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Gambrinus Libation Emporium

116 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY
2706855464
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Ranked #15 of 128 Restaurants in Owensboro
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Hawesville, Kentucky
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Come on Gambrinus, you usually have great staffing but Monday night, just one person waiting tables???? Came in to celebrate my son's 21st birthday, ordered a round of shots, got them in a timely fashion......then nothing. Waited and waited for staff to come back. After a good half hour, tracked down the waiter and while apologetic he told me he... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very nice selection of beers to drink there or take away. The decor was very nice, and the bathrooms were beautiful, which one doesn't often say about a bar.

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Evansville, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you want to eat then Weds. is the time but you must call first and place your order. Now for the best part----their BEER selection is the best in the area, bar none. If you want a better selection you have to go to Louisville (Serigo's) or Bloomington( The Tap, close second).

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Staying at the Hampton Inn so this place is in easy walking distance. Only 2 people working which wasn't enough...not their fault. I thought I could get a beer and eat. Don't make my mistake. Plenty of beer and wine to choose from, not a place to eat dinner. I had a Brooklyn Ale which was fine, went to Logan's... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Would definitely go back here. They do not brew their own craft beers but have various selections from other locations. They have three serving sizes so you can try several selections. After trying several, stepped up to have a glass of our favorite. We met Holly who was very happy to help you choose brews you would like. They do... More 

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North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent local character atmosphere, best local/craft beer selection in town, and friendly service. Note: I always go for beers right at 5 or 6 on weeknights. Wednesday nights they generally feature one really good homemade small plate. (Otherwise food menu pretty limited)

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The atmosphere here is great. Beer selection is the best in town. Had some food this last visit (pretzels) not good. Go down the road to get a bite from a local restaurant. Beer and mixed drinks, this is the place to be.

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Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

This bar is my favorite bar in Owensboro, hands down! I can't brag enough on how diverse and delicious the drinks are! The Strawberry Pop Rocks Martini is definitely my top choice. The beer selection is the most unique in the area. The smoke-free atmosphere makes going to this great place even better! The staff is friendly as well as... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and the best beer selection in western Kentucky. One of the best places to socialize in Owensboro.

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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

A wonderful place to get a drink with friends. They have specials throughout the week, and lately with buy the beer keep the glass nights, and Live Team Trivia on Thursday nights, which I partake in whenever my work schedule allows. Through out the week Gambrinus has a subdued vibe to it, but is well staff with knowledgeable employees the... More 

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Additional Information about Gambrinus Libation Emporium

Address: 116 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY
Phone Number: 2706855464
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub

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