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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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“split pea soup” (130 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Authentic German food made farm house style. Winerschnitzel was really good, mushroom gravy was also excellent. Most German places will use a flour breading, but Schilo's was farm style, so lighter. Potato salad was good, but had too much celery. Draft root beer was excellent!...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a pretty neat restaurant! It is billed as the oldest restaurant in San Antonio. The food is decent. We had breakfast and lunch at this restaurant during a business trip. My son and I both had the egg and bacon breakfast with toast....More

Thank Mario A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking into Schiloh's is a bit like walking back in time. Some of the fittings and fixtures look as though they could probably do with some upgrading but really that would be a shame - and anyway everything works just fine. I'm sure with a...More

Thank aka_space
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the oldest restaurant in San Antonio. Great spot - just off the River Walk - for lunch. Homemade root beer, yummy deviled eggs (a specialty), and great sandwiches. Highly recommend! And our server Lisa was friendly, accommodating, and extremely attentive -- stellar service!

Thank LeeG21015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here and glad we did. We were looking for something different and found it. Friendly service and large portions. I will come back if in the area.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nicely decorated beerhouse/german restaurant, that is supposed to be one of the oldest in San Antonio, had a pint of good texan beer, and a reuben sandwich which was very nice, although light years away from the ones I have tried...More

Thank paco c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

our hotel was only offering a huge brunch on sunday, so we walked a short distance to this deli. we sat at what reminded me of a dime store counter and had a great, old school deli type breakfast. surprised by the fact they offered...More

Thank TripMember081320151
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious. The service started out rocky, but we had a party of 16. It smoothed out quickly, and ended up having great service.

Thank rksuesue1
Elizabeth L, Public Relations Manager at Schilo's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! For folks with groups over 15, you may call the restaurant to see if our back room is available. If it is, we will try to accommodate larger groups (15-30) in that area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the root beer! A great place with a neat history. The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. Definitely recommend the pretzels with spicy mustard.

Thank crice830
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did Schilo’s for a late breakfast on A Sunday morning. Not often you get to eat in a restaurant which has been around for 100 years! The cracked, sloping floor makes you feel more like you are in Ripley’s Funhouse around the corner. But...More

Thank Timoteo S
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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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