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The Gruene Door

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2360 Gruene Lake Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3382 (Gruene Road)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Me and my wife ate at The Gruene Door on Friday. We both agreed that it is our new favorite restaurant. I had the filet and my wife had the special which was Arctic Char. Both were cooked to perfection. The service was top notch. Our waiter was very attentive yet unobtrusive. Exactly what you look for in a restaurant... More 

1 Thank 675foodlover
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119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We travel to New Braunfels frequently for family business and have loved the Gruene Door for its upscale atmosphere, great food and service. Unfortunately, our last visit was problematic. The filet I ordered medium rare came from the kitchen well done. The server cheerfully took it back and told me a replacement would be on the way shortly. After almost... More 

1 Thank txtravelbug7
Robstown, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I get it -- it's hard to have a fancy restaurant that is kid friendly, (but not really.).. All they have to do is have the staff treat the kids like normal people and offer some type of kid friendly food. Thank You Gruene Door - super lovely fancy restaurant that TWICE has welcomed us in with our nasty floating... More 

1 Thank Tommi J
Austin, Texas, United States
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I had a business lunch there. the food is good. The service was good. It was a bit noisy when a large party of loud women was seated right behind us, but otherwise enjoyable. There is decent local art for sale...i could have spent some money on that alone. I plan to go back again. there are some interesting shops... More 

Thank James R
Dallas, Texas
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go to Gruene river grill, but could not, as there was no parking anywhere around the place. However we found this restaurant tucked away inside the Gruene village, and we are glad w found it. It is a nice big place and the service is very good, and the food was super! Logan, our server was very... More 

1 Thank Ann S
San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I had dinner here recently. There was plenty of off-street parking in the development this restaurant sits in. We had no trouble placing a reservation and our table was ready when we arrived. Everything on the menu looked great, but there were very few chicken selections, if that is your preferred meat. Our food arrived with good... More 

1 Thank Gary D
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

While in Gruene shopping we were looking for a relaxing weekend place to seat outside and have a glass of tea and an appetizer. Someone suggested the Gruene Door. It was perfect and we had the nachos they were great. Very good would definitely go back again.

1 Thank 355sharone
Burleson, Texas
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend this restaurant. The serve and food was first class. Steak was cooked perfect. My husband had the lamb. He said it was some of the best he ever had. Love the wine that our server recommended.

1 Thank traveltexas07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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