We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant

1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
+1 512-353-3355
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
Write a Review
Reviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Prefer buffet at IH 35 and 12 North access road where I go every week and get what we like to- go. Large to-go containers gives us 2 meals.

Thank ArtteacherSanMarcosT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short staffed only one wait person in a large space, hit it on a really bad night. Had visited this place many times in the past but over 8 years, and it was very good and had lots of energy, not so much now.

Thank W1721VVbarbaraa
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

But had a gas taste to them. Unsure what that was about. My wife did not notice this though. She loved them. The food was good and well priced. We would go back.

Thank kamikaz75
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a quiet, mom and pop type restaurant. There are locals who love this place and told me about it. I came in for the buffet which was well priced (under $10) and is offered only on Sunday. The food was super fresh and...More

Thank TheSouthernBelle
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Good soups and service. We eat there often both lunch and dinner and get take-out as well. Much better than the buffet on the highway. Sunday buffet is nice but has a lot of fried items. I pass on the fried choices. Family chefs work...More

Thank Sharri B
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food is great. Go once or twice a month. The service is great keep your tea or water. The place is keep clean.

Thank Curtis T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We often dine there after church and love the buffet. The food is authunic, fresh and with a good varity choices.

Thank Don H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was awesome, many teas, very quiet, clean, good service. You get a lot of food on plate. The prices re reasonable.

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday at lunch time. Leaving the Sacred Springs Pow Wow I saw this place and decided to try it. There were only four occupied tables in the whole place, including me. It took several minutes before a wait person appeared. I ordered beef and brocalli...More

Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This restaurant has been in San Marcos for as long as I can remember. This restaurant does a lot of take-out, especially by Texas State University students. The dining room is small and can get busy during weekday lunch time. Prices were recently increased due...More

Thank Cathy A
Nearby Restaurants
Fuego Tortilla Grill
91 reviews
.65 km away
Jason's Deli
47 reviews
.69 km away
Raising Cane's
29 reviews
.78 km away
Gill's Fried Chicken
12 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
San Marcos River
291 reviews
1.03 km away
Aquarena Springs
31 reviews
1.06 km away
Texas State University Bobcat Stadium
28 reviews
.70 km away
The Marc
7 reviews
1.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Thorpe Ln Ste L, San Marcos, TX 78666-7126
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-353-3355
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing