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American, German, Bar, European, Gastropub
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983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
+1 502-290-2390
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering Eiderdown we were immediately greeted and seated by a very friendly host. Very nice atmosphere. We started with the delicious pretzel and beer cheese. The pretzel was fantastic. For dinner I ordered the butter spaetzle and burger. The burger was great but the buttered spaetzle was outstanding. I actually ordered another side of it because it was so... More 

Thank foxymamaruth
North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Louisville we found Eiderdown for some German food. It was a very busy spot but worth the wait. We started with some beer sampling and some warm pretzels but the real star was the duckfat popcorn! It was out of this world. The sausage selection was delicious and the schnitzel was also very good. If you are a... More 

Thank Phoebe F
Felton, California
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740 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a great dinner here. Nice atmosphere with comfortable seating. A little different menu with some unusual selections. Food is well prepared with ample portions. Service was efficient and friendly. Nice wine list. I even found a new favorite. Fair pricing. Would definitely return.

Thank simon s
Evansville, Indiana
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a foodie, beer lover's dream! I ordered the day's special, pan seared fluke and this plate was to die for - absolute perfection! My sister ordered the pork loin from the dinner menu and loved it. I was disappointed with the wine list at first but once they served me my 2014 Haan Cabernet I shut right up... More 

Thank Toni M
Louisville, Kentucky
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Converted old building near a just revitalizing part of downtown Louisville, casual atmosphere, very unique food and some small plates. We went during the brunch Sunday afternoon and it was quiet. Service was great and we had salmon crepes, french fries, biscuits and gravy, beer cheese, and french toast. Everything was outstanding and there is something for everyone on the... More 

Thank wagnekk
Waimea, Hawaii
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful hidden gem! Delicious , unique, share-worthy food and a great beer list plus friendly knowledgeable staff. We'll definitely return on our next visit to Louisville!

Thank Jayne K
Louisville, Kentucky
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I recently visited Eiderdown for the first time. My wife said one of her co-workers recommended it, and who are we to turn down a recommendation to a great place to eat? The location has apparently recently gotten a facelift, and has great street appeal. The inside has a homey, comfortable feel. You’re not bombarded with flashy... More 

Thank DJPlaZma
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Anytime my family and I are in the area we try to have a meal at Eiderdown. Food is always amazing (the duck fat popcorn is sooooo good!), but what I love the most is the service! So helpful and friendly, we have never had one ounce of negativity from the whole staff! Even my children love eating here. A+++!!!

Thank Luciana W
Louisville, Kentucky
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A friend and I visited for an early dinner. I had heard good things about the place. The host who greeted us had an unusual style of dress (he appeared to be wearing brightly colored boxer shorts, but I could be wrong) but he was very friendly and helpful. More helpful, as it turned out, then our waiter was! Several... More 

Thank Mashie57
Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Really enjoyed this place - although the duck fat popcorn sounded better than it was, my martini was excellent. Started with the Crepes Jean Girard - awesome! Had the Charlotte for an entree - vegetarian yumminess. The entire menu is eclectic - things you don't usually see - we will definitely return!

Thank Eleanorsmama

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
American, German, Bar, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-290-2390

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