UPDATED: The New Braunfels guide to dining during COVID-19

Rhea’s Ice Cream provides daily specials for customers at its Union Avenue location.
(Courtesy Chelsea Bagley)
Rhea’s Ice Cream provides daily specials for customers at its Union Avenue location. (Courtesy Chelsea Bagley)

Rhea’s Ice Cream provides daily specials for customers at its Union Avenue location. (Courtesy Chelsea Bagley)

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The River House is open for reservations. (Chelsea Bagley/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Huisache Grill is open 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. for curbside pick-up. (Community Impact Newspaper)
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Los Gallos Taco House's most popular menu items are the breakfast tacos—specifically the migas tacos—as well as omelets and pancakes. (Community Impact Newspaper)
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Fork & Spoon's French Toast is a customer favorite and is served on challah bread with powdered sugar and honey pecan butter. (Community Impact Newspaper)
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New Braunfels Smokehouse sells a variety of smoked meats and jerky. The Smokehouse also has a catalog of products it sells online.
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Muck & Fuss is known for its burgers and sandwiches. (Courtesy Muck & Fuss)


Note: This article will be updated as new information is received.

Following the staggered easing of restrictions previously enforced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Greg Abbott announced at an April 27 press conference that retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters and malls across Texas would be permitted to operate with limited occupancy starting May 1. He also confirmed he will not extend the statewide stay-at-home order slated to expire April 30.

Comal and Guadalupe County stay-at-home orders will also be allowed to expire.


Some New Braunfels restaurants will begin to open May 1.


Services such as dining takeout and delivery, drive-in businesses, room service, and drive-through services will continue operating but are still required to adhere to social distancing requirements of six feet between customers to minimize the risk of viral transmission.

Information for New Braunfels' eateries will be updated as often as possible but may have services or hours different than described due to the developing nature of the coronavirus outbreak.

Are we missing a restaurant or does a listing need to be updated? Help local businesses by letting us know.

Open for dine-in service or adjusted dining service

Pickup, curbside or delivery services available


Temporarily Closed (Red on map)





By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren Canterberry began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development and breaking news. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2017.


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