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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%
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“sauerbraten” (106 reviews)
“chicken” (718 reviews)
“bread” (185 reviews)
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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 24 July 2016 via mobile

Although you will get plenty to eat, there was little to no flavor in any of the dishes served for the family style chicken dinner. For the price paid, you would do well to choose a different restaurant for chicken. If you are just looking...More

Thank gtp88
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you for your comments and compliments on our German side, however I am sorry that you were not pleased with the Family Style Chicken Dinner dishes. I will be sure to pass along your comments on things being bland with our kitchen team. If...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were first seated in the inside dining room but didn't receive any service. We walked out and headed to the outside deck where we were waited on immediately. We dined outdoors on the edge of the biergarten and were serenaded by a one-man band...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I don't know how the theme started but it has worked for many, many years. The restaurants, shops, hotels all have a German theme. The staff wear German attire from the hats to vests. Everyone is pleasant, cheerful and helpful. It is a wonderful place...More

Thank lupo2390
Reviewed 22 July 2016

With reservations made two months earlier, promised a room with the country view -- we had a room with a parking lot view. We asked to change and the hotel was full, so no help from the front desk or front desk manager. Room was...More

Thank Pam F
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry but this is the restaurant site on Trip Advisor. If you could please contact Jim Engel directly at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, I'm sure he will be able to talk with you and take care of your concerns....More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I sat outside on the out door area. It was nice. Nice and friendly staff. Food was good I had pulled pork and fries. It was excellent and not bad price. Sitting outside was nice there were umbrellas and out door bar.

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We visited for dinner 7/19/2016 & used a birthday coupon. We don't have any complaints about this visit as it was absolutely perfect. We had a family style chicken dinner and everything was delicious & fresh. The pace of service was perfect. Our waitress (...More

Thank USAtraveler365
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I've been her many times over the years, you always get great service and good Food. I stopped in for Lunch around 1 :15 in the afternoon and was seated right away without a wait My waitress Megan came within seconds with a variety of...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, kind of spendy, but that's expected, terrific beer! Atmosphere is second to none! There are numerous dining rooms, each with its own charm, and even seating outside where there is authentic live Bavarian music played

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A wondewrful place to dine! We had their chicken which was excellent, the service was wonderful, the servers were very courteous and helpful. It was crowded at the regular dinner hour but there was no waiting. Meals were served quickly. Our dining experience was really...More

Thank Rodger S
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The food at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant was very good the environment was exquisite. This is an old restaurant with lots of history and service staff was friendly

Thank TheBugGuy
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, 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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