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Gruene River Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Bar
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1259 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130
+1 830-624-2300
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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San Marcos, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location with river views... inside and outside seating. My wife and I have been here a dozen times and have never had a bad experience. The food is very good with a lot of variety offered. On our last visit we had the Wedge salad, the Wonton Shrimp and the Gorgonzola Burger... all prepared to perfection. Plenty of bacon... More 

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Spring, Texas
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we had lunch. I had the tortilla soup which was very good. My husband had lemon chicken. The interesting part was the Spicy Cucumber Martini. Awesome Martini. It had a real kick to it but great. Neat location and rustic atmosphere.

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Thank Mona S
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. We were not rushed and the food was very good. Our steaks were done just right.

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Thank Kerrie O
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for supper we had the tilapia with black beans and rice. The sauce over the fish was great. The service was excellent. This was a great place.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is Texas. Everywhere else in America you hear "baseball and apple pie". In Texas, it's "Chicken fried steak and pecan pie". The chicken fried steak at the Gruene River Grill is top notch...and it's 2 good meals' worth. The chicken tortilla soup is another home run. And the Grilled chicken biccatta (spelling?) with white wine cream sauce was terrific... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we arrived after dark and could not enjoy the scenery by the river, we enjoyed the ambiance of outdoor dining. The food was excellent. The server was friendly and helpful.

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Differdange, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been there a few years ago with my wife and it was simply great! Nice place too. Dragged 7 friends to it last week and everybody enjoyed it. Great shrimps, tender steaks fast and friendly service. Will return for sure.

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Thank JCKuji
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...we had such a nice meal. Especially Mackel's Shrimps were awesome. three thumbs up!! We will definetely come back.

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Thank Joel B
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a chicken fried steak and my wife had a HUGE salad. What a special flavor the chicken fried steak had. The breading was just right; it did not overpower the whole presentation. My wife's salad was so large she had to take some home. A side experience, step outside the restaurant and you get to visit historic Gruene!

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Fredericksburg
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A peaceful, friendly place to have a meal. If you sit by the window you can see the river and landscape. We had a great waitress who made recommendations for our meals. We loved them both!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1259 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-624-2300

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