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Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Madeline Peters » Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:37 am

Any dining suggestions for this town?
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } JustinHammond » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:11 am

http://www.wegotbrains.com/

I've never been, but heard good things.

They also serve brain if you are into that kind of thing.
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Linda C » Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:59 pm

My husband is there frequently. He loves the Haub House. Traditional, but very nice.

http://www.haubhouse.com/
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{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } MarieP » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:01 pm

A little more than 15 years ago, I attended the University of Evansville for a few summer courses, and I ate at a really good nearby pizza place called The Slice (2011 Lincoln Ave.), They had a delicious eggplant pizza! Of course, this was before Boombozz spoiled all of us, but poking around on the internet, it appears still in business and a viable option!

I wish I'd gotten to try more places! Unfortunately, my roommate was a picky eater and said she'd just stay home and not eat unless we went to Subway (she was blind and emotionally needy- bur that's another story). I literally didn't eat at Subway for another 4 years. Of course, that was before they added things like sweet onion chicken on honey oat bread.
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Madeline Peters » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:38 pm

JustinHammond Wrote:http://www.wegotbrains.com/

I've never been, but heard good things.

They also serve brain if you are into that kind of thing.


Yikes! I have eaten sweetbreads but...
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Madeline Peters » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:46 pm

Linda C Wrote:My husband is there frequently. He loves the Haub House. Traditional, but very nice.

http://www.haubhouse.com/


After searching various on-line sites such as Urbanspoon and Yelp, these restaurants are hard to find. I am so happy to be able to tap into this hot byte community for advice. Thanks you all. I will check out the suggestions.
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{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Brad Keeton » Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:59 pm

I spend a few weeks in Evansville each year for work. By far the best is Madeleines (http://madeleinesfusion.com/). It's really good, and could compete with some of the better restaurants in Louisville.

Other options: Eclipse is a nice Spanish tapas place (http://www.eclipsetapas.com/), Angelo's is supposed to be decent for Italian, and KanPai is supposed to be very good for sushi (http://www.mykanpai.com/).

Cavanaugh's, the steakhouse at the casino, is also pretty good, with nice views overlooking the river, though it can get pricey. (http://www.tropevansville.com/sites/cas ... r_Menu.pdf)

Hit up Blush, the bar at Le Merigot, for a drink.
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{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Dan Thomas » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:05 am

Hornville Tarvern is one of those hole in the wall bars that serves pretty decent food.
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Madeline Peters » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:28 am

Mark was craving German food so we ended up here:

http://www.gersthausevansville.com/.

Gorgeous old building and pretty decent German food with beer on draft. We really enjoyed the experience.
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Re: Evansville, Indiana

{ POST_BY_AUTHOR } Steve Kluesner » Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:34 pm

Dilegge's is the place I would go for sure.

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