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Little Gretel Restaurant

) #10 of 83 Restaurants in Boerne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , German, European
518 River Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
+1 830-331-1368
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“schnitzel” (38 reviews)
“apple strudel” (16 reviews)
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Czech, German, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
518 River Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everybody loved what they ordered. French dip sandwiches were excellent. My aunt was impressed that they have poppy seed kolaches. The homemade pretzel was my favorite. The restaurant is a nice old house decorated with an eclectic mix of modern and old fashioned art and...More

Thank Mariah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little restaurant has a great menu. I've tried several items, but keep returning for the jaeger schnitzel. I order it with mashed potatoes and red cabbage, and it never disappoints. We have lots of out-of-town guests, and they always want to go back to...More

Thank travelover25Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always at the top of our restaurants for celebratory occasions. Service, food and wine list leaves nothing wanting.

Thank A. C. R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a lovely lunch out on the patio and we liked it enough to return for a second time during out 4 days in Boerne. Great German food. Try the smoked pork loin.

Thank Ronski766
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First rule, do not ask to substitute anything. if your schnitzel comes with mashed potatoes and spatzel thats what you get. If you ask for 2 mashed potatoes and no spatzel, its extra, dont ask for extra sauce, its extra, . Dont get the spatzel....More

Thank billybob2711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't had real German food like this since I was stationed in Germany in the 1970s. All of the schnitzel dishes are excellent and obviously made fresh to order, as are the sides and sauces. My mouth is watering at the thought of this...More

Thank Eagle020507
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This was a huge disappointment. A German restaurant in a historically german settlement town, sitting in a beautiful location in Boerne. Unfortunately, the best part of our meal was actually the location. Everything else was a huge disappointment. The spaetzle was god awful...the bratwurst flavorless...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had heard this was an excellent Czech/German restaurants in the area. Not! First, the bad--had Veal Schnitzel (expensive versus pork schnitzel!) and it had no flavor whatsoever. Even salt did not help. The accompanying Spaetzle was also very bland and overcooked. I know good German...More

Thank PJ K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

First, be sure to ask for Michael! Delightful, entertaining and fabulous waiter. Been there 4 years and loves what he does…along with stories of his river excursions. Ask him! It was a delightful evening of wonderful food and drink. We ate outside and it was...More

Thank Sanjo R
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There were three of us; the clam chowder was at best lukewarm. The waitress, Michelle advised us it was not the regular chef. The potatoe pancakes were burnt not crispy burnt. The Reuben's were refrigerator cold in the middle on small pieces of rye bread....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 35
Czech, German, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 River Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: +1 830-331-1368
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