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We always eat our lunch here with ...
We always eat our lunch here with my co-workers. They have a very accommodating and hospitable server and always provide whatever we like from their menu. Their ambiance was wonderful, too. Their food tastes good and delectable, as they never serve left-over food. I definitely recommend others to try, and eat here and you will not re ... read more
Ollie Y. via yelp.com - Oct 15, 2020
I ordered the German Special ($25 ...
I ordered the German Special ($25.24) - one Knockwurst, one Bratwurst, hot German potato salad, sauerkraut, and red cabbage. Comes with a slice of rye and mustard. I enjoyed the knockwurst sausage and potato salad the best. Everything else was just okay. I found the pricing to be very expensive, but happy to have tried. It did bring ... read more
Natassia B. via yelp.com - Oct 15, 2020
Nice folks and good food!
Raymond Mueller via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
The food and the courtesy of the workers ... read more
Maxine Fields via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
I just moved to the area and was ...
I just moved to the area and was immediately recommended the cookies at Gunther's. I was not expecting a muffin top like cookie when I opened the box. They were delicious. Highly recommend the cookies here!
Weston H. via yelp.com - Sep 21, 2020
Wonderful! They catered my wedding ...
Wonderful! They catered my wedding a few years ago, the food was delicious and the staff was extremely friendly! Chocolate chip cookies are a MUST!!
Deanna D. via yelp.com - Sep 20, 2020
The customer service is constantly efficient, good atmosphere, very kind staff members. I will eat here again when I am nearby.
Richard Palermo via google.com - Sep 17, 2020
Outstanding diner! Gunther’s gets a lot right on their menu which I could go into at length. However, my go-to is the Rueben. Simply great. Lots of meat, the right amount of kraut and everything else. The other must eat is the chocolate chip cookie. My strong recommendation is to take a few home for later. Then when you are ready, pu ... read more
Nisha Hill via google.com - Sep 7, 2020
Went to Gunther's to pick up lunch ...
Went to Gunther's to pick up lunch today. I wish I new about this place before. The food is outstanding!! I ordered the hot corned beef sandwich and Gunther's famous Reuben. Everything here is scratch made, from the bread to the meat. The corned beef sandwich which was loaded with thinly sliced corned beef. Just delicious. My husband ... read more
Diane W. via yelp.com - Sep 2, 2020
Gunther's is one of those restaurants that have become an institution in San Jose. They have been in business since I can remember - and that was a hell of a long time ago. The food is CLASSIC deli. It is the ONLY place in the area that I can order a LIVERWURST on MARBLE RYE with RED ONIONS and everything else. Yes, I LOVE LIVERWURST ... read more
Mclaughlin Berry via google.com - Aug 24, 2020
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 top notch too. We got a side of their mac & cheese that was very good. It had the consistency t ... read more
Kory Nettlem via google.com - Aug 16, 2020
Best shank in town ... read more
Austin Wooten via google.com - Aug 10, 2020
Super authentic deli style German ...
Super authentic deli style German food! Outdoor seating available. Love the dessert too!
Kate K. via yelp.com - Aug 8, 2020
I really like Gunther's. Yes, I stopped by for breakfast after I worked out one day since my Gym is right across the street. I had the Vegitarian Omelette and it was awesome and SO HUGE!! I could not finish it. The other thing I like about Gunther's is they are soooo flexible with the menu so if you like something a certain way, just ... read more
Carroll Tamekia via google.com - Aug 5, 2020
Great spot for comfort food. Their ...
Great spot for comfort food. Their cookies might simply be the best I've ever had. Simply amazing!!
Rick T. via yelp.com - Jul 27, 2020
Reuben sandwich and cookie :) this ...
Reuben sandwich and cookie :) this place is a staple in my food world and has been around forever since I can remember here in sj ... read more
Mathew F. via yelp.com - Jul 23, 2020
Slowly moving my way through this ...
Slowly moving my way through this menu and they haven't put a foot wrong yet.

Try the Knockwurst sammich, add bacon to that bad boy, absolutely sublime!

Matzo ball soup is on point.

Mac n Cheese is bomb.

Hot German Potato Salad was beautifully balanced with tang and umami.

