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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%
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“bread” (77 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
“gamberi” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible food, great service! We are blessed to have a great restaurant like this at Canyon Lake! The great recipes with tomato sauce, the lemon cream sauce and the salmon are wonderful! Don't miss the gorgonzola new potatoes as a side. Slacks/polo/sundress common, but some...More

Thank Susan L
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Susan, I'm so glad you enjoy our recipes and thank for taking the time to leave this informative review. We truly appreciate your business and looking forward to next time you make it in! All the best, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible that our little community has 1 of the best Italian restaurants in the San Antonio area. The food is absolutely incredible & you can't beat the friendly service. All at a very reasonable price.

Thank Terrylupe
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We feel just as lucky to be here! I'm happy the food and service always make for a great experience. We can't wait until the next time you make it our way. Until then, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 9 August 2018

The inside and outside has a very fancy feel to it. The outside has a stone trail that you can walk around with nice benches. I thought it would be a nice place to have a small baby shower (in the spring or fall) outside...More

Thank Patti M
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Patti, I'm happy you found the atmosphere to be beautiful and the service fantastic. We'd be thrilled to host your event -- let us know if you want to discuss that more. Hope to see you soon. Thanks for the feedback, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our group of 4 double dated for dinner. Everything we ordered was outstanding. I fell in love with their chicken lasagna. Although we were full, we could not turn down the Key Lime Cheesecake. Oh My Gosh it was good! Their service was outstanding. Even...More

Thank Jon B
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Jon, I'm delighted your group had a great date night with us. Sounds like everything was outstanding, from the food to the service. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Thanks for the review, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Food is excellent with good prices. Knot rolls are to die for. Service is good and not noisy. Good atmosphere.

Thank nandillard
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

I'm glad the food, service, and atmosphere made for a great experience with us. I appreciate your kind words, and we'll see you next time. Until then, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We went mid-week at 4pm without a reservation and waited about an hour for a table. Friends of ours had a reservation and still ended up waiting 45 minutes. Once you’re seated the experience improves! The server was helpful and friendly, and the food was...More

Thank Kim O
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Kim, I'm glad your server was friendly and you enjoyed our recipes. We appreciate your patience for the table and reservations often times get backed up due to several factors that may extend party times. Apologies about the to-go service but we only have two...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We have a lake house at Canyon Lake and have been coming to this authentic restaurant for years. Our family absolutely loves Gennaros. We always attack (and I am serious about this) the Garlic Knots and homemade bread. The service is excellent and the staff...More

Thank klbutt
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Your kind words hit my family and I deeply, we truly appreciate your commitment to our little family restaurant and we're very happy to see that we can make your family just as happy. We look forward to serving you again soon. Grazie! Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 11 July 2018

I recommend the Salmon Romano Pan-broiled salmon served with a side of sauteed shrimp, tomato, asparagus, and capers in an EVOO garlic sauce tossed with cappellini. Salmon cook perfect the flavors were spot on and the bread knots were delicious. Salad was fresh. Excellent for...More

Thank cybernova
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

The salmon is an excellent recommendation. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meal so much, and I appreciate the review. Whether at a family meal or on a date, I hope to see you soon. Until then, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We always show up late without reservations, but since there’s only two of us, we always get seated faster than promised. Nicest restaurant in town. I don’t eat meat but the pasta is great!

Thank BcT0828
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

The best in town is a wonderful compliment. I'm glad you get seated and get some delicious pasta quickly. See you two next time! Thanks for the review, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful meal with outstanding service in a romantic, classy atmosphere. Happy to recommend this. Now we want to try their other location in New Braunfels, TX.More

Thank Trip804968
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

I'm happy that you and you husband chose us for your romantic date night -- and even happier that the food, service, and atmosphere made it a great one. We'd love to have you at the Gennaro's in New Braunfels. Thanks for the five stars....More

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Response from Jamie K | Reviewed this property |
NO dress code...but very nice
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prissypig
27 January 2017|
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Response from revleroy | Reviewed this property |
They have same menu at lunch with smaller portions but the small portions are more than enough. Great, great place.
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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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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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