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New Braunfels Smokehouse

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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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146 S State Hwy 46, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3216
(830) 625-2416
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great meats and sausages ..

We didn't have a meal but went testing the jerky and the sausages. We ended up buying a big box with a sausage collection .. Seal of approval from a German and an Austrian!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
KaiUWulff
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Harlingen, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Ordered a holiday meal 1 week in advance. When it arrived 2 days late, customer service rep Susan Owens completely unaccountable, extremely rude, unprofessional, unapologetic - she flat did not care, and even tried to justify her pugnacious demeanor (i.e., so many upset customers that day, tired of taking the heat for mistakes). Totally threw delivery company under the bus,... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We didn't have a meal but went testing the jerky and the sausages. We ended up buying a big box with a sausage collection .. Seal of approval from a German and an Austrian!

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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

this restaurant serves true texas barbecue! at this place i had the best brisket I have ever had. the service was friendly and fast. They also make their own beef jerky which is incredible. The restaurant is in a convenient location.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A visit to New Braunfels is not complete without stopping in and having a meal at the New Braunfels smokehouse. I have been eating here for years and I thoroughly enjoy the ambiance and extensive menu of German delicacies. Wonderful management and a fabulous staff that will go out of their way to make sure you are well satisfied with... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My Husband and I went to the New Braunfels Smokehouse yesterday for lunch. He had brisquet and Sausage plate and I had the Reuben Sandwich. His food was stretching to be luke warm and the casing on the sausage was so tough he had to saw the casing open and it put a whole in the plastic plate. My sandwich... More 

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Clifton, Tx
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109 reviews 109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Was one of our "go-to" BBQ places. Not anymore. We will not be stopping here after several visits with uninteresting/bland brisket. Sad to see a NB area staple become so bad. Service and food are poor. Prices are too high for the quality of food. Better places for 'cue in the area.

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Kerrville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Texas barbecue ranks at the top of the nation's best and there are many excellent purveyors of smoked brisket, ribs, sausage, chicken and the like throughout the Lone Star State. So, I can only shake my head in wonder at how a place like New Braunfels Smokehouse has stayed in business for so long while serving such a mediocre brisket... More 

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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

As with all BBQ places the smoked brisket is always hit and miss. On this occasion even asking for moist parts with some fat I got a plate of "reasonable" meat. It was neither moist not dried out so was OK but nowhere near what I was expecting. There was no fat either. Service was good and everyone was friendly.... More 

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Milford, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Smoke House was right across the street from the Hotel so I could walk over. The Chicken Salad Sandwich was my FAVORITE. I ate the at least 5 times during my 2 week stay. Friendly and Clean Good prices!

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Sugar Land
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98 reviews 98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I always seem to stop here as I'm heading out of New Braunfels back home. This time I had the Wurst Kabob Plate advertised as five kinds of sausage on a stick with beans, potato salad and bread. I switched to the cole slaw, very good vinegar based, and the hot German potato salad, always one of my favorites. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 S State Hwy 46, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3216
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: (830) 625-2416

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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