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Gambrinus Libation Emporium - CLOSED

116 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-685-5464
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (3 reviews)
“great beer” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, American, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
116 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fun time here with friends. The drinks were good and they had a small food menu. I ordered the pretzel which was only $4 and it came with two pretzels. Others in my party wanted food from elsewhere and the bartender had the...More

Thank Newtraveler83
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is funky little place with great service and great atmosphere. They have a whole table of board games you can play with friends, a few snacks and a huge selection and variety of drinks. They offer a 4oz. sample of anything on tap for...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We used Gambrinus as our "staging area" for the BBQ and Beer Fest. The selection of beers was fantastic and the atmosphere very welcoming. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This downtown restaurant has beers and cocktails for any taste. The comfortable atmosphere and friendly staff, you feel right at home. Excellent addition to the downtown area. Only ordered the fruit and cheese platter, but an excellent place for cocktails.

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This "restaurant" is all about drinking so if you think you're going to get anything good to eat with your drinks think again. Ordered the "Memphis" and cheese cubes and Smoked Sausage with toothpicks was served. Only non-alcoholic drinks are Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite,...More

Thank Cathy R
kinggambrinus, Owner at Gambrinus Libation Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Cathy, I'm sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Gambrinus. Unfortunately, TripAdvisor does not allow for "Bar" listings. We are sorry if you felt mislead, but we are not a restaurant. We have a small food menu which we believe are all delicious! To...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is my favorite bar in Owensboro. The atmosphere is absolutely beautiful. The cocktails are creative and fun and the waitress was so much fun and made the night for everyone she waited on.

1  Thank glt888
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I travel to this part of KY from AL often, and I try to make it Gambrinus as many times as I can. Always a great selection of local and regional brews and a few from other parts of the US. Nice atmosphere as well....More

1  Thank Cade F
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great atmosphere with goo drink choices. Wather you want a craft beer or a martini, you can get it here in a very low key environment. If you get hungry, they have great appetizers. Our favorites are the Memphis, pretzels and the buffalo chicken bites....More

1  Thank Preacher2760
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you are in Owensboro for any event, stop by Gambrinus. It has an excellent drink and appetizer menu, and is a beautiful bar to meet up with friends!

1  Thank gtmom2017
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Another really good brew pub. Great atmosphere and selection of beers to try. The bartender was awesome with her suggestions. Very good vibe, easy going. We did not try the food, and in fact were advised not to. However great place to hang out and...More

1  Thank Lynn W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Bar, Pub, American, Brew Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-685-5464
  • E-mail
Gambrinus is a fantastic place to relax with those in your life and enjoy some delicious brews, martinis, wines and other libations from our premium bar! We are not a restaurant, but we offer a selection of appetizers for your munching enjoyment, but our kitchen closes at 10 pm (or at management's discretion).
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