GUIDE: 49 businesses new or coming soon to New Braunfels

Gruene Hat Co. (Courtesy Gruene Hat Co.)
Gruene Hat Co. (Courtesy Gruene Hat Co.)

Gruene Hat Co. (Courtesy Gruene Hat Co.)

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Dollar Tree (Courtesy Dollar Tree)
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Freiheit Farmer's Market (Courtesy Freiheit Farmer's Market)
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What Once Was Old Vintage (Courtesy What Once Was Old Vintage)
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The Joint Chiropractic (Courtesy Vicki Hayes/Community Impact Newspaper)
A noncomprehensive list of businesses that opened in 2019 or will open in 2020 in the New Braunfels area:


1) All Tune and Lube Total Car Care

1208 S. I-35, New Braunfels


Opened July 2019

2) Bring Your Own Parts

619 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels


Opened March 2019


3) Amazing Lash Studio

651 I-35, Ste. 820, New Braunfels


Opened October 2019

4) Bijou Nail Lounge

2164 Gabriel Place, Ste. 101, New Braunfels


Opened May 2019

5) Knockouts: Haircuts for Men

312 FM 306, Ste. 104, New Braunfels


Coming early 2020

6) Lush Nails & Spa

2810 Hwy. 46, Ste. 103, New Braunfels


Opened September 2019

7) My Salon Suite

1928 SH 46, Ste. 105, New Braunfels


Opened April 2019

8) The Refinery Men's Grooming Lounge

2363 Gruene Lake Drive, Ste. A, New Braunfels


Opened November 2019

9) The Refinery Spa

177 S. Seguin Ave., New Bra


Opened October 2019


10) BarBelles Boutique

2090 N. I-35, Ste. 4118, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

11) Gruene Hat Co.

1601 Hunter Road, New Braunfels


Opened March 2019

12) Pink Elephant Resale

711 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels


Opened February 2019

13) Pocketful of Grace Boutique

651 N. I-35, Ste. 1140, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

14) 9Round

1928 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

15) Ashtanga Yoga Shala

251 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels


Opened January 2019

16) David Ogrin Golf Academy

1357 Wald Road, New Braunfels


Opened May

17) GYMBoutique

2339 Gruene Lake Drive, Ste. C, New Braunfels


Opened February 2019

18) Gypsy Waltz Hot Yoga Studio

625 Central Parkway, New Braunfels


Opened January 2019

19) Iron Hill Fitness

839 I-35, Ste. D, New Braunfels


Opened August

20) Standout Dance Center

651 N. I-35 Business, Ste. 1140, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019


21) Fickle Pickles (second location)

161 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels


Opened April 2019

22) Freiheit Farmer’s Market

2032 Central Plaza, New Braunfels


Opened March 2019

23) Friday Coffee Roasters

838 Lakeview Blvd., New Braunfels


Opened July 2019

24) 5 Star Nutrition

651 N. I-35, Ste. 1025, New Braunfels


Opened September

25) Das Nutrition Haus

378 Landa St., Ste. 392, New Braunfels


Opened August 2019

26) Doobie Hempman

851 I-35, Ste. N, New Braunfels


Opened September 2019

27) Gruene Botanicals

982 N. Loop 337, New Braunfels


Opened August

28) Gruene Cross Health and Wellness

382 S. I-35, New Braunfels


Opened January 2019

29) Herb Haus

2090 N. I-35, Ste. 4117, New Braunfels


Opened May 2019


30) Dianne Flack Furniture

311 FM 306, New Braunfels


Opened January 2019

31) Market on Main

161 S. Seguin Ave, New Braunfels


Opened in April 2019 inside Fickle Pickles

32) Tejas Traders

1706 Hunter Road, New Braunfels


Opened July 2019

33) What Once Was Old Vintage

968 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels


Opened September 2019


34) American Health Imaging

625 Central Parkway, Ste. 108, New Braunfels


Opened May

35) Eye Care New Braunfels

2164 Gabriel Place, Ste. 103, New Braunfels


Opened April

36) Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care

312 FM 306, Ste. 108, New Braunfels


Opened September

37) Local Eyes Optometry

312 FM 306, Ste 110, New Braunfels


Opened October

38) Medical Center Ophthalmology Associates

790 Generations Drive, Ste. 215, New Braunfels


Opened October 2019

39) Refined Eye Care & Eyewear Gallery

2188 W. Hwy 46, Ste. 102, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

40) Sapphire Creek Dental

2180 Hwy. 46, Ste. 105, New Braunfels


Opened October

41) The Joint Chiropractic

1655 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

42) Total Men’s Primary Care

272 FM 306, New Braunfels


Opened September 2019

43) Zara Medical Aesthetics

1928 Hwy. 46, Ste. 105, New Braunfels


Opened May


44) DD’s Discounts

159 S. I-35, New Braunfels


Opened June 2019

45) Dollar Tree

257 Creekside Crossing, New Braunfels


Opened October 2019

46) Go Retail Group

175 Southwestern Ave., Ste. 110, New Braunfels


Opened July 2019

47) Heidi M. Photography

972 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels


Opened September 2019

48) Sherwin-Williams

320 FM 306, New Braunfels


Opened November 2019

49) Skip’s Beer, Wine and Liquor

1174 Loop 337, Ste. 110, New Braunfels


Coming in 2020
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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