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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sauerbraten” (105 reviews)
“chicken” (714 reviews)
“bread” (181 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bavarian Inn Resturant because we wanted to see the difference between here and Zehnders. The service was great. The atmosphere was pleasant. And the food was Delicious. You get a spread of food. Breads and jams. Chicken dinners come with all kinds of...More

Thank GarwoodFam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time exploring the shops ,they sell toys , cookies candy jams and breads from the old world ,great chicken restaurants

Thank Juanita N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Frankenmuth this week end with my family. Having grown up in Europe, being a frequent traveller there and having family in Austria, I wanted my in-laws to experience some of the German food and magic of Christmas. After 2 days walking around,...More

2  Thank jmsb1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was wonderful, which is great because the kitchen was behind and we waited 45 minutes for our lunch. My daughter enjoyed her veal schnitzel that was the upside. My husband's sauerbraten was cold and my sausages were tough and room temperature. Our meals...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 7pm on a Friday night.. The town has a German theme and the restaurant is the same. Everything through out the r town was decorated for Christmas. The dining room was very busy but we were seated quickly and the staff was...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Bavarian Inn Restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner for many years. The food is always fantastic. No one leaves hungry - that is for sure! This year some friend joined us and one is a vegetarian - the restaurant staff went...More

Thank chicago55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bavarian Inn Restaurant was wonderful. The place is wonderfully decorated. A little pricey but was so totally worth it. Great selection of food. Nice wine selection. We had a nice peaceful dinner

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere was fun and very friendly. Food servers dressed in traditional Bavarian lederhosen and dirndls made the event festive. I enjoyed the bratwurst with sauerkraut. The best sauerkraut, tender and tasty. The sausage was undercooked for my liking and could have used a spicier mustard....More

Thank Leslie Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Mom and I were very much looking forward to our meal at The Bavarian Inn. The servers were very attentive. The chicken drumstick contained 2 hairs. So unappetizing and disappointing. We won't be back!More

Thank Kim P
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm so sorry to hear about the problem with the chicken. I do hope that the server offered to replace it immediately or take care of your bill. I appreciate you letting us know now. Please email or call me...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Thanksgiving weekend and the service was a bit slow...refill on drinks coming after food was finished. The food was a bit slow in coming after all other diners had been served. We will still return as past service has been good. Figured it...More

Thank tuttlesj
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Questions & Answers
Kasey S
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!
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
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 989-652-9941
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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