Support New Braunfels businesses during Coronavirus COVID-19 closures

Shop Local in New Braunfels During Coronovirus Pandemic

It is an uncertain time for New Braunfels amidst the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, and our local businesses are definitely feeling the stress right now. Texas State Governor Abbot announced today that Texans are to avoid groups of 10 and temporarily closed bars, gyms and restaurants for dine-in.

While many local businesses began implementing in-store options with social distancing before this announcement, this order now requires all businesses to get creative or shut their doors. I put together this post in honor of our local businesses and to help my community have a one-stop-shop list of places to support.

Updated April 18 at 7:40pm.
With the fluidity of hourly and daily changes, I encourage you to check back here often and with individual businesses for any updates. Feel free to contact me directly with any updates. 

Local businesses that you can support in New Braunfels while maintaining your social distance during the Coronavirus COVID-19 closures:

Restaurants: American

Avery’s Kitchen: Curbside with modified hours
Brewhaus Kitchen: Family-style meals available for takeout
Buffalo Wings & Rings:  Takeout and curbside pickup, plus order online and use code LETUSCOOK to receive $10 off a $30 food purchase in March. House margaritas by the gallon also available for $35.
Double Schotts: Takeout and curbside with 15% off, plus free kids meals with an adult entree. Family-style meals available. Temporarily closing on April 5.
The Faust Hotel & Brewpub: Takeout and curbside plus family-style meals available.
The Float In: Takeout and delivery of their take and bake casseroles, plus a wide assortment of necessities (eggs, milk, veggies, etc).
Fork & Spoon: Full menu, family-style meals, including their French Toast Kit, and groceries are available for curbside pickup.
The Gruene Door: Takeout and curbside
Gruene River Grill: Family-style curbside meals available.
Guadalupe Brewing Company: Casseroles and beer available for takeout.
The Hideaway: Food, beer and mixed drinks available for curbside pickup.
Huisache: Takeout and curbside pick up are available, plus $10 wine to go and daily special family-style meals.
Iron Horse Grill: Takeout and curbside
Jason’s Deli: Family meals and basic groceries available through curbside pickup.
Longhorn Cafe: Curbside
Myron’s Prime Steakhouse: Full menu and unopened bottles of wine available for curbside pickup
Old River City Cafe: Curbside and family-style meals and casseroles available.
The River House: Offering Take and Bake meals, meal kits and market, aka grocery, kits. Plus fun Facebook cooking videos!
Spud Ranch: Drive-thru and takeout
Sylver Spoon: Offering family meals for pickup, curbside and delivery. Online gift cards also available.
Tavern in the Gruene: Family meals, beer and wine available for curbside pickup.
Texas Bisto at Park View: Curbside and takeout, family-style meals are also available.
TJ’s Burgers & More: Drive-thru
Union Station Diner: Takeout
Willie’s Grill & Ice House: Takeout and curbside

Restaurants: Asian / Indian

7 Monks Cafe: Takeout menu plus high quality, artisanal bread & bagels available. GIft Cards available online – get15% off with the code “LOVE.”
A-Tan Asian Bistro: Takeout
Bonzai Japanese Steak & Sushi: Curbside
Delicious Garden: Takeout and delivery
Sizzle Kitchen Seafood & Asian Fusion: Takeout and curbside, plus a family meal deal is available.
Taipei Express: Takeout and drive-thru

Restaurants: BBQ

Black’s BBQ: Takeout with modified hours
Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que: Curbside and delivery
Granzin’s BBQ: Drive-thru, Takeout and curbside for full menu plus many kitchen essentials (eggs, meat, etc).
New Braunfels Smokehouse: Takeout
Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q: Takeout and curbside
Smokey Mo’s BBQ: Takeout and curbside options are available at all stores and delivery to some locations. Family packs are discounted by 10% and kids eat free off Lil Mo’s Menu.

