From artisan candles to beef birria ramen: 4 businesses that are now open or coming soon in San Marcos

(Courtesy Movela's Fine Candles Co.)
(Courtesy Movela's Fine Candles Co.)

(Courtesy Movela's Fine Candles Co.)

New businesses are making their way to San Marcos or have already arrived. Here are some of the latest.


1 Movela’s Fine Candles Co. on Feb. 6 set up a space within Modern Day Hemp Co. located at 317 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos. The company specializes in artisanal candles, hats, floral and succulent arrangements, and sprays that serve to disinfect masks as well as make them smell good. 512-430-0402.

2 Tacos los Garcia, located at 1002 Hwy. 80, San Marcos, opened its food truck Feb. 4. The business specializes in Mexican cuisine including small and large quesadillas, tortas, nachos, burritos, tacos and mini taquitos. There are also specialty items on the menu such as hot Cheetos with cheese and beef birria ramen. 512-557-1940. Facebook: Tacos los Garcia


3 Floor King, a flooring company that has locations throughout Central Texas, is opening a new shop at 2200 I-35, San Marcos, at the end of April. The company specializes in numerous styles of flooring, including carpet, hardwood, tile, natural stone, laminate and vinyl. 512-346-7034.

4 Olivia Presley Hair Co., located at 1520 Old RR 12, San Marcos, is planning to open at the end of March. Olivia Presley is a full-service salon that provides a number of services, from the latest haircut styles to balayage coloring.

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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