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APPETIZERS
World Famous Onion Rings
Small USD 5.95
Texas USD 9.95
Stingers
Fresh jalapeños stuffed with our famous catfish and shrimp, hand breaded, then fried golden brown. Served with Homemade Ranch
3 ea USD 4.95
5 ea USD 7.95
Cheese Sticks
Served with Homemade Ranch
USD 6.95
Fried Pickles
Served with Homemade Ranch
USD 6.95
Shrimp Cocktail*
6 Jumbo shrimp boiled in our own seafood seasoning. Served with cocktail sauce and lemons
USD 6.95
SOUP & SALADS
Dressings: Homemade Ranch, Honey Mustard, Chunky Blue Cheese, Cajun Ranch, Fat Free Ranch, Italian Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Raspberry Vinaigrette
Cajun Gumbo
Made fresh daily with big chunks of chicken and shrimp. Served with seasoned rice
Cup USD 4.95
Bowl USD 6.95
Jalapeño Crawfish Chowder
Creamy blend of sweet corn, cilantro, jalapeños and crawfish tails. This one's hot and spicy!
Cup USD 4.95
Bowl USD 6.95
Small House Salad
Salad greens, bacon, tomatoes, eggs, cheddar cheese, purple onions and seasoned croutons
USD 3.95
Chicken Club Salad
Fried chicken strips, salad greens, avocado, bacon, tomatoes, purple onions, cheddar cheese and spicy onion strings. Served with Honey Mustard dressing
USD 12.95
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken with tossed salad greens, tomatoes, avocado, purple onions, cucumber, candied pecans and Italian Vinaigrette. Topped with spicy onion strings
USD 12.95
Crawfish Salad
Crispy crawish tails tossed with salad greens, tomatoes, purple onions, cucumber and Cajun Ranch dressing. Topped with spicy onion strings.
USD 14.95
Grilled Salmon Salad
8 oz Grilled salmon with tossed salad greens, tomatoes, purple onions, cucumber and Italian Vinaigrette. Topped with spicy onion strings.
USD 16.95
Skinny Chicken Salad*
5 oz. Chicken breast lightly seasoned and grilled. Served on fresh salad mix, carrots, cucumbers, avocado, purple onions and tomatoes. Tossed with your choice of Fat Free Ranch or Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing
USD 11.95
WORLD FAMOUS FRIED SEAFOOD
Served with French Fries, Cole Slaw, Pinto Beans and Hushpuppies
American Fried Catfish
The best catfish you ever ate! A little spicy
Sm USD 10.95
Reg USD 12.95
Lg USD 14.95
Fried Shrimp
Hand breaded to order
Sm USD 10.95
Lg USD 14.95
Little Buddy
Our famous fried catfish and delicious fried jumbo shrimp
USD 13.95
COMBINATIONS
Served With French Fries, Cole Slaw, Pinto Beans and Hushpuppies. Your choice of (2) $14.95, (3) $18.95. Add Grilled Shrimp, or Shrimp Brochette to any entrée for $6.95
Fried American Catfish
Fried Shrimp
Chicken Strips
Fried Crawfish
Fried Oysters
(Add $2 Per Choice)
SEAFOOD FAVORITES
Served with Seasoned Rice, Green Beans and Hushpuppies
Shrimp Trio
Fried shrimp, shrimp brochette, and grilled shrimp
USD 18.95
Seafood Grill
Blackened, farm raised catfish fillet, pan seared catfish fillet and grilled shrimp brochette
USD 18.95
Shrimp Brochette
Three skewers of jumbo shrimp wrapped in thick cut hickory smoked bacon and stuffed with a jalapeño slice then grilled to perfection
USD 18.95
Blackened or Grilled Catfish Fillets
Farm raised catfish fillets seasoned with our own signature spices
USD 14.95
Grilled Shrimp
Three skewers of lightly seasoned jumbo shrimp, charbroiled to perfection
USD 18.95
Firecracker Salmon
Grilled salmon finished with a sweet jalapeño glaze
USD 16.95
Pan Seared Tilapia
Seasoned with Cajun spices and served with cilantro cream sauce.
USD 13.95
Fish & Chips
Served with french fries and cole slaw.
USD 11.95
TEXAS FAVORITES
Served with Your Choice of Two Sides and Texas Toast.
Chicken Fried Steak
Tender, hand breaded steak, topped with cream gravy.
USD 14.95
Chicken Fried Chicken
Chicken breast coated with our special seasonings then topped with cream gravy.
USD 10.95
Chicken Strip Dinner
Hand breaded in a signature blend of spices and fried golden brown.
USD 10.95
FROM THE GRILL
Served with Your Choice of Two Sides and Texas Toast
Chicken Ella
Grilled chicken breast topped with sautéed tomatoes, white wine and cilantro cream sauce.
USD 14.95
Grilled Pork Chops
2 Center cut pork chops.
USD 15.95
14 oz Ribeye
Includes small house salad or cup of soup.
USD 24.95
10 oz New York Strip
Includes small house salad or cup of soup.
USD 17.95
Charbroiled Chicken Breast
USD 13.95
SIDES
French Fries
Creamy Cole Slaw
Pinto Beans
Seasoned Green Beans
Seasoned Rice
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Buttered Sweet Corn
Crispy New Potatoes
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
Served with French Fries
Old Fashion Hamburger
Served with mustard, mayo, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and onions
USD 9.95
With Cheese USD 10.95
Bacon Cheeseburger
Served with mustard, mayo, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and onions
USD 11.95
Outlaw Burger
Served with tangy dill pickles, mustard, mayo, bacon and American cheese topped with a couple of our World Famous Onion Rings and BBQ sauce
USD 11.95
Chicken Fried Chicken Sandwich
Served with lettuce, tomato and mayo
USD 9.95
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Served with lettuce, tomato and mayo
USD 9.95
Catfish Sandwich
World famous fried catfish with lettuce, tomatoes and tartar sauce
USD 8.5
FISH & SHRIMP TACOS
Fish Tacos
Your choice of Fried or Grilled. Wrapped in corn tortillas, topped with tangy cole slaw, Cajun Ranch dressing and pico de gallo. Served with seasoned rice and beans
USD 10.95
Shrimp Tacos
Your choice of Fried or Grilled. Wrapped in corn tortillas, topped with tangy cole slaw, Cajun Ranch dressing and pico de gallo. Served with seasoned rice and beans
USD 11.95
About
This was the very first Clear Springs location. It's actually located in Clear Springs, Texas between Seguin and New Braunfels. The building dates back to 1869 when it was mainly used as a grocery store for the locals. If you are ever in the area, it's worth the trip to check out the history that's behind this popular location. You better come early, standing room only is a common sight here.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and amazing food!! Service was really good. A must visit place!! The catfish was good and the onion ring num!!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

