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American in New Braunfels

Huisache Grill & Wine Bar

Located in a former home, this cozy, stylish eatery breaks with local tradition by not being even remotely German. An impressively lengthy wine list is one of the draws, as is the variety of choices on the menu – ev…
Bakery in New Braunfels

Uwe's Bakery & Deli

Get your streusels, danishes and pretzels here, as well as sandwiches, wraps, soup and daily specials. It's not all German specialties here, but they've got 'em if you want 'em. Nice service, too.
Pub Food in New Braunfels

Faust Brewing Co

Located in the Faust Hotel, this convivial pub compliments its microbrews with bar food with a German twist – perfectly befitting its setting in this oh-so-German of towns. They're especially known for their German …
German in New Braunfels


Schnitzel, leberkäse and sauerbraten are among the specialties you can expect at this German restaurant and bakery. (They also serve several fish dishes.) On Friday and Saturday nights, you can enjoy your meal to th…
Bakery in New Braunfels

Naegelin's Bakery

More than just a great place to pick up German strudels and Czech kolaches, Naegelin's is also the oldest bakery in Texas; having opened in 1868, it's got nearly 150 years under its baking belt. If you're nice, they…
Museum in New Braunfels

McKenna Children's Museum

Looking for family fun on dry land? Kids can experience everything from outer space to dude ranches at the McKenna Children’s Museum. The outdoor climber, with its ropes and launch pads, should satisfy energetic tyk…
Winery in New Braunfels

Dry Comal Creek Winery & Vineyards

Proprietor Franklin Houser gives his own tours around the tiny winery, which is constructed of stone and cedar trees. The Dry Spanish wine is made entirely from Texas grapes. The vineyard is 7 miles west of New Brau…
Steak in New Braunfels

Myron's Prime Steakhouse

Despite its location in the old Palace Movie Theatre, Myron's isn't the place to go for kitsch. The atmosphere – and the steaks – are serious. The bar opens at 4pm.