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Gerst Bavarian Haus

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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2100 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN 47712-5115
+1 812-424-1420
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tenderloin..good selection of beer. Attentive wait staff. Best tenderloin ever! I'll be back!! ,

Thank Carmen W
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like German food and beer in old time surrounding welcome home! Went with 2 other couples, all entrees were great, we'll return first change we get?

Morgan Hill, California
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife was born and raised in Evansville and we go back regularly for family visits. Gerst Haus is always on our list of restaurants to visit even though it's on the other side of town. The food and service have always been excellent and we have never been disappointed.

Thank Jim J
Evansville, Indiana
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173 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the Gerst Haus for lunch today. The crowd was pretty good and the atmosphere was great. Sat at a table back by the kitchen and I really enjoyed getting to watch the guys and gals in the kitchen preparing so many delicious looking German dishes. The lunch special was amazing and only around $8.99. A sneaky good item... More 

Thank Jason W
Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for lunch on friday; great food & service. On Sunday we waited 90 for our food! Bad service.

Thank Scott B
Owensboro, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a business dinner. We all enjoy German cuisine and trying new beers. We started with kraut balls which were surprisingly good. The server answered questions about the draft beer choices. Everyone in the group had the sampler platter with a variety of choices. Of my three choices my favorite was the stroganoff. The restaurant was a... More 

1 Thank Chris573411
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Gerst Haus is a very authentic feeling German restaurant with a full bar and many beers on tap. There were numerous things we liked on the menu. My husband settled on a turkey reuben on dark bread and I had the breaded pork sandwich. Both were generous portions and well prepared. I had not had spaetzle noodles with brown gravy... More 

Thank Teresa S
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We have a tradition of monthly dinner with our cousins from the area. We went to Gerst Haus on Franklin Street and found it to be very good. We had a variety of dishes including Beef Stroganoff, German Fries, Steaks, and Schweine Schnitzel. I found it to be very good and gave a great "German experience" I wasn't sold on... More 

Thank Steve M
Evansville, Indiana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Love the atmosphere at the Gerst House! The decor is appropriate to make you feel a little closer to your German heritage and the food is good. The outside patio area is nice.

Thank Sandy M
Carson City, Nevada
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

The atmosphere was great, a charming old world restaurant that looked to be quite busy and lively. The food was great. I am not an expert on German food but have had it at several other traditional German restaurants in Wisconsin, and compared to those, this was good but not better. The schnitzel was not quite as crispy and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN 47712-5115
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-424-1420

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?