burgers combos and a chicken strip combo. The burgers were very good! You can tell they are made fresh. Very tasty! We took our manskeroll order to go because we were so full from our lunch. Had it for breakfast with... More 

Thank Blanca S
Beaumont, Texas
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a greezy spoon dinner that is know for the honey bun style Manskie roll the president LBJ was known to love. The food is a short list of burgers and fries and very close to the university. If you are with a small group of say 2-3 it is an ok burger joint. If you have a larger... More 

Thank Marianna B
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love the burgers at Gils. They are always fresh and juicy, the bacon is tasty and the buns are fresh and divine. The french fries are above average and the Manske Roll tops out a great meal. I love the Gil Moster burger as it combines St Louis dressing and cheese with two large patties of meat.

Thank DSergi
Buda, Texas
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585 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is another San Marcos eatery. Commonly frequented by college students it serves a fantastic burgers and shakes in a somewhat intimate setting. The famed Manske roll is indescribable. Bet you can't eat a whole one. Get a burgers and take the roll home to eat later. A personal favorite when I get a chance to go to downtown San... More 

Thank daddymo2
San Antonio, Texas
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a late lunch on Sunday afternoon. We heard this was a great place for burgers and the famous Manske cinnamon roll. We ordered the 1/4 lb burger combo and two Manske rolls. There was a bit of a wait for our meal and we were pleasantly surprised when our order was upgraded to a 1/2 lb... More 

Thank Wizdum W
Seguin, Texas
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A little hole in the wall hamburger place. I got the 1/4 lb California style hamburger. It was so delicious! Homemade buns have a sweet flavor that adds to the burger. Also, tasted the cinnamon rolls. They were very good!!

Thank lynell1970
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Food is very good and reasonably priced. Hamburgers are handmade and one MUST try their cinnamon rolls. Soooooo good!

Thank Ryan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5624
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-4595

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