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The Gruene Door

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2360 Gruene Lake Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3382 (Gruene Road)
+1 830-629-2600
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We brought my mother here for brunch to celebrate her birthday. This was our first time here and we were pleasantly surprised. The service, food, price and ambiance were wonderful. We plan in coming back again soon.

Thank Sherri M
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

A favorite place for lunch. Never too busy, and fairly quick service. Menu and pricing a little upscale but consistently good. I recommend their soups and salads- always fresh. Love the petite salmon filet but whatever you order, you MUST try the flash fried spinach! This is truly a unique delicacy and they always get it perfect!

Thank Mark S
York, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in the same plaza as the restaurant so this was a convenient place to eat our first meal in Texas upon arriving. Food was good we had dinner salads and the hot spinach dip...all very tasty. We ate here again another day and enjoyed that meal as well. The only negative is that the restaurant itself does not... More 

1 Thank Amber S
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were celebrating our 45th anniversary and wanted to try someplace new. We had heard some good things about this place, but did not expect what we found. It was one of the best dining experiences of my 60+ years. They advertise "casual fine dining". It is a rather casual atmosphere but also a fine quality eating place. It does... More 

Thank Bob C
Merriam, Kansas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014

We ate here because the place we originally went to was closed. A fortunate turn of events. The place is very handsome, lively and comfortable. The food was well done and a bit innovative. The flash fried spinach was noteworthy. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jack S
Porter, Texas
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

The service was adequate but too many mistakes were made. We had the duck breast and it was good but not anything to write home about. We had wanted the steak but $38 for an 8 ounce filet was just too much. You can get a steak at Vic and Anthony's or Morton's or Del Frisco's for that price and... More 

1 Thank Tom H
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Smaller, more intimate setting, great wine list and interesting menu. Sunday brunch is a good value and lunch could include visits to nearby boutiques. A cute area.

Thank Nana7707
Cypress, Texas
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

It was raining and we didn't feel like walking in the rain to stand in line with the crowds at the restaurants in the center of Gruene. Just as we were about to give up and drive to another town to eat, we spotted The Gruene Door just down the street in the cutest little shopping village. We decided to... More 

Thank dlts123
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

Just what we needed after braving the parking lots of the historic site up the road...no chance of lunch there! So glad we spotted the sign and turned in to try the Gruene Door. This was a top five meal of our three week trip through Texas....and we ate in many highly rated places. The atmosphere is wonderful...so peaceful with... More 

1 Thank Driverlady
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93 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

The Gruene Door is a quaint local joint near New Braunfels, Texas and located in a small shopping area called The Gruene Lake Village. The area its self is quiet and cute with a few shops and bars to entertain. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and is decorated with a comfortable mix of browns and deep reds. I really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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: +1 830-629-2600
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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