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129 E Hopkins St. San Marcos, TX 78666

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: What’s your address / how do I find you?

A: 129 E Hopkins St. Suite #110-120

A: The Taproom is located in the alley behind The Porch, off Hopkins Street, just off the square. I know, confusing. Same building - different businesses - but shared kitchen - but kind of the same. Head down Kissing Alley or around the block to find us! We're like a two-headed dog. Party in the front, burgers in the back.

 

Q: Do you have parking?

A: Yes, we have 10 parking spots behind the building in the permitted lot, but they are first come - first to park. However, street parking is available for free in two hour blocks on weekdays before 6pm and always free on nights and weekends.

 

Q: Do you take reservations?

A: No, but we appreciate a heads up for parties of 10 or more and we can accommodate large groups or parties at The Porch. You can call ahead at 512-392-9824.

 

Q: How late is your kitchen open?

A: Kitchen is open until 11pm every day.

 

Q: Do you allow kids? Dogs?

A: Yes, children with adult supervision are always allowed. Dogs are very welcome at The Porch.

 

Q: Do you have to be 21 to attend bingo (trivia, etc.)?

A: Yes, you have to be 21 for bingo (18+ for trivia).

Q: Who can I talk to about private parties at The Taproom?

A: Send an email to taproomsanmarcos@gmail.com.

Q: My TXST group (sorority, organization, class) wants to fundraise/campaign at The Taproom. Do you allow that?

A: Yes, we happily allow student groups to fundraise or host awareness campaigns for their organization or event at The Taproom. Fundraising efforts are limited to to our game nights. For more information, see here.

Q: My TXST group (sorority, organization, class) is raising money for a registered non-profit organization. Can The Taproom do a profit share?

A: Yes, we offer profit share events for non-profit tax-designated organizations and their direct affialte fundraising organizations. Profit share events are limited to Thursday evenings. For more information, see here.

Q: Who can I talk to about private parties at The Porch?

A: Check out our event overview here, and our more detailed hourly rental rates for The Porch here.

Q: How do I sign up for your email marketing letter?

A: You can sign up for our newsletter here.

Q: Can I purchase an e-gift card online for myself or someone else?

A: Sure can! Fill out your information and pay for digital gift cards here.

Q: How can I check the balance on my Taproom gift card?

A: Check the balance on your gift cards here.

Q: How can I sign up for the Taproom rewards program? 

A: You can sign up for your Taproom rewards account here.

Q: How can I check the balance on my Taproom rewards account?

A: You can check the balance of your rewards account here.

 

Q: Who can I talk to about Taproom/Porch sponsoring / donating to an event?

A: A donation request form can be found on the website here.

Q: I am a brand/business/new alcohol. How can I market my products and services at The Taproom?

A: A breakdown of our marketing and promotional opportunities at both businesses can be found here.

 

Q: Do you offer catering?

A: That depends on the scope, date and time of your event. Please send an email to taproomsanmarcos@gmail.com with details.

 

Q: Do you deliver?

A: Yes, we offer delivery through DoorDash, UberEats and GrubHub. You can order directly through those apps for delivery. We also offer pickup through our website.

 

Q: How do I book a show at The Porch? Can I talk to the booker?

A: Booking information can be found on the website here. We book 2-3 months in advance, so please be patient if you've already emailed but haven't heard back. No, we do not book shows over the phone.

 

Q: I’ve already emailed and they haven’t responded to me WTF?

A: The talent buyer books shows 2-3 months in advance. Please be patient and they will email as they are able. If you don't hear from them, don't take it personally - you just might not be right for the room.

Q: I am a journalist, reviewer, tv show, influencer, etc. and have a question for the owners. How can I reach them?

A: Please leave a message with the admin email account here and the owners will get back with you as soon as they are able.

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