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504 Broadway St, San Marcos, TX 78666-7749 (Formerly El Regio)
+1 512-878-2044
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally go here every Friday morning and get the massive Super breakfast tacos. Always a good choice, filling, and satisfying. When I first brought my girlfriend here, she ordered a pancake breakfast, and they reminded her so much of home, she cried. Do not pass up the Palm Cafe.

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Thank Alex P
San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

It is not beautiful and it can be noisy, but La Palma has the best carne guisada and a great selection of all your Tex Mex favorites.... excellent migas and breakfast tacos. The staff is friendly, the clientele local, and the food is solid.

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Thank Ouchcomics
San Marcos, Texas
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I ate only once it ha friend. The service is great, the area is small, yet clean. The food is fine, prices are ok. Parking is ok, staff is great.

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Thank Roberta H
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We go to this little restaurant frequently! Best breakfast tacos and u can get them all day long! The staff is fabulous! All the ladies working here are sweet and attentive. We are especially fond of Letty....she always knows what we want and served with a smile! Highly recommend this place. Would give 5 stars except their beans are a... More 

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Thank julie v
SAN MARCOS
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Eggs over easy , bacon, sausage and hashbrowns with toast on the side. Very reasonably priced and served hot and fast. Nice place to eat on a Saturday or Sunday morning.

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Thank HOWDYFROMTEXAS
Texas
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

I have reviewed Palm Café before and am back to give it a higher review. I brought a friend here recently and we both loved it. We had chicken and beef enchiladas and everything was tasty and yummy. Fast friendly service with really good prices, nice atmosphere.

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Thank fishbabe
San Angelo, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I had the carne guisado taco and bean and cheese taco for breakfast. Both were very good, especially the guiso. I also had the cantaloupe water, tasty but a bit sweet. The hot sauce is a bit thin but great flavor. The flour tortillas are supposed to be "homemade", but not real sure on the ones I got. Super friendly... More 

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Thank Yokum
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Ordered a small menudo. The tripe was extremely fatty with globs of mini balls of fat floating. The meat was cut huge and there were bones in my soup. First time I had that. Couldn't get past that enough to eat it. This is really the only dish that I have not liked here. The Migas are good and the... More 

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Thank Whimychic
Texas
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

I tried this cute little cafe recently and liked it quite a lot. Fast friendly service, decent prices, and tasty food. I had the tamale plate which was flavorful, however the tamales could use a little more meat stuffing - but still they were good. The other food being served looked very good, too. I will go back.

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Thank fishbabe
San Marcos, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Love to go here--great Mexican food, always get good service, crowded on Sundays, good breakfast tacos. Family friendly. I would love to see them add a patio to eat outside; the dining room gets a little crowded on Sundays.

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Thank NancyS2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Broadway St, San Marcos, TX 78666-7749 (Formerly El Regio)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-878-2044

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