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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
07:30 - 21:00
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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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Mesquite, Texas, United States
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171 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We went in for brunch on Saturday, several empty tables, so not too full. Service was very slow. We got our water and menus right away but it took awhile for them to take our orders, then even longer to get our bloody Mary's, then even longer to get food. When the food did come it came piece meal not... More 

1 Thank Mark K
San Antonio, Texas
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Little Gretel is an intimate and delicious place for friends and family to gather. There is no bad choice on the menu, but my personal mainstay is the meatloaf and spätzle with mushroom gravy. Sit on the patio and enjoy the wildlife!

Thank Steph J
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere, food, and service are all huge wins here. Dinner is a little pricey for me so I go for lunch. Breakfast is good too. And dessert. Love the crystal ship, the jellyfish in the lady's room, the sweet owner lady, but the food keeps me coming back. The Czech and German cuisine is supurb. The Reuben, the spinach... More 

Thank Peggy L
Beaumont, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My wife and I recently visited Little Gretel Restaurant in Boerne, Texas. The food was outstanding! We thought we were back in Europe! The service was fantastic and the atmosphere was old world. Denise Mazal, owner and executive chef prepares all the food from fresh local ingredients. She even makes the flour for the fresh bread herself. We were fortunate... More 

Thank HoHo1945
Fulshear, Texas
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I come from a Czech family so I have had the best Czech food. I've also traveled in the Czech Repuplic. Saying this, I try to keep an opened mind when eating at places that claim to be authentic. This was just ok, nothing to rave about and no place to go a second time.

2 Thank Jacque D
Boerne, Texas
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Love the Sunday brunch menu. Usually busy on Sunday, but worth the wait. Both inside and outside seating. Love every dish we have tried, which have been at least a dozen. Great service and servers. Awesome food. Full bar.

2 Thank Bdshipma
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My mom brought me here to enjoy some good German food. Everybody got something different and everything we tried was very good. I will be going back again

1 Thank Sabrina W
Kyle, Texas
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268 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

There is a duck crossing sign right outside this restaurant-we watched people lead a duck across River Rd to the river only for it to waddle back , One of the servers told of a rooster that called their restaurant home that now lives with her family.Good selection of german and czech specialties -my wife had an apple strudel and... More 

Thank stuart g
Mobile, Alabama
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308 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Had a nice dinner here. Very friendly service. Good food that had good taste. Had a pork special with pancake and a cup of carrot bisque. All tasted great, was glad to get something other than Tex Mex or bbq. Set outside with view of river. I would go here again.

Thank chucksierke
The Woodlands, Texas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My wife planned a date day for us. When we arrived there were two couples ahead of us so it took approximately twenty minutes to seat us, no big deal. The server came over promptly and took our drink orders. She smelled very strongly of cigarette smoke. She returned with our tea and soda quickly and took our food order.... More 

2 Thank gonetrvlng
LittleGretel, Owner at Little Gretel Restaurant, responded to this review

Sir, I did come to your table. I apologized about what had happened and assured you we would get the order out immediately. The waitress felt awful and we were both extremely apologetic. Your waitress even bought your table a quick appetizer and we rushed your order in 7 minutes. It was an honest mistake where she didn't put through... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Czech, German, European, Contemporary
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
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?