Discover the New Braunfels downtown, which is rich in history, thrills, and German heritage. River City Resorts offers many different New Braunfels houses and condos rentals with options by the Comal River. When you book your stay in New Braunfels, you can explore the many delicious restaurants and lively nightlife in our historic downtown. 

Best Downtown New Braunfels Restaurants & Bars

    • Muck & Fuss Craft Beer and Burger Bar: Enjoy delicious food like the Black & Bleu Burger, craft beer, and signature cocktails at this wildly popular downtown New Braunfels restaurant.
    • Stave Beer and Wine House: Come and enjoy wine and beer under their covered back patio and beer garden in front of the building. Their food menu features snacks and charcuterie boards.
    • Pour Haus: Enjoy live music, giant Jenga, and cornhole at one of the best bars in downtown New Braunfels. Their food menu features yummy snacks like quesadillas and street tacos. They also offer a diverse selection of beer and cocktail concoctions. 
    • Downtown Social: Explore the bowling, pool, ping pong, shuffleboard, arcade games, giant scramble, ski ball, daily events, and more at this one-stop shop of fun! Their food menu includes a delicious selection of pizza and burgers. From their creative selection of house cocktails, we recommend the Social Butterfly.
    • Myron’s Prime Steakhouse: Treat yourself to a luxurious steak dinner in downtown New Braunfels. They proudly only serve the best USDA prime beef.
    • McAdoo’s: For an upscale downtown dining experience, enjoy their food menu of Texas Creole favorites, authentic Cajun specialties, and fresh seafood. We recommend the Grilled Atlantic Salmon. 
    • Phoenix Saloon: This bar was established in 1871 and was the first in Texas to serve women. Although, at the time, it would ruin a lady’s reputation to enter a bar, so there was a bell outside they rang for service. Today, they’re still serving crisp beer and a delicious food menu of handcrafted burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

Discover the Historic Downtown of New Braunfels 

The Downtown Historic District of New Braunfels is rich in history and German heritage. The New Braunfels downtown was established in 1845 by German immigrants. By the 1850s, New Braunfels was the fourth largest city in Texas and a hub of commerce. You can visit the historic sites in downtown New Braunfels through a self-guided walking tour or self-guided driving tour. There are also many stunning murals to explore in downtown New Braunfels.


One of the oldest buildings you can see is the Stephen Klein House, which was built in 1846. This historic house was built by one of the first commissioners of Comal County. Another interesting historic building to check out is the Henne Tin Shop And Store. It was built in 1856 and sold merchandise for the home. It’s still open today as a retail store.

Discover the historic downtown of New Braunfels when you book your stay today!