Dining Listings: 18 restaurants that opened in 2020 and 1 coming in 2021 to the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle areas

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San Marcos BBQ will open its second location at at 1701 S. I-35, San Marcos. (Courtesy San Marcos BBQ)
In the last year, several dining establishments have opened in the San Marcos-Buda-Kyle area, and many more are slated to come soon in 2021. The following non-comprehensive list details many of the new restaurants in the area.


1 Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

2540 S. I-35, San Marcos


COMING Spring 2021

2 Chick-fil-A

1433 N. I-35, San Marcos



3 Fat Shack

350 N. Guadalupe St., San Marcos



4 Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

301 N. Guadalupe St., San Marcos




5 KAsian Garden

302 University Drive, Ste. A, San Marcos



6 Xian Sushi and Noodle

200 Springtown Way, Ste. 138, San Marcos




7 San Marcos BBQ

1701 S. I-35, San Marcos



Coffee & Donuts

8 Babe’s Doughnut & Coffee Shop

214 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos



9 Kahvie Lofts

817 Chestnut St., Ste. 221, San Marcos



10 Lamppost Coffee

407 S. Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 103,

San Marcos



11 Shipley Do-Nuts

1245 Main St., Buda




12 Bandit Tacos

2610 Main St., Buda



13 El Jefe Mexican Restaurant

2550 Hunter Road, Ste. 1106,

San Marcos



14 Helen’s Casa Alde

569 Main St., Buda



15 Mucho Taco

1109 S. I-35, San Marcos




16 Longhorn Daiquiris1617 Aquarena Springs, San Marcos




17 Marco’s Pizza

1245 Main St., Bldg. 200, Buda



18 Pie Shack ATX

306 S. Main St., Buda




19 Mud Bugs: A Cajun Joint

306 S. Main St., Ste. 107, Buda



This list of area dining establishments is non-comprehensive.
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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