8 new businesses now open or coming soon to San Marcos

Courtesy Home Grown
Courtesy Home Grown

Courtesy Home Grown

A number of new businesses are now open or coming soon to the San Marcos area. From a dental practice to food trucks to a flooring business, San Marcos continues to welcome new enterprise.


The Dental Space, located at 1101 Thorpe St., Ste. 101, San Marcos, had its grand opening April 7. The practice is now taking appointments for patients of all ages and accepts PPO, Medicaid and CHIP. 512-667-9770. Facebook: The Dental Space

Eye Like You had its grand reopening in April at the Red Bus Food Park at 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. The shop offers nutritious snack boxes ($10) with options such as vegan, gluten free and keto. Eye Like You also delivers through doordash and sells coconut coffee and hot tea. 512-588-3978. www.facebook.com/eyelikeyouuuu/

Home Grown, a food truck specializing in organic breakfast items, opened Feb. 28 at its location at om. Owner Lillie Nunez said beyond breakfast, Home Grown also has several lunch specials and other items on the menu. Home Grown is open Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 504-462-0512. Search Home Grown TX on Facebook.

Vietnamese restaurant Pho Tran88 opened April 22 at 212 N. LBJ St., San Marcos. The business specializes in pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup, but has several other menu items including bahn mi sandwiches, wonton soup and appetizers. 512-216-6599. Facebook: Pho Tran 88 San Marcos

Metal sales business San Marcos Supply opened April 15 at its location at 3016 FM 621, San Marcos. The company sells metal and landscaping supplies throughout the San Marcos area and offers pickup or delivery for its products, which can be available immediately or the next day. 512-757-6838. www.sanmarcossupply.com


A new location of Floor King at 2200 I-35, San Marcos, has delayed its opening to some time at the beginning of June. The business has been operating since 1986 and performs installations of several different types of flooring, including carpet, hardwood, tile, natural stone, laminate and vinyl. www.floorking.net

Hawaiian Bros has announced it will have a new location coming soon to 1439 N. I-35, San Marcos. There is not a specific date yet established for when the new location will be operational, but when open, the restaurant will offer traditional Hawaiian cuisine, including Huli Huli Chicken, Luau Pig, seasoned vegetables and the Pacific Island Salad. www.hawaiianbros.com

Sundance Record Lagoon is planning to open in June at 241 N. LBJ Dr., San Marcos. The business is a revitalization of the well-known San Marcos record store Sundance Records, which closed permanently in 2012. Tomas Escalante, owner of Sig’s Lagoon Record Shop in Houston, will revive the San Marcos record shop under the new name. www.sigslagoon.com
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.


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