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Gruene General Store

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Address: 1610 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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+1 830-629-6021
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00

Historical store that still operates as a general store.

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Quirky, Creaky and Everything Texas

Imagine the most Texan general store you can...and this is it. Quirky gifts, collectable junk (that's a good thing) and clever wall art. What a fun place to stroll around and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clovis, California
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Clovis, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Imagine the most Texan general store you can...and this is it. Quirky gifts, collectable junk (that's a good thing) and clever wall art. What a fun place to stroll around and count the y'alls. We bought a pack of Texas-size playing cards for the amusement of our card-playing buddies. This place is lots of fun for visitors of all ages.... More 

Thank OCReporter2
Trabuco Canyon, California
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659 reviews
387 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lots of specialty food products and some samples in the front. There is a confectionery part with fudge, etc and an extensive selection of souvenirs, shorts, and other Texas made items. Some were unique, well priced and overall I spent 30 minutes just perusing the shelves. Don't miss this!

Thank Anonymous855
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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262 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Nice store with lots of old stuff and spices. Sell lots of ice cream. Old style store wit big doors and steps.

Thank Safetyguy_328
GrueneGeneralStore, Owner at Gruene General Store, responded to this review

Thank you! Hope you enjoyed your visit! More 

Richardson, Texas
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fun store to browse around and have some hand-dipped ice cream. Lots of unique souvenirs, tshirts, and food products like salsas, candy, and jellies etc. great for all ages.

Thank Scott M
GrueneGeneralStore, Owner at Gruene General Store, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review! Please come and visit us again soon! More 

McAllen, Texas
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Lot's old memories brought back going in into this store. They have old time treats and old fashioned hand toys for kids. A lot of Texas merchandise, great for relatives who have moved out of state.

Thank bellnhow
San Antonio, Texas
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945 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

It was warm outside and we stopped in to get out of the weather for a bit after walking around Gruene. The store is a classic and a must when exploring the historical district. They have many novelty items for tourists and drinks as well. Ah yes, we did buy some of those to cool down. It is a near... More 

1 Thank pnkgirl27
Lost Hills
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Best ice cream in Texas. Many locally made specialty treats to taste before buying. Wonderful selection of Texas souvenirs.

1 Thank Gretchen L
New Braunfels, Texas
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

souvenirs great ice cream and great fudge. They have a lot of Texas souvenirs. They also have jams, hot sauces, mustered.

1 Thank texasinsurancegirl
New Braunfels, Texas
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I live 25 minutes from this area, but I go there every chance I get..Always something new to see. This was a chance to show our new daughter-in-law some old German heritage

2 Thank Bowlaholic
Culver, Oregon
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were told about this place. My wife and I were like kids in a candy store. It has an old world charm about it. Everything in the store is interesting. The staff are friendly and helpfull without being a pain.

2 Thank sunsetbay4me
GrueneGeneralStore, Owner at Gruene General Store, responded to this review

What a great review! Thank you so much!! More 

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