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The Gruene Door

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2360 Gruene Lake Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3382 (Gruene Road)
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After walking through the booths at the art show, we walked past The Gruene Door's inviting patio and decided to stop for a bite. The menu has several good choices, and the wine list is excellent. My husband ordered a burger that was made with ground tenderloin and was superb. My smoked salmon tacos were good, too, but had a... More 

Thank CherK528
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296 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An outstanding Sunday brunch menu awaits your visit at the Gruene Door Restaurant. Start off with their fabulous shrimp cocktail and special sauce. Entrees include all of the usual Sunday brunch favorites such as crab benedict. Aso included are some wonderful chef inspired dishes such as southern style chicken and waffles, and shrimp and grits. Lots of salads and tasty... More 

Thank Daryl H
Wylie, Texas
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't have a reservation, but they were able to accommodate. Our server was very nice and helpful with her recommendations. My brother in law has eaten here many times and always orders the duck. He says it's the best he's ever eaten. I tried a bite and it is very tasty. I had steak and it was well prepared... More 

1 Thank 62Vetteman
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose this restaurant after reading reviews and for the location, since we came from the Austin area, and my son from San Antonio. I liked the separate dining rooms which I think cuts down on the noise, and it felt more like you were in someone's (large) home than a commercial establishment. The food was excellent all the way... More 

1 Thank Katie D
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First trip here was great. Good service ( thanks Jessica ) , Good food , good atmosphere. Next 3 visits major disappointment. Food was over sauced , over cooked and under seasoned. Our server was totally bored and could not answer basic questions about the menu . Way over priced based on the performance. We kept going back based on... More 

Thank Lee L
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I am a local and have frequented this restaurant over the years. I have enjoyed some very good meals along with a few disappointments during the coming and going of chefs, but we enjoyed a GREAT meal and great service last Saturday evening. Evan, our waiter was a delight...very knowledgeable about the menu, friendly, funny and was always there when... More 

Thank Pat E
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

George at Lamb's Rest B&B suggested The Gruene Door, so once we got into Gruene, we started looking for The Gruene Door. Well, it's .6 of a mile from all the shops and main area of Gruene so we walked to it. It is so worth the walk! Justin did an excellent job waiting on us for lunch. He also... More 

Thank Michelle R
Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Was staying up the street at High Cotton Inn and walked over for dinner one night. The menu looked good, there was several things that were tempting but I settled on the shrimp and grits which were cheesy and delicious and probably the best I've ever had!! The Caesar salad dressing was very good as well, I'd definitely go back... More 

Thank Michelle C
Lake Jackson, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

we arrived in Gruene late afternoon on a Friday and were looking at possible locations for dinner the Gruene Door folks were very helpful in booking a reservation for dinner. When we arrived we were welcomed and seated promptly The service was very good and attentive. We ordered the chess try appetizer and a bottle of Earthquake Zinfandel. Dinner was... More 

2 Thank Willem M
Frisco, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Two moms traveling with an 8 year old, 10 year old, and a 12 year old....and all kids are semi picky eaters.....love, love, loved this restaurant. All of us were starving after two trips down the Comal River, and we ate like royalty. Wow. Beautiful salmon, ribeye, glazed carrots, and the creamiest mashed potatoes the kids (or I) have ever... More 

1 Thank SMRose40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Gruene Lake Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3382
    (Gruene Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: 18306292600
The Gruene Door Restaurant is located in beautiful Gruene Lake Village in New Braunfels, Texas. We are Gruene’s only casual, fine dining restaurant combining the best in food, service, and atmosphere. Every menu item is prepared 100% in house by our chefs. Open for lunch and dinner, we are the perfect destination for a romantic dinner, birthday celebration, private party, lunch with friends, or just a casual night out.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?