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Schilo's Delicatessen

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424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
+1 210-223-6692
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07:30 - 20:30
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Saturday morning breakfast at Schilo's -a very busy place. Short wait for a table but prompt service once seated. All the servers appeared friendly, several greeted us upon arrival and several said thank you as we left. Breakfast was great withing disappointment - the bratwurst was somewhat tasteless. I've had much better at a variety of Texas Hill Country restaurants.... More 

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Thank AggieBQ75
Toronto, Canada
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here 7 years ago and I loved it. It was still good, but somehow not as good as the first time. The schnitzel was good but the German Potato salad was not as good as I once remembered. I would still recommend it and I actually did to another couple from Britain that we meet at our... More 

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Salisbury, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wooden booths and old multi-color tiled floors. not sure how long this has been here, but, it has been awhile. lot's of charm. Waitstaff in white shirts and black ties and some of the best service in town. lot's of great house-made items including awesome biscuits, breads, soups, etc. even the applesauce that comes with german pancakes is house made.... More 

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Elizabeth L, Public Relations Manager at Schilo's Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thank you Gene! We have been here since 1917! More 

New Castle, Delaware
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you tire of Mexican food, try this long-standing German deli, highlighting the lesser-known German settlements in Texas. The food is plentiful, good, and easy on the wallet.

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Thank Suzanne S
Elizabeth L, Public Relations Manager at Schilo's Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thank you! That is what we strive for! More 

Lampasas, Texas
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We're in San Antonio quite a bit. We've walked past Schilo's a few times and it's always crowded. We got in for lunch, only a ten minute wait. All service is top notch and very friendly. Our party of four found the meals good to okay. They cook for a lot of people everyday. They are trying hard to be... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here wasn't as good as I was hoping - the famous soup was only luke warm and the schnitzel was pretty greasy. But the service was good and it's a fun place to come.

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Melbourne, Australia
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198 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My hubby and I had lunch at Schilo's after reading all the reviews and I must admit it is worth the visit. The root beer has to be the best I have ever had, and I will go so far as to say that even if you are not a root beer fan, this one will change your mind! I... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was great, highlight of our trip to San Antonio. I got the rueben and it was amazing. They also have homemade root beer that you can't pass up.

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Thank Todd K
Elizabeth L, Public Relations Manager at Schilo's Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thank you! Those are the two items we are most known for! More 

Staunton, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

full of flavor- and I'm talking about the employees! Texas Diner food. Great Potato Cakes and Soups. Loved the atmosphere, hope to go back and try the desserts. Big portions. Loved our waitress, Karen. Great value. Lots of locals. l

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Thank Purplepix9
Elizabeth L, Public Relations Manager at Schilo's Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks! We will pass this along to Karen! More 

Chadron, Nebraska
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151 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family owned since 1917, this is the type of place I look for. In a historic building with a great atmosphere, even a bar. We got here before 8am, within 15 minutes it was packed full. Simple menu, just right. Enjoyed a delicious breakfast that was priced well. A true delicatessen.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, German, European, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:30
Thursday
07:30 - 20:30
Friday
07:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:30 - 20:30
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?