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Little Gretel Restaurant

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££ - £££
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
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518 River Road, Boerne, TX 78006
+1 830-331-1368
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Today
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:30
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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121 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I recently enjoyed brunch at this quaint little restaurant across the street from the river in Boerne, Tx. We loved the mimosas and light, fluffy waffles. Some of the family had omelets too and enjoyed them very much. Do try their cheese kolaches too. I'm sure we will be back for more.

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Thank Katherine L
Corpus Christi, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been wanting to visit the Little Gretel Restaurant and the Ewe and Eye toy shop that's next door for awhile. Finally had the time for an outing so we stopped in for lunch. Perfect location, directly across from the river. Outside patio seating allows for nice views of the ducks swimming down the river and all the tourist... More 

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Thank texasroadrunner5000
San Antonio, Texas
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly and inviting Czech/German restaurant. Good cold beer. Complimentary bread and butter was ok. We ordered the Hungarian Goulash (special that night), Jaeger Schnitzel and Sauerbraten with bread dumplings. We shared a plum kolach for desert. iAll very good, but not the best I've had...plus it was probably the priciest by far. German restaurants in Lampasas and Fredericksburg are... More 

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Thank Ron H
San Antonio, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just got back from Prague and was craving Pilsner Urquell on draft and did a quick search and found out Little Gretel had my beer! I got my beer and decided that I needed to eat dinner too and it was so delicious. Best I had..even over in Europe! EVERYONE was so friendly there, it was like I had... More 

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Thank cbellhr
Salt Lake City, Utah
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Czech and German food. Had a wonderful meal at Little Gretel. Wherever we go we prefer restaurants owned and operated by a single owner i.e. we avoid chain restaurants. Little Gretel was a wonderful experience. All the dishes we had were excellent. Service was very personable and efficient. Had the apple strudel for dessert which is made that day... More 

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Thank Jeff R
San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is excellent. Sunday after church. We love the waffles for our kids. We love the bagels and lox and eggs benedict. The Kolaches are out of this world homemade.

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Thank BJ M
Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after seeing this restaurant featured on a travel channel and wanted to try the kolaches. We were disappointed in that they were expensive and not fresh. Having had some great kolaches being from a Czech heritage and baking them myself and having tried a few places that make great ones I am having a difficult time trying to... More 

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Thank LKay113
Loveland, Colorado
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great food! Loved the german potatoe salad. Apple Strudel was really awesome. Very unique place, and wished I lived closer.

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Thank Karla M
Laredo, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had high expectations but the service was horrific. This place hypes it's self up but doesn't deliver.

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Thank Danny S
Seattle
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269 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed a recent dinner with six family members. The restaurant is refined, but relaxed, with great food. Appetizers were very good, especially the escargot and lobster bisque. For main course the schnitzel was great, as were the pork chops, and the hamburger, which is rated as one of the best in Texas. Wine list and beer selection... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Cuisine
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 River Road, Boerne, TX 78006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: +1 830-331-1368

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?