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Italian Garden Cafe

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18220 Fm 306, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-3351
(830) 935-3704
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe my expectations were really high due to the reviews and the recommendation of few people but there are no many restaurants in the area so we decide to go for lunch. Maybe was the dish that I ordered but I ate less than half because it only taste butter and garlic, the seafood has the a weird taste like... More 

Thank SandyKusakabe
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the food here is very good, I was more impressed with the service. Ask for Nicole. She was awesome!

Thank Jason M
Conroe, Texas
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my wife and I a trip to Canyon Lake isn't complete without a visit to The Italian Garden. In our opinion it is clearly the best restaurant in the area. I haven't tried everything on the menu but being Italian I've gravitated toward those items. We've never been disappointed in the food and we keep coming back. You can... More 

Thank 518JimB
Weston, Massachusetts
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262 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This is an area with few restaurants, so we did not expect much. But the food was very, very good. The atmosphere is nice too. We ate there twice and each time it was the same -- excellent!

Thank smokeylinks
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Natasha is a very good server, and she is very efficient. I've had a few different dishes here, and they were all good.

Thank Desda C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in the state in my opinion; they have fixed special plates for my wife, everything is prepared to perfection, and you won't find better service anywhere at any price.

Thank popbiggs
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I went with family for a birthday celebration. We live in Houston, but I visit here anytime I am in the Canyon Lake area. We were a party of 5, all ordered something different, and all raved about not only the food, but the friendly service. We are all fans for life!

Thank RKRivas
Lubbock, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food with good service. Beautiful patio for those that enjoy outside dining. If you choose to eat inside bring a jacket.

Thank poepoe60
Huntsville, Texas
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Wonderful authentic Italian food. Amazing to find awesome little bit of Italy in the Texas Hill Country. The Chicken Marsala is the best I've had anywhere! Service was great, waitress was friendly and efficient. We picked this place solely because there was a shady place to park with our dog, and got a great surprise that the food, service, and... More 

Thank christinet545
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here during our stay in the Texas Hill Country. My husband loved the shrimp and crab Alfredo. He said it was the best shrimp he's tasted in a long time. I had the linguine with white wine sauce which was also great. The portions were large and the service was efficient. We would definitely return to this restaurant

Thank bbrebo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18220 Fm 306, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-3351
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon Lake
  • Phone Number: (830) 935-3704

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