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983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
+1 502-290-2390
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaetzle” (18 reviews)
“beer cheese” (24 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
American, German
$$ - $$$
983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Exposed brick walls, high ceilings, rustic wooden rectangular tables, soft lighting, casual atmosphere, very in line with the Germantown neighborhood, a pub type establishment on the corner, surrounded by shotgun residences. Large “on tap” beer selection, even Steigler Radler, which I have never seen before....More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Germantown and walked over to Eiderdown for dinner and beer. It's a nice place with a great beer and food menu. I had the brat with butter spatzle which was so good! The drink menu was varied with quality beers. Service was...More

Thank Travelforcoffee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went last Friday night and it was excellent as usual. Good and beer prices and quality of both are exceptional. One of our "go-to's"

Thank Jon C
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Though we had mixed feelings about the dishes we actually got, we’d gladly return to anywhere that doesn’t keep German cuisine stuck in the 1950s. (Seriously, folks, restaurants in Germany are way more interesting than what you usually find for “German” in the US.) We...More

1  Thank cheesqueen
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Eiderdown is simply amazing. It's one of the best German restaurants I've ever eaten at. A colleague and I were in town on business and wanted a good dinner before heading to the airport. Eiderdown more than delivered. They have an awesome tap list and...More

Thank ATL_Jacket
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Special restaurant. The Duck buttered popcorn was OUTRAGEOUS! The Brot and the Spatzle were excellent. Service was very attentive. Lived it!

1  Thank pauljeser
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

In Louisville for training, decided to take staff to try something different. Eiderdown was delicious — a wonderful choice! We each got a different entree and shared duck fat popcorn and beer cheese. Everyone was happy with their selections. I got the garden spaetzle, which...More

Thank ehlupson
Reviewed February 13, 2018

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 February 8, 2018

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 January 5, 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
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Joe B
September 30, 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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