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The Guenther House Museum

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“flour mill”(20 reviews)
Majestic home belonging to the founders of the Pioneer Flour Mill.
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205 E Guenther, San Antonio, TX 78204-1404
+1 210-227-1061
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 March 2012

The Guenther House consists of: 1 - a smalll museum 2 - the river mill store 3 - restaurant (which I did not have the time to eat at) The Guenther House was built by the founder of Pioneer Flour Mills (a still operating flour...More

4  Thank CynthiafromOhio2011
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2012

We found the "Guenther House Museum" on our tourist map as we explored the King William District, so thought we should visit. It turns out it's really more a restaurant than a museum although there are a couple of rooms from the original house, decorated...More

3  Thank thewindatourfeet
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All reviews gift shop biscuits and gravy flour mill breakfast tacos cinnamon rolls champagne chicken house coffee great place for breakfast the king william district sweet cream enchiladas wait for a table small museum unique items the river outdoor seating san antonio river
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Reviewed yesterday

Breakfast is always good and the pastries are delicious. The museum is also very interestig about the homes in the early 1900's.

Thank Eugene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Guenther House for breakfast and man was it great! We had the pancakes and the waffles and both lived up to our expectations. The other food we saw looked really good too! The grounds were beautiful and helped pass the wait to...More

Thank kurtiswh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We woke up late ambled our way to the historic house, museum and restaurant. We were there for breakfast and quickly learned that so was the rest of San Antonio. While we waited for a hour and a half to be seated, we looked at...More

Thank raymonn2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a hearty breakfast try the Guenther House. Great atmosphere, wonderful gift shop and fantastic waffles, biscuits and gravy and cinnamon rolls. Wander upstairs and see a few of the original rooms. You can buy their waffle, pancake and gingerbread mixes...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The museum is literally a foyer and room of a house displaying some furniture and dishes. The attached store had some interesting baking items. It also has a restaurant in the basement and outside, smelled good but limited seating. Unless you are eating at the...More

Thank travelmom252017
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is basically a tourist location with busloads of people lining up to eat (no reservations). Menu pretty limited. We ended up not eating but wanted to see the museum which is free. But it is a stretch to call it a museum, hardly anything...More

Thank FrequentFlier809842
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We went here to see the lovely house ( one of the first in San Antonio) with history of the German settlers. What we found was an interesting museum with history of old San Antonio. We found fantastic views of the San Antonio River. AN...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We went there for lunch on our last day because we won a gift card only wish we could have went there sooner. Our food was excellent, they brought us homemade rolls that were so good. We had club sandwiches and dessert everything was great....More

Thank teresae259
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is one of my favorite places in San Antonio! You have a chance to see a piece of history along with a beautifully preserved historical house with breathtaking views of the San Antonio River from the upstairs balcony. You'll feel like you are walking...More

Thank Rosezdent
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Have been here many times but a first for other family members. Always have to have at least one meal at the restaurant when in town. Family was impressed with the museum and I also enjoyed seeing it again. One of my favorite places in...More

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6 June 2017|
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Response from Ggirl124 | Reviewed this property |
An hour to leisurely eat and half hour to browse gift shop. About a fifteen minute walk on River Walk