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The Ginger Man

Not Rated.
The Ginger ManThe Ginger Man
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

72 Ratings
Ratings: 72
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.35%
Taps: 70
Bottles: 97
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2718 Boll St
Dallas, Texas, 75204-1004
United States
phone: (214) 754-8771

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @gingermandallas

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Reviews by assurbanipaul:
Photo of assurbanipaul
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%

As this establishment is a converted old-style home tucked away minutes from downtown, this place still has a very homey look and air to it. You feel like you're walking into someone's redecorated living room with low lighting and wooden pub furnishings.

The bar includes a semi-spacious seating area with small tables but a larger patio exists out back, weather permitting. A large front porch also accommodates customers as well as some room upstairs, away from the main crowd. The main room can get noisy with the crush and music but not terribly so, as the customer base tends to be slightly older than your ubiquitous college kid.

The beer selection is impressive with 70 taps and 100 or so in bottles, rivaled locally only by the Flying Saucer. A rotating offering is kept on cask, something I woefully wish more local pubs would embrace. Primarily bar service with a knowledgeable staff but I did notice some table service beginning late in the evening.

Due to recent city smoking regulations, the food menu has been cut back to bare-bones to allow smoking inside. Typical bar sandwiches, not all that exceptional. But who has time for food when a fresh cask is merely a few feet away? Highly recommended on any visit to the Big D.

assurbanipaul, Dec 07, 2003
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Great selection of beer, both on top and bottled. Love the way the menu is setup, listing draught beers by type and bottled beers by country. Ask the waitress about the seasonal beers they have not listed on the menu and she'll steer you in the right direction. The beer garden atmosphere in the back is hard to be matched in Dallas. The German style pretzels are amazing. Quality place right here.

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Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon while visiting a friend in Dallas. Found easy street parking, then saw that they had a parking lot. Either way, plenty of parking (at least in the afternoon).

The weather was nice so we sat on the front porch, where there are a few tables. It's a neat spot. It's a converted house. We didn't hang around inside, but the bar looked good and there were more tables out back. Definitely a fun, cozy atmosphere. Saw multiple people wearing Deep Ellum Brewery T-shirts, and random friends meeting up. The bartender knew some people by name. Dogs are welcomed.

It was unclear weather we would have table service or not, because there were menus on the table and we saw a few employees walking around. After waiting for a while we figured out we needed to order at the bar. There was one bartender, so it was a bit of a wait even though the place wasn't crowded.

Selection was very good. Wide variety of styles, and some Texas beers. I actually was surprised there weren't more Texas beers, based on the reviews that said they had a lot of locals. One from Deep Ellum, two from (512), and multiple from St.Arnold's. Still a solid list overall.

I would definitely stop here again next time I'm in Dallas.

shivtim, Feb 21, 2013
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stopped in three times during a trip to Dallas. This is the place to go, though I didn't make it to the meddlesome moth.

very solid, large tap selection with a great focus on solid local brews. very friendly, attentive staff that is always willing to pour a sample of something you haven't tried before. prices were $5 a pint for about 80% of offerings. ask for beers that might not bee on the menu, as they seem to go through kegs faster than they reprint menus.

great beer garden in the back, except everyone smokes back there, which kinda ruins it for me. good laid back vibe

gueuzer, Jan 29, 2013
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The Ginger Man in Dallas, TX
93 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.