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Gennaro's Trattoria

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10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
+1 830-899-2800
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11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, TX
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good Italian food at unbelievable prices including a salad each and some really good bread before the meal. Definitely would go back when in the area.

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Thank cleetus97
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch about a month ago at a jewel of a restaurant in the hill country off of Hwy 46, toward Canyon Lake. An authentic Italian restaurant(family from Naples, Italy where we lived for three years) with freshly made everything! I had their Lasagna Emiliana(layers ofpasta with grilled chicken, mushrooms, broccoli, & spinich, w/a rose'sauce). ($12) My hubby had chicken... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you join us, Kathy. Thank you for such kind words regarding your meal with us. You and your family are welcome back anytime. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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122 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch. It was 3pm on a Saturday and there was still a line. We waited 1/2 hour for a table. We ended up out on the back patio. What a great spot! The service was great. The food was delicious. My wife had the salmon and I had the Ciopino. Both... More 

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Thank moondog1961
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by to dine with us, and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your time on our patio. I hope that you'll make the trip out to see us again soon. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Michigan City, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend & I went here on our last night in Hill Country. Too bad...we would have gone more than once! Everything was fresh & homemade. My friend had had lasagne & I had a a mixed seafood w/ red sauce dish. Delicious!! The garlic bread knots were also fab! Wait staff was friendly. Atmosphere was relaxing and pleasant. They... More 

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Thank Nankom1
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

I'm so glad you decided to stop in before leaving town! Most of what we serve is made from family recipes handed down over generations, so it means a lot to know that the lasagne was such a hit. I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to the rest of the team for you, and we'd love to welcome... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled onto Gennaro's as we were on our way to Canyon Lake to camp for a few days. I think we must have been living right because our karma was sure good to us that day. This was a Sunday afternoon about 2PM, and the hostess said we were lucky to be able to get a table, and it... More 

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Thank macotak
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Your comments are very gratifying to hear, and I wanted to take a moment to say thank you. It was our pleasure to offer you a great dining experience, and we certainly look forward to your next visit. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Spring Branch, Texas
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was delighted to find this place a couple of years ago and I have very frequently gone back. Excellent authentic Italian cuisine, with service to match. I have not had a bad dish here. I need to warn you about the bread, they make it themselves and it is addicting! Go soon, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank WildElMolo
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

Your comments are most welcome, and I appreciate you taking some time to share them with us and others. It's our pleasure to have you dine with us. I look forward to the next time you stop in for some more of our bread and another fine meal. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love this place! Expect to pay more, but you won't be disappointed. The food is fantastic and the service superb! I love that the wait staff don't write anything down, impressive!

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Thank joycej604
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you as our guest, Joyce. Thank you for dining with us and sharing your comments. I hope that we'll be able to see you back again soon. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Texas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

As the title suggests, the service is excellent. Our group had four different entrees and all were considered delicious. Do be sure and make reservations.

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Thank ColoradoTexas
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your time dining with us, and I hope that we'll have a chance to serve you again in the future. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Gennaro's is the place to eat in the Canyon Lake/Startzville/Smithson Valley/Bulverde area. The food is exceptional and the prices are extremely reasonable. The staff is always friendly and the atmosphere is as great for business lunches as it is for family gatherings or a nice romantic night out.

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Thank Mike S
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

We're always pleased to hear comments from our guests, Mike. Thank you for sharing a few meals with us, and we look forward to many more in the future. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

Spring Branch, Texas
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great atmosphere, Friendly staff and food was Perfect. Place is perfect for a special date night or even just a family outing.

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Thank ArthurSeago
Gennaro D, Owner at Gennaro's Trattoria, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to serve you, Arthur. Thank you for the kind comments. I hope we'll be seeing you join us again soon. Take care, Gennaro, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10018 Startz Rd, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4974
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 830-899-2800
Description
Family owned and operated, Gennaro's Trattoria serves authentic Italian cuisine, originating from Naples, Italy, made from fresh ingredients.

Gennaro's Trattoria's motto is "che mangia bene, vive bene" or, "who eats well, lives well." We invite you to enjoy and enrich your life by dining with us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?