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Bavarian Inn Dining Room

164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Route 480, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4601
+1 304-876-2551
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (43 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (50 reviews)
“wild game” (28 reviews)
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German, Central European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Route 480, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4601
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a group of 25 and were served very professionally. Our menu was varied enough for all who attended. It provide a fine memory for the bride & groom, and families. The salmon, sausages, and krauts along with the streusels were delicious. The setting...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed everything about the Bavarian Inn Dining Room. The sausage sampler was awesome, even the sauerkraut underneath! We had the rabbit and elk chops for dinner and it was scrap your plate good! German chocolate cake was a great way to...More

Thank Casey J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atomosphere was nice and the staff was very friendly. The piano soloist was the cherry on top for a lovely evening. We ordered Calamari, Weinerschnitzel and the Schweinebraten. The Schweinebraten was delicious however I did not like the red cabbage that comes with the...More

Thank Nikki N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a very busy day, but as always, the food was tremendous. Authentic German food and lots of extras (cheeses, oysters, shrimp, etc). Service is always great but the key to the quality and excellence of the Bavarian Inn is the food. Can't...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually ate in the Rathskeller for casual dining. The food is pricey, but delicious. I had the beef tips. Outstanding! Next time I will try the pheasant or venison. Of course I had to have the German chocolate cake for dessert!

Thank mdgal24
DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed the Rathskellar, and look forward to sharing many other great meal options with you in the near future! Happy New Year! Sincerely, The Asam Family

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Inn as a family to attend a local wedding. On the first night we dined in the Rathskeller as a party of 10. All couples. Most of us ordered the The Inn’s Classic Chateaubriand for Two which was supposed to...More

1  Thank David B
DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear David B, Thank you for additional review. I'm sorry you did not care for the potatoes, and hope you find great potatoes elsewhere in the future! Best The Asam Family

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six for casual dining on a Friday. Called earlier in the afternoon and reservation recommended. Reservation made for 6PM in the Rathskellar. Promptly seated upon arrival. Dylan was very pleasant and knowledgeable of menu. Dylan recommended the Duroc pork chop, which two ordered. The chop...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 6 people ate Christmas Dinner in the Rathskeller. I loved having a four course meal with filet mignon! I also loved that this was not a buffet, but we could order from the menu. As other reviewers have said, the atmosphere is...More

Thank bonick75
DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Merry Christmas! Thank you for celebrating with us. We hope we can share even more enjoyable meals with you on non-holidays, to get the full experience. (and we will still have Filet Mignon!). Wishing you all the best in the New Year!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bavarian dining room and patio are great venues, no doubt. Not big-city great, mind you, but great for a small town. But the Bavarian has an almost-secret, in the form of the Rathskeller. It's downstairs and has a delightfully funky atmosphere of its own....More

Thank LoafJugThouTree
DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the experience of our Rathskellar. It truly has become a very popular location to dine. As it is small and books very quickly, we Always recommend reservations. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Sunday brunch with 2 friends. Great variety of food. We had oysters, scallops, smoked salmon and shrimp just to name a few of the seafood. The lamb, prime rib and German sausages were all outstanding. They also had all of the regular...More

Thank revy2005
DavidAsam, Owner at Bavarian Inn Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. Our brunch has certainly become a favorite meal period amongst our patrons. We are so happy you enjoyed the experience, and hope to share many more great meals with you in the near future! Sincerely, The...More

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Susan Y
30 May 2017|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
As much as I love the Bavarian Inn Restaurant I would recommend the chicken, not because I don't like the way they "do" seafood but because I LOVE the way they do chicken!
16 September 2016|
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Response from ChrisDCarlson | Reviewed this property |
There is outdoor seating available, as well as eating in your room. Yet, I can not say if the Inn is pet friendly. It would be of great use to you to call ahead to clarify. There should always be accommodation to service... More
9 October 2015|
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Response from DavidAsam | Property representative |
Hello, Our menu can be found on our website, under amenities / dining. (Sorry trip advisor does not enable me to place a direct link on these responses.) We serve the same menu in the Rathskellar as in the main dining... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 35
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Shepherd Grade Rd, Route 480, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4601
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Shepherdstown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-876-2551
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  • This restaurant is at Bavarian Inn
Upscale Restaurant featuring a wide variety of Authentic German Cuisine along with delicious continental specialties including Seafood & Steaks. Casual dining also available with same menu.
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