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983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
+1 502-290-2390
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaetzle” (13 reviews)
“beer cheese” (23 reviews)
“duck pate” (21 reviews)
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American, German
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983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered Germantown in Louisville. We enjoyed the atmosphere and ambiance of this lovely, quaint neighborhood bar & restaurant...very casual and homey. Our meal was quite good all around: presentation, portions, and price. We had rouladen & chicken schnitzel (although we prefer veal but its...More

Thank minniemae
Reviewed 1 week ago

This neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Germantown is great spot for all. The schnitzel, sausage, preztels and german beer are must haves!

Thank Tyler J
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The Eiderdown, has become my go to restaurant in Germantown! Great German dishes with a twist. The many German staples, sausages, spätzle and at least 15 great beers on tap. The original kolsch beer is the best! Fantastic service, great bar with specialty cocktails, keep...More

Thank porschechuck
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I understand this neighborhood hang out was recently closed, revised and reopened. The menu has good variety, decent portions and the prices are more in line than previously. German themed dishes are tasty and there are plenty of 'regular' food dishes if you'd rather. It...More

Thank Erin C
Heather B, Owner at Eiderdown, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks so much Erin!! I'm glad you liked our revised menu. We've been a little short staffed due to sickness and holiday vacations but I appreciate the compliment to service even though it was a bit slow. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was my second time here and this visit was even better than the first. After revamping their menu,it is much easier on your pocket book, while not having sacraficed the variety of items available on the menu. Make this a stop if you are...More

1  Thank Denny R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They had the best german potato salad I have ever had in a restaurant. I joked and told the waitress is was almost as good as mine. I had red cabbage and a chicken schnitzel. It was all very good. We will be back! they...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The title of this review translates to "Great Beer Cheese", which is where I suggest you start when dropping in to the Eiderdown. This review is coming from someone who basically dislikes German food. My better half was quite surprised, as was I, by how...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Eiderdown sells itself as a Southern/German fusion joint. It's really more of a bar/cafe with 21st Century German food and a decent beer list. The food is quite good. It won't be the best you've had, but it's worth a visit. The beer list is...More

Thank DLGilmore
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I hadn't heard of this place but my wife did. I love German food so I had to try it. It is somewhat of a hole in the wall place but turned out to be really neat. The food was delicious and the beer selection...More

Thank thekubiaks
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Visiting friends in Louisville they had recommend a great neighborhood restaurant not far from where they lived that also had good craft beer menu. My friends were spot on. The menu was limited but the food was well prepared and healthy. We also enjoyed a...More

Thank Veritas1955
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Joe B
30 September 2017|
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Yes, they offer a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 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
  • E-mail
Eiderdown focuses on German cuisine with American/Southern accents. House made sausages and pretzels are some of the favorites. There's a full bar and 21 taps featuring many German beers. We have liter mugs also!! Outdoor seating and seasonal specials and cocktails are also available.
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