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Wintzell's Oyster House

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14455 Us Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
256-582-5600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 23
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Pleasant Service

The food at Wintzell's was good - not great. We sat in the bar area and enjoyed looking over the lake while having a burger and a beer after a long day of fishing. Would I go there again? Sure I would. The food was good and the services was very friendly with a nice lake vibe.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Diane K
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited for lunch and the food was excellent. We tried JO's Basket (or Platter - but the lunch version) - with fried shrimp (4), oysters (4), fish (3 large pieces), plus two hushpuppies and a side. The breading on all of it was light, so the seafood was the star - not just a bunch of fried mush. The... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food at Wintzell's was good - not great. We sat in the bar area and enjoyed looking over the lake while having a burger and a beer after a long day of fishing. Would I go there again? Sure I would. The food was good and the services was very friendly with a nice lake vibe.

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Ringgold, Georgia
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very good seafood flown in daily. I had shrimp and scallops and my wife had mahi. Both were fresh and prepared very well. We were in Clearwater Beach for a week, and never had a meal this good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food was great and the staff was very welcoming and helpful. The seafood platter was huge and delicious the cheese grits left a little to be desired. My wife had the special, grouper, for the money she would rather had the platter that I had. We will defiantly be going back. The food is much better than that place... More 

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband and I along with 3 other couples were traveling and stayed at the Hampton Inn. Wintzell's is right there at the bottom of the hill. They were great to accommodate 8 people for dinner with no waiting. The staff was great and the food was really good. Shrimp and Grits was excellent. The view is also just wonderful... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our first visit and a pleasant surprise. Oysters were perfect, fish tacos the same. Very friendly staff and fun atmosphere. Had a nice chat with the kitchen mgr and he gave us a rundown on the history of the place. There seafood is shipped in from the gulf daily, can't get much fresher. We will definitely go back

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Hattiesburg MS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went by for a quick meal before on our way home from Cathedral Caverns. We had raw oysters and the oyster sampler. The sampler has several types of cooked oysters on half shell. Very good!

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Cincinnati
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was our first visit. We will return. Food was good and cooked as requested. I had shrimp and my husband had oysters. Service was good.

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Oxford,Al
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Got seated quickly, plenty of servers around, none stopped at our table.The place wasn't all that busy. We got up and left. drove 72 miles to eat at this place. Don't think I will try it again

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Cullman, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have eaten the Guntersville location before and it was a good experience, but my husband and I went yesterday (6/6/15) and the food was definitely not good! I had the charbroiled oysters, which were rubbery (I wish I had sent them back) and my husband had the ribeye, which was almost cooked perfectly, but underseasoned. The service was very... More 

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Additional Information about Wintzell's Oyster House

Address: 14455 Us Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
Phone Number: 256-582-5600
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14455 Us Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
  • Phone Number: 256-582-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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