There is no shortage of delicious dining options in New Braunfels. Find everything from the perfect schnitzel to a fresh sushi roll, you won't be hungry or disappointed with you stay in this delicious part of Texas.

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The Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar // Website // Map
1287 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130

The Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar is one of the most unique dining spots in the state. In the ruins of an authentic 135 year old cotton gin overlooking the scenic Guadalupe River and just behind Texas’ oldest dancehall in Gruene Historic District, this Texas original offers nine distinct dining areas with native stone fireplaces, lush surroundings and sweeping views of the river. The Gristmill serves a wide range of menu items including juicy burgers and steaks, tender chicken and fish, refreshing salads and scrumptious desserts – not to mention a full bar with a great wine list and fresh-squeezed lime margaritas. Open daily since 1977.

New Braunfels Smokehouse // Website // Map
1090 N. Business 35 New Braunfels, TX 78130

No vacation is complete without some quality American fare. Everyone loves gigantic juicy hamburgers, a plate of crispy fries and a slice of pecan pie. New Braunfels has a variety of American restaurants where you will find great food and a friendly atmosphere. If you're in the mood for some classic Texas smoked meats, stop by the New Braunfels Smokehouse, which has been serving travelers and the local community with great tasting food since 1945. The charming staff can assist you with their large selection of smoked meats, or choose from homemade soups, sandwiches, top selling Chicken and Dumplings, barbecue plates, and more.

Buffalo Wings & Rings // Website // Map
983 Loop 337 New Braunfels, TX 78130
830.626.WING (9464)

Don't call them a wing bar, a wing joint or wing hangout - these people take their wings seriously. Discover what wings should taste like in this inviting place where friends and family get together, watch a game and share stories over the best wings and rings anywhere.

Fork & Spoon Patio Cafe // Website // Map
651 N. Business 35 St. 1135 New Braunfels, TX 78130

Cafe / Bakery / Catering
Dessert Happy Hour 3-5pm, Monday-Saturday                               


Mama Fu's Asian House // Website // Map
140 S. State Hwy 46, Suite 103 New Braunfels, TX 78130

At Mama Fu's Asian house, choose from fresh made to order Pan-Asian cuisine. The menu hosts the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese and Korean dishes and will satisfy any craving for Asian food. Enjoy the restaurant's casual and comfortable atmosphere or order take out or delivery.

Happy Dragon // Website // Map
671 IH35 New Braunfels, TX 78130

Exceptional Chinese Cuisine. On the menu you will find over 4 dozen different entree options- all of which are affordably priced. Everything on the menu can be dine-in, take-out, or food delivery. No matter what your choice, you can expect your food to arrive piping hot, fresh, and in a timely manner. In addition, we can help you impress all of your guests at your next big event! Our Happy Dragon catering service will completely tailor a menu to your needs.


Huisache Grill & Wine Bar // Website // Map
303 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels,TX 78130

Huisache Grill & Wine bar is a casual restaurant serving up fresh cuisine prepared with local ingredients. Sip a glass of wine from their award winning wine list in this intimate and contemporary setting. Thursday night the grill hosts an evening of outdoor music; a free event that locals and visitors have grown to love, and where families and friends can gather with blankets and enjoy some good food, beer and music!


Faust Brewing Company // Website // Map
240 S. Seguin Ave New Braunfels,TX 78130

Looking for a German inspired meal paired with extensive beer list? Faust Brewing Company has got you covered, with beer-inspired cuisine and Texas twists such as German Nachos, (covered with sauerkraut and beer cheese sauce!) Faust Wellington and Kartoffelchips. Grab your friends and gather here for a plate and a pint...or two or three!


McAdoo's Seafood Company // Website // Map
196 N. Castell Ave. New Braunfels, TX 78130

Who would expect such delightful seafood out of one of New Braunfels oldest landmarks? What was the town's first United States Post Office, built back in 1914 now houses McAdoo's Seafood Company. While enjoying your seafood fare, you can soak in the rich history and architecture of this nearly century-old building. Many original pieces of equipment and machinery have been reused as decoration.