7 locally-owned shops to check out

Courtesy New Braunfels Candle Co.
Courtesy New Braunfels Candle Co.

Courtesy New Braunfels Candle Co.

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Gruene Outfitters, at 1629 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, is one of many businesses that comprise the Gruene Historic District. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels is home to a variety of locally owned businesses that offer food, antiques and other goods.

1) Gruene Outfitters

Located in downtown Gruene, Gruene Outfitters has been locally owned since 1989 and specializes in outdoor gear, fishing equipment and both local and non-local brands.

Open Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

1629 Hunter Road, New Braunfels



2) The Barn

Originally opened in Gruene in 1982 as Buck Pottery, The Barn was renamed in 2015 and offers locally made art and pottery.

Hours: Mon.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

1296 Gruene Road, New Braunfels



3) Gourmage

Gourmage has been operating in downtown New Braunfels for over 10 years and sells a wide variety of cheeses, chocolates and wines.

Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Sun.-Mon.

270 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels



4) New Braunfels Candle Co.

Established in 2014, New Braunfels Candle Co. handmakes soy candles with locally sourced materials.

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., closed Sun.

555 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels



5) Lot 59

Owned and operated by a fifth-generation New Braunfels resident, Lot 59 offers modern and vintage art, clothing, decor and jewelry.

Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sun.

343 W. Cross St., New Braunfels



6) Granzin's Meat Market

Established in 1981 by the Granzin family, Granzin's was once part of the commercial meat processor Rahe Packing Co. The market offers both fresh and cured meats as well as produce.

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

1644 McQueeney Road, New Braunfels



7) Red Rooster Antique & Design Center

Red Rooster Antique & Design Center has operated in New Braunfels for over 15 years and offers unique antiques from a variety of vendors.

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

971 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels


By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.