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Gennaro's Trattoria

10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
+1 830-899-2800
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (78 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
“garlic knots” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
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Reviewed 11 May 2012

As indicated below, Gennaro's has reached new highs for Canyon Lake and is comparable or better than other good restaurants in the San Antonio/New Braunfels area. If you live out here it's a godsend as most "Lake" restaurant operators don't seem to realize that quality...More

Date of visit: May 2012
1  Thank beenthereoften
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Wow! This experienced family arrived at Canyon Lake from the Houston area several months ago to an anxious and hungry clientele. Finally, we have a great restaurant here, currently open five days a week (closed Monday and Tuesday), with a nice menu, daily specials, lunch...More

Date of visit: May 2012
2  Thank 4TX
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Food was outstanding but it's difficult to get a table sometimes. Twice we've called to make a reservation and have been told "we have a large party taking up over half the seating and we're not taking reservations"

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank thefamilythattravels
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Gennaro's was a wonderful surprise for my wife and me on our weekend trip to a B&B at Canyon Lake. I grew up in San Antonio and have many fond memories of the lake, but dining out was always iffy here... until now! The reviews...More

Date of visit: April 2012
1  Thank Prufie
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Gristmill, Greune River Grill, Huisatche Grill, etc...you're good, but I won't be seeing you as much as I used to. If anyone reading this is like me...and you drive a couple of hours to your lake retreat at Canyon Lake, the last thing we want...More

Date of visit: April 2012
3  Thank Justthere
Reviewed 29 March 2012

As a local resident and a person who doesn't like Italian Food they have found a way to please even me. Since they opened a few months ago the place has been constantly full to capacity and reservations are a must. Wine list is excellent,...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank Clintlinda
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Gennaro's Trattoria is the latest in a newly renovated location that's easily found in the Canyon Lake area. We visited upon the recommendation of the owner of the B & B where we stayed. The restaurant was quite busy, considering we were there in the...More

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank DebS910
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Finally a good restaurant on the south side of the lake! My husband and I have gone several times and we are never disappointed. The homemade bread is delicious and the salad is very fresh. The only thing I wish is for a bit more...More

Date of visit: March 2012
1  Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We went to Gennaro;s Trattoria for lunch last week. The waitress was pleasant enough - however she got both my order and my wife's order completely wrong - neither of us received what we ordered and the situation was not corrected - the manager should...More

Date of visit: March 2012
1  Thank daklmason
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Great Italian dinner! This is a gem of a restaurant tucked away near Startzville. You really must go if you are in the area.

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank Diane B
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Response from HillCountryTxn | Reviewed this property |
Texas causal, jeans work everywhere.
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.
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
  • Value
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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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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