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Gerst Bavarian Haus

2100 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN 47712-5115
+1 812-424-1420
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (32 reviews)
“fried oysters” (14 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (11 reviews)
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American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
$$ - $$$
2100 W Franklin St, Evansville, IN 47712-5115
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Reviewed 2 days ago

wife and i stopped for lunch on way to casinco both really enjoyed it met some friends at boat and decided to return for dinner price is not bad good variety on the menu service very good will return

Thank bigguy11
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is more of an American Haus than Bavarian. They have lost the traditional flavors of the fare. This is a far cry from traditional.

Thank norberts514
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great German food with a fun atmosphere. Nice beer garden weather permitting. Great bar with lots of beer on the menu!!

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here with customers and suppliers on multiple occasions. It is a traditional German restaurant. I have only done lunch and it has always been good. I typically do the reuben or the bratwurst. The german fries are very good as well. I...More

Thank TomTeresaT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Husband and I were visiting Evansville to see Elton John at the Ford Center and decided to eat at the Gerst Bavarian Haus as we both enjoy German food. The staff was friendly and greeted us at the door. We arrived around 4pm and...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gerst house is a very popular restaurant here in town. Many people enjoy their food and certainly their beer but for me personally, I am not a fan. If you like things that end in “tzel then this is the place for you!

Thank Dewok71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good German beirhall and fun. Great staff, and menu. Have enjoyed it several times and keep going back. The sausage appetizer is a meal in itself, have been tempted just to order that and not share! I recommend reservations.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the food...in particular, you have to try their jumbo pretzel (it's not on menu, so only available on the specials board) and their beef stroganoff. We went on a Friday night and it was very busy, so we had a hard time getting our...More

Thank nhinkle1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service welcming and attentive, good menu and great food. Best Reuben ever, wurst sandwich with red cabbage really good. Nice beer selectin. Knowledgeable waitress.

Thank gallopinggourman2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Went with a group and had a great time. Live Umpa music. Great German food. Good Beir. Great friends andn friendly service.

Thank Jack C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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