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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (658 reviews)
“salads” (143 reviews)
“bean salad” (30 reviews)
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American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go every Christmas Eve. The BEST food, service, atmosphere, and LOVE their Red Currant Wine! 5 star restaurant indeed!

Thank MichelleCermak
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are back in Michigan for our annual visit and visited the Bavarian Inn last Friday. We were seated immediately upon our arrival, quite nice on a Friday evening. Brett was our server, our drink order was taken shortly after we were seated, he came...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 5 days ago

For a restaurant that identifies as an authentic German Restaurant, I found this restaurant woefully unappealing. I had high expectations going there as the city prides itself on its German ambiance. I have traveled extensively in Germany and expected to find something similar to what...More

Thank Dan136TN
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm sorry to hear you did not appreciate the flavor profile of the meal you ordered while dining with us. German is part of our heritage and we certainly are proud of the recipes we have that our unique to us, and something that our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate outside and enjoyed the Maize and Blue salad. Very good. It was a perfect stop to enjoy some people watching while also having a nice salad for lunch! Staff was very accommodating.

Thank kangles52
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Frankenmuth on recommendation from our friends doctor. Found the aesthetics of the downtown charming. Decided to try Bavarian Inn on a whim, so very glad we did. Wonderful Bavarian food, waitress was engaging, friendly, attentive, and helped one of group get a recipe. Pricing...More

Thank mrmike8108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome interior and lovely lady's in the toy shop well novelty shop whatever ya call it and the old Otis Lexan elevator :)

Thank Jackson S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here one night. Chicken is their specialty. They give you a lot of food to eat. They also have home made ice cream. The restaurant and waiters are decorated in a Bavarian theme which kind of remained you of Disney World.

Thank JohnandPam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for the first time. Thought the food was great and the prices were good. Got a pitcher of beer, appetizer, meal for a great price. The food was hot, service was pretty quick and the atmosphere of the place was nice. Like the...More

Thank petlovr67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always very busy but then the food is very good. In the basement they have several shops and a bakery. Prices are reasonable. Fun to look around and check things out

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a dinner show at the Bavarian Inn, a large restaurant with a lovely decor. The dinner show was located in a large room on the main floor of the building and was an excellent value. The price included a chicken dinner, non alcoholic...More

Thank Gayle K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kasey S
Would you recommend a reservation? We're coming to Frankenmuth for Memorial Day weekend and are wondering if we will need a reservation for dinner on 5/26.
12 May 2017|
Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
Yes, you should call for a reservation. With Dog Bowl in Frankenmuth that is typically a very busy weekend. Thank you, see you soon!
Do you have gluten free options?
7 May 2017|
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Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
Yes, we do! We have a gluten free menu and a vegetarian menu available. You can view them online ahead of time if you like. Then when you arrive, just request the menu from the hostess when you are seated. Thank you!
Julie S
I don't eat chicken or meat, what can I order?
3 January 2017|
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Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
We have a large variety of cold and hot side dishes for you to choose from. We also have a vegetarian menu available. You can view both of those on our website. Look forward to serving you soon! Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 989-652-9941
  • E-mail
1,200-seat German-themed dining rooms offer a variety of meals - from Frankenmuth-style chicken to Wiener Schnitzel and other German specialties, vegetarian and Gluten Free menus. Catering available. Lower level Castle Shops include Jester's Cafe offering meals to go and 8 other Specialty Shops.
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