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Gennaro's Trattoria

10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
+1 830-899-2800
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (74 reviews)
“salad” (50 reviews)
“gamberi” (10 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Our first visit, and more are planned! Wife and I spent a few days vacationing and looking at properties in the area. At the end of a long day we decided to find a decent place to have a quiet dinner. Read the reviews of...More

Thank Nate V
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

I'm thrilled to know that we lived up to our reputation, Nate! Thank you for deciding to give us a try. I will be sure to let Scott know that you mentioned him by name in your glowing review, and I'm glad he was able...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Canyon lake is an Italian food lovers mecca ... There is an Italian restaurant on the north side of the lake that has always been my favorite Italian. Well now it's a toss up. Gennaro's is closer to home and very good. There is no...More

Thank 5150leroy
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thanks for the wonderful words you've shared here, Leroy. They mean so much to us. Looking forward to welcoming you back the next time you make the trip out to see us. Take care, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoy a mid-afternoon lunch, after the lunch crowd and before the early birds. Service is consistently good with servers who know the menu and consistently describe the daily specials. Something for anyone who enjoys Italian fare.

Thank HillCountryTxn
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

So pleased to have you as our guests. Thanks for the kind comments, and I hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Visited during Wurstfest. Was pleasantly surprised with the atmosphere, food and service. Didn't have a reservations but was seated within 20 minutes.

Thank Deb V
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks so much for coming by to visit, Deb. Hope you enjoyed Wurstfest as much as you did dining with us. Take care, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We began our 25th Anniversary celebration with dinner here. Our server, Alyssa, was top notch - both friendly and professional. The food was excellent. I had one of the evening's specials: venison prepared with some kind of blueberry reduction; it was amazing. I don't even...More

Thank Lissa D
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for the kind words, Lissa, and for letting us be a part of such a wonderful occasion. We greatly appreciate your comments and will be sure to share them with our team. We look forward to seeing you back the next time you're...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed!!! Always great food and excellent service. Scott is the best👍😁 relaxing environment with casual dining. We love to come here for a good date night. Also a great family restaurant

Thank Jamie K
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks for your continued support and kind words, Jamie. I'm so glad that your time with us has left you with such a great impression. You're welcome back for another date night anytime. Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Came in without a reservation - two adults and a 4 year old (just about to turn 5 - as he kept telling folks). Got seated at nice table after a very short wait. Server was attentive and even found something for our grandson to...More

Thank JAH729
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for sharing a bit about your first time to dine with us, J. We're happy that everyone enjoyed themselves and your dishes were all what you had been hoping for. Looking forward to seeing you all back again. Grazie, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We travel all over the United States. East coast to west coast and this is one of our favorite restaurants. We started eating there the first year they opened. The seafood is brought in fresh daily. We've never had a meal that wasn't delicious and...More

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I'm truly happy to hear that your time dining with us left such a great impression, Charles. Thank you for your continued support over the years. It is an honor to continue to serve you when you stop in. Best wishes and safe travels until...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Authentic Italian food. great place to celebrate a special occasion such as birthday or anniversary.

Thank tphillips867
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words you've shared. I hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back again soon. Take care, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Just had another outstanding dining experience at Gennaro's original Canyon Lake location! Wines, Salads & meals all prepared & presented impeccably, and ALL still a great value... Try the daily seafood special dishes & desserts; The grounds are lovely & you will feel magically transported...More

Thank Lindsay Q
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Happy to have you stop in and join us for another great meal, Lindsay. It means a lot to hear from our guests, and we look forward to the next time you stop in. Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner

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prissypig
27 January 2017|
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Response from Info T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a great lunch!
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TravelMamma07
25 October 2016|
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Response from ManuelfromTexas | Reviewed this property |
Full bar. But most of the folks order either wine or beer. They have two very good Italian beers (Moretti and Peroni). I prefer Moretti.
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David C
19 February 2015|
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Response from Jeffrey R | Reviewed this property |
I recommend that you call Gennaro's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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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