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Old River City Cafe

2771 FM 725, Exit 187 off I-35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-9621
+1 830-620-1900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2771 FM 725, Exit 187 off I-35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-9621
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Antique building ,full of antiques, with a good old school home cooking menu. They have daily specials some are all you can eat. Friendly staff wearing genuine smiles. We will go back.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited The Old River City Cafe twice and both times have had a wonderful time. The staff is very friendly and attentive and the food was delicious. The portions are quite generous so be aware when ordering small or large. The decor and...More

Thank cubfan44
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

River City Cafe is the backup restaurant we always go to. It's easy to bring the kids. Everything about this place is comfortable, the food, the seating, the music on the weekend, the staff. Everything here tastes good. Comfort food! Comfortable place.

Thank jmboze1
Reviewed 24 July 2017

You could drive by and not notice the place, but I suggest eating here. The staff are excellent and friendly. The food is amazing and portions are HUGE. Down home comfort food in a friendly environment. +

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We sat outside and had the best ever french toast and eggs benedict. I highly recommend having breakfast at this establishment!!!!

Thank bradgcarlisle
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

When we saw over flowing parking lot, we knew it had to be the place. Very rustic, with a nice country flavor. The chicken cordon bleau was great, but made a bit different. Deep fried chicken breast with a honey mustard and cheese sauce.cbicken topped...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Well, besides my wifes. This is another one of those places everybody should try. The food is good, the service is great and the patio is an awesome place to spend your evening.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite comfort food restaurant. The staff are so friendly, the service is great, and the food is good. Most often I eat their hamburgers, a rare thing for me, but theirs are so good. Sweet potato friend fries and a beer. Their...More

Thank jmboze1
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service was good. They had a classical guitarist playing, which was very nice. The only down side was I thought the mimosas were very over priced at $5 for a small glass. Aside from that I would recommend

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a charming little cafe on the edge of town. From the road, it doesn't look like much. You could drive by it and not even realize it is there. But inside it is quaint, and the food is excellent. The chicken fried steak...More

Thank moondog1961
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29 March 2017|
Response from Kirsten N | Reviewed this property |
Comparable to the chains. Maybe $10-13 for a dinner, with bigger, meatier meals being more expensive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2771 FM 725, Exit 187 off I-35, New Braunfels, TX 78130-9621
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-620-1900
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