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Italian Garden

415 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5722
+1 512-392-8730
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
415 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5722
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

My wife and two daughters ate dinner here and as always, the meals were fantastic. The portion sizes are large for the prices they charge. I had the Chicken Parmigiana, my wife had the Italian sampler and my girls had the kids spaghetti. None of...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

A college student favorite. Inexpensive great Italian dishes. Not much on atmosphere, but great on taste. Across the street from campus.

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a busy night; greeted and seated promptly. Appetizer, entree served in a timely manner. Crab cakes had a good flavor, slightly greasy though. Pasta dishes quite good.

Thank beenexploring
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We started with a green salad in which the vegetables looked miserable. We then ordered 2 different types of pasta with tomato sauce and the taste of the sauce was like they poured it right off the can and heated it.

Thank Erez A
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Went late on a Saturday night with our daughter and two of her college friends. We were seated in "the mafia table" we were told. They bring fresh rolls to the table when they come for your drink order. Try to restrain yourself. The rolls...More

Thank Chrissy S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice place to eat. Great Italian food and pizza 🍕! Delightfully inexpensive for such nice place. Very popular at lunch and dinner.

Thank Alice L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a Sunday evening and the place became packed quickly. The menu is very ample, the portions are robust, and the price will knock your socks off! It's BYOB so you're on your own there. I can vouch for their Ceasar Salad,...More

Thank squatchhater
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Waitress said my $25 on $50+ Restaurant.com certificate was not valid. When I called 1-888-905-4438 after leaving the restaurant, it validated without any problem. When I called the restaurant to tell them about it, I was told to go dine at the restaurant again so...More

Thank ncgy49y
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband gets a craving for Italian Garden's tetrazzini almost monthly. I like the baked ziti and both servings are large enough that we take home leftovers. Prices on the menu cannot be beat.

Thank GunnarsNonna
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is probably the best italian food I have ever had. The crab alfredo is phenomenal. I visit my parents here and I am NEVER disappointed with the food, or service. I have not had a pizza here; however, I don't really like calimari and...More

Thank Casey S
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23 April 2017|
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Response from caitlinhaf | Reviewed this property |
They don't serve any alcohol, but you can bring your own in free of charge and they'll provide glasses
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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: 415 N Lbj Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666-5722
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-8730
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