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Little Gretel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
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518 River Road, Boerne, TX 78006
+1 830-331-1368
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been wanting to visit the Little Gretel Restaurant and the Ewe and Eye toy shop that's next door for awhile. Finally had the time for an outing so we stopped in for lunch. Perfect location, directly across from the river. Outside patio seating allows for nice views of the ducks swimming down the river and all the tourist... More 

Thank texasroadrunner5000
San Antonio, Texas
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very friendly and inviting Czech/German restaurant. Good cold beer. Complimentary bread and butter was ok. We ordered the Hungarian Goulash (special that night), Jaeger Schnitzel and Sauerbraten with bread dumplings. We shared a plum kolach for desert. iAll very good, but not the best I've had...plus it was probably the priciest by far. German restaurants in Lampasas and Fredericksburg are... More 

Thank Ron H
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just got back from Prague and was craving Pilsner Urquell on draft and did a quick search and found out Little Gretel had my beer! I got my beer and decided that I needed to eat dinner too and it was so delicious. Best I had..even over in Europe! EVERYONE was so friendly there, it was like I had... More 

Thank cbellhr
Salt Lake City, Utah
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Czech and German food. Had a wonderful meal at Little Gretel. Wherever we go we prefer restaurants owned and operated by a single owner i.e. we avoid chain restaurants. Little Gretel was a wonderful experience. All the dishes we had were excellent. Service was very personable and efficient. Had the apple strudel for dessert which is made that day... More 

Thank Jeff R
San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is excellent. Sunday after church. We love the waffles for our kids. We love the bagels and lox and eggs benedict. The Kolaches are out of this world homemade.

Thank BJ M
Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after seeing this restaurant featured on a travel channel and wanted to try the kolaches. We were disappointed in that they were expensive and not fresh. Having had some great kolaches being from a Czech heritage and baking them myself and having tried a few places that make great ones I am having a difficult time trying to... More 

Thank LKay113
Loveland, Colorado
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great food! Loved the german potatoe salad. Apple Strudel was really awesome. Very unique place, and wished I lived closer.

Thank Karla M
Laredo, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had high expectations but the service was horrific. This place hypes it's self up but doesn't deliver.

Thank Danny S
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269 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed a recent dinner with six family members. The restaurant is refined, but relaxed, with great food. Appetizers were very good, especially the escargot and lobster bisque. For main course the schnitzel was great, as were the pork chops, and the hamburger, which is rated as one of the best in Texas. Wine list and beer selection... More 

Thank Robin D
San Angelo, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Good food, but this was seriously the worst and slowest service ever! We stopped in here for a quick lunch, and this meal was anything but quick. The waiter was initially slow to take our order. Then after we had finished eating, he totally forgot about us. Another waitress cleared our plates and she actually told him we were waiting... More 

Thank Joan T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $35
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 River Road, Boerne, TX 78006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: +1 830-331-1368

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