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Schilo's Delicatessen

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424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
+1 210-223-6692
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to be somewhere the morning we ate here, and the quick breakfast tacos hit the spot. It took about 10 minutes for them to be ready. The bacon and egg had full long pieces of bacon on the tacos. The bean and cheese were just ok. Reasonable pricing and the place was full.

Thank TravelLover8098
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had lunch at this deli recently, and it was a fun and memorable time. The waitress was very nice and efficient. The food was great. I had bratwurst, german potato salad, and sauerkraut. My wife had a Reuben sandwich. As it was lunchtime, we had the homemade root beer, which is excellent. They also have a... More 

Thank ZanerHouston_Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We'd gone to Schilo's in 2009. It had an absolutely delicious schnitzel. Needless to say it was first on our list this visit. Never again!! The schnitzel was half cooked and pink. Obviously not what I had salivated for the last 800 miles to get to. It was an unsatisfying disappointment and left us with cramping stomach pain and what... More 

Thank JL000
Whittier, CA
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for lunch. Awesome Texan food with German roots. A good place just steps away from touristy joints on the Riverwalk.

Thank jsandoval562
Fayetteville, AR
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184 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited Schilos infrequently as a tourist for the last 30 yrs. When I first visited it, the menu had more German options. With the passage of time it has become more of American Deli with a slight slight German veneer. The location is great just above the Paseo del Rio. The food is good and the prices are... More 

Thank TOG11
Austin, Texas
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This review comes after probably a dozen visits to Schilo's spanning the last 40 years. It has a loyal following, and we try to visit anytime we are in the riverwalk area. I would recommend that you try to stick with the signature Schilo's dishes - Reuben sandwich, split pea soup, the root beer in a frosty mug, & cheesecake.... More 

Thank Linda C
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, attentive wait staff + tasty, well-priced food + old-style German Bier hall decor = must visit! Our first visit was for breakfast, where one of the featured items is Papa Fritz's platter -- a unique mix of German (bratwurst) and southern (grits) fare plus 2 eggs and beverage for under $10. Went back for the famous homemade root beer... More 

Thank Beth P
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting San Antonio for years and always wanted to try Schilos . The history and the length of time they have been open is something to be admired. On the other hand service was very slow to take our orders not to mention no help at all when asking about different food items. We both ordered the... More 

Thank rodneyh768
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

German deli with simple yet delicious breakfasts. We had eggs, hash browns, and light, fluffy biscuits - the kind your mom/grandmother made. Breakfast for 2 was about $10.

Thank Helen D
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was recommended to give the place of breakfast and found a great place to eat. Food was plentiful, hot and good. Wait staff was friendly, the service great.....my wife and I went there for two mornings in a row and only regret not staying in town longer to try the lunch and dinners. A great selection of beers to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, German, European, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-6692

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?