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Wintzell's Oyster House

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14455 US Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
+1 256-582-5600
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Abingdon, Virginia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After not being waited on at another restaurant we went here. Food was excellent and server was gracious and attentive to our orders. Would go back in a minute and the broiled seafood platter was perfection. Better than at the coast.

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Thank Frost9112015
Longview, Texas
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142 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a meal of crab legs, corn on the cob, and red potatoes. Topped it off with a dish of Blackberry cobbler. It was a good meal and my waiter, Lee, did a great job of keeping the tea glass full and had a great attitude even though I didn't get out until just after they closed. He kept checking... More 

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Thank Kerry S
Georgia
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! A one of a kind! Had the J. O. Lunch platter and was cooked perfect. Very casual atmosphere with a lakeside view.

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Thank GaTraveler25
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Very entertaining atmosphere with a large variety of foods. Oysters were definitely good of course. Great view of the lake. Inside and outside dining. Large bar. Family atmosphere as well in front.

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Thank Leigh C
Alabama
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a few friends and our experience was a bit hit and miss. Some of the food was absolutely great and other food was okay. I'd say this is a good place to eat, but it certainly didn't knock my socks off.

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Thank Anderson H
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Food was okay but tainted by the smell of cigarettes by a waiter who was more interested in his smoke breaks than in service. Long wait - repeatedly - for okay food.

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Thank Morethananapp
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is the second time we've been to the Wintzell's in Guntersville. First time was a few years back and I vowed to never go back. Fast forward to now and I guess I just forgot how bad the food actually was. I gave it 2 stars instead of 1 based purely on the service which was prompt and good.... More 

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Thank JDF1010
Augusta, Georgia
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Recommended by a friend from work and I'm so glad we went while visiting the lake. Selection was extensive and fresh, and prepared perfectly. We will be going back to the area soon and will certainly dine there again. It will definitely take several visits to read all the signs and placards on the walls!

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Thank johnaT3503UD
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The service was just okay, the food was average at best. The salad needed to be cut to eat it. The hush puppies were not nearly up to par for a restaurant that is suppose to be a specialty restaurant. The staff was friendly enough, this just isn't a place I would come back to a second time.

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Thank slideone1
Clayton, North Carolina
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536 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went in for supper, was seated right away, Our server was good, We got steaks and the fish special. The steaks was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14455 US Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Guntersville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-582-5600

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