Cannot wait to order agai
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Rob M. via yelp.com - Jul 22, 2020
Delicious food with great customer service!
Laura via google.com - Jun 27, 2020
Love the food and the staff is so amazing and friendly
Love the food and the staff is so amazing and friendly ... read more
Jamie Lursen via facebook.com - Jun 12, 2020
Absolutely a spot worth stopping over, the food is awesome and well prepared, the costs are affordable and it is regularly well organized here. Kudos.
X Walton via google.com - Jun 8, 2020
We had a fantastic time in this place. We liked the excellent atmosphere and the meals. The staff are super welcoming. I’m happy we ultimately managed to eat here.
Nico Watts via google.com - Jun 7, 2020
Great rueben sandwich ... read more
jim yglesias via google.com - Jun 6, 2020
Excellent and flavorful food, I like the vibes this spot has, and the employees were friendly. I will surely eat here again.
Jazzmin Mascimiliano via google.com - Jun 4, 2020
Not many places like this in terms ...
Not many places like this in terms of quality and type. Kind of Hofbrau style. As many have said the cookies are amazing. Literally the best cookies I've ever had. No exaggeration. The Mac n cheese also worth a visit imo. And if you like German style meat options, this place is absolutely fantastic.

Super high quality food, h
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Joe J. via yelp.com - May 24, 2020
The Ruben sandwich was huge! It ...
The Ruben sandwich was huge! It was like 3 servings for me. Very greasy but delicious. So expensive though for a sandwich and they forgot to include the pickle :(
But otherwise happy to support this local business. Just can't afford it often.
Audrey D. via yelp.com - May 24, 2020
Decided to try this awesome place ...
Decided to try this awesome place for the first time. I was extremely satisfied with the service. The staff made me feel welcomed. They were also patient with me. I order the French dip, tri tip philly, Mac & cheese, mash potatoes and cookies. Everything was excellent! All house made. I definitely will be returning for more great foo ... read more
foodieB n. via yelp.com - May 21, 2020
Homemade corned beef and pastrami, marble rye, great food.
Don Phillips via google.com - May 8, 2020
Gunter's offers some great traditional German dishes at reasonable prices. The atmosphere is a bit towards "American Coffee Shop", but the similarity to a coffee shop ends there. Superb food, excellent portions, and very friendly service. I had the German sausage combo plate and found it to be quite delicious, as well as quite fillin ... read more
Andie Shearsmith via google.com - May 8, 2020
love their matzoh ball soup. very yummy and they have take out service during the quarantine. all
love their matzoh ball soup. very yummy and they have take out service during the quarantine. all of the staff had their masks and gloves in, too.
Chrystal Bougon via facebook.com - May 5, 2020
I’ve been a long-time Gunther’s customer, and have always loved their food. The food is consistent
I’ve been a long-time Gunther’s customer, and have always loved their food. The food is consistently good, and the service is always great. Amidst the shelter-in-place, I really wanted some comfort food, and I ordered the ultimate comfort food from them: corn beef hash. It was exactly what I wanted. Support local, folks; I can’ ... read more
Eugene Francisco via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2020
Been going here for as long as ...
Been going here for as long as I can remember. The best chocolate chip cookies anywhere!!!!
Sharon S. via yelp.com - Apr 25, 2020
Yummy food and doooooooooooope margaritas!!!
Kaitlin Drake via google.com - Apr 21, 2020
Gunther's is one of those restaurants ...
Gunther's is one of those restaurants that have become an institution in San Jose. They have been in business since I can remember - and that was a hell of a long time ago. The food is CLASSIC deli. It is the ONLY place in the area that I can order a LIVERWURST on MARBLE RYE with RED ONIONS and everything else. Yes, I LOVE LIVERWURST ... read more
John P. via yelp.com - Mar 30, 2020
everything made in house and is wonderful.
everything made in house and is wonderful.
Aliza Cascio Pope-Conger via facebook.com - Mar 27, 2020
The food is consistently well prepared and tasty, workers gives awesome customer service. I loved how clean it is and mood. I highly recommend this spot.
Kalel Cochran via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
I eat here a lot since I work close by. I love how their service is always awesome and they keep the spot neat constantly. Pricing is fair and they serve sizeable portions.
Elliot Mercado via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Not sure if I love their cookies ...
Not sure if I love their cookies or hate them because I find myself here a lot for them :-)

