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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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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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
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 85 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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32 reviews
20 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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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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

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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
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
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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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