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The Gruene Door

2360 Gruene Lake Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
830-629-2600
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Ranked #19 of 224 Restaurants in New Braunfels
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Gruene Road
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.
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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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garland, tx
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Gruene has outgrown it's old buildings neighborhood and expanded to a new, upscale restaurant and bar area including The Gruene Door. They did a good job of serving our group of about 20 last Saturday night following our bike ride of the Tour de Gruene. I think all in our group felt the food and service were great.

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love going to this restaurant and I often recommend it to friends. The staff is always top notch and the food as well. We went this Sunday for brunch and it was wonderful, as usual. I had a version of eggs Benedict which included a perfectly cooked filet and my wife had a great little smoked turkey sandwich with... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Gruene Door Located in beautiful Gruene, TX in the Gruene Lake Village. Everything is 100% made in house. The Gruene Door is a fabulous place for a romantic dinner, lunch with friends or private parties. In April of 2009 Michael and Debbie Flume opened this lovely restaurant that is fine casual dining. This was their first try in the... More 

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Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Although "trendy" is not what I love about this restaurant, it is. We went off peak, so no wait, but be prepared to wait or get a reservation ahead of time if you want to go during regular dinner hours. The chicken piccata was great, as was the spinach salad (not your average salad). The salmon was divine...melt in your... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

While on a girls trip, we had lunch at the Gruene Door, and the food and service was outstanding! The staff is attentive and helpful. The only problem is that we did NOT go back for dinner - should have! But did go back later in the night for drinks, and had another outstanding experience.

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New Braunfels, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While the host stand personnel can be a little aloof, the variety on the menu and taste of the food make this a great place to visit. Service is always good, the atmosphere is quiet and understated. Great place for a business lunch or quiet celebration - love the great seafood selections available here! Somewhat pricey, but a cut above... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very pretty but noisy (aren't all new upscale restaurants?!) - but the food and bar more than make up for it. Consistently 8 outa 10.

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Additional Information about The Gruene Door

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

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