...and everything that goes with it! What a fun eclectic piece of Americana! Huge restaurant decorated from floor to ceiling! There will be a crowd on Friday night but the wait isn't bad. Food was fresh and delivered super fast. Wait staff was friendly and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

This is one of those places that really defines Texas. From the classic country music playing over the speakers to the rustic structure and antique signage on the walls, you know you're in a great Texas eatin' joint. The food was really good as well!...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

We’ve eaten here in the past. As always, the food was delicious. I loved loved loved LOVED my fried shrimp. I still love my fried shrimp, and we ate there earlier in the day. LOL! My husband enjoyed his fried catfish and shrimp as well....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020

Really enjoyed the food and service the night we ate here in November. The food was hot and fresh and the onion rings where delicious. This is no frills place to eat that is kid friendly and family friendly. Be sure to go hungry and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

Can’t go wrong with any choice on the menu. My personal fav is the chicken ella and chicken fried steak Texas size..If there’s a wait no problem sit outside while listening to music and enjoying a cold beer..

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Clear Springs Cafe was a very fun and excellent lunch stop. I like my antiques and the place was like an old barn full of tins signs and knick knacks. We got catfish which was fresh and flaked apart with no fishy taste, very good....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat ever. The onion rings are the best I've ever had, the catfish dinner is fantastic too. Enjoy a casual meal in a restaurant with rustic decor. You won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

The food (oysters and shrimp for me; catfish for my husband) was simply fantastic. The beans and slaw were on point. My margarita was good and the beer was cold. Does it get any better? Actually, it does. Our service was excellent! We’ll be back...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2019

Early Friday evening, we were seated immediately. Waitress was friendly and on top of things to start with, but we waited 30-40 minutes for food. Beans were a bit too bar-b-cuey for me as compared to previous visits. One thing did bother me: one waitress...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Bette A
October 11, 2018|
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Response from robertfL5841QD | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. They told us it would be a 45 minute wait. We were seated in 10 minutes.
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57tye
August 22, 2018|
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Response from 263kenj | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I really do not know what you can and cannot eat. I do know, that they have the best onion rings of anyone.
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November 28, 2017|
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Response from josecC8527CV | Reviewed this property |
they do have tables outside and I font think it's dog friendly. but I recommend that you call first to check if they are.
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