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Clear Springs Cafe

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1692 Hwy 46 South, New Braunfels, TX 78130
+1 830-629-3775
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Braunfels, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fish and chips, onion rings are very good. This is not the best place for a burger. Prices are mid range.

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Thank Richard B
New Braunfels, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I have eatin here several times. Great onion rings and the food in general is very good, especially if you love catfish, however, they make a great burger. It's a fun atmosphere and it's always busy. The food is fresh and the staff are very pleasant and the service is really good.

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Thank John P
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always great service, always good food, and always a decent price. I've eaten here 20 times, and never been disappointed.

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Thank andy t
San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the fried shrimp and my husband ordered fish tacos, we had fried pickles as a app! Everything was good, lots of food, homemade ranch dressing! Our server was great and hard working, she had to take care of the whole back room by herself. We will return!

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Thank hlg253
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

History buffs will want to research the rich history on the various uses of the building. I'll only share my eating experience. Five in our party. The parking was difficult on Friday night but short wait for a table. No reservations taken and though they say your entire party has to be there to get seated, it depends. Food portions... More 

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Thank Darlene B
Seguin, Texas
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing crawfish shrimp and catfish!!! Seafood platter is a must!!! We have loved every plate we have ordered there!

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Thank Shane S
Tulsa, OK
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about this place from the locals and had to give it a shot. We started with the biggest freaking plate of delicious onion rings I've ever seen. They are known for their fried catfish and it did not disappoint. The meals were huge and we took leftovers to our camper and had it for lunch again the next... More 

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Thank adiscgolfer
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting in an old warehouse filled with vintace Texas memorabilia. Food is excellent. Waite staff is prompt and efficient.

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Thank J R B
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to visit my mother-in-law in Sequin and took her often to Clear Springs. Had good memories of those visits. When my wife and I were in New Braunfels yesterday, we were looking forward to going back (it had been at least 10 years since our last visit). It was pretty crowded, but we were seated quickly and in a... More 

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Thank Hudson0527
New Braunfels, Texas
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great Hill Country restaurant. They have an amazing menu that has something for everybody. A couple of things they are known for onion rings and cat fish but their menu is quite large. Decor is very Hill Country and service was great. We're looking forward to our next visit.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1692 Hwy 46 South, New Braunfels, TX 78130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-629-3775
Description
This was the very first Clear Springs location. It's actually located in Clear Springs, Texas between Seguin and New Braunfels. The building dates back to 1869 when it was mainly used as a grocery store for the locals. If you are ever in the area, it's worth the trip to check out the history that's behind this popular location. You better come early, standing room only is a common sight here.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?