San Antonio Woman has selected the top twenty restaurants in New Braunfels/ Gruene local women will want to visit! Take a road trip or two, and check them out!
THE RIVER HOUSE TEA ROOM
Home cooked meals served with fresh, local ingredients and known for afternoon tea with entrees and desserts in a charming setting including a shady patio.
1617 New Braunfels St., New Braunfels
UNION STATION DINER
Casual, quaint family operated classic diner for breakfast and lunch. Decorated with train memorabilia.
512 E San Antonio St, New Braunfels
American comfort foods from buttermilk pancakes to fried okra served in a cheery atmosphere with an upscale twist. Opens daily at 7 am.
1324 East Common Street, New Braunfels
Scratch baking of cakes, pastries and cookies, plus a light café menu all served in a colorful eclectic setting.
139 N. Castell, New Braunfels
FORK & SPOON PATIO CAFÉ & BAKERY
A varied menu of timeless favorites, fresh baked goods, and served with juices, wines, or cold beer.
651 N. Bus I-35, Suite 1150 at The Marketplace, New Braunfels
ALPINE HAUS GERMAN RESTAURANT
A beautiful historic 163-year-old landmark building helps create an intimate setting for this boutique restaurant serving German fare. Seating is limited and reservations encouraged.
251 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels
CROSSWALK COFFEE HOUSE & CAFÉ
Quaint coffee house in historic downtown area serving sandwiches, soups, salads, smoothies, breakfast, and varied coffee offerings.
471-A Main Plaza, New Braunfels
HUISACHE GRILL AND WINE BAR
An intimate and casual eatery known for excellent food served with fresh regional ingredients. Extensive wine list.
303 W. San Antonio Street, New Braunfels
NEW BRAUNFELS SMOKEHOUSE
A local and tourist favorite known for the hickory smoked BBQ of several meats. Casual atmosphere for dining in or drive-through and take out.
1090 I-35BL, New Braunfels
Made for scratch unique American menu of specialty sandwiches, soups, wraps and more. Large dine-in and dine-out location in downtown New Braunfels.
712 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels
THE RED OAK BAKERY
From bacon cheddar scones to fresh juicy burgers, this casual eatery is a favorite for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Also serves gluten-free options.
596 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels
MCADOO’S SEAFOOD COMPANY
An upscale setting in a converted post office serving Cajun-style seafood and cocktails.
196 N. Castell Ave. New Braunfels
A modern, casual eatery serving American/Southern cuisine, supporting local, farm fresh suppliers.
208 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels
A fun, casual spot with lots of outdoor seating near a playground and occasional live music. Serving traditional Mexican dishes.
1440 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels
GENNARO’S LA CUCINA ITALIANA
Italian eatery with a charming, rustic atmosphere and a wood-fired pizza oven serving authentic recipes handed down through three generations from the Southern Italian coast.
1304 E. Common St., New Braunfels
Tex-Mex favorites served all-day until closing at 10 pm in a bright colorful setting.
1691 Texas 46, 335, New Braunfels
OMA GRUENE’S SECRET GARTEN
A casual gathering spot for beer, live music, and American favorites in a relaxed garden setting.
1263 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels
GRUENE RIVER GRILL
Enjoy sitting on a riverside deck with beautiful views in a rustic setting. Eat from an extensive American menu which includes seafood, steaks, and ribs.
1259 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels
THE GRISTMILL RIVER RESTAURANT & BAR
Originally an 1878 cotton gin, this popular eatery serves local favorites on a shady patio with river views. Occasional live music. Includes a kid’s menu.
1287 Gruene Rd., New Braunfels
THE GRUENE DOOR
A perfect quaint brunch or lunch eatery with fresh, original, chef-inspired dishes served in a warm, relaxed space with an extensive wine list.
2360 Gruene Lake Drive, New Braunfels