The Ginger Man

BA SCORE
92
outstanding

53 Reviews
The Ginger ManThe Ginger Man
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2718 Boll St
Dallas, Texas, 75204-1004
United States

(214) 754-8771 | map
gingermanpub.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
86
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
6.8%
 
 
Taps:
70
Bottles/Cans:
97
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 53 | Ratings: 86
Reviews by assurbanipaul:
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4.08/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 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.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of zizouandyuki
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of aufie
3.73/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of soupermirl
4.71/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Fantastic place. Great old pub feel. Wood, wood, wood, wood. Taps, copper, beer garden and an upstairs lounge style laid back area. It's a great place. I don't smoke cigars, but they have them. The ladies behind the bar were great. Christine and Whitney... Thanks.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of robertcbeal
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 2.5

Photo of ruzzal
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of memphischas
4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of evan35
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great selection of Belgians and TX beers.

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Photo of cfh64
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of hoosier222002
4.57/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.8/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

This place is absolutely a craft beer lover's dream come true. The atmosphere is amazing, dark lighting, dark lacquered wood, warm and lively company downstairs and quieter more relaxed atmosphere upstairs with armchairs and couches. The outside area with the overlooking loft effectively gives you 4 different locations you can sit down and drink at and I find myself moving around from beer to beer. The staff is SO knowledgeable and friendly, they will gladly let you sample any beer you like or help you choose a brew based on what you like. The selection is amazing, I've always been extremely impressed with what they have to offer, both on tap and in bottles. The food I gave a medium rating simply because they only really serve a small numbers of snack / appetizer items, its just not a food kind of bar. HIGHLY recommend this one to anyone in the area!!!!

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Eddiehop
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of twincano
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of Abbbp
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of LAWILCZEWSKI2
5/5  rDev +21.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of Yeti1979
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Texasfan549
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

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The Ginger Man in Dallas, TX
4.12 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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