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Clear Springs Cafe

1692 Hwy 46 S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
(830) 629-3775
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Ranked #31 of 217 restaurants in New Braunfels
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Seguin, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is a place I take the family to often. First, we order a heaping appetizer of onion rings. These things are so tasty! The catfish, chicken fried steak and burgers also exceed the standard for being delicious. Friendly advice: arrive before standard meal times. Once 11:30 or 5:00 rolls around, the parking lot fills and the waiting line stretches.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

If you are in the New Braunfels, TX area, this is a real treat so don't miss it. While some people won't like the easy living atmosphere of this restaurant, most everyone will leave enjoying everything about it. The food is simply great. And don't forget to order onion rings but unless you have a large party, I'd suggest a... More

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Austin, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Our family reserved the back room for a get-together of 50 folks on a busy summer Saturday night. The event couldn't have gone better. Everyone ordered from the menu and families paid for their own selections. Not a single order was messed up and the food was delivered so all could eat together. Neither a little feat on a super... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our group was young grandparents, mom, dad, 3 grand kids ages 15, 13 & 9. We had to wait 30 mins but they had an older gentleman with a guitar singing country outside on the patio so it was great. He actually played some old Hank W for us. Big menu so something for everyone and all was good. Lot... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

PORTIONS are plentiful and tasty. service is usually very good. If you go on a weekend, go early (5-530) or be prepared to wait 1/2 hour or more. I DON't recommend getting it to go.....it gets soggy and taste is not the same.

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SAT
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is the place to go if you want casual, good food. Don't expect white linens or a wine list - but do expect friendly service, good food and some of the best onion rings in Texas.

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USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Mmmm. Juicy, crisp catfish with smoky pinto beans, light cole slaw, homemade fries, just right hush puppies, cocktail sauce & a side order of the universe's best onion rings - they are not kidding. Portions big enough to share. Sure enjoyed the mature & perky wait staff, the beer list & bottomless ice tea as well as a scenic cruise... More

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Pearland, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The whole family had the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes. We were not disappointed. Had banana pudding,chocolate pie and peach cobbler for dessert. The desserts were in small portions but we're good. We walked in without a wait about an hour before closing on a Friday night. Food was hot and fresh. Want to try catfish next time we... More

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Cibolo, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Fair warning, the catfish has spice but, it is still really good! A friend referred it to us and we really enjoyed trying something different. The outdoors had music, picnic tables, and a bar to serve drinks. The indoors is embellished with rustic collectables and is filled to the rim with tables for ample sitting. The only downside... our table... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We (three of us) decided to try a local restaurant as opposed to a chain restaurant - we were so glad we did! On our way to Schlitterbahn, we happened to see a billboard for the Clear Springs Cafe, so we thought we'd give it a try. We went for dinner on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, around 7pm; our server... More

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