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Schilo's Delicatessen

424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
+1 210-223-6692
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (305 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (151 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 19:30All hours
American, German, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our entire experience eating in the oldest restaurant in San Antonio. The architecture, food, prices and wait staff were all excellent! We ordered the Papa Fritz Breakfast, French Toast and Oatmeal. They even opened the deli counter early to make us lunch for...More

Thank reschli
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tripped into this place by accident and it turned out to be one of our favorites! Not a huge selection but everything was wonderful. Great service, great food and very family friendly. Sorry now we didn't try their homemade root beer as it looked fantastic...More

Thank goldyfalk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for lunch. Was full but they openeded the back room for us. The broccoli and cheese soup was good. Others at the table had the Reuben and potatoe soup. All good eats. The root beer was the greatest ever and you get a second...More

Thank Candy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They have famous root beer and root beer floats. They have a German deli and great desserts. They have schnitzel and sausage and daily lunch specials. Will come back again.

Thank Vam56006
Reviewed 4 days ago

This review is tempered by a long wait outside in the heat to chow down on essentially heavy German food. You should think about that before picking this place. But, you might also think about the wonder of eating the most delicious hot German potato...More

Thank DCsunseeker
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this place. Had the Schilo's burger meal. They put cheese on both sides of the burger which is like heaven 😍😭🙏🏽 Famous mustard was yummy. & THE ROOTBEER was outstanding. My dad and I had rootbeer floats with vanilla icecream which were the best!...More

Thank taysworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior is non-descript so I might have walked past it had my lunch companions not said we should try it out. The food was really good and the prices were incredibly reasonable. The service was also well-paced.

Thank krystynamb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at a German delicatessen! We delicious. We went for lunch and back for breakfast. It is a must try. The staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Xocia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, service and location. Real old school deli meals as well as German specials. Finished off with a home made root beer. Wow I was impressed.

Thank brownie289
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We had Ruebens and Split Pea Soup. They were delicious! My daughter had their cream soda and it was so good! We had the best waitress. She was so friendly and really had a great knowledge of their menu and...More

Thank Bonnie Z
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25 February 2017|
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Response from jostvan | Reviewed this property |
The Riverwalk is so convenient and enjoyable that any hotel is a pleasant walk to get there. I don't remember which would be the closest, if walking is difficult for you, but if not, it's no more than a ten or fifteen minute... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
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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