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Italian, German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Corso della Liberta' 90, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 236535
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon 10:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sun 10:00 - 01:00
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Trento, Italy
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm here with my boyfriend, we came quite late on a Saturday night (around 9 PM) and we weren't very impressed with the fast service, the smiles of the waitress and the good food! The "typical" dishes are carefully prepared, quickly served and well presented. A meal with a "cotoletta", a "rosticciata", two medium beers and a (perfect) creme brule... More 

Thank Daniela S
Cerekvice nad Loučnou
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recomanded to stay there for eating typical tirolian foods and tasting all biers directly from brewery. Service and quality for both was great.

Thank cepekto
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fact that I normally do not appreciate these kind of beer restaurants this one I find even in its atmosphere agreeable. I am a regular visitor of Meran for 20 years now. If you look for local cuisine I food like pig's leg or dumplings in the centre I find this the best place for a reasonable price... More 

Thank Hans-Christian G
Florence, Italy
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736 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since our arrival in Merano, this restaurant was considered in our list. So when, on the last day of our stay there, we came in front of it, we didn't hesitate to enter. The property is quite large, with a equally large tables' amount, not only in the great hall but also in the even more large covered courtyard. The... More 

Thank Brun066
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The range and quality of the draught beer here is first rate. Truely gemütliche Stube, we had great food and it was good value. Good friendly atmosphere.

Thank phfos1
Perugia, Italy
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Forst brewery bierkeller with lovely local food and beer(oddly enough) You can have sausage and mustard of a three course blow-out, all washed down with good local wine, beer or mountain water(your choice)

Thank Robin P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend ordered Schweizer geschnetzeltes and got some musty fried potatoes and my syster spent the next day on the toilet. Despite the warm atmosphere and good beer the dishes do not seem to be fresh. We wouldn't return for eating.

Thank Masaru M
Helmuth G, Inhaber at Forsterbrau, responded to this review

Hello Mrs. Masaru, i guess you wrote your comment for the wrong restaurant, since we dont have any Schweizer Geschnetzeltes plate in our menu. We re located in Corso libertà 90 in the center of Merano. We ask you kindly to delete or relocate your comment on the right restaurant. Best regards Helmuth Geier Forsterbräu Merano More 

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in a busy evening during the high season. The place was all full but we were served readily and staff was extremely kind. We had delicious food, highly recommended is the Forstteller :)

Thank Andrea L
Townsville, Australia
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145 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

big list of beers and local dishes, even vegetarian dishes. you get local breads for each table and there were some delicious looking pretzels by the bar but i was too full to try one.

Thank Juliaguliadavies
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

An excellent array of Tyrolean fare and quality beer. This is a great place to enjoy a hearty meal and a glass or two of your favorite Forst beer. The service is friendly and very fast. I found the prices to be very fair for the area.

Thank Al L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso della Liberta' 90, 39012, Merano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of South Tyrol  >  Merano
  • Phone Number: +39 0473 236535

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?