Great Food, Margaritas & Cold Beer

(and More Margaritas)

Since 1975

Grin's Side Pictures Restaurant San Marcos

Welcome to Grins!

For over 38 years Grins Restaurant has been making people smile. Our friendly waitstaff will make you feel right at home. The rambling rooms provide the perfect atmosphere for any size party. Our spacious tree shaded deck is the perfect place to catch up on some studying or enjoy an evening with friends and family. Grins is truly a one of a kind restaurant with great food in a relaxing environment. Its great for lunch or for a night out with the family.

Whether you’re craving a World Famous Hamburger with Texas-size homemade onion rings, delicious catfish, steaks, or sizzlin’ fajitas our menu offers something for everyone. We have large salads and vegetarian plates as well. Come in and try our famous strawberry frozen margaritas, buckets of ice cold beer, and pitchers of Sangria wine coolers.

Grins is conveniently located up on a hill from Texas State University. So what are you waiting for? Come find out what San Marcos locals and Texas State alumni have known for decades; time well spent at Grins is guaranteed to make you smile! Our happy hour has been voted the best in San Marcos!!