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Gunther's Restaurant

) #122 of 1,908 Restaurants in San Jose ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German, American
1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
+1 408-266-9022
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  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“rye bread” (2 reviews)
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German, American
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1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
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Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We enjoying trying new places for lunch but Gunther's is a perennial favorite. From their classic breakfast items to their delicious sandwiches or their variety of warm German entrees, there is always something that is really, really good to eat. Gunther's is about as close...More

1  Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Background: Family members from California, Maryland and Vermont gathered at Gunther's for an ad hoc, neighborhood evening meal to remember a recently departed loved one, prior to the next day's memorial service. Verdict: Our motley group shared stories while we enjoyed our evening meal at...More

1  Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed Gunther's. We all had a German specialty for dinner. The red cabbage was quite good. The brats and lamb shank were great. The people are friendly and the service was quick. It's a great neighborhood cafe that happens to serve German food....More

1  Thank gwfritz
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast corn beef hash w.eggs and toast very very delicious and very home make it not from the can from fresh corn beef I believe is the best corn beef in the bay and if u like eggs Benedict u have to try here they...More

1  Thank Gavarin N
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love Gunther's! The owner and staff are wonderful, the food is always delicious, and it's a super convenient location. From breakfast omlettes, to corned beef sandwiches, to matzo ball soup, to the outrageously delicious chocolate chip cookies, I find myself craving s Gunther's fix...More

1  Thank HMG1952
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is my favorite place to get a fresh, moist pastrami sandwich. The meat is warm, very tender, sliced thin and piled high on delicious bread. It is a comfortable foodies dream.

1  Thank Liz102676
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My search for German food on the internet yielded Gunther's restaurant. I found the menu rather limited in the number of main dishes, however, what they had was looked great. The main dishes I remember were lamb shank and Veal Parmesan, both on my like-very-much...More

1  Thank donwolf20
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast. Gunther has unique offerings, such as Bratwurst or Knackwurst with 2 eggs and real home fries. If you want to tickle your German taste buds, you will love it. Gunther's also offers regular American breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unfortunately closed on Sunday,...More

1  Thank Beate H
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I had a really bad flu and didn't want anything to eat except matzoh ball soup. Guenthers was the only restaurant nearby that came up in Google. When I called they said they had it, we drove over and got a quart to go. Nearly...More

2  Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We were looking for someplace in San Jose that had corn beef and pastrami and we hit the jackpot at Gunther's. The reuben sandwich and the deli pastrami sandwich fed 3 of us. Both meats have really good seasoning on them. The rye bread was...More

1  Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-266-9022
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