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 • www.2tarts.com
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 • www.averyskitchennb.com
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 • www.thebuttermilkcafe.com
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 • www.casagarcias.com
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 • www.crosswalkcoffee.com
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 • www.downtownernb.com
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 • www.forkandspoontexas.com
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 • www.guadalajararestaurantnb.com
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 • www.krausescafe.com
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 • www.lacosechatx.com
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 • www.losgallostacohouse.com
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 • www.newbraunfelscoffee.com
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 • www.cafe.oldrivercitycafe.com
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 • www.theriverhousetx.com
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 • www.roosttexas.com
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 • www.txbistro.com
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 • www.unionstationdinernb.com
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 • www.uwesbakerydeli.com
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 • www.facebook.com/donutpalacenb
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 • www.thegainzbakery.com
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.