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The Gruene Door

4.7
588 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Wednesday - Saturday: 11:00am -9:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am -8:00pm (Brunch served all day)
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Phone number
(830) 629-2600
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Our private dining room can seat up to 50 people. We host rehearsal dinners, business functions, and other private gatherings.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Gruene Road
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Parking details
A large private lot is located behind the restaurant as well as additional parking across the street.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 588 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GaryW (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Awesome place. Love it there. Food is awesome. Wine is awesome

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was amazing as usual. Warm and inviting atmosphere friendly staff. We had a great time.

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Didn’t know that Sunday brunch was served all day but entrees available after verifying with kitchen. Both selections were available and service was great! We will be going back with entire family on tow for brunch this time!

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Lestex (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Don't miss the flash fried spinach. I had it as an accompaniment to my salmon and both were delicious. Our party of four ordered the tomato bruschetta to start and it was a very generous serving. I am sure will dine there again when we are in the area.

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GinaW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food, atmosphere, help, everything was wonderful. Great room to have a private party is also part of this great place. Perfect location in between Gruene and New Braunfels. Highly recommend!

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VanessaG (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

A must try, the food was excellent! The Salmon was delicious and the Lemon salad dressing was to die for! Highly recommend the restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I love this restaurant! I actually discovered it several years ago when my son and his family lived a couple of blocks away. Now I come with friends and neighbors. It was my husbands birthday and our anniversary and this was the perfect place to come! He had never been and loved the ambiance, the food and staff was so attentive!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
2.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Main dining room was so loud we had to leave. Will try again, but sit in bar area.

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Sheryl (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

This was the best meal we have had in a long time. Salmon dish with flash fried spinach and shrimp and grits were both great! Waiter was also fabulous - wish I knew his name!

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

I had the pork chop, it came with garlic mash potatoes and 3 asparagus spears for $26. So the garlic mash was good but not special and only 3 asparagus spears, Ok not a deal breaker. But my chop, though it had a nice flavor, was tough and very chewy. I had 3 small bites from ine cut. It was actually hard to cut with the correct knife. They were ready to correct this by making me another one but by the time it was brought out, the rest of my party's plates were removed and we were on to birthday dessert. Of course I'm not goung to eat my chop while they watch so I had them prep it to go. Now I told them not to bring me a whole new plate since I had eaten my 3 spears and 4 bites of garlic mash but because it took sooo long to get my new pork chop, the waiter had removed my unfinished plate which I didn't catch since we were in deep conversation. So I basically paid $26. for 4 bites of garlic mash and 3 spears! To top it off, knowing that my experience was not up to par, which tells me a lot about this resturant, they didn't even offer to discount my plate. Here's the thing mr. restaurant, most people will return to a place if the food is decent and experience is great but most people won't return to a resturant if food is really good but their experience is less than. It would have gone a long way if they would have even taken 30% off but that wasn't the case. I would not recommend or return!

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vipJIMBO (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Thank you Josh! Outstanding food, staff and service! Jimmy

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Wonderful experience! The food and service was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Good crowd on a Friday night, so restaurant was a bit loud. Drinks were good. Service was fine. Food was on point. Great dining experience with friends.

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

The Gruene Door is a wonderful place to enjoy dinner. The food is always great. In fact the Gruene Door is my choice to take the share holders of my corporation to when they are in town from Europe.

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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

We loved everything about this restaurant! The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The food was outstanding. We will definitely recommend and come back!

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OpenTable Diner (Amarillo)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

The Salmon is amazing and the flash fried spinach is worth the drive from San Antonio. Love this place! Service is always great.

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A824 (San Antonio)
3.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

The food was good, but the portion size was a little small. The server was not friendly with us. He did not check on us very often. We went for my boyfriend’s birthday and I notified them and not even a happy birthday... The price warranted better service. I was disappointed and I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Pauls (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Met here with friends and did not know what to expect. Read some good reviews but, this was better than good. Everything was done the way a great restaurant does things. No hesitation to recommend!

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TwoRiversDiner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Memorable setting for New Year’s Eve celebration. Steak and bacon-wrapped shrimp were superb. Flavors -exquisite and presentation - perfection.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Gruene Door has never failed to deliver a satisyfing and wonderful dining experience. One of, if not the best restraunts in New Braunfels.

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