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The River House

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1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
+1 830-608-0690
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Had a wonderful meal at the River House in February. The restaurant had just recently begun their dinner service, so we were anxious to try the menu. We sat on the patio and enjoyed a nice wine while choosing an appetizer. The Grenache marinated short ribs sliders were fabulous. We would have been happy just filling up with those tidbits... More 

Thank teresaX3365KW
Anahuac, Texas
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We had visited The River House Tea Room many times before it became, The River House and loved it! Now as The River House, with it's new owner Ross and added dinner hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays, it's even BETTER if that is possible. We were just there this last weekend for lunch and dinner and the food was... More 

Thank Peri W
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This, by far, is my favorite restaurant in Gruene. We are locals and come here several times a year. The chef is amazing.

Thank Yvonne T
McQueeney, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Went here with 3 girlfriends for lunch on Tues. As always, the food was FANTASTIC. I had the special appetizer consisting of 3 crab cakes. They were on the smaller side, but delightful with a cream sauce and spinach. The service was very slow regarding food coming from the kitchen, but we weren't in any hurry so it was fine.... More 

Thank Michelle F
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a nice little place with nice outdoor seating. There's a reasonable selection to choose from the menu. Serving staff are polite and friendly.

Thank Pete B
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I'm not a fan of ladies tea room lunch places. I have been here several times over the years, and it's just ok. Usually crowded. The food is not too inspired but ok.

Thank Kitkit1260
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

If you are looking for a place to eat in New Braunfels this is your best bet. The River House Tea Room is much more than just tea. There is not a bad dish on the menu and the service is excellent. This place is a can't miss in NB.

Thank Thomas P
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Our desire for an interesting menu in cozy quaint surroundings prepared by a chef specializing in pallet pleasing offerings was unexpectedly rewarded here. I chose the daily special from the chalkboard... mushroom quiche adding a bowl of cheese soup. We look forward to returning with friends to try other tempting selections.

Thank Lucky K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly and quick service Clean bathrooms Food we ate: Salad--good wonton crisp, delicious and fresh house dressing Chicken and pecan quiche (du jour)--perfect Smoked gouda soup (du jour)--really just a perfectly crafted soup Bread pudding--nothing can taste better, though I wish it had been less soupy Orange tea--refreshing and tasty Good luck with parking!

Thank R9611ZAandreas
Austin, Texas
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215 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We had the quiche du jour and the rueben panini. Both were excellent. Very cozy atmosphere and excellent service. Highly recommended.

Thank josephedward71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?