Appetizers

SAUSAGE SAMPLER – 13
Variety of sausages, with German potato salad, sauerkraut and Pumpernickel 

GERST SAMPLER – 14
Fried oysters, ham rolls, kraut balls, potato pancake, sauerkraut and Pumpernickel

BAVARIAN KRAUT BALLS – 10
Ground beef, pork, sauerkraut and seasonings mixed with cream cheese, hand-rolled in bread crumbs and deep fried, with horseradish sauce

FRIED OYSTER BASKET – 13
Oysters, fresh from the Gulf, hand-breaded and deep fried, with cocktail sauce

PIG KNUCKLE – 10
Marinated and simmered until tender, with sauerkraut and Pumpernickel

GERST HAM ROLLS (Schinken Roll) – 10
Finely chopped ham, cheddar cheese and seasonings rolled in bread crumbs and deep fried

GERST OYSTER ROLLS (Austern Rouladen) – 13
House Specialty Since 1890

Oysters rolled seasoned cracker meal, deep fried until golden brown, with cocktail sauce

RÖSTI POTATO PANCAKE (Kartoffelpfannkuchen) – 8
With apple sauce and sour cream

BAVARIAN PRETZELS – 7 (Extra Bier Cheese - 1.50)
Two giant soft pretzels served warm, with melted bier cheese

FRIED PICKLE BASKET (Fritierte Gurken) – 8
Spicy pickles, battered and deep fried, with ranch dressing

CHICKEN TENDERS BASKET – 12
Hand-breaded, fried golden brown, with fries and honey mustard

BASKET OF WINGS – 10
Fried and tossed in our own sauce, with celery and ranch dressing (mild, medium, hot)

 

Salads

Bleu Cheese, Ranch, French, Honey Mustard, Thousand Island, Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette

HOUSE SALAD – 5 (with dinner – 4)
Chopped greens, onions, tomato, garbanzo beans and choice of dressing 

CAESAR SALAD – 9 (add Grilled or Fried Chicken – 4)
Romaine lettuce with our own Caesar dressing

HAUPT CHEF’S SALAD BOWL – 13
Baked honey ham, roasted turkey, cheeses, tomato, egg, bacon and choice of dressing

CHICKEN SALAD (Fried or Grilled) – 13
Chicken tenders, cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses, walnuts and choice of dressing

 

Gerst Haus Combination Dinners

Sample three different Traditional Old World Gerst Favorites - 25
Served with choice of two sides, fresh Pumpernickel bread and butter

BRATWURST (charbroiled pork sausage)

KNACKWURST (pork & beef sausage)

KIELBASA (charbroiled smoked sausage)

KASSELER RIPPCHEN (smoked pork chop)

GOULASH, WITH SPAETZLE (beef, mushrooms, onions and brown wine sauce)

WIENER SCHNITZEL (pan-fried breaded veal)

SCHWEINE SCHNITZEL (pan-fried breaded pork)

JAGER SCHNITZEL (pan-fried pork with mushroom and onion in a brown wine sauce)

SAUERBRATEN (roasted marinated beef)

BEEF STROGANOFF (beef with mushrooms in a rich creamy wine gravy)
 

 

Sausage Platters

Served with choice of two sides, fresh pumpernickel bread and butter

  One
Sausage
Two
Sausages
BRATWURST
Lightly spiced pork and veal sausage, charbroiled, with side of sauerkraut
13 16
KNACKWURST
Pork and beef sausage, lightly seasoned
13 16
POLISH KIELBASA
Spicy smoked sausage, charbroiled, with sautéed onions and peppers
13 16
BERLIN BRATWURST
Grilled bratwurst with sautéed onions and apples
13 16
KÄSE BRATWURST
Grilled bratwurst with sautéed onions and bier cheese sauce
13 16
 

Side Items

3.50

German Potato Salad
Hot German Potato Salad
German Fries
Fresh-cut Fries
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Baked Potato (loaded add 1.5)

Spätzle
Red Cabbage
Cabbage
Sauerkraut
White Beans
Baked Beans

Cucumbers & Onions
Cottage Cheese
Creamy Coleslaw
Applesauce
Mac & Cheese
Basket of Pumpernickel

 

Soups

Soup-of-the-day made fresh daily
Cup - 5   |   Bowl - 6

 

