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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%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (78 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
“lasagna” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
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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 kimo970
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

Reviewed 28 June 2018

We arrived late to canyon lake and were starved. Lakehouse b&b recommended this restaurant and it was fantastic. We had spaghetti and meatballs and lasagna. Service was perfect. Price was right. And their garlic knots with garlic and herb olive oil dipping sauce will change...More

Thank JohnFolding
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

John, I've always thought our garlic knots were life-changing, but it's nice to have some confirmation on that. Thanks for trusting us for a pleasant meal after your long day of traveling. I'd love to see you again next time you're in town! -Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Gennaro’s. We heard about it from a friend and are so happy we drove out for dinner (only 20 mins from 281/Borgfeld Rd). Bread was great, bruschetta was awesome, pasta dishes were wonderful & a good selection of wines. Very reasonably priced, recommend...More

Thank Frank A
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Frank, thanks for making it out to see us. I'm delighted that you enjoyed our authentic recipes from the bread, bruschetta, pasta, and wine -- sounds like a well-rounded meal! See you next time. Grazie, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I can see why this is one of the top rated restaurants in the area. The food was so delicious. It really was a great find. Service was efficient although I did find him a little over the top, actually came across as being a...More

Thank applestrudel
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for complimenting us so highly. Our team is committed to authentic and friendly experiences. Again, thank you as we look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Gennaro, Owner

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Absolutely LOVED this restaurant!!! Though we have lived in the area several years now and had heard good things about it we had never had the opportunity to visit Gennario's Trattoria. A friend suggested that we give it a try for a family member's birthday...More

Thank Sanantexas
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for giving us a try and we truly appreciate you creating such special memories like this with us. We're happy you had a lovely dining experience, and I truly hope you can celebrate here again in the future. All the very best, Gennaro,...More

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ericvallejo012
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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