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Cantina del Rio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
+1 830-620-5801
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (28 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Pub
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1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there just after New Years and the atmosphere was enjoyably festive. We ate on the outdoor patio, with heaters, and found the servers friendly and helpful. The fajitas were absolutely wonderful and my son thoroughly enjoyed his very large dish of nachos. I...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us in our party, and all three thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The fajitas were perfectly prepared and came out sizzling! The enchiladas were excellent too. My son had the fish tacos and loved them! Great place for a date. Cozy and right on...More

Thank Billbo B
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I completely enjoyed our time here! From the start we were kindly greeted by the hostess and taken to our table. I love the open and fun atmosphere in this place! We arrived before the sun went down and stayed until after...More

Thank Michal D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Owned by Grist Mill, lunch or dinner here is in the Grist Mill tradition of excellence. Service is outstanding. Lots of youngsters alert and happy to take care of you. Food comes fast, bar is outside and uncrowded. Wonderful colored lights - a real fiesta...More

Thank hbdanvers
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It was late and we just wanted a little bit to eat. We ordered a large chicken nachos. It was perfect and very tasty. We also ordered frozen margaritas. I wouldn't waste my money on them again unless it is happy hour. The size was...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Of all the restaurants where we ate while in the Austin Texas area, this was our favorite. The Tex-Mex food was excellent and very fresh. We had the fish tacos with beans and rice.....so good!! Our waitress was friendly and fun with lots of good...More

Thank Blooms65
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Went with some friends and sat outside, beautiful fall day and could see the Guadalupe River flowing by. They bought us out chips and salsa and our drinks. We ordered The Fish Tacos with boracho beans. It was more than enough for us and tasted...More

Thank jim1mari
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had the fajitas dinner and it was pretty good, meat was tender. Beans were a little plain but the rice was very bland. Service was great and enjoyed the outdoor patio.

Thank torino7788564
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had Sunday lunch here and found the place to be a good value for the money. It had good salsa and chips and great margaritas.

Thank wagonerfamily2012
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We normally eat at the Gristmill when we come to Gruene, but we didn't want to wait the 45 minutes for two this time. Cantina del Rio was busy, but only had to wait 15 minutes at the bar and had some delicious chips and...More

Thank Gringo-Master
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 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: 1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-620-5801
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