The Bier Garden | Portsmouth, Virginia
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The Bier Garden
Excellent based on 35 ratings
Type: Restaurant

438 High Street
Portsmouth, Virginia United States 23704 [ print map ]
757 393 6022

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday

Mayor: AKORN (2) | Taps: 23 | Bottles: 350

The Bier Garden

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Beer Available At The Bier Garden (arranged by most recent)
St. Bernardus Abt 12 100, Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA 100, Nøgne Ø Two Captains Double IPA 99, Ayinger Jahrhundert 82, Köstritzer Schwarzbier 81, Alvinne Gaspar 82, Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout 100, Gulden Draak 99, Unibroue Éphémère Cerise 45, Ommegang Game Of Thrones #2 - Take the Black Stout 95
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35 reviews for The Bier Garden
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  79%
 Selection  85%
 Food  78%
 Value  74%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  92%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jbruner  (112) Athens, Georgia | July 13, 2014
Sweet vibe, bar is small and very old world feeling, lots of outdoor seating. Bartender was great, knew his stuff and was friendly as you could be. Selection was way better than I expected, European heavy, but that’s cool; st. Bon chien on tap! Food was great, amazing bar food with a German touch. Definitely worth the stop if you’re in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jdb288  (83) Robbinsville, New Jersey | December 8, 2013
Stopped here last night. Warm atmosphere on a chilly night. Wait staff was attentive, knowledgeable about the beer, and friendly. Food was good but not spectacular. Great beer list....all kinds of styles. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Stop here.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322  (96) Chesapeake, Virginia | April 7, 2013
German inspired restaurant with all the traditional dishes you can imagine. Food is very good and in a typical homecooked style. The beer list have large selection of international and domestic brews. Heavy weight on German beer. In the bar in the back however, this all changes and you have a wide selection of any kind of microbrew you can imagine. Definitely a must visit place if you’re in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis  (387) Sunnyvale, California | January 17, 2013
23 beers on tap, pretty decent bottle list, but nothing too rare. Outdoor seating is a plus in good weather. Didn’t try the food. Prices on the high side of reasonable. Overall a good bar, bit nothing i would go out of my way to find.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
kindacold  (17) Norfolk, Virginia | June 26, 2012
Go here for some pretty good German food, and some good beer. Very good bottle selection, and the prices are reasonable.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
HopTsing  (16) Sandston, Virginia | March 3, 2012
Extensive bottlee beer list and great food. Has a out door garten with parking on the street. Very worth the trip if you are in Portsmouth.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
hubrew22  (10) Virginia | March 2, 2012
Quality beers with some fine food. Can get a bit cramped in the back bar, however.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
ekiel  (10) , | February 5, 2012
Food is great and the prices are great also. Beer selection is good but not much of a rotation.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
smegworm  (10) Alabama | February 4, 2012
Decent Beer selection, great food
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba  (72) Elizabeth City, North Carolina | May 24, 2010
The Bier Garden is a German restaurant in downtown Portsmouth with a rather extensive beer menu. The food is good to excellent from what I have had. I have found that the waitstaff is very knowledgeable about the beers they have. I have one annoyance, however, that continues to bother me everytime I visit The Bier Garden. For some reason this place never has enough beer menus. Instead they would rather recommend a beer for you and never give you a chance to view their extensive beer list. Eventually you may be able to track down a beer menu but it doesn’t seem like it should be so damn difficult to have enough beer menus at a place called THE BIER GARDEN.

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