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Cantina del Rio

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
+1 830-620-5801
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (29 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went during the week. Food was decent. Service was good. Probably won’t go back. There is better options elsewhere. Had enchiladas and fajitas .

Thank vacationeverysummer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere! Great location. Friendly staff. Food was ok. We had to send out back. Order was wrong and was cold like out of the refrigerator. It was not heated at all!! Evidently ours had not been ran through the heater. Very cold to the...More

Thank texaschic034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 7:30 on a Saturday evening and it was close to 9pm when we ordered dinner... if you are dining here at the weekend be prepared to wait. Luckily we had a seat while we waited and there was an outside bar, so...More

Thank applestrudel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated right away as we asked in an AC'd room ( there are tables outside on a lovely balconies overlooking the river). Room inside small and rustic, but clean. Our waitress was fast, attentive and just great! Their specialty burgers were to die...More

Thank Tta9
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here today. Good food, and a decent margarita. The salsa served with the chips was really thin and watery, but had a good flavor. Service was also good. Maybe not worth a special trip, but good if you're in the area. Prices are...More

Thank WanderingFool47
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Cantina is the last house in Gruene before the descent to the Comal river. It is a rustic structure, with a few indoor tables and a few on the outside, on a deck. The food is average Tex-Mex, served by very young girls in tight...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Nice view when sitting outside. Fajitas were AMAZING as were the margaritas. Just be warned that if you by wine at the wineries they will not allow you to take your unopened bottles to the table with you. But over all a nice place with...More

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

While on a girls weekend trip, a friend suggested stopping at the Cantina-stating the Sangria was really good! I agree, it was great and the rest of the girls really liked their margarita's. We all ordered food and as funny as it sounds, why have...More

Thank LM4545
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This place is aweeesome. We started out with the chips and salsa and queso. The strawberry margaritas were amazing. The cheese enchiladas were soooooo good. The best Mexican food I have had in awhile. Great little place off the beaten path. Loved the decor and...More

Thank brokesoutherntravler
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Del Rio was right around the corner from our hotel. It is what I call a 'hole in the wall' restaurant meaning it is there, you notice it, but it is so quaint you may miss it. We decided to stop in and have a...More

Thank bandman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Gruene Rd, Overlooking Guadalupe River, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-620-5801
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