The Ginger Man

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

39 Reviews
The Ginger ManThe Ginger Man
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

5607 Morningside Dr
Houston, Texas, 77005-3218
United States

(713) 526-2770 | map
houston.gingermanpub.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
72
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
6.65%
 
 
Taps:
106
Bottles/Cans:
136
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 39 | Ratings: 72
Reviews by dcloeren:
Photo of dcloeren
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

The Ginger Man is a hidden gem right in the middle of the Rice Village. Its right next to the other douchebag bars that make up the rest of the street. But the great thing about The Ginger Man is that most of the people that go in there for a beer realize how great of a place it is. Of course there are the people that go in there and even with all of the taps on the wall still want a BMC lite but for the most part theres a good mix of people that enjoy great beer and some good ol beer nerds. Good music, great patio out back and live music outside everyonce in a while.

The service is really great and they are always willing to help you select a beer. They have a good selection of the good Texas beers and alot of others from around the country as well. Probably about 100 bottles to select from that are predominantly German and Belgian. Bottom line is that you will definitely be able to find a beer to meet your craving once in side.

I went to college in Houston and lived about a mile away from here. It is/was one of my favorite spots to grab a beer around town.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of puck1225
3.81/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

This is nice place. Comfortable, homey, a bit rustic, right in the middle of the Rice University area. The service was a bit grudging but reasonable. Beer selection was good, even though my fist two choices on their list was not available. The food was pedestrian. Granted I got the beer companion which was mostly cheese (which I would bet came from the local Kroger). The hummus was good, needed a few more pita chips. Overall, enjoyed the draft Tank 7 and Chimay Dorsee.

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Photo of cultclassic89
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jkoogler
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4.25/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HipCzech
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.71/5  rDev -11.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2.75

Photo of BdM
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of evan35
4.11/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sammy
3.6/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of srletend
3.65/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.5

Photo of bens0n
3.64/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5

Was really looking forward to checking this place out...

Atmosphere is alright, patio out back with some space heaters with wooden tables and benches. Its alot like little woodrows, but less cozy.

For having 100+ taps I was really disappointed at the selection, there are very few *really* good beers on tap and in bottles. They have a diverse selection of mediocre stuff that you can find everywhere. No limited releases or rare stuff.

I got a chicken and spinach flatbread pizza that was pretty good, the spinach and artichoke dip was good too, no complaints in the food department.

Ginger man is like a little woodrows with a few more taps, I really expected a better beer selection.

Its a nice place to hit up in the rice village area but if you want the best selection, check elsewhere.

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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The Ginger Man in Houston, TX
4.21 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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