From Mediterranean BBQ to craft doughnuts: 5 businesses now open in San Marcos

Courtesy Babe's Doughnut and Coffee
Courtesy Babe's Doughnut and Coffee

Courtesy Babe's Doughnut and Coffee

Several businesses have opened in the San Marcos area in the last few weeks. From a new pizza chain to a nonprofit helping underrepresented communities to a craft doughnut shop, here are some of the new establishments in the area.

The Acceyss Network is a nonprofit organization that opened a location at 174 S. Guadalupe St., Ste. 105, San Marcos, on Jan. 21. The goal is to serve as a coalition for faith-based and grassroots nonprofit organizations, and to provide them with funding and resources to provide underrepresented and underserved youth access to STEM and agriculture pathways through entrepreneurship and the arts. 512-667-7444.
www.acceyss.org


Babe's Doughnut and Coffee opened in early January at 214 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos. Babe's sells a number of items including craft doughnuts; biscuits made from scratch with honey butter sauce; and chicken, kolaches and espresso drinks. Babes is open every day from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., but a representative of the establishment said the hours will likely shift in the coming months. 512-216-6217


Fresco opened Jan. 25 on the ground floor of the Lyndon Building at 200 Springtown Way, Ste. 120, San Marcos. Customers can design their own salad and grain bowls with signature ingredients, and dressings and sauces are made in-house. Fresco also features seasonal aguas frescas and patio seating. www.frescoeats.com

Horus Mediterranean BBQ & Lounge opened Dec. 31 at 801 Chestnut St., San Marcos. The restaurant has an extensive menu, serving items including hummus, falafels, kafta kebabs, and chicken and lamb shawarma. Horus also serves a variety of mixed grill and mixed vegetarian platters. 512-537-8069. www.order.mmmmenus.com/horus-mediterranean-bbq-lounge/menu

Marco's Pizza opened its fifth Greater Austin-area location Dec. 21 at 1104 Thorpe Lane, Ste. B, San Marcos. The store features classic and specialty pizzas as well as sub sandwiches and pizza bowls. The brand is known for its fresh dough, which is made in-store daily; cheese, which is never frozen; and secret pizza sauce recipe. Popular menu items include All Meat, Pepperoni Magnifico and White Cheezy pizzas. Five more Austin-area location openings are planned for 2021. 737-266-2700. www.marcos.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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