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The Gin

219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
+1 254-613-4446
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was great & the service was fast. It has a bar separated from the main seating area, but the seating area was small and crowded. They have an outside seating area as well, so you can see the creek.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely historic building above the flowing creek side park. Menu varied and especially good appetizers. We have eaten there several times and have always been pleased. Prices not cheap but have always felt them reasonable. If you are a bbq meat fan, know that the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were expecting a much better meal for the price. None of the four at our table were happy or excited when we left.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's one of my Belton favorites, and best burgers in the area. Avoid it if you are looking for a cheap meal, they are pricy. The only really bad thing is the dinner rolls are the ones sold pre-made in grocery stores, disappointing considering how...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank herpd2018
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice place, we sat outside and they had plastic up over windows to keep it warm. Homemade chips. Lots to choose from and the fact that there were 18 people in our group they did an awesome job. The staff was friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nora P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

High expectations after all the rave reviews, we were expecting much more. The food (steak dinner) was decent but pricey. I believe you're paying for the location and atmosphere which is nice. Maybe try going for lunch and enjoy the location that way.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling from Austin to Waco and needed a place to eat lunch. We Googled for best restaurants nearby and found The Gin. Our food was delicious, especially the onion rings. Great find!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GAVic
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place but a tad pricey. The food though is usually pretty good and the service consistent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank berdiep
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Most people drive past Belton on their way to Austin, Waco, or DFW. I recommend you consider a stop at this delightful place. The restaurant shares parking with two other spots (both look like they would be worth a try!) and is on the banks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Ate here 2 weekends in a row when in Belton for fun. The food was very good. Something on the menu for everyone and the location is fun. Was nice to be able to sit out on the patio and enjoy the evening. Looking forward...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 35jennifers
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May 28, 2015|
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Response from Michele C | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar food menu if you're wanting a snack. Starts at $6. Good portioning too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: +1 254-613-4446
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