1 (615) 244-8886

Sausage Sampler 13
A 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

Reuben Rolls 10
Corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss and cream cheese, rolled in bread crumbs and deep fried, with Thousand Island

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 Pumpernickle

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) House Specialty Since 1890 13
Oysters rolled seasoned cracker meal, deep fried until golden brown, with cocktail sauce

Rosti Potato Pancake (Kartoffelpfannkuchen) 8
With apple sauce and sour cream

Bavarian Pretzels 7
Two giant soft pretzels served warm, with melted bier cheese (extra bier cheese 1.5)

Fried Pickle 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)

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

House Salad 5 (with dinner 4)
Chopped greens, onions, tomatoes, garbanzo beans and choice of dressing

Haupt Chef’s Salad Bowl 13
Baked honey ham, roasted turkey, cheese, tomato, egg, bacon and choice of dressing

Caesar Salad 9
Romain lettuce with our own Caesar Dressing (Add grilled or fried chicken 4)

Chicken Salad (fried or grilled) 13
Chicken tender, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, walnuts and choice of dressing

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

Served with choice of side item

Reuben 12
Our most popular sandwich — corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut grilled Pumpernickel

Turkey Reuben 12
Hand sliced turkey, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut grilled Pumpernickel

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

Polish Kielbasa 12
Kielbasa sausage with sautéed onions, peppers and Swiss cheese on a grilled bun

Knackwurst 10
Lightly seasoned pork and beef on a grilled bun
(Knackwurst made for the Gerst House 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 on a grilled bun
(Bologna made for the Gerst House 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
Cheeseburger with Applewood smoked bacon, grilled onions and mayo on a grilled bun

Patty Melt* 10
Hand-packed ground chuck, grilled onions and cheddar cheese grilled on Pumpernickel

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

Schweine (Pork) 18
Wiener (Veal) 22
Hahnchenfleisch (Chicken) 16

Schnitzel
Seasoned and lightly breaded, fried to a golden brown

Rahm Schnitzel
Lemon-caper beurre blanc sauce

Kase Schnitzel
Sautéed onions, and bier cheese sauce

Jäger 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
Sauteed onions, mushrooms and bell peppers with a brown wine sauce, topped with sour cream

SIDE ITEMS
German Potato Salad — Hot German Potato Salad — German Fries — Fresh-cut Fries — Mashed Potatoes & Gravy — Baked Potato (Loaded add 1.5) — Spätzle — Reb Cabbage — Cabbage — Sauerkraut — White Beans — Baked Beans — Cucumbers & Onions — Cottage Cheese — Creamy Coleslaw — Applesauce — Mac & Cheese — Basket of Pumpernickel

Served with choice of two sides, fresh Pumpernickel bread and butter
One Sausage 13 / Two Sausages 16

Bratwurst
Lightly spiced pork and veal sausage, charbroiled, with side of sauerkraut

Knackwurst
Pork and beef sausage, lightly seasoned

Polish Kielbasa
Spicy smoked sausage, charbroiled, with sautéed onions and peppers

Berlin Bratwurst
Grilled bratwurst with sautéed onion and apples

Käse Bratwurst
Grilled Bratwurst with sautéed onions and bier cheese sauce

SIDE ITEMS
German Potato Salad — Hot German Potato Salad — German Fries — Fresh-cut Fries — Mashed Potatoes & Gravy — Baked Potato (Loaded add 1.5) — Spätzle — Reb Cabbage — Cabbage — Sauerkraut — White Beans — Baked Beans — Cucumbers & Onions — Cottage Cheese — Creamy Coleslaw — Applesauce — Mac & Cheese — Basket of Pumpernickel

Beef Stroganoff (Rinder Stroganoff) 18
Tender slices of beef with mushrooms in a rich creamy wine gravy, over spatzle with Pumpernickel

Goulash (Rindergulasch) 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 and Cabbage 17
Sliced corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots with Pumpernickel

Kassler Rippchen (Marinated smoked pork chop) One 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

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

Bratwurst charbroiled pork sausage
Knackwurst pork and beef sausage
Kielbasa charbroiled smoked sausage
Kassler Rippchen smoked pork chop
Goulash with Spätzle beef, mushrooms, onions and brown wine sauce
Wiener Schnitzel pan-fried breaded veal
Schweine Schnitzel pan-fried breaded pork
Jäger 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

SIDE ITEMS
German Potato Salad — Hot German Potato Salad — German Fries — Fresh-cut Fries — Mashed Potatoes & Gravy — Baked Potato (Loaded add 1.5) — Spätzle — Reb Cabbage — Cabbage — Sauerkraut — White Beans — Baked Beans — Cucumbers & Onions — Cottage Cheese — Creamy Coleslaw — Applesauce — Mac & Cheese — Basket of Pumpernickel

CHILDREN’S MENU 6
Each Children’s Dinner served with Side & a Drink
Hamburger*
Cheeseburger*
Chicken Tenders
Grilled Ham & Cheese
Mac & Cheese

Bavarian Apfelstrudel 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