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983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
+1 502-290-2390
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaetzle” (12 reviews)
“beer cheese” (22 reviews)
“duck” (19 reviews)
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American, German, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
983 Goss Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1400
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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
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I liked this place before their revamp, and I still like it. Patio seating was a great addition and really enjoyed the schnitzel.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were in Louisville for our son's graduation from UofL and went here on a Friday night. We had a little wait for seating but not too long. The staff was friendly and our service was very good. Most of us had not had German...More

Thank Bschreiner
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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...More

Thank foxymamaruth
Reviewed 23 March 2017 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...More

Thank Phoebe F
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
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...More

Thank Toni M
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...More

Thank wagnekk
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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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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