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The Gin

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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219 S East St, Belton, TX
254-613-4446
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was in a converted cotton gin built in 1928 out of Red bricks. The servers were friendly and very knowledgeable of their Menu and we're able to answer questions we had. Food was delicious and serving was just right portions. Great atmosphere.

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Austin, Texas
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125 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on a Tuesday on our way home from Waco. Belton has a nice little town square with a historic courthouse. A block behind the courthouse is a lovely area that overlooks Nolan Creek with two restaurants and a few other businesses. We looked at The Gin's posted menu, which had a nice selection and decided to give... More 

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Radcliff, United States
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to try this place...the outside atmosphere before you get to the restaurant was beautiful & fun! There was no waiting on a Friday night so that was nice. The service & food are ok-I'm guessing people go there for the location. My husband's order was wrong-completely different meal but the waitress gave us a free dessert. Then... More 

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Thank Misty J
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Sorry you had an unpleasant experience, this is not typical for us. We will look into why this happened. Hope you will give us another try. More 

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143 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My associate pick this and it was great. Very prompt service and a cool atmosphere. Be sure and try the cotton balls. The stacked enchiladas were very good. The sirloin had a Smokey's flavor which I loved. It is in a very cool area which I would like to return to on a weekend.

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Jupiter, Florida
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic atmosphere. Not a luxury 5 star restaurant, wooden tables and chairs, no linen table cloth, but excellent food and service was OK.

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Austin, Texas
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674 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch at this refurbished Cotton Gin building on a Saturday. There was no wait time, and the service was great. The patio had a nice view overlooking the creek and park. I had a grilled chicken salad, which was good but not great. It comes with Feta Cheese, red onions, tomato, and mixed field greens. My husband had... More 

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Belton, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Okay, so confession time. We play pokemon and the courthouse square is the BEST location in Belton. Out one night, we noticed all the cars and people. Curious, I requested my birthday dinner there from my husband! Was NOT disappointed. The weather cooperated and the planning went forth. They held a large (22 people) birthday party for me on the... More 

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Wills Point, Texas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food seasoned very well. Baja shrimp is the best it's wrapped in bacon and has a sweet taste also had green beans, grilled asparagus and steamed broccoli . Hubby had grill chicken breast on a bed of rice with grilled asparagus and house salad and he absolutely love the homemade ranch. Great music and great view of river.

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Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Staff for excellent for our large party. Big open room. All our food was excellent. Wide variety on the menu. Would highly recommend.

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Small town vibe in an excellent setting . We started in the downstairs bar that had a good selection of draft beers and a helpful bartender, Moved upstairs for lunch where we sat on the patio with a great view of Nolan Creek,the daily special was an ample serving of Fish and Chips, our group also had the Chicken Fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S East St, Belton, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 254-613-4446

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