Gerst Haus Schnitzels

Schnitzels served with choice of two sides, fresh Pumpernickel bread and butter

SCHWEINE (Pork)
18
WEINER (Veal)
22
HÄHNCHENFLEISCH (Chicken)
16

SCHNITZEL
Seasoned and lightly breaded, fried to a golden brown

RAHM SCHNITZEL
Lemon-caper beurre blanc sauce

KÄSE SCHNITZEL
Sautéed onions and bier cheese sauce

JAGER SCHNITZEL
Sautéed mushrooms and onions with a brown wine sauce

BERLIN SCHNITZEL
Sautéed onions and apples with a brown wine sauce

BLACK FOREST SCHNITZEL
Ham, Swiss cheese, caramelized onions and mushrooms with a white wine cream sauce

BLEU SCHNITZEL
Bleu cheese and mushroom cream sauce

HOLSTEIN SCHNITZEL
Schnitzel topped with two eggs, sunny-side up

HUNGARIAN SCHNITZEL
Sautéed onions, mushrooms and bell peppers with a brown wine sauce, topped with sour cream

 

Old World German Specialties

BEEF STROGANOFF (Rinder Stroganoff) – 18
Tender slices of beef with mushrooms in a rich creamy wine gravy, over spätzle with Pumpernickel

GOULASH (Rindergulash) – 15
Beef tips, onions and mushrooms simmered in a brown gravy, over spätzle with Pumpernickel

SAUERBRATEN – 18
Slow roasted marinated beef with a brown ginger wine sauce, with two sides and Pumpernickel

PIG KNUCKLES – 16
A Gerst Haus tradition—two pork knuckles, steaming hot, with two sides and Pumpernickel

CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE – 17
Sliced corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots with Pumpernickel

KASSLER RIPPCHEN (Marinated Smoked Pork Chop) – 16 (two chops – 19)
Slow roasted pork chop, served on a bed of sauerkraut, topped with sautéed onions and apples, with two sides and Pumpernickel

FRIED OYSTERS – 18
Oysters, hand-breaded and fried, with tartar sauce and lemon, with two sides and Pumpernickel

 

Sandwiches

REUBEN – 12
Our most popular sandwich—corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut on grilled Pumpernickel

TURKEY REUBEN – 12
Hand sliced turkey, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut on grilled Pumpernickel

BRATWURST – 12
Lightly spiced pork sausage, charbroiled, topped with sauerkraut on grilled bun
(Bratwurst made for the Gerst Haus by a German family butcher in Indiana)

POLISH KIELBASA SANDWICH – 12
Kielbasa sausage with sautéed onions, peppers and Swiss cheese on a grilled bun

KNACKWURST – 12
Lightly seasoned pork & beef sausage on a grilled bun
(Knackwurst made for the Gerst Haus by a German family butcher in Indiana)

SCHWEINE SCHNITZEL – 12
Pork tenderloin, hand-breaded and fried, with lettuce, tomato and mayo on a grilled bun

OLD HEIDELBERG CLUB – 12
Hand-sliced turkey, baked honey ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and bleu cheese dressing on Pumpernickel

FRIED BOLOGNA – 10
Extra-thick cut with pepper jack cheese and onion slice on a grilled bun
(Bologna made for the Gerst Haus by a German family butcher in Indiana)

CORN BEEF AND SWISS – 10
Hand-sliced, tender corned beef with Swiss cheese on grilled Pumpernickel

CHEESEBURGER – 10
Hand-packed ground chuck, grilled onions and mayo on a grilled bun

BACON CHEESEBURGER – 12
Hand-packed ground chuck, grilled onions and cheddar cheese grilled on Pumpernickel

PATTY MELT RING SANDWICH - 10
Hand-packed ground chuck, grilled onions and cheddar cheese grilled on Pumpernickel

 

Desserts

BAVARIAN APFEL STRUDEL – 6
Fresh apples, raisins, cinnamon and sugar baked in a flaky crust with vanilla ice cream and homemade rum sauce

BLACK FOREST CAKE – 7
Dark chocolate cake layered with whipped buttercream frosting, cherries and kirsch

GERMAN CHOCOLATE FUDGE NUT BROWNIE – 7
Fresh baked brownie with vanilla ice cream and homemade dark chocolate fudge

HOT FUDGE SUNDAE – 6
Double scoop of vanilla ice cream with homemade dark chocolate fudge and whipped cream

 

Children's Menu

Each Children's Dinner is served with Side and a Drink - 6

Hamburger | Cheeseburger | Chicken Tenders | Grilled Ham & Cheese | Mac & Cheese

 

 Beer

We offer 26 Draft Beers, including Imports, Domestics, and Local Craft beers. Our bestseller is our own Gerst Amber Beer, brewed locally by the Yazoo Brewing Company, and is offered in Frozen Mugs and Fish Bowls.

We also serve a large selection of Import and Domestic Bottled Beer

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