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Gruene River Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Bar
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1259 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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San Dimas
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were visiting here on a trip and saw signs for this restaurant. We looked at the menu and decided to try it. We were amazed at the large portions - could have split a meal and the food was very good. Nice view of the river. Would definitely go back again if in the area.

Thank RetTravelers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gruene River Grill is one of our go-to places for celebrations with family and friends. The food is good, the vodka martinis (straight up, extra olives, slightly dirty, thank you!) are killer and our girls love the Mexican martini and the "Rattler" concoction. My wife has written off GRG for lunch cause they don't have a lunch menu, but that's... More 

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Houston, Texas
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there for a festival and our first visit to the area in over 35 years. Not sure where to eat we took a chance on the Gruene River Grill and were very happy with our decision. My wife got the grilled chicken with new potatoes and mixed vegetables and I got the hamburger with fries. Not much was... More 

Thank Randy D
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120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dined here recently with friends and had a great time. This was our first visit to the Gruene River Grill but won't be our last. Personable staff, friendly bartender, and excellent food made for a pleasant experience. Casual atmosphere with some tables inside and some overlooking the river. The wait was probably 30 min. or so on a Saturday... More 

Thank txtravelbug7
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is located behind the Gruene Mansion Inn and is well worth finding. The pork medallions were out of this world and the mashed potatoes were delicately seasoned with a hint of garlic. The service was excellent and every request was attended to promptly. Perfect dining experience.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I could go to the Gruene River Grill once a week if my husband would let me! Great atmosphere and excellent food. We always ask for a table that over looks the Guadalupe River and are never disappointed. The service is great so when we have friends visit from out of town we like to take them to the Gruene... More 

Thank kglipe
Temecula, California
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300 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here as kind of a fluke. My wife needed to use a restroom while we were wandering & we couldn't find one. She asked to use GRG's. They graciously allowed. My son suggested a late lunch since they were so kind. No checking TripAdvisor first! Predicted wait of 35 minutes for a water view table for 4 (& my... More 

Thank Les J
New Braunfels, Texas
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have not had a bad meal here. Whether its a salad or dinner or fried wonton appetizer, it's all good. There's several great tables against the windows and even outdoor seating but kinda hot in the summer.

Thank CandymanTX
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been awhile since I've been to historic Gruene and I wanted to try something different. Texas is well known (and I constantly brag to friends and family not from Texas) about the great food...but I could never bring them to this restaurant and feel like I gave any of my guests a good experience. I ordered fish tacos...and they... More 

Thank mascaroc
Houston, Texas
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best place in Gruene to eat with an amazing view. Service was top-notch and the food came very quickly. Will be back

Thank Brian K

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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
Average prices
$10 - $20
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1259 Gruene Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: 18306242300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?