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“Eat You Burger and Stand Tall!”

Freiheit Country Store
Ranked #31 of 285 Restaurants in New Braunfels
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$15
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

Don't you just love these old tin roofed, barnwood sided, wood floored, animal heads on the wall, Johnny Cash juke box playing, feel necked if you donl't have your boots on, country burger and bar places?! Well I do. And if you do too, you better enjoy it now.! It's a rather inconspicuous place on the edge of growing suburbia, probably soon to be swallowed by rampant development of the closeby !-35 corridor.
Through the entrance and past the bar, we sat down near the juke box after a "sit anywhere you like" supposition was made from the mostly empty tabled dining room. The waitress appeared promptly and I got the first and most important order of business out of the way. . . Shiner Bock, please! The request was almost anticipated as if you were expected to place that very order for a long neck as the usual and "of course" customary thing to do.
As I pondered the menu, I began to wonder about the breeding stock of the human kind out this way. A couple of the waitresses had to be nie on to 6 feet tall. From what I could tell, the cook also loomed large in the kitchen window. Something to do with the food consumption here and cooking oil in a place called "Fry Height"! H-m-m-m-m?
Heard the fried mushrooms were good and placed an order with no concern for the heighth thing as I already stand tall at 6' 1". Served 'em steamin' hot with a good cream gravy and cool ranch dressing. The battered beauties were as good as Mama's makes, and that's damn good. Homemade onion rings and fresh cut french fries made it to our table as well. The FFs were a little overdone, but the rings disappeared in a rapid succession of catsup spurts.
Big ole sloppy burgers, 1/2 lb. of medium done beef with cheese and bacon all served on a Hawiian bun. Hawaiian bun! What in tarnation and New York City made them do that! It was actually pretty good as I did not taste any of the sweetness it was purported to have, or at least it was balanced out with the pickles and mustard on my burger.
This place defintely serves a burger that's good and plenty. Throw in the atmosphere of a favorite ole run-down country joint, and you've got a restaurant that keeps 'em coming back. It's either that, or these goods folks and returning customers are hopin' to increase their Fry Heighth a couple more inches.

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2  Thank OmniEpicurean
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

We've been to Freiheit Country Store a few times on our way through town over the years. Last year and this year, we've been sorta disappointed.
The fries have always been greasy and limp. Pass on the schnitzel (heavily breaded chicken fried steak).

Their burgers used to be to die for, but now are average and pricey. Their chili is tasty, but most folk wouldn't consider it chili, but flavored ground meat - it's currently the best thing on their menu in our opinion. The beans are flavored well. You have to like black pepper to like these dishes though. The chili cheeseburger is good if you leave off the packaged tasting iceberg lettuce.

Service has never been the greatest on any of our visits, but this last time, the waitress would walk past us on the way to/from the register and wouldn't even glance over.

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Thank CatInTexas
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Old time hamburger joint (and dance hall) with lots of history and ambience. Lots of parking for lunch; place filled up in mid afternoon. Close to new shopping in New Braunfels but still being discovered. Reasonable prices. Beer, soft drinks, or tea and burgers w/fries.

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1  Thank Dewey O
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

The food was great at Freiheit Country Store. Also had a wedding there and they were very easy to work with. The Hall looked amazing everyone commented how country western it was. Great dance hall. And good Cold beer!!

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3  Thank Shirley P
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

You must have the onion rings! They are so delicious. Oh, and the burgers are ok also. We went for an early lunch, because at lunch time, the restaurant gets real busy. They were voted #1 hamburger in Comal and Guadalupe Counties. The "country store" is rustic, and you probably would pass it by if you weren't looking for it. They have an open mic some nights and a bar--didn't experience either of those though.

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3  Thank NancyS2
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