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Gennaro's Trattoria

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10018 Startz Road, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
+1 830-899-2800
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

From beginning to end it was excellent ! Scott, our waiter, was amazing and very helpful. Very attentive to our requests. Now the food--amazing and amazing. Thank you Scott for the recommendations. Steak and halibut with shrimp ravioli for 2

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Thank msaucedo73
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Everything about this makes my day -- thank you so much! I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Scott. He's awesome, and I'm lucky to have him on the team here. It sounds like he gave you some excellent recommendations, as well. The steak and halibut with shrimp ravioli sounds like the perfect meal to me. Thanks so... More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant in the Canyon Lake area. I very much enjoyed the lobster ravioli which was the special when I went. Service was excellent and the place is elegant. Highly recommend.

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Thank Heatros
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

The best in Canyon Lake, you say? Thanks so much, Heatros -- that's seriously flattering. Good choice on ordering the lobster ravioli! It's one of my favorite dishes, too. Thanks for the recommendation! We're looking forward to seeing you next time! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

Spring Branch, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Every dish I have ever had here has been delicious!! The ambiance on the patio, the wait staff, the prices and the food are top notch. Our waiter let us taste several wines and guided us to the best choice for our meal. This place is a wonderful secret at Canyon Lake!! Who needs to drive south on 281 in... More 

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Thank Melissa V
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

What a compliment, Melissa -- thank you! I'm happy you've had such an awesome experience with us every time you've visited, and I hope we'll be seeing you again soon. Until then, take care! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Worst i ever had, very popular place but not recommend for pizza. Bad crust no flavor. Have not tried other dishes. Am a pizza nut, brw jersey has the best

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Thank Richard E
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

You can imagine how disappointing it is to hear this, Richard. All our pizza is very authentic, and it's a shame you didn't find it to be delicious. Italian pizza and New Jersey pizza are pretty different when it comes to taste, so it sounds like our style just doesn't align with your preferences. With that being said, I'm sure... More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the 5th time we have visited Gennaro's and I have to say it was the best. The last time we visited, we had a bad experience and long wait time while they seated large parties and they did not seem too organized. The food has always been good and this time the service was great. Bill took care... More 

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Thank Scott D
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming by again, Scott! It's so great to hear we impressed you, as I know we can do with every visit from here on out. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Bill, also! He's awesome, and he'll appreciate it. See ya next time! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The food is always homemade and so great tasting the staff is always polite and the waiters and waitresses always know about the menu

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Thank angela s
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

And our guests are just the best! Thanks so much for your kind words, Angela. I'm thrilled everything has always been great, and I hope we'll see you again soon. Until then, take care! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We come here for all sorts, just for deserts, just for pizza, and sometimes a date night. food and service is always amazing, don't forget to make reservations as they are always super busy.

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Thank christopher C
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It's always a delight seeing you here, Christopher! I'm glad you love everything, from the desserts to the pizza, and we can't wait to see you again soon. All the best, Gennaro, Owner More 

Canyon Lake, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best restaurant in the area. Excellent food and service. Not too expensive. Good idea to have reservations.

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Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

The best, you say? Thanks so much! That means the world. We're looking forward to seeing you again soon. Stammi bene, Gennaro, Owner More 

Canyon Lake,Tx USA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Make sure you are there at 5:30 or plan on just going for a late dinner. Place fills up quickly (Make reservations) There is a small bar area and there are some booths, 2 or 3, for a pizza. The other food is top of the line, creative..and pricey. Have not had 1 thing that wasn't good! Desserts are killer... More 

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Thank lizardwitch
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear you've loved everything here! That's such an awesome compliment, and I appreciate it. You're right, our space does get full pretty quickly, so good tip on arriving early or making a reservation. We look forward to seeing you again! Best, Gennaro, Owner More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful decor, indoor and outdoor dining, very creative and traditional menu, great wine list, AND superb service - I would go every night!!!

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Thank HelenFrance
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

We wish you would come by every night, Helen! It's always a pleasure to see you, and I'm happy you've had such amazing experiences with us. Can't wait to see you again! Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Startz Road, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 830-899-2800
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?