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The Gruene Door

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2360 Gruene Lake Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130 (Gruene Road)
830-629-2600
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11:00 am - 9:00 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, Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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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
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We wound up here by chance and were we ever happy that we found this gem. We started with a prosciutto flat bread that was heaven on a plate. The flat bread was perfect baked with a thin crust and al dente middle. The prosciutto was tender yet baked and the dish had a delicious, yet understated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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DSergi
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We wound up here by chance and were we ever happy that we found this gem. We started with a prosciutto flat bread that was heaven on a plate. The flat bread was perfect baked with a thin crust and al dente middle. The prosciutto was tender yet baked and the dish had a delicious, yet understated citrus note (... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Delicious, well-prepared food in a strip mall just outside Gruene. The decor reminded me of a golf club and the building it is in is modern but mundane. The food, however, was very good. Sauces were not too much and the menu seemed to focus on fresh and in-season fare. Service was good but it was not fine-dining- more upscale... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

There were 10 women in our group for Sunday brunch, and they did an amazing job. The service was outstanding - the staff managed to keep our many requests and changes straight and even gave us separate checks. The ambiance is great - not too noisy - even with other larger groups in the restaurant. Can't wait to go back!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very nice little restaurant in Gruene Lake Village. We really enjoyed the Greek flatbread and the pulled pork tacos.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a repeat lunch destination when I visit Gruene -- and for good reason! The place provides a more upscale menu (and atmosphere) to the usual "roadhouse" fare found at so many of the local restaurants, while keeping the pricing comparable. We all had sandwiches -- 3 Turkey and Swiss, and a Reuben. The sandwiches come w/ a choice... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely brunch here for Mothers' Day. The menu featured selections from their breakfast and lunch menu. Everyone enjoyed their food, but the flash-fried spinach was nothing short of amazing...crisp, tasty,and very much a surprise. Excellent! We were seated alone in a secluded area of the patio, which was perfect since we had 2 children in our party... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We booked their private room for our rehearsal dinner. The restaurant has an amazing atmosphere, attentive staff, and most importantly: mouth-watering & delicious food. We were so happy to have this as the introduction to our wedding weekend. :)

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Boerne, Texas, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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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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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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: French, American

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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: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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