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The Gerst Haus

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 14.05%
Taps: 26
Bottles: 46
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2100 W Franklin St
Evansville, Indiana, 47712-5115
United States
phone: (812) 424-1420

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Reviews by bookerandy:
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4.8/5  rDev +12.4%

One of the best restaurants in Evansville. They have a great beer selection and often rotate the drafts mixing in hard to find craft brews with imports and domestics. The food is spot on. I haven't had a bad dish there. The turkey reuben and the brats are amazing! The prices are very reasonable in my opinion. The establishment is older, but appropriately so. It gives you the feeling of being in a lodge with all the animals hanging on the walls. Service is usually great as well. Give it a try, you won't be sorry!

bookerandy, May 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

trevorlaughlin, Aug 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

tubcat, Jul 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

myteam24, Jul 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

BGrimes, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of Cris4545
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%

47 beers on Tap! Best selection in the area.

Usual German cuisine but good. Oysters are highly recommended. Atmosphere is very friendly bar with good service. Beer selection on tap is always impressive with the 47 taps and a good variety. They also have an ample selection of bottles if you can't find anything on tap to try. Which has never happened to me. :)

Cris4545, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

PhillyStyle, Nov 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

BigJim5021, Nov 12, 2013
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4.11/5  rDev -3.7%

For a German town this is our only German restaurant. They have really good German food, I love their Reuben and Kraut balls, what really sets them apart is their beer selection. They recently put 16 more taps in and have a good selection of bottles. You won,t find anything mind blowing but if you want great food and a really good selection of beers this is your place in Evansville. Just make sure to ask that your fishbowl is not frosted.

Snowrs, Jun 15, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev -2.1%

I'm originally from Henderson and come back to visit the folks once or twice a year. Being a beer geek, this is the place I frequent!

Atmosphere: I totally dig the fact that this place is located off the beaten path, at least, compared to the rest of E-ville and some of the more commercial areas.

Quality and Service: I went her twice in 2012, and both times, the service was not only slow, but the server mentioned they were short-handed. The bar service is a different story: The bartender who has waited on me the last two times was obviously a beer geek. He knew quite a bit about the craft scene, all the breweries who are currently making their mark, and the ones that are up and coming. Great, classy service.

Selection: Alpha King on tap. Are you kidding me? In my world, as someone who only comes to the area every so often, this was golden. Also, they have at least 8-10 other American crafts + many other German-style entries.

Food: Love it, especially the kraut balls and sausage combo platters. Sure, it's a slight bit more expensive than most of the other restaurants in the area, but it's more of a delicacy.

Value: Based on the quality of the food that I've had over time, I personally feel that this place is worth it.

Chaney, Jan 19, 2013
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The Gerst Haus in Evansville, IN
93 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.