Tarbox & Brown - San Marcos Newest Signature Restaurant
Experience true Hill Country hospitality.

Tarbox and Brown

Named for the legendary stagecoach route that originally ran between San Antonio and Austin, Tarbox & Brown is San Marcos’s signature spot for delicious meals, inspired beverages, amazing sunset views, and true Texas hospitality. Located inside Kissing Tree’s Clubhouse, Tarbox & Brown is open for light breakfast, counter lunch, seated dinner service on select evenings, and golf takeaway.

Our Chef

As one of the founding chefs of Tarbox & Brown, Chef David Rhoads is known for creating delicious, seasonal dishes that offer extraordinary flavors and perfected presentation.


Featuring grab-and-go options as well as counter service, lunch offers a delicious array of sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and salads, as well as a few unexpected options that are sure to keep you coming back for more.


With upscale dining and seasonal menus focused on Texas Hill Country cuisine, Tarbox & Brown serves up signature favorites as well as creative specialties that showcase Chef Chanel’s extensive expertise in French, African, and Asian techniques.

The Bar

Got a hankering for a cold one? The Bar at Tarbox & Brown is the spot to quench your thirst and catch up on local tales. Expect great bourbon, specialty cocktails, and local beers, not to mention happy hour specials designed to take the edge off after a long day on the greens.

Pool Service

Hungry while catching some rays at Kissing Tree’s resort-style pool? Never fear. Kissing Tree Residents are welcome to call in a food and beverage order and have it delivered directly to their lounge chair, cabana, or pool floatie.

Golf & Go Service

You can’t play well when you need a bite! Kissing Tree golfers are welcome to pre-order lunch fare and beverages to be picked up as they round the turn between the 9th and 10th holes. Fore!


Need to take some delicious Texas hospitality with you? We’ve got you covered. Tarbox & Brown offers tasty takeaway meals for both lunch and dinner service.

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