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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” (660 reviews)
“salads” (144 reviews)
“bean salad” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Family style chicken dinners - soooo good! Tried the German wine sampler - also delish. Our server was Samii Jo and she was simply wonderful! Looking forward to next time!

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The all u can eat chicken dinner is so good and very reasonable just make sure u go there hungry because they give u so much food..

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 21 February 2016

staying at the baravian inn was perfect. view of Cass river was awsome. the chicken dinners at the bavarian inn was great. worth the price. After dinner or before shops in the lower level is worth going thru and picking some of the food items...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

My family and I were on an overnight trip to Frankenmuth. We always stop at the Bavaria Inn for dinner. As usual the food and service were fantastic! Our server made time to have small talk with us without neglecting her other tables and made...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The Bavarian INN is one of the top addresses in Frankenmuth. Style looks very much like in Bavaria, but do NOT expect anyone to understand a word of German. Food is good and as close to German food you can expect in the USA! Worth...More

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Had a wonderful dinner with a great server on Sunday nite. His name was Alex and he was awesome. Had a great meal, we had four kids with us and he was really patient.

Thank Jacquie N
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Our family had the famous chicken dinner. It was absolutely amazing! The staff were very friendly and the restaurant was warm and inviting.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I loved the atmosphere here. Seemed very authentic. Large portions, so if you go in between lunch and dinner, you might still ask for a lunch menu.

1  Thank Jen G
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. We've been going for years. The atmosphere is family oriented,everyone makes you feel like family. Food is amazing and very tasty ūüėč. The shops downstairs are delightful,the entire town holds something for everyone. It's well worth the trip to Frankenmuth,Mi.Little Bavaria,and don't forget...More

Thank roudybearmamma
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Food was just ok this visit. Waitress was nice and offered suggestions, but chicken and schnitzel were somewhat tasteless. Portions of sides in the family style dinner were not sufficient for 2 persons and we had to keep asking for refills, which took time to...More

Thank kimmyketchup
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you weren't impressed by the chicken and schnitzel. I also want to apologize for your server not offering and keeping the refills coming prior to you having to ask. That is certainly how we train, and have...More

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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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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