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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1679
+1 989-652-9941
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sauerbraten” (107 reviews)
“chicken” (723 reviews)
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American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1679
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Large portions. Ice cream at end of family dinner was my favorite part. Great chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy. It never changes but a must when you are in Frankenmuth.

Thank juhod
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a family vacation. It was so good!! You get a ton of food for the price. We had enough left-overs for all 4 of us to have lunch the next day.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to give more to this review but, I can only say the food was ok. Perhaps I am a German Food Snob. The ambiance was nice. Lots of people were visiting the restaurant. I just found the food to be a tad...More

Thank weintzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at the Bavarian Inn with a visitor from France and a visitor from Uruguay. Ordered off the lunch menu. I tried the Sauerbraten and one girl order German assortment dinner and the other Chicken Cordon Blue. Food was good, portions size OK, price...More

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant, and try to make it a point to eat here, when in the area. The food is great, and plentiful! It is a little pricey, but well worth it, considering all of the food that you get. Don’t forget to check...More

Thank Ladydi911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good but you didn't get much. Smallest fried chicken I've ever seen! We had seen the ad for the Worlds Best Chicken. It wasn't.

Thank Bunfreak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just in Frankenmuth overnight. Had reservations for 600pm but we were so hungry we went over early and waited in line. Seated in a half booth against the wall were able to see all the tables in our section. Ordered the famous chicken diner family...More

Thank SheikhLawSGS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a Friday night and got the all you can eat family-style chicken dinner with one meat option. Portions were really small and only one serving of meat was brought initially, and it took over 40 minutes to get the second refill of...More

Thank gwkelley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food on our second visit was good, but not as good as a year ago. We of course got the chicken like last time, this was excellent. The service was not as friendly, and the cost was still high. It is a family friendly...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't too sure what to expect as we just happened to end up there based on a sign that said "Best Restaurant in town!" What I can say is Food. Food. Food. We had intentions of devouring the dessert sampler tray at the end...More

Thank Angela_and_Brodie
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Tiffany C
17 February 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were there during Snowfest and could not get near the Inn.
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!
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 48734-1679
  • 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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