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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“Nice outdoor seating next to the Guadalupe River. Usually not too long of a wait time because they can seat a tremendous amount of people. My favorite: Chicken Fried Chicken and the trout.”
  • 65 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A very quaint place with an exceptional reputation for great food and atmosphere. They don't take reservations, but do have a nice outdoor area to hangout and wait for your table. My favorite: Seattle style salmon. Great for an intimate night out with your sweetie!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Quiet nice local Italian restaurant. Will accept reservations on most days. Does get busy on Friday and Saturday. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“New Braunfels. THE best seafood ever! Located in the old Post Office, totally refurbed and gorgeous. $$$”
  • 24 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Nice relaxing atmosphere and serene patio out back. My favorite: Pork Carnitas and the Filet with gorgonzola. Huge portions so plan to take some home or split with a friend”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Originally established in 1871, The Phoenix Saloon was the first bar in Texas to serve women. A historic Texas bar, chili parlor and live music venue.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“This place has the best beer selection in town. My favorite: 512 IPA with a Pig Burger. It has a great German feel and hosts musical entertainment from time to time. Very busy on the weekends, but the outdoor sitting area is big with multiple picnic tables. They allow dogs in the outdoor area too which is a big plus!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place to get out of the heat. Very good food! My favorite: Chopped Con with fries”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The best Fried Catfish, and Shrimp in the area. Favorites: Shrimp Trio, Fish Tacos, and don't pass up the onion rings, and hush puppies. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“New Braunfels. Myron's can compete with any of the best Steakhouses. Our "go-to" place for special occasions. It is expensive and worth every dime! $$$”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cinema
“able to watch two features. three screens. very clean & nice to hang outside watching a movie under the stars! under 1 hour drive”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great place for young and old. Call for reservation if you'd like to bowl. There's plenty of other games too. They have a full bar and a nice menu. Our favorites: brussel sprout salad with egg on top, and cheese pizza (add pepperoni, lemon zest, and pepperocinis) Yum!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Perfect place to get your coffee, tea, desserts, breakfast and lunch! Check their calendar because sometimes they have live music.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Tavern in the Gruene is an old time favorite for great drinks and music. It is mostly inhabited by locals, with the occasional tourist. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“One of the best weekend brunch places in town! But be ready to call ahead or wait – there's always a line out the door on weekends!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Love this place for their margaritas! My favorite: Swirl margarita (lime margarita with sangria). Food is okay here, but definitely worth a stop for one margarita. Be careful, more than one margarita can make you pretty sloppy!”
  • 8 locals recommend