Trip Planner:   USA  /  Texas  /  San Antonio  /  Museums  /  Guenther House

Guenther House, San Antonio

4.3
#6 of 20 in Museums in San Antonio
History Museum Historic Site
Originally a private residence, picturesque Guenther House now serves as a restaurant, store, and museum dedicated to Carl Hilmar (C.H.) Guenther, the founder of a local wheat and corn operation. Inscribed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house celebrates Guenther's life, his immigration from Germany to the U.S., and his skills as a trained millwright, cabinetmaker, and stonemason. The original furniture is preserved, and the residence is available for touring. The restaurant is a popular brunch spot, serving hearty meals on the sunny terrace. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Guenther House by using our San Antonio travel itinerary planner.
Create an itinerary including Guenther House
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
413 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • Told it would be an hour wait, well that turned into a 2-1/2 hours, by that time I had quiche, the one at Costco has a lot more flavor, my husband had the enchiladas tasted like queso without chips, v...  more »
  • My family came here once for breakfast. While the atmosphere is lovely, the food left much to be desired. It's hard to pinpoint what was missing, but I think that's the point: There was nothing specia...  more »
  • We were a party of 4 at 8:30 am ,inside seating can be noisey, we elected to eat outside .We had biscuits and gravy, and waffles food was good and service good.We did nice that the crowd had doubled b...  more »
Google
  • Had Brunch on a Friday at this beautiful spot to start off my San Antonio Trip. Their homemade lemonade was perfectly blended with a touch of mint and lightly sweetened. Their warm biscuits and muffins as a free appetizer were a joy. I ordered one of their signature dishes and was more than enough food. The property is beautiful and they have excellent service. Loved it.
  • Great location, great service, great food! Arrived on a Friday morning a few minutes after open- no wait and speedy seating. No wait for drinks or anything really. The service was excellent and the food- breakfast was amazing! They have a couple different menus for different times during the week. This is fairly reasonable. The pastry display at entry showcases their huge and delicious pastries. Brought home the gigantic cinnamon roll, an apple cinnamon pastry and a cherry pastry. All made it thru this 6 hour drive home, and were just as yummy when eaten the next morning! Prices are reasonable for a breakfast in a historic location. Beautiful location and friendly staff, delicious food. Family friendly location as well. Worth the trip!
  • Best outdoor brunch! We went during the memorial rains and never got wet while eating. House was crowded, but food was exceptionally good. Portions are large, good for sharing, house coffee is top notch and the bread items...oh the bread items 😍. To.Die.For!! Get the cinnamon bun to share- you will not be disappointed.
  • Very pleasant experience. Service was fast and efficient. Servers very pleasant. The meal was very well prepared. The atmosphere with all the history was great. Visit more than once required!
  • We stopped here on the trolley tour we purchased. It was well worth it. They have a nice museum and a great cafe. Lunch was great. I'd recommend even for just the cafe. It is right by the waterfront walking path. Very nice.

Plan your trip to San Antonio

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in San Antonio

To be at the heart of San Antonio's buzzing atmosphere and attractions, stay along the city's River Walk. Lined with hotels of all levels, the area is known for excellent dining and nightlife, and is close to all of the city's main sights. While this area tends to be pricier than other neighborhoods, it is the best option for those traveling without a car who want to take full advantage of their vacation time in San Antonio. For a more rustic experience, venture outside of the city limits to stay at one of the old-world guest ranches that dot the beautiful countryside.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in San Antonio by other users

3 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 44 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in San Antonio & Houston BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, teens, kids, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in San Francisco & San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans