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Gennaro's Trattoria

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10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
+1 830-899-2800
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place never disappoints. Excellent food, great service. It is always packed especially on weekends so it is advisable to book a reservation before going. My husband and I love the calamari fritti. It is cooked perfectly, it just melts in your mouth. The linguine di mare is my favorite! If you love Italian food, this is the place for... More 

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

So pleased to hear that we always offer you exactly what you're looking for when you come to dine with us. It's a pleasure to have you over and I look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner More 

Canyon Lake, Texas, Usa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is great and so is the service. Nice atmosphere and lighting for a date night. Have always had great experiences here.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious comments, Michelle. Looking forward to treating you to another fine meal soon. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great food great atmosphere! Loved the wine selection and service was very good. We had a large party so I did make a reservation.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Couldn't be happier to hear that you enjoyed your visit, Ann. Thank you for dining with us. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Garland, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Wonderful experience. Fast, friendly, courteous service. Great dining experience. You'll love it here.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you as our guest, Barry. Thank you for choosing to dine with us. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I & another couple thoroughly enjoyed our meal when we ate here last month. We each got something different, & we were all pleased with our selections. The portions were more than generous, but the prices were quite reasonable.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback, Karen. It;s wonderful to know we helped add to your time in Charleston. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Arden Hills, Minnesota
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were making our first visit to the Texas Hill Country and I was looking for someplace nice for dinner on Valentine's Day. Based on reviews I made a reservation at Gennaro's. We were not disappointed. Our waiter, Scott, was marvelous. The food was terrific, the ambiance was good and the prices were reasonable. What more could you want for... More 

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out and dining with us on such a special day, Doug. I'm too pleased to hear that you and your partner enjoyed your meals, and I look forward to your next visit when you're in the area. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Allen Park, Michigan
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I went here on 3/1/17 and had a really great dining experience...everything from Calamari, osseo bucco, to the dessert was very good...and the price of the dinners was very reasonable...my wife had the lasagna and loved it especially the Marinara sauce she loved...the salad was very good and the service was Excellant ...would recommend this to anyone... More 

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear that you discovered us recently. Thank you for stopping in and sharing a meal with us. I hope that we might see you both back again the next time you're in the area. Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner More 

Canyon Lake, Texas
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great Italian food, we go there on a bi monthly night out. The specials never let you down. People drive for miles and miles to eat here, so its nice to have this restaurant in our back yard.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Great to hear from you, Rongret -- we definitely enjoy your bi-monthly visits as much as you do. Thanks for your loyalty to our place, and we can't wait to see you for the next meal! Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner More 

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9 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Unless you are in New York, Chicago or Philadelphia, you can not find any better Italian food west of the Mississippi. Simply outstanding, including the service. We've met folks who travel from Houston >4hrs just to eat here. Make reservations well in advance, because you can't get near this place otherwise. It's that good.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We really appreciate this level of support, and we can't wait to see you again. Hope it's soon! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

Canyon Lake, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

food and service are fantastic. The owner is actually from Italy. eat there and you will come back over and over again

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

You really know how to make my day! Thanks for the supportive words. I appreciate it every time you stop in, and we can't wait to see you next time. Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 830-899-2800
Description
Family owned and operated, Gennaro's Trattoria serves authentic Italian cuisine, originating from Naples, Italy, made from fresh ingredients.

Gennaro's Trattoria's motto is "che mangia bene, vive bene" or, "who eats well, lives well." We invite you to enjoy and enrich your life by dining with us.

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