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Guenther House

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Address: 205 E. Guenter, San Antonio, TX 78204
Phone Number: 210-227-1061
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: Majestic home belonging to the founders of the Pioneer Flour Mill.

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A Simple Treat

Every visit is quite simply enjoyable. The food is always great, and you can't deny the biscuits and gravy. Please arrive early as their website recommends, after a certain time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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New Braunfels, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

fancy food, fancy prices...not necessarily a place to take young children due to food options...food is good though

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Every visit is quite simply enjoyable. The food is always great, and you can't deny the biscuits and gravy. Please arrive early as their website recommends, after a certain time, your breakfast plans will become lunch plans! So get up early and enjoy a quieter part of the river for breakfast!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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51 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Guenther House is one of the few restaurants in town which I tell people they "must visit at least once" during their stay or visit to San Antonio. The food is great and the service is outstanding - yes, the lines can be long and the wait can be long too but this only tells you it's worth it.... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our waitress was pleasant. There furnishing were close to or ethnic. It took a lot longer than it should have to receive our food after we ordered. We also like the upstairs museum and gift shop.

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Dallas, Texas
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1,007 reviews 1,007 reviews
194 attraction reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Come for breakfast and if you have to wait for a table take the walk through. Overall it's mostly a gift shop with a little bit of history. Not worth the trip unless your coming for the restaurant.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I liked the Guenther House, I really did. I want to like it. The food is good, if not spectacular, but solid fare. But i recently had a unsatisfactory experience that is a cautionary tale: they don't take reservations, and wait times can be LONG. As others have said, it tends to get crowded. I've shown up -- with out... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

So I can't write to the restaurant, which might be lovely, but if you're looking for a historic home visit, skip the Guenther House. It's a restaurant with a gift shop that happen to reside in a previous historic home. And it's CROWDED. Which probably means the restaurant is decent, but, as an 'attraction' per say, I can't recommend it.

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Ridgetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stopped by to pick up a couple of their Raspberry Chipotle Sauce (a unique item that we like) at the gift shop and had a brief tour around the house, However, there isn't really that much to see and there isn't much to do if you are not eating in the restaurant. Nice location on the river.

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San Antonio, Texas
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227 reviews 227 reviews
45 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Took a few family members here when they were in town awhile back. I love taking people here because parking is easy, the grounds are beautiful. There's lots of history, but, you can take a free tour the house in five minutes or take an hour, it's up to you. They have a small, but nice gift whop with some... More 

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Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A great place for a gourmet style breafast. However, it is not cheap. The grounds and the home are nice and well maintained. They have a gift shop. I believe this place is popular for breakfast even with the locals so it is least busy during the week.

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