Summer is a great time to get out and try new restaurants or visit favorites that you enjoy. This guide shows some of the spots in New Braunfels to find breakfast and brunch. This list is not comprehensive.

Key: ★ Dish to try | O Outdoor seating | A Alcohol | K Kids Menu

1 | 2tarts Bakery

★ Empanadas: These are served daily in a variety of rotating flavors, including spinach feta, Buffalo chicken, picadillo, brisket, potato curry, blue cheese red onion, bean and cheese, Philly and Cuban.

Breakfast served: Sun.-Thu. 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. or until sold out

O 139 N. Castell Ave., Ste. 300, New Braunfels. 830-387-4606 •

2 | Avery’s Kitchen

★ Chicken-fried steak and eggs: This dish comes with a 3- to 4-ounce beef cutlet hand breaded and deep fried served with a choice of two eggs in any style.

Breakfast served: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

O K 2063 Central Plaza, Ste. 107, New Braunfels. 830-214-0506 •

3 | Buttermilk Cafe

★ Coastal breakfast: This comes with tail-on shrimp over jalapeno cheese grits topped with a poached brown egg, served in a lobster sauce, garnished with chopped tomato and green onion, and accented with toasted panini.Breakfast served: Sun.-Mon. 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Wed.-Fri. 7 a.m.-2 p.m., closed Tue. and Sat.

O A K 1324 E. Common St., New Braunfels. 830-625-8700 •

4 | Casa Garcia’s

★ Carne guisada migas: This migas dish comes with scrambled eggs and corn tortilla chips topped with cheese and carne guisada.

Breakfast served: Mon.-Thu. 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

O A K 1691 SH 46, Ste. 335, New Braunfels. 830-608-8026 •

5 | Crosswalk Coffeehouse & Cafe

★ Texas Burrito: This burrito comes with your choice of meat, cheese and veggies in a variety of options.

Breakfast served: Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

O A 471 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. 830-620-7200 •

6 | The Downtowner

★ Beef tartare: A minced ribeye with a filet comes with capers, whole-grain mustard, egg yolk and smoked salt.

Brunch served: Thu.-Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

A 208 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-627-9080 •

7 | Fork and Spoon

★ Monte Cristo toast: This dish comes stuffed with ham, two eggs any style and Swiss cheese dipped in amaretto French toast batter. Breakfast served: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

A K 651 N. Business I-35, New Braunfels. 830-626-6999 •

8 | Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

★ Machacado plate: This comes with mixed eggs, onions, tomatoes, chiles, beans and tortillas.

Breakfast served: Mon.-Fri. 6-11 a.m., Sat.-Sun. 6 a.m.-noon

A K 105 N. I-35, New Braunfels. 830-608-1664 •

9 | Krause’s Cafe

★ Bauern schnitzel: This is a pork schnitzel topped with two eggs and hollandaise sauce and a choice of home fries, hash browns, grits, or black beans and biscuit.

Breakfast served: Mon.-Fri. 7:30-10:45 a.m., Sat.-Sun. 7:30-11:45 a.m.

O A 148 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels. 830-625-2807 •

10 | La Cosecha Mexican Table

★ Mexican eggs Benedict: A jalapeno cornmeal pancake is served with tomato jam, poached eggs lightly breaded and fried, cochinita pibil and guajillo hollandaise.Brunch served: Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

O A 505 N. Business I-35, New Braunfels. 830-358-7511 •

11 | Los Gallos Taco House

★ Huevos a la Mexicana: This scramble comes with two eggs with onion, tomatoes, jalapenos, beans and potatoes. Breakfast served: Mon.-Sat. 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

A K 974 SH 337, New Braunfels. 830-643-0093 •

12 | New Braunfels Coffee

★ Blueberry cream cheese danish: This fresh blueberry and cream cheese pastry pairs well with the custom premium roast coffee.Breakfast served: Mon.-Wed. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Thu.-Fri. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

O 489 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. 830-643-0098 •

13 | Old River City Cafe

★ Smoked meat and eggs: This comes with a choice of brisket, turkey or chicken and is served with two eggs, two sides and toast.

Breakfast served: Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

O A K 2771 FM 725, New Braunfels. 830-620-1900 •

14 | The River House

★ Breakfast chicken sandwich: The sandwich comes with buttermilk fried chicken with duck fat gravy, applewood smoked bacon, a fried egg, arugula and breakfast potatoes.

Brunch served: Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

O 1617 New Braunfels St., New Braunfels. 830-608-0690 •

15 | Roost

★ Nutella banana French toast: This comes with four slices of French toast with Nutella and banana whipped cream.

Breakfast served: Mon.-Thu. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri.-Sun. 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

O K 2124 Gabriel’s Place, Ste. 106, New Braunfels. 830-214-6745 •

16 | Texas Bistro at Park View

★ Brunch shrimp and grits: This comes with five lightly fried shrimp, tomato-bacon cream sauce, a poached egg and cheddar grits.

Brunch served: Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

O A K 1932 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels. 830-302-7538 •

17 | Union Station Diner

★ The Hungry Texan: This is served with two eggs of any style, grilled ham, bacon, sausage, biscuit, a choice of hash browns or home fries, and two buttermilk pancakes.

Breakfast served: 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily

K 512 E. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-627-1727 •

18 | Uwe’s Bakery

★ The Pudding Pretzel: This is made from dough and comes filled with vanilla pudding and drizzled with icing.

Breakfast served: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. daily

K 1024 W. San Antonio St., Unit B, New Braunfels. 830-632-6585 •

4 doughnut shops to try:

1 | Dive-In Donuts

This food truck can be found at various events all over town and specializes in mini-doughnuts. It also creates custom cakes and other desserts. Search Facebook: Dive-In Donuts

2 | Donut Palace

This longstanding donut shop can make customized doughnut orders, kolaches and more.

113 S. I-35, New Braunfels. 830-625-9797 •

Hours: 6:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily

3 | New City Bakery

This longstanding panaderia offers a little bit of everything, specializing in Mexican baked goods such as conchas and polvorones.

1304 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. 830-620-7128

Hours: 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily

4 | Gainz Bakery & Cafe

This unique paleo bakery features prepared meals to go. It offers coconut flour doughnuts, almond flour cupcakes and more.

1147 N. Academy Ave., New Braunfels. 830-832-8866 •

Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Tue., Thu.-Fri.; Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; closed Wed.