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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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07:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:30
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Dallas
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188 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are staying in a hotel near the river walk, RUN RUN RUN, out of the the overpriced breakfast restaurant and mosey along the river or along South Alamo to a great place to have breakfast. It is not on the River, it is ON TOP of the River. Just walk up the stairs to Street Level and into... More 

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Thank joelinda
Sandy, Utah, United States
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great German deli. Homemade mustard was great with the knavkwurst. Thick sliced pumpernickel. Split pea was recommended and delicious. Topped off with the famous homemade rootbeer.

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Thank Laura A
Cypress, Texas
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Schilo's is our go to place for breakfast whenever we are in San Antonio. Good decent food and great service at a reasonable price.

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Bear, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great staff and food. We ate here a few times on our trip - quirky staff and AWESOME food esp the prices

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Pacifica CA
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was always a line to get in, so we had high expectations. The reality is, the sandwiches are thin (bread is thicker than meat), the sauerkraut was weak, the hot food was lukewarm and overall it was simply an OK deli. The homemade root beer was excellent, however.

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Thank Pacifica8283
San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are hungry for a Rueben sandwich this is the place to go. It has one of the best Rueben sandwiches in San Antonio. While you are there order a glass of root beer - oh so good. Pair the corned beef sandwich with a cup of split pea soup, and it's a great day to explore the Riverwalk... More 

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Austin, Texas
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163 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maybe this place was here when Davy Crockett was? Not sure, but I remember it from 1962. Sort of like Alice's Restaurant, you can get anything you want... from hamburgers to actually deli food. The place reeks of history, and you'll enjoy the photos and signs that maybe were hung here new. We recommend the cheesecake to end any perfect... More 

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Thank writingprof
Bel Air, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our hotel staff recommended this deli for german food and our lucnhes were outstanding. Our friends arrived later and met usthere and also ordered lunch. Very accomodating

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Thank kevin o
Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After several days of touristy breakfasts, the next choice was Mc D's . We looked down the street at this building that stood out from the cookie cutter restaurants on the Riverwalk. It was a Deli that looked like it was straight out of 1940's NYC. Upon entering, that look was confirmed. There were wooden tables and booths, high ceilings... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a great place with volumes of homemade food you seldom find in restaurants. This is a pure local place with very inexpensive food items, primarily German entrees but plenty of other items to please everyone. If you are in the riverwalk area, do not miss this place.

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:30
Thursday
07:00 - 20:30
Friday
07:00 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 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?