Restaurants: Italian

Gennaro’s: Family Pack menu available for $25 in addition to the standard to-go menu.
Marco Polo Paninis & Italian Ice: Takeout and delivery
Noli’s Vite: Delivery and takeout

Restaurants: Mexican

Adobo Cafe: Takeout and drive-thru
Casa Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant: Takeout, curbside and delivery. Margaritas, beer and wine available for delivery with your food order.
Dos Rios Mexican Bar & Grill: Curbside
El Tejano Tex-Mex Restaurant: Takeout, curbside and delivery
Herbert’s: Full menu and daily specials available for takeout.
Las Fontanas: Limited menu and cocktails available for curbside pickup.
Los Cucos: Family-style menu plus to-go margaritas available for curbside and delivery.
Los Gallos: Drive-thru
New Braunfels Tortilleria: Drive-thru open with cash payments only.
Rodriguez Restaurant y Cantina: Drive-thru, delivery and takeout available. Margaritas, mix drinks and beer are available through delivery.

Restaurants: Pizza

Bootleggers Pizza Parlor: Curbside
Bosses Pizza:
Curbside and delivery
Calahan’s Pub & Pizza: Curbside pickup, plus first responders, medical professionals & service industry employees get half off on food orders.
Cici’s: $10 pizza kit available for pickup
Di’s Homemade Pizza: Takeout
Inferno’s Wood Fired Oven & Spirits: Curbside, takeout and delivery
New York Pizza Pub: Takeout and delivery

Restaurants: Seafood

Clear Springs: Curbside
Comal Crawfish Company: Takeout and curbside
The Oyster Bar: Limited menu available for curbside pickup, including beer, wine and mixed drinks.
The Reel Seafood & Grill: Limited menu available for curbside pickup.

Coffee / Café / Bakeries

2 Rivers Coffee: Drive-thru
Cakes Couture: Curbside and takeout available. Fun activities for kids and cookie kits to do at home will be available for the next couple of weeks, plus step by step Facebook Lives with your littles on how to decorate. Cakes Couture is also now offering delivery.
Crosswalk Coffeehouse & Cafe: Takeout plus gift cards available online.
Gruene Coffee Haus: Takeout and curbside, plus you can text in your order for quick pickup.
Jolt Coffee & Beverage: Drive-thru with modified hours
Kora Kora Coffee: Drive-thru
Le Citron – European Café & Bistro: Family-style lunch and dinner options available for takeout, curbside and delivery.
Naegelin’s Bakery: Takeout and drive-thru
Naturally Cafe: Takeout
New Braunfels Bakery & Cakes: Takeout
Nothing Bundt Cakes: Curbside
The Red Oak Bakery: Takeout
Wicked Voodoo Espresso: Drive-thru

Ice Cream / Cold Treats

Bahama Buck’s: Takeout and drive-thru
Scoop Street: Takeout with modified hours
Tipsy Cow Ice Cream: Takeout

Other Restaurants / Food Services

Christelle’s Culinary Corner: Free deliveries to your doorstep.
Gainz Bakery: Online ordering and takeout available, plus free local delivery for orders over $100.
Gourmage: Parking Lot Pickup available from 1:00 – 6:00pm daily. Simply call ahead to place your order and they’ll meet you at the back door.
Little Muse Catering and Cakes: Weekly specials and cookie kits available for curbside pickup.
Motivation Station Nutrition Spot: Call or text curbside orders, and gift e-cards available online.
Neighborhood Gourmet: Takeout
Stacy Merz Marcum Baking: Offering Cookie Kits for $20 with free porch delivery. 

Food Trucks

1836 BBQ
Cajun Cookery
Cajun on da Geaux
Mama Kellie’s: Delivery options available
Ninny’s Burger & Que
Road Dogs NB
Smokin’ Joe’s Tex-Mex Kitchen
Sophia’s Sweets & Treats
Texas PO’ Boys Food Truck
Thorn Hill BBQ

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Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and Winery: Free delivery
Rocnritas: Drive-thru margaritas and daiqueries

