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Gunther's Restaurant

1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
+1 408-266-9022
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“german food” (4 reviews)
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American, German
$$ - $$$
1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been to Gunther's in many years. I guess I forgot why, but now I know why I wont go gain. My wife had the wiener-schnitzel which was tough. The portions were large but mostly breading and tough meat. The red cabbage was overdone and...More

Thank History_12
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Ok...all I have to say is these cookies are ridiculously good. I grew up in Campbell and have driven past Gunthers at least a million of times and have never been in. Of course, once I move away- I learn about the magic cookies this...More

Thank Lainey L
Reviewed April 24, 2018

I've been here multiple times over multiple decades but today the service and food did not measure up to previous experiences. The pickle with the sandwich was quite small and the service was poor. I had to obtain my own utensils and attention to details...More

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed February 5, 2018

i had a fine dinner chicken cutlet fryed tomato sauce cheese top parm. i think veg and mashed potatoes are sides at about 5 . USD runs up the bill fast . i had the beef veg soup .1st class stew meat in it veg...More

Thank John S
Reviewed September 19, 2017

I can't say the food was above average. However, very friendly service personnel. Because of the moderate, overcooked food I won't vist this restaurant again.

Thank BlackForest_11
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We enjoying trying new places for lunch but Gunther's is a perennial favorite. From their classic breakfast items to their delicious sandwiches or their variety of warm German entrees, there is always something that is really, really good to eat. Gunther's is about as close...More

1  Thank HikingLee
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Background: Family members from California, Maryland and Vermont gathered at Gunther's for an ad hoc, neighborhood evening meal to remember a recently departed loved one, prior to the next day's memorial service. Verdict: Our motley group shared stories while we enjoyed our evening meal at...More

1  Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed Gunther's. We all had a German specialty for dinner. The red cabbage was quite good. The brats and lamb shank were great. The people are friendly and the service was quick. It's a great neighborhood cafe that happens to serve German food....More

1  Thank gwfritz
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast corn beef hash w.eggs and toast very very delicious and very home make it not from the can from fresh corn beef I believe is the best corn beef in the bay and if u like eggs Benedict u have to try here they...More

1  Thank Gavarin N
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I love Gunther's! The owner and staff are wonderful, the food is always delicious, and it's a super convenient location. From breakfast omlettes, to corned beef sandwiches, to matzo ball soup, to the outrageously delicious chocolate chip cookies, I find myself craving s Gunther's fix...More

1  Thank HMG1952
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-266-9022
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