Blaze destroys popular San Marcos sports bar

Flames shoot from Bikini's in San Marcos. (Dan Shedd/ReportIt)
Flames shoot from Bikini's in San Marcos. (Dan Shedd/ReportIt)

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — A raging fire destroyed the Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill in San Marcos on Friday, the restaurant’s owner said.

The fire started about 7:30 p.m. at the restaurant near Interstate 35 and Aquarena Springs Drive. Fire crews were able to tackle the blaze by 8:15 p.m., but firefighters were still working hours later to put out hot spots.

Investigators have not yet determined a cause. No one was injured in the fire, according to San Marcos police.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area due to emergency vehicles in the area. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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