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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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Hanceville, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to eat seafood! We love to eat on the screened porch whenever the weather cooperates and the bar area is frequently full. Wintzell's is located on Guntersville lake which hosts the Bassmaster and other local fishing tournaments and other water enthusiasts activities.

Thank JackieMcDonald24
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fried shrimp and my daughter asked for steam shrimp. They were heated without any seasoning at all. Oysters on half shell were large and good. We paid for the name not the food. $75 3 people and no alcohol.

Thank Carla P
Duluth, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. The selection was heavily slatted toward oysters (duh), but had a good selection of other seafood and the nominal small amount of non-seafood items. I ordered the catfish with onion rings and steamed broccoli. The food came out quick and everything was piping hot. The catfish fillets were nicely breaded and very, very good. The onion... More 

Thank Patw1972
Abingdon, Virginia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

After not being waited on at another restaurant we went here. Food was excellent and server was gracious and attentive to our orders. Would go back in a minute and the broiled seafood platter was perfection. Better than at the coast.

Thank Frost9112015
Longview, Texas
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150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal of crab legs, corn on the cob, and red potatoes. Topped it off with a dish of Blackberry cobbler. It was a good meal and my waiter, Lee, did a great job of keeping the tea glass full and had a great attitude even though I didn't get out until just after they closed. He kept checking... More 

Thank Kerry S
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 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 6 December 2016 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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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

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 

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?