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The Gin

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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219 S East St, Belton, TX
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is mediocre. Service is terrible. I've tried many times to give this another shot. I'm always left feeling the same way. The patio is nice and offers a decent view of the river. Aside from that it's over priced and boring.

Thank crazykahuna
carynbrown, Terrisha Harris, General Manager at The Gin, responded to this review

My name is Terrisha Harris and I would like to personally apologize for your previous experiences. We are constantly striving for excellence in all aspects of our restaurant, and do not like to hear of any of our guests who aren't fully satisfied. I would like to invite you back as my personal guest and ensure you have an amazing... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe the best cheeseburger I have ever had! The house made potato chips were also very good. My wife had the steak and avocado salad and enjoyed it a lot. My son's fried porkchops were cut-with-a-fork tender and delicious. It was too hot in July to eat out on the patio, but the inside was nice and the historic vibe... More 

Thank Mike S
Arlington, Texas
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The I-35 construction is never ending, The Gin was recommended to us by a friend and we have now found Belton is a good place to pull off to take a break and unwind from all of the traffic. Enjoy an ice cold beer or ice tea while relaxing on the back porch while watching the kids wade in the... More 

Thank LynnanGlynn
Belton, Texas
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130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gin is just that, an old Co-op Cotton Gin that farmers from all over Bell County would bring their cotton harvest to have it processed for sale. It was a very popular location for many years, until improved transportation, interstates and harvest technology made most gins obsolete. The Gin was started as a not fine, but upscale dining spot... More 

Thank Buzzard92
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the laid back yet elegant feel of the Gin. It's great for casual and business dining. The menu selection is also very good. Not an overwhelming amount of items on the menu but a broad spectrum of tastes.

Thank Brian P
Edwards, Mississippi
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are here on evening while we were in town. We sat in the balcony and watched as people were playing in the beautiful river. The view was fantastic and so was the food.

Thank MMHenley
Olaton, Kentucky, United States
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Stopped by after antiquing in town and had a fabulous lunch. i had the chicken sandwich and it wash delish!.It is a little pricey. Nice old building.

Thank Susan F
Louisville, Kentucky
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392 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch outside, in a covered seating area. Service was prompt and frequent. Food had a great presentation and equally great taste. Enjoyed the recycled building and industrial decor. Enjoy!

Thank TrishA4
Temple, Texas
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We were on the fence about where to go for a nice anniversary dinner. The Gin has a GF menu as well as a good regular menu so we took a chance. Our waitress was Elyse and she was fabulous - attentive but discreet. I had the Nolan Creek chicken with asparagus and it was really good. My husband had... More 

Thank Ellen R
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Heard about The Gin from a friend so today we decided to check it out. The atmosphere is great, you can dine inside or out on the patio. It's a pretty day so we decided on the patio. Nolan Creek runs along side and was running pretty good after all the rain lately. The Gin is a little pricey but... More 

Thank 377JohnK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?