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The Guenther House

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205 E Guenther St, San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 227-1061
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 389
    Excellent
  • 187
    Very good
  • 76
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Server named Eric & Scumptious food!

A place where it cares about Community! Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the historic King Williams area. This place features unique dishes and delicious food!!! On Friday, May 15, 2015, my friends (Greg Pittman and Irma Wolcott) and I had breakfast at this lovely establishment, the Guenther House... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Rich645
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San Antonio, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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Clearwater, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Guenther House is famous around here and widely recommended, even with 1 hour wait times. I had to see what all the hype was about. The grounds and estate are lovely, food smelled great upon approach and the wait time was over an hour. What I liked...while I waited, I was able to take in the mini museum and bake... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A place where it cares about Community! Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the historic King Williams area. This place features unique dishes and delicious food!!! On Friday, May 15, 2015, my friends (Greg Pittman and Irma Wolcott) and I had breakfast at this lovely establishment, the Guenther House. I usually have breakfast here on Friday mornings, except on First Friday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Although this is always a favorite restaurant to take my guests, I occasionally linger here over breakfast and some memorable coffee just for the peace and ambiance. In a lovely setting beside the historical Pioneer flour mill along the recently landscaped lower area of the San Antonio River Walk, This restaurant is a step back in time. You can choose... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is really cute for breakfast or brunch. They have amazing coffee and really good pancakes. We like going on Sunday mornings. The outside patio is very relaxing. Don't forget about the Lil store up stairs, they have cute stuff. Ps they sell their coffee beans up stairs in the store which is so worth buying.

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Detroit, Michigan
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has a beautiful patio area that is very peaceful. The service was very good. I ordered the strawberry waffle and it was tasty. The only problem is that towards the end of eating the waffle I found a hair that was not mine on top of a waffle segment. I alerted the server who apologized and sent the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

I enjoyed fresh fruit with a wonderful homemade biscuit with gravy. It was very reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. The museum and gift shop were very nice and parking was close and easy. An absolute gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Friends suggested we stop by Guenther ' s for breakfast when we told them we were going to San Antonio. We're so glad they did. The food was delicious. I had the Strawberry Belgium Waffle. It was a cross between the European version and an American version. It was light and slightly sweet and was served with sweet fresh Strawberries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I took my family and parents to the Guenther for breakfast on Friday, May 8, 2015. We were seated promptly outside by our favorite Server named, Eric. Over the months on Friday's I bring my family to have breakfast at this magnificent place. The staff Sylvia, Charlie and especially, Eric, make us feel at home. I love the delicious pancakes,... More 

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washington dc
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you love history and unique places, you'll love Guenther House. Originally the home of Carl Hilmar Guenther, founder of Pioneer Flour Mills, it has been stored and serves as a museum, store and restaurant. It has all the charm of the original structure with the made from scratch breakfasts likely served way back when. The biscuits are as big... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Thanks to TA contributor TejasHombre I checked out this restaurant. I enjoyed wandering the grounds with complimentary coffee while I waited for a table. Breakfast was very good. I waited 45 minutes for seating. I considered it worth the wait and will return next time I'm in San Antonio. The later you arrive the longer you will wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 E Guenther St, San Antonio, TX 78204
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Arsenal
  • Neighborhood: Arsenal
  • Phone Number: (210) 227-1061

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?