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The Gin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Gin Burger and Mahi-Mahi Tacos were excellent, service was great, and the area around the restaurant is very interesting and fun.

Thank Steve K
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were in the area for the state archery tournament and looked up a local place to eat. We came across The Gin. Service: -No wait for a table. -Excellent service! -Since my niece participated in the tournament and did well, the manager offered a complimentary dessert--very thoughtful! Atmosphere: -indoor/outdoor seating -accommodates small and large parties -farmhouse... More 

Thank Natalie S
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rustic place right in quiet downtown. Large areas for seating and patio seating available. Patio has a nice view of the river. Food is quite good. Chicken fried steak was good. Not an oversize Texas fill your plate size but a good portion for 1 person. Nice salad and the garlic mashed potatoes were good. Huge club sandwich was... More 

Thank srvtx
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For being listed as #2 in Belton, I hate to think what others below it would be like! I had the Taco Salad. The lettuce was on the bottom, covered by piles of all the other toppings. When I uncovered it, it was definitely not fresh. Iceberg, with lots of stems & starting to turn dark. The meat was about... More 

1 Thank missmartha
College Station, Texas
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

While the old cotton gin atmosphere is interesting and I enjoyed the historical/pictorial features, the food just wasn't that great. Our waitstaff was wonderful, so I appreciated that part of our meal.

Thank Shellseeker58
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and i have gone here several times for lunch and never had a bad meal. Beef wellington was the special for vday and was amazing. Loved everything about it.

Thank Andrea S
Munster, Indiana
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The food is very good and it has a pretty view of the creek. In the summer you can watch families having fun in the water.

Thank kmkrhia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Even though it was an ugly day of rain my family and I had once again an awesome lunch at The Gin today!! The atmosphere at the Gin is very welcoming. And the attention that our family receives from the staff and management is most comforting to us. The children's chicken strips were excellent because they both made happy plates... More 

Thank pharris7180
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

have been there twice and both times it was a chilly day and there is just a draft going through the restaurant. first time i told manager and i think she could have cared less (still opened the doors at many unnecessary times). food is pretty good, love their home style chips.

Thank Tamara W
San Marcos, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Stopped in while visiting daughter at school. Chicken fried steak was very good. Also try the fish tacos.

Thank RVargas98

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S East St, Belton, TX 76513-3259
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 254-613-4446

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