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Cantina del Rio

) #25 of 212 Restaurants in New Braunfels $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Spanish
1299 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
+1 830-620-5801
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (33 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1299 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tacos were outstanding. We had the fish, pork, and crunchy beef and chicken. Their chips and salsa was great too. Even though they were extremely busy, the staff was very friendly and the service was great.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is situated in an out of the way area of Gruene but it is worth searching out. The nachos are not your traditional type but they are very good.

Thank cvbriles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is extremely cozy, albeit a bit quaint. The food is really good, and so is the service. They don't appear to have air conditioning, so it was pretty hot. But still worth it. See if you can get seats outside. I'll definitely recommend...More

Thank Tine A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and staff was great. We had a long wait for a Tuesday evening. The food was a little spicy. The salsa was too spicy for us too. The queso and guacamole was excellent.

Thank rojodennis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for Fish Tacos and a Frozen Drink of a very hot 103 day! It felt like heaven sitting there having a cold refreshing Margarita and a light and tasty Taco! Our waiter was super friendly and service was quick! Awesome place to eat...More

Thank WhiteMtnskier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes all the ceiling fans were going but the humidity screamed for more fans! Still we enjoyed the salsa, queso guacamole and great staff- only a very few tables inside mostly a patio venue- really loved it

Thank trymahjong
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Recommended by the friend we were visiting, and we were not disappointed. Pretty shaded setting and nice atmosphere inside.

Thank Richardhencke
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We walked up there was what it seemed 6 hostess in reality 2. The others were waitresses just hanging and talking. They put us on a wait list when there was plenty of empty tables and waitress just standing around. As other people would come...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great frozen margaritas and mouthwatering fajitas! Wonderful homemade salsa and chips too! Don't miss this cute little place in Gruene, Tx on the river banks. Patio dining, very affordable! Yum

Thank Gayle G
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Yuuuuum! Chips, salsa & margarita are delish!!!!! Meal hasn't even arrived yet but wanted to share how good apps were!! Great environment too!

Thank Stacy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-620-5801
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