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Clear Springs Cafe

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1692 Hwy 46 South, New Braunfels, TX 78130
+1 830-629-3775
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Aransas Pass, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to pleasure to eat here Sunday night 9 April 2017. We started off with a small order of onion rings which was quite sufficient for two people. Best onion rings I've ever had. Had catfish plate. It was cooked right not overcooked and it smelled like it has been cooked and clean oil. The service was friendly and... More 

Thank MrPoint
Livingston, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times since being in this area.. The food is always very good.. Especially the onion rings.. Well everything we have tried has been really good.. We were standing in line to be seated , and this gentleman that was standing next to us asked" do they have good food here?" We said very good.. Try... More 

Thank annf549
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food and service in town!! Even with a long wait you can have drinks outside and enjoy the music! Love the atmosphere.

Thank Brooke S
Bertram, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not my fist time here. Always AWESOME food and service. It doesn't matter what you order. Catfish and shrimp, fish tacos or a salad. Will for sure be back.

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a Friday night and had to wait almost an hour for a table. Was worth the wait. Very casual fun place. Good seafood. Ordered the large onion rings appetizer for our table of 10 and fed ALL of us! They were excellent.

Thank atlantis09
Highland Village, TX
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and good catfish. We each ordered the catfish and shrimp-mistake-we easily could have split an entree. Very good and quick server. Onion rings are a must.

Thank Jpburm
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy eating here whenever we need out catfish "fix". Service has always been good and the food as well.

Thank ATWn80Days
West Union, Illinois
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby & I chose Clear Springs Restaurant to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary. There was quite the line outside and the parking lot was full - always a good sign. We had been told not to miss the onion rings, so we chose them as one of our starters. Got a small size and had enough left to bring home!... More 

Thank Maryanne C
Rockwall, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st time we tried this restaurant after many times coming to New Braunfels!! Best onion rings we ever ate. We ate here 3 times in a week so we could try different things! It didn't disappoint !! Chicken fried steak tender gravy excellent! Vegetables seemed to be fresh ! We tried the fried shrimp wonderful a light crispy batter .... More 

Thank cindymcanally
San Antonio, TX
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small was good size appetizer for 6 adults! Outstanding! Fried shrimp dinner was big hit--actually all the meal choices were hits. Can be long wait times but convenient outside seating under the trees.

Thank Sally M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1692 Hwy 46 South, New Braunfels, TX 78130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-629-3775
This was the very first Clear Springs location. It's actually located in Clear Springs, Texas between Seguin and New Braunfels. The building dates back to 1869 when it was mainly used as a grocery store for the locals. If you are ever in the area, it's worth the trip to check out the history that's behind this popular location. You better come early, standing room only is a common sight here.

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