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The Gin

219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
“cotton balls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were traveling from Austin to Waco and needed a place to eat lunch. We Googled for best restaurants nearby and found The Gin. Our food was delicious, especially the onion rings. Great find!

Thank GAVic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place but a tad pricey. The food though is usually pretty good and the service consistent.

Thank berdiep
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people drive past Belton on their way to Austin, Waco, or DFW. I recommend you consider a stop at this delightful place. The restaurant shares parking with two other spots (both look like they would be worth a try!) and is on the banks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here 2 weekends in a row when in Belton for fun. The food was very good. Something on the menu for everyone and the location is fun. Was nice to be able to sit out on the patio and enjoy the evening. Looking forward...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful family brunch. Sharon was our server and she was great and since it was our first time was great at making suggestions. The cotton balls is their version of jalapeño poppers, they were delicious. The mimosas plus were excellent. The Akaushi burger...More

Thank Cristina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gin knows their Celiacs. Separate menu with potential cross contamination listed. They had amazing food with tons of options.

1  Thank ThereBeBears
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through the area and found this place on trip advisor. We ordered the cotton balls and they were ok. We ordered our food and most of it tasted as though it came out of a can. We were expecting more from the...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A group of 8 celebrities a good lady’s 79th birthday. A good time was had by all. It got to be a joke about all the “up-charges” for things like bread before the meal special sides and loaded bake potatoes. All seem reasonable but we...More

Thank papawdowns
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We have had lunch and dinner there few times, most dishes are great. I love there burgers, always cooked well.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed August 9, 2018

You can eat indoors or outdoors. It is located next to a creek. Fun place to visit. There are also more places to eat there. It is usually not to crowded. Only a few blocks off of I-35.

Thank Q9169ACdavidt
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May 28, 2015|
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Response from Michele C | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar food menu if you're wanting a snack. Starts at $6. Good portioning too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 254-613-4446
  • E-mail
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