Great customer service and honestly they best chocolate chip cookies in the world. My kids call them cookie muffins
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Doreen J. via yelp.com - Mar 4, 2020
Best chocolate chip cookies I've ...
Best chocolate chip cookies I've ever had. Seriously. All the other things I've had are good too - the other desserts, roast beef sandwich, Mac and cheese. The food has an old fashioned home cooked feel.
Patti W. via yelp.com - Feb 29, 2020
Great people and awsome food ... read more
David Levine via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
5 ⭐️food with 10 ⭐️ friendly, attentive service ... special shoutout to Kyle! Give that girl a rais
5 ⭐️food with 10 ⭐️ friendly, attentive service ... special shoutout to Kyle! Give that girl a raise, Gunther! Never saw anyone work so hard to please her customers. When we were undecided on our choices, she gave samples to win us over. She took the time to cut up our chocolate chip cookies so we could each have a taste and heated h ... read more
Judy Wing Lee via facebook.com - Feb 23, 2020
I just don't know if I can justify the price for the quantity. One of my favorite places and I go here every time I visit San Jose.
Garnet Wadkins via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
At the moment you enter that restaurant the personel give you a pleasant feeling. Very congenial crew, it is a lovely place to go out with friends and colleagues or with your date. very good cuisine, creative chief cook and stuff, modest price and attentive service. Warmly recommended.
Gary Crawford via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
Pricey breakfast $43 with tip for 2 people with regular items. Ordered corned beef and hash & regular eggs bacon and toast no drinks no desert.
Patrick Ybarro via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
I have gone to Gunthers a number ...
I have gone to Gunthers a number of times and the food was always pretty good. The other day I decided to try their pastrami sandwich. It was one of the best pastrami sandwiches I have ever had. I sort of wish I hadn't tried it because now I am addicted and go there all the time. lol If you love Pastrami, i highly recommend it ... read more
Mark V. via yelp.com - Feb 10, 2020
I drove past this restaurant and ...
I drove past this restaurant and decided to stop in after checking the menu online. I ordered a lot of food but I like trying different things and leftovers are never a bad thing.
Good: chocolate chip cookies. I don't know how they bake these without the dough spreading (maybe they bake it frozen?), but they are delicious, and co
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Jeanne C. via yelp.com - Feb 1, 2020
This place has been here for decades ...
This place has been here for decades and I have been driving past it for decades.
Anyways, we ate lunch here a few weeks ago and I had a Reuben sandwich for the first time. Corn beef AND pastrami? Oh HECK yeah!
As we waited for our food to arrive, the kind waitress brought us one of their chocolate chip cookie mounds. I'm not e
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BabyG L. via yelp.com - Jan 31, 2020
I tried this spot before with my friend and I am hooked since then. I enjoyed the fantastic mood and yummy dishes and drinks. Fantastic work.
Duane Knox via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
Great when you need it ... read more
Arthur Sevren via google.com - Jan 29, 2020
Yesterday was the first time we went to this restaurant. But It is absolutely not the last. We enjoyed the evening very much with the excellent service, with the first-rate cooking and fine drinks and with the friendly cost. We will surely come back in a short time.
Salvatore Bean via google.com - Jan 27, 2020
Amazing food! Must try. Especially the chicken liver sandwich and the blintzes!
Bogi Burszki via google.com - Jan 18, 2020
One of those places that have been ...
One of those places that have been here "forever" and with good reason! The employees are friendly and help make the dining experience relaxing, once you find a table ;) Solid menu with bonus points for having the option of Turkey gravy for the open face Turkey sandwich. Don't forget the chocolate chip cookie!

