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Little Gretel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
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518 River Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-2433
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open now
All hours
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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Albuquerque NM
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is in a great location across from the city park and has outside seating. It is very pleasant and our lunch there was very good.

Thank Jim B
Rio Frio, Texas
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early dinner here with my wife and daughter. Our waiter was friendly, cheerful, and professional. He was knowledgeable about the menu and worked very hard to make sure we were well taken care off. Everything we ordered was attractively plated and delicious. Both my wife and daughter raved about the vanilla ice cream, enough so that I had... More 

1 Thank Atomicbart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It opens early; there is inside and outside dining. Big variety of breakfast food on menu. Outside dining is pleasant as it is across the street from the river if you don't mind the traffic. Busy street! This is a large capacity restaurant. Service was slow for us but food was worth the wait. Pancakes were rich and fluffy. Don't... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an unusual restaurant across from Cibolo Creek featuring Czech cuisine along with some standard American foods. The chef is knowledgeable and trained in Czech cuisine. The prices are ok for the quality. I've been here twice for breakfast. The coffee is great. They have a distinctive traditional type of Kolache if you like these Czech pastries, that are... More 

Thank Mysteri0usTraveler
Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little Gretel was clean and friendly. Indoor and outdoor dining. Food was better than average we would go back.

Thank MadisonBoy
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The van rijn omelet and pecan pancakes were amazing. The ranchers breakfast was fine. Good coffee, but it was hard to come by. Service was slow even before it got busy. Nice atmosphere.

Thank kes4701
Wimberley, Texas
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 13 people and sat outside. We called ahead and the restaurant had our table ready when we arrived. Our waitress was a bit of a space cadet but I believe it was because a film crew was there taping a special about the restaurant - so the entire atmosphere was a bit electric and chaotic.... More 

Thank 2wheel-navigator
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We went to Little Gretel Restaurant. All 3 of us ordered different dishes. I ordered the Wiener Schnitzel, my Friend the Jaeger Schnitzel and my sister in law jalapeno sausage. We've heard such good things about the Restaurant and could not wait to get there to try it. Well we did and it was very disappointing. The Schnitzel was dry,... More 

Thank german675
Hondo TX, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This Bavarian style restaurant has the best Ruben Sandwiches and fries. The desserts are to die for. If you're on a diet, just enjoy the Angel Cloud desserts. Oh my goodness, I don't always talk about the restrooms, however, my wife said the ladies' room is a trip, it has a fish tank in it and beautiful glass bowl sinks... More 

1 Thank Larry H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is my favorite place for breakfast. They have the best pancakes ever. The apple pancakes are my favorite! They also have an assortment of different omelets and tasty, homemade kolaches. Great inside or outside dining with a view of the park, creek, and of course, the ducks!

1 Thank GrammyBof3

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Television
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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 Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: 18303311368

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