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Little Gretel Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience


All with cottage browns and toast
Czech kolaches for toast $+2.00
Two Eggs Any Style
A‎ classic breakfast
Czech kolaches for toast $+2.00
Two Eggs with Meat
Eggs any style with choice of bacon, sausage or ham
Czech kolaches for toast $+2.00
Steak and Eggs
Juicy 5oz. Hanger steak and two eggs
Czech kolaches for toast $+2.00
Rancher's Breakfast
Three eggs any style with choice of regular or jalapeno kiolbasa
Rembrandt's Favorite
Three egg gouda cheese
Ultimate Omelet
Bacon or ham, gouda cheese and grilled onions
“the Card Player” Omelet
Spinach, mushrooms, cheese and grilled onions
Featured Omelet
Ask your server for today’s omelet
Eggs Benedict
Two poached eggs, grilled canadian bacon, english muffin, topped with hollandaise sauce
Homemade from scratch, the best in the hill country
Served with butter and warm syrup
One Large Buttermilk Pancake
Two Large Buttermilk Pancakes
Tall Stack
Three large pancakes, one egg and two pieces of bacon or sausage
Hill Country Pecan Pancakes
Two buttermilk pancakes flecked with roasted pecans
Two Blueberry Pancakes
Two Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Two Apple Pancakes
Sprinkled with cinnamon sugar
“Würst” Kolaches,
Fresh baked pastry filled with choice of wurst or jalapeno
Czech Kolaches
Fresh baked pastry filled with choice of farmer’s cheese and fruit, poppyseed or plum jelly (povidla)
Fruit Dumplings
Three homemade dumplings filled with fresh fruit, sprinkled with caramelized brown sugar and melted butter
Coffee Cake
Sprinkled with powdered sugar
Ice cream $+2.79
Gretel's Apple Strudel
With chantilly cream
Hansel Kisses
Angelic meringue filled with coffee cream and rolled in roasted almonds
Today's Featured Pastry
Ask your server for today’s special
Coffee or Tea
Caffe Latte
Ice Tea
Flavored Tea
Chocolate Milk
Hot Chocolate
US$ 6 - US$ 35
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice venue in a converted house. Waitstaff was very nice and helpful. German/Austrian style cooking with a nice menu.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VicL397
FarAway827367, Owner at Little Gretel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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We are happy you enjoyed our restaurant.

Reviewed 18 December 2018

Excellent venue for breakfast, brunch,dinner (Except no dinner on Sunday night). Neat location across from river with walking path.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Visited for breakfast and ordered the hangover omelette. Fresh veggies and fluffy eggs. I really enjoyed it

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JanetD1272
FarAway827367, Owner at Little Gretel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice food ... not overpriced.. nice and friendly staff... bier and wines.. palace you sit and enjoy the gorgeous fall days in Boerne !

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Solwyoming
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Atmosphere was great and fantastic breakfast menu. I wouldnt pass up this gem of a place. This place is where the locals hangout!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ferdie D
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Service was very slow. Veal was tough. Goat special was tough. We were charged $73 for a meal we did not eat! First visit will definable our last.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 571stacyf
FarAway827367, Owner at Little Gretel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Rating like this hurt our business. We had a full house and everyone seemed to be content. We place a lot of attention to every detail. Unfortunately, these two guest were upset about the timing of their order. We approached them on several occasions, even...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

One place that has excellent coffee; The coffee is called Duey Egberts, a very fine Dutch roast that you can find at 518 River Rd., Boerne, Tx. called Little Gretel Restaurant just 15 mins outside San Antonio heading out Interstate I-10 WEST. Owned by a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Walter H
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here this evening. We ordered the duck and sauerbraten- both were very good. Will definitely go back when in the area again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Z6721NHkimh
Reviewed 3 October 2018

While Little Gretel is a bit more Czech than German, the menu offers a full range of dishes of that reflect the European immigrant history of the Hill County and the delightful mix of cuisines that have evolved since. While Boerne has been expanding its...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karavans
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is the best European food in Southwest US. The schnitzel is the best in US. I have never had it this good since eating at Figlmuller in Vienna.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cbmbama
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Yes, inside was very quaint and quiet
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