Happy 49th anni
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Richard T. via yelp.com - Jan 15, 2020
It's a popular little restaurant. It is a smorgasbord of food . The "Reuben" is amazing! Open for breakfast and lunch only.
bruce williams via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
This spot gives wonderful service as well as tasty meals. One of my favourite spots in the city. The food arrived quickly and the prices are economical. Recommended.
Christopher Johnson via google.com - Jan 13, 2020
I love this spot! They serve high class food, their menu is large, The chief cook in that place is a specialist, I love very much tasting all their food. The food is consistently fresh and tasty, the attitude towards the customers is efficient. I go often to this place and I was never disappointed. I recommend this place.
Michael Smith via google.com - Jan 8, 2020
Great food, and service,great people and very reasonal prices. Great catering too.
John turner via google.com - Jan 6, 2020
This is my friends favorite place to eat. When he was able to drive himself around he would go here every day for lunch. They have a lunch special that is fabulous. The waitresses and counter help were so friendly. The food was like home cooking. The servings were huge compared to most restaurants. I will be back to enjoy another mea ... read more
Beverly Muise-Madrid via google.com - Jan 3, 2020
This place constantly delivers. They serve excellent dishes for fair pricing, there are no long waits even when they are loaded.
Derek Mckay via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
Delicious bread pudding and apple strudel ... read more
Joan Keller-Rankin via google.com - Dec 21, 2019
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 have very nice and creamy sauce u dream of if u want to go u have to get up a little early around 9 or 10 am.if u go a ... read more
Noby Lamming via google.com - Dec 19, 2019
The food is amazing but the name was very confusing. I thought that the one an only Gunther was going to preform but boy was I wrong.
Isabel Urioste via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
We buy their chocolate chip cookies. They are legendary!
Monica Marcheschi via google.com - Dec 17, 2019
service is always awesome even when they have a full house.
Jorge Wiley via google.com - Dec 15, 2019
Traditional, authentic American style diner with a very friendly, hard-working staff. The owner is still around after 45 years of business I believe...and shows how much care and value is put into this restaurant. I love diner brewed coffee (much better than any starbucks or Pete's for brews), with free refills so come and get wire ... read more
Henrietta Peters via google.com - Dec 11, 2019
Best food in town. Good wholesome quality home cooked recipe. Definitely try this place. Great breakfast!
Erik Pettis via google.com - Dec 11, 2019
great ambiance & decor. the service was friendly and sociable. it has a good atmosphere.
Cheyenne Clayton via google.com - Dec 10, 2019
Its would be nice more ... read more
Johannes But via google.com - Dec 5, 2019
This was our favorite bkfst place inSan Jose,..... I had never liked corned beef hash before,......
This was our favorite bkfst place inSan Jose,..... I had never liked corned beef hash before,...... and after having GUNTHERS homemade (from scratch), corned beef hash,...... I made it a point to return there this morning before boarding the Amtrak for Southern California to get my fill, I’ll return in December for more!!!!! Absolute ... read more
Nancy Elizabeth Lopez via facebook.com - Nov 27, 2019
visited sat afternoon. i had a brother come into town and he asked me to go back here. it has a good feel to it.
Rebekah Ayala via google.com - Nov 17, 2019
The eggs Benedict are FANTASTIC.
Martin DeVido via google.com - Nov 15, 2019
Outstanding diner!Gunther’s
Outstanding diner! Gunther’s gets a lot right on their menu which I could go into at length. However, my go-to is the Rueben. Simply great. Lots of meat, the right amount of kraut and everything else. The other must eat is the chocolate chip cookie....More ... read more
gwfritz via tripadvisor.com - Nov 15, 2019
I finally found a place where I ...
I finally found a place where I can get authentic jewish-style chopped liver sandwiches!!  They are *really* big, and very delicious...  I also tried corned-beef and pastrami sandwich, which was great.  Looking forward to going back and trying other options ... read more
Derell L. via yelp.com - Nov 5, 2019
Always good food and generous servings. Try the hot pastrami or liver wurst, both yummy.
Robert Kitaji via google.com - Nov 1, 2019
Great deli and German food. Wonderful and caring staff ... read more
Susie Chivers via google.com - Oct 20, 2019
Great place for breakfast...unless you're on a diet! The NY Deli hash is out of this world! Pastrami and Corned Beef scrambled with potatoes and topped with poached eggs...you won't find a breakfast like this anywhere else. And there's no low calorie option!
Paul Carrubba via google.com - Oct 17, 2019
When I asked my sister for a souvenir that was a local treat, this was the place that came to mind. So we went and I got a Baker’s Dozen of their chocolate chip cookies. Initial impression was that they looked like muffins but make no mistake, these are cookies and they are freaking awesome. I was going to just get a couple for each ... read more
Jon W via google.com - Oct 16, 2019
Good fresh food, pricey but worth the quality.
Glenn Carbullido via google.com - Oct 13, 2019
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