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2360 Gruene Lake Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130 (Gruene Road)
830-629-2600
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Gruene Door Restaurant is located in beautiful Gruene Lake Village in...
The Gruene Door Restaurant is located in beautiful Gruene Lake Village in New Braunfels, Texas. We are Gruene’s only casual, fine dining restaurant combining the best in food, service, and atmosphere. Every menu item is prepared 100% in house by our chefs. Open for lunch and dinner, we are the perfect destination for a romantic dinner, birthday celebration, private party, lunch with friends, or just a casual night out.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
NIce little find in Gruene

While there are bigger and more popular restaurants in Gruene, do not overlook this nice gem of a restaurant. It is a nicely decorated, well serviced place with wonderful food. If you are looking for a more quiet, casual but classy place to eat after spending time in Gruene, this is your place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Tony R
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Boerne, Texas, USA
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Boerne, Texas, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

While there are bigger and more popular restaurants in Gruene, do not overlook this nice gem of a restaurant. It is a nicely decorated, well serviced place with wonderful food. If you are looking for a more quiet, casual but classy place to eat after spending time in Gruene, this is your place.

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Take your cholesterol meds before dining here. Everything was drenched with butter except the bread which was non-existent. Waiter always seemed distracted. No personality. Food was so rich, could only eat half. What a waste. Dining room is noisy.

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Weatherford, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When you find it, it is a very good steak house. I probably won't return simply because it is a bit out of the way. But the rib-eye, the old standby, was prepared correctly and had a great flavor. The sides were very nice as well. It is a locals place and the Rotary was meeting in the next room.... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

If you want great food and fantastic service The Gruene Door will be at the top of your list for dining! There is a wide variety of selections on the menu-fish, chicken, steak, duck. Chef Collin Campion has put together great flavors that compliment every dish. He is great about making sure special requests due to dietary restrictions are taken... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We have been dining at the Gruene door for several years now. It is a must stop for anyone visiting the historic Gruene district of New Braunfels. Lovely restaurant, with an inviting and cozy atmosphere. Outstanding food from an extensive menu of delicious entrees, salads, side dishes, and desserts. Locally sourced and chef inspired, all prepared fresh daily. Open for... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

we were spending Valentine weekend in Gruene and wanted a good meal. I honestly mainly picked this place because it was the only place that would take reservations. No way were we intending to stand in line at a first come, first serve place on one of the busiest dining nights of the year! We were not disappointed. The place... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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87 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The limited menu food was good, though not as described. The blackened Mahi was fine, but the "lump" crab was really shredded and barely visible on the plate. The avocado was also miniscule and more like guacamole. I first thought it was wasabi. Service was lacking. Our pepper grinder was empty and we had to flag someone down to get... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our ladies club had a luncheon at The Gruene Door. They accomodated all 15+ with no problem! Server was attentive, handling our large party with many requests easily. Lunhmenu was somewhat limited. I had Chicken Picatta that came with carrots and asparagus lightly seasoned cooked al dente. The chicken was ona bed of pasta. My meal was $10.00. While the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great restaurant for a special night out. The food is outstanding and the ambiance is spectacular. There is no rush from the waiters to finish your meal quickly and leave. I would recommend the soups and gnocchi! However, one of my favorite aspects of this restaurant is the menu is seasonal!

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Plano, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Whenever we travel, we try to find local cuisine as opposed to chain restaurants. The Gruene Door hit the mark! We started with an appetizer of deconstructed tuna nachos. The Ahi tuna was seared perfectly and sliced thin. It was served with marinated jalapeños and wonton chips. For our entree, we both had the grilled salmon with a Parmesan polenta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2360 Gruene Lake Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
    (Gruene Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: 830-629-2600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Gruene Door Restaurant is located in beautiful Gruene Lake Village in New Braunfels, Texas. We are Gruene’s only casual, fine dining restaurant combining the best in food, service, and atmosphere. Every menu item is prepared 100% in house by our chefs. Open for lunch and dinner, we are the perfect destination for a romantic dinner, birthday celebration, private party, lunch with friends, or just a casual night out.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?