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Gerst Haus

German, European, Austrian
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301 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37213
(615) 244-8886
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Brownsville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and daughter would never agree to go to a German restaurant so my step daughter and I didn't tell them we were going until we pulled into the parking lot. We all loved it! Great family atmosphere and we all loved the food. They had a polka band trio. Fun times! Recommend it if you like German fare... More 

Thank Bob H
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Greasy, tasteless, wasted meal - we were so disappointed with every aspect of our meal. Food was a dripping with grease - and to top it off, our waiter was disoriented - even getting a refill and placing our drink on another table instead of ours. I can think of a million things to eat that would be better than... More 

Thank JustHelpingOthersOut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling through and looking for a place to eat when we came upon this restaurant. We had never eaten in a German restaurant and needed some help with the menu. Our server was excellent and so was the food. We had the sausage sampler and grilled chicken salad and were thrilled with the food as well as the... More 

Thank srwjones
Cary, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large restaurant festooned with Länder flags of Germany + many deer heads protruding from the walls. A great property to celebrate festivals! We tried the Wienerschnitzel which was excellent though heavily breaded. The rot kohl and cucumber salad were, definitely, German. And the Spatenbraü on draft was very good. All in all, an excellent choice with very nice menu... More 

Thank Verner P
Gadsden, Alabama
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like a German beer hall inside and the service was pretty good. You have to start with the sausage sampler there are so many good ones! Also the kraut balls were good too. The red cabbage was outstanding. They have several schnitzels that are great. The Veal Rahm Schnitzel was my favorite. Several good beers to choose from (I... More 

Thank Michael W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a family favorite. Good German food. Be sure to have a Gerst on tap it so cold and so good you won't stop at one.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Murphy, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Sauerbraten and it was delicious, although somewhat different than the traditional dish. This was a sweater version, but still very good.

Thank rjg2003
Maybee, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love authentic German food having been stationed in the USAF in Gemany in the 70s and 80s. I had been to Gerst Haus on previous visits to Nashville and during a recent 2 week visit to Nashville we went back--twice. Their red cabbage (rotkraut) is outstanding! I get this every time I eat here. The schnitzels are varied and... More 

Thank RGRountree
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in the mood for German food so we visited the Gerst Haus last weekend. Being new to the Nashville area we are trying new places all the time and I was very disappointed with the food here. The food tasted like it was frozen and microwaved in the back. I had much higher expectations for... More 

Thank donfisher12
Gallatin, Tennessee, USA
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have German food! Across the river from downtown Nashville sits the last of the real German beer gardens. Really great food in an authentic atmosphere that is usually quiet because of its location. Well worth crossing the river

Thank Peter S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
German, European, Austrian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37213
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: (615) 244-8886

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