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The Gin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
254-613-4446
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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College Station, Texas
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the old cotton gin atmosphere is interesting and I enjoyed the historical/pictorial features, the food just wasn't that great. Our waitstaff was wonderful, so I appreciated that part of our meal.

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Thank Shellseeker58
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i have gone here several times for lunch and never had a bad meal. Beef wellington was the special for vday and was amazing. Loved everything about it.

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Thank Andrea S
Munster, Indiana
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good and it has a pretty view of the creek. In the summer you can watch families having fun in the water.

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Thank kmkrhia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it was an ugly day of rain my family and I had once again an awesome lunch at The Gin today!! The atmosphere at the Gin is very welcoming. And the attention that our family receives from the staff and management is most comforting to us. The children's chicken strips were excellent because they both made happy plates... More 

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Thank pharris7180
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have been there twice and both times it was a chilly day and there is just a draft going through the restaurant. first time i told manager and i think she could have cared less (still opened the doors at many unnecessary times). food is pretty good, love their home style chips.

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Thank Tamara W
San Marcos, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Stopped in while visiting daughter at school. Chicken fried steak was very good. Also try the fish tacos.

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Thank RVargas98
Jarrell, Texas
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stopped here with my running group for a quick bite to eat and a drink. We all ordered different things and everyone was satisfied. The Gin has a cool vibe and the staff was very friendly.

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Thank Nicole S
Belton, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Apricot dip with the Baja Shrimp is Fantastic, Always great service. The Gin is pet friendly on the patio

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Thank Fynwyn
Clarksville, Tennessee
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142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Our meal was amazing and was the service. I would recommend the ribs and chicken breast. For an appetizer, if you like bacon, the Cotton Balls will knock your socks off

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Thank JSW731
Temple, Texas
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The location for this restaurant is nice. The food is ok for lunch, but dinner prices are high for very mediocre food. I really can't recommend it.

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Thank Brenda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 254-613-4446

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?