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The River House

1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
+1 830-608-0690
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (21 reviews)
“duck wrap” (5 reviews)
All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had eaten there several times and had great food. I was told that they now have new owners and that the food was not as good. I went there anyway and found the food to be just as tasty. Nice little getaway spot.

Thank Lacey492
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant is hidden back off the street, some pass by and may think it is another shop. In reality it is fine dining in Greune. The food is top quality and the service is enjoyable. There is local music on Thursdays and Sunday afternoon....More

Thank bfricker
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a very good server and he kept up with us for all request which was the highlight of our lunch. This restaurant was owned by a local chef and she sold the business in the last year. Most of the menu had the...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Quality down, smaller portions, higher price. Sloppy presentation, ingredients (hamburger buns disappointing. Bring back the old tea house!!!

1  Thank Sbryie
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had lunch here while passing through Gruene. We started off with an order of deviled eggs with bacon and salmon which we split. We then ordered one chicken sandwich and one rib eye sandwich that we split. Food was great. Good service. Clean quaint...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My husband and I love the River House! We recently moved to Gruene and we now go weekly for their fantastic food and live music.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lovely Setting along river in downtown historic Gruene. The food is hig quality and excellent choices for lunch and d inner.

Thank cindyleberly
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Casual fine dining at it s best. Lovely setting. Creative menu. Duck tacos were excellent as was the blackened redfish served on a risotto cake. Nice local beer selection also. Service was friendly and attentive.

Thank D T
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently ate at this charming restaurant. We ate on the patio and it was so peaceful and shady. The restaurant is located one street over from the main road thru Gruene so it is away from all the crowds. The staff...More

Thank Jleelee1963
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were in New Braunfels for a quick 2 days and only had time for one dinner out. Three places made the short list before the trip and the menu at The River House won out. We had never been to Gruene before and were...More

Thank TXGirl2001
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4 October 2015|
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Response from Steffenie V | Reviewed this property |
I honestly have no idea. We have dogs, but did not travel with them. I would suggest you give them a call and ask. It is a great place to eat!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-608-0690
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