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1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
+1 830-608-0690
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you are looking for a place to eat in New Braunfels this is your best bet. The River House Tea Room is much more than just tea. There is not a bad dish on the menu and the service is excellent. This place is a can't miss in NB.

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Thank Thomas P
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Our desire for an interesting menu in cozy quaint surroundings prepared by a chef specializing in pallet pleasing offerings was unexpectedly rewarded here. I chose the daily special from the chalkboard... mushroom quiche adding a bowl of cheese soup. We look forward to returning with friends to try other tempting selections.

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Thank Lucky K
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly and quick service Clean bathrooms Food we ate: Salad--good wonton crisp, delicious and fresh house dressing Chicken and pecan quiche (du jour)--perfect Smoked gouda soup (du jour)--really just a perfectly crafted soup Bread pudding--nothing can taste better, though I wish it had been less soupy Orange tea--refreshing and tasty Good luck with parking!

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Thank Andrea S
Austin, Texas
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216 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

We had the quiche du jour and the rueben panini. Both were excellent. Very cozy atmosphere and excellent service. Highly recommended.

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Laredo
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Spent a weekend in Gruene and took our friends to eat for lunch! It was fabulous. Had the Watermelon Strawberry soup! Everyone loved it. Said it could be a dessert. Tried the crab cakes and they were awesome. My husband had the duck wrap and it was so delicious. Even the peach tea was so good it did not need... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

We have had lunch here twice, both times the soup was excellent. The queso blanco cheese soup we feared would be heavy and very spicy, but were pleasantly surprised with how light and tasty it was. We enjoyed it so much we split a second cup. I had the vegetarian sandwich, full of vegetables that were prepared in an excellent... More 

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Thank TomA15
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

This was our first time to eat at the tea room, but it will not be our last. What a quaint and special place for an all girls' lunch! The food was absolutely wonderful, and the service was awesome. Highly recommended!

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Thank Steffenie V
Lubbock,
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Ladies lunch baby shower here. Cute spot for a ladies lunch. The group rate included was 3 half sandwiches (tuna, chicken salad, cucumber), a scone, and dessert (chocolate dipped strawberry, macaroon, chocolate cake) with a pot of tea. Only complaint is the event room is very small. All the ladies had to sit , no room to mingle. Close to... More 

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Thank Katie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

When our daughter decided to get married in Gruene, we decided to plan an entire weekend of fun events in Gruene. We chose the Tea Room for the bridal brunch. We had 19 women from all over the United States and every single one of them raved about the atmosphere, service, and food!

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Thank Kim H
New Braunfels, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Food is excellent, they have both indoor and outdoor dining. The back room can be very cold. Fine dining in a casual atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 New Braunfels St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-608-0690

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?