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Carino's Italian-San Marcos

1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-7708
+1 512-393-5060
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (5 reviews)
“alfredo sauce” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-7708
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We wanted Italian food and remembered Carinos. This was my first visit to Carinos San Marcos. Ruben was our server and he was very good. He kept our water full and refilled our bread. We had the family style Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo from their make...More

Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed March 5, 2018

My wife and I for eating in San Marcos always go the Carino's for our Italian food . The service is always excellent, and the food is always great. We both feel the Lasagna is our number one item for dinner. Their pizza selection is...More

Thank 263kenj
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Am business traveling after a 12 hour work day I️ stopped at this restaurant & placed a curbside order picked up tipped the server. Went to my hotel when I️ sat down for dinner guess what no plastic ware? Should I️ eat with my hands...More

Thank dinip541
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

So we chose Carino's over Olive Garden. I understand it was on a Friday, and we picked in part because they had the shorter wait over Olive Garden and I'm thinking Olive Garden might have been worth the wait. We came in at 7:30pm and...More

Thank Pablo P
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Don't see it on the menu? Just ask for it and they will certainly give it a go. Comfortable, good food, good service.

Thank fm032017
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Not the place it used to be.It took fifteen minutes for the hostess tp show up to seat us. No one in line. Terrible service. Pitiful.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way through San Marcos at this place it was not a name we've heard of place was quiet so we got seated quick ordered drinks from the bar then our meal our server David was very friendly and nice food was great...More

Thank doddsy69
Reviewed June 5, 2017

We lunch eat here frequently and are never disappointed. Pleasant atmosphere, good service and excellent food. Perfect stop for late lunch or early dinner for us.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

We planned for another restaurant around the corner but with 1 1/2-2 hr wait time for seating we took a chance at this place. We were seated right away. The waitress was very nice, but forgot the wine. Come on. Alcohol is big $ for...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This used to be a great place. Haven't been in quite a while and the food and atmosphere has gone way down hill. Will have to head towards Austin now if I want Italian fare.

Thank David L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-7708
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-393-5060
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