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Clear Springs Cafe

1692 S State Highway 46, New Braunfels, TX 78130-1929
+1 830-629-3775
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (175 reviews)
“onion rings” (212 reviews)
“hush puppies” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1692 S State Highway 46, New Braunfels, TX 78130-1929
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to dine , the decore takes you back 50 years or more prices are reasonable, serves big partys too

Thank treborzerp
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Clear Springs is know for their seafood and onion rings. You can't go wrong if you stick with those items.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Like every Clear Springs Cafe I have been to, the food is delicious. Fried,baked, blackened...it is all good. This location is really neat, although google map gave us a location on the wrong side of the road. The building is OLD and the inside has...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great place was packed for a Monday night. Food was good 😊 service was very good. The building reminded me of the old buildings where I grew up wood floors and an old trough in the men's room.

Thank Marvin B
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Excellent food at the Clear Springs Café! For appetizers, you can't go wrong ordering the fried pickles or the famous onion rings. Just be careful, you could make a whole meal out of either one. Be sure to save room for the seafood! Fried shrimp...More

Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We have passed this restaurant time and time again on our way to New Braunfels and never stopped to check it out. Today, on our way home to Houston from Wurstfest, we stopped in. They lay claim to the best fried catfish and onion rings...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a Texas size burger, you won't find one any better! The patty covers the entire bun and with all the trimmings it's almost impossible to finish it. ( But I managed , lol ) The accompanied fries were great but not as...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

At a recent check-up my Dr expressed that it would be a good idea if I cut back on my protein intake to help out my kidneys. she advised start eating more poultry or fish instead. So after a quick search in google this place...More

Thank Charley W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Clear springs is a reall cool historical place but the food unfortunately is average and the prices are above average.

Thank bryanjohnson2016
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Food was good, service was ok. Try the jalapeno crawfish chowder and crispy onion rings. Catfish & fish tacos were tasty.

Thank James S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1692 S State Highway 46, New Braunfels, TX 78130-1929
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-629-3775
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This was the very first Clear Springs location. It's actually located in Clear Springs, Texas between Seguin and New Braunfels. The building dates back to 1869 when it was mainly used as a grocery store for the locals. If you are ever in the area, it's worth the trip to check out the history that's behind this popular location. You better come early, standing room only is a common sight here.
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