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Retail / Shops

A Shop Around the Corner Boutique + Gifts: Offering curbside pickup, local delivery and shipping. Check out their Facebook page for FB Live specials too.
Alive Boutique:
Items available for sale in the Facebook group with curbside pickup
BarBelles Boutique: Free local shipping is being offered.
The Book Haus: You may purchase books online. Also offering private appointments to shop in-store through their website. 
The Design Haus Boutique:
Local delivery available plus 20% off shop small sale.
Fickle Pickles: Free no contact, porch drop off, as well as online shipping.
The Great Texas Pecan Candy Company: Take 20% off online orders with promo code RODEO20.
Go Green Botanicals: Offering free same-day delivery within New Braunfels, and free shipping with online purchases over $50.
Gruene General Store: Offering essentials, such as eggs and toilet paper, for pickup while enforcing social distancing in-store.
The Gruene Olive Tasting Room: Offering free delivery to New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, San Marcos and Garden Ridge areas.
Jackelope Provisions of Wear: Offering free shipping, curbside pickup and delivery.
Kindred Threads: Online ordering and curbside pickup.
Lil’ Coonies Cottage Children’s Boutique: FaceTime & personal shopping, curbside pickup and shipping.
The Local: Shipping, curbside pickup and local delivery available.
Pookie Jane’s: Online ordering with free shipping and local pickup available.
The Rust Game Place & Meat Market: Meat, produce and other essentials available for pickup.
Rusty Bugs & Roosters / Love Child: Inspirational artisinal made gifts available on their website. Give back to our community through their “The Projects” line with 100% of its proceeds to the local non-profit Room Redux.
Simply Detailed: Online ordering and curbside pickup.
TX BBQ Depot: Curbside and delivery available, plus lots of giveaways and other services on Facebook Live.
What Once Was Old Vintage: DIY Take & Make kits are available for curbside or can be shipped to you.

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Service-Based Businesses / Community

Chic Boutique: Offering virtual consultations and free shipping.
Clay Casa: Offering Pottery To Go and Mosaics To Go while their studio is temporarily closed.
Comet Cleaners New Braunfels: Drop off your items in any bag at one of their 2 locations in the 24HR drop-off-box with your name, address and phone number, and they will deliver it back to your doorstep for free.
Blumen Meisters Flower ShopDoorstep delivery available for all floral orders.
Comal Flower Shop: Pickup and delivery available.
Delta Life Fitness: Online classes available while studio is closed.
Fast Flow Plumbing and Drain: Extra precautions are being taken such as frequent sanitizing of all equipment and employees wearing full safety gear. First responders and teachers receive 10% off. And, a roll of toilet paper with each service call.
Food 4 Success, LLC: Providing virtual nutritional counseling and meal planning services to help keep families healthy and their immune systems strong.
Meaux Mortgage: Helping homeowners and assisting with applications virtually through Zoom, FaceTime and Facebook video.
New Braunfels Pressure Washing: Free sterilization of your child’s playgrounds.
New Braunfels Public Library: Offering Curbside pickup of library books, as well as storytimes on their Facebook page.
Once Upon a Party: Offering awesome storytimes and other virtual events with their princesses over on Facebook Live.
Painting with a Twist: Curbside pick-up for Twist at Home painting kits.
Pure Day Spa & Botanicals: Free shipping and local porch delivery with daily sales shared on Facebook. Use code PURE20 to receive 20% off all gift cards!
Queen Bees Productions: Offering donation-based FaceTime calls of encouragement to kiddos from select heroes and princesses.
The Rustic Brush: Offering Take-Home Kid Project Kits for $20. They also have a special promo, with every $50 gift card purchased they will send you a $25 gift card for free.
Team One Luxury Charters: Offering deliveries of groceries, your meals or even a quick little something from the store. Deliveries within 5 miles are $5 and $10 for up to 10 miles.
Villarreal’s Mobile Detailing: Get your vehicle detailed while in the comfort of your home.

Temporarily Closed

Adobo Verde: Selling inventory while supplies last (eggs, butter, toilet paper, etc.).
Buttermilk Cafe
Cantina del Rio

Cravings NB
The Downtowner
Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
La Cosecha Mexican Table
Krause’s Cafe
McAdoo’s Seafood Company
McAllister’s Deli
Muck and Fuss

Ohana Poke & Sushi Burrito
Pat’s Place
Ryan’s Massage Therapy:
Gift cards available online for purchase.
Tin Top Burgers & Beer
Uwe’s Bakery & Deli

Third-Party Delivery Services

There are a lot of options for third-party services in New Braunfels, here are the ones I currently use:
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Know of any other NewBraunfels businesses instilling curbside/delivery options due to concerns over Coronavirus COVID-19? Send me a message so I can include them on this list!

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