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Wintzell's Oyster House

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14455 US Highway 431, Guntersville, AL 35976-2529
+1 256-582-5600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

Thank GaTraveler25
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Leigh C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Anderson H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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

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 

Thank JDF1010
Augusta, Georgia
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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!

Thank johnaT3503UD
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25 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.

Thank slideone1
Clayton, North Carolina
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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.

Thank firebear1961
Guntersville, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great dining by Lake Guntersville - good food and great service. It was my first visit - and now I would like to eat there daily. There was light rain over the lake - and Lake Guntersville was ever so beautiful as we were leaving and spotted an awesome rainbow over the mountain seeming to end in the lake's edge... More 

Thank Vanessa D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I were in a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville and decided to try this place for lunch. We decided to split the oyster sampler and were very pleased with it. The beer was cold and the service was wonderful. We liked it so much in fact we went back for dinner. Again we split an order of... More 

Thank Beerstud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Bar
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?