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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” (104 reviews)
“chicken” (722 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 yesterday

My boyfriend and I LOVE the Bavarian Inn chicken dinners. Our waitress was really sweet and always asked if we needed seconds...which of course we took her up on! It literally is the best chicken I've ever eaten and the buttered noodles are to die...More

Thank sunnystargrl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing!!! The staff was fantastic, this is family style dining so be prepared for large portions, make sure you wear your stretchy pants LOL but seriously the fried chicken is fantastic

Thank stacy e
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with friends because we’d heard so many great things about it. We can in with a toddler in a stroller. The hostess seated us but didn’t get us a high chair. We had to find someone to get us one. Then...More

Thank FFwifeandmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My initial sit down was "complete sticker shock". $25 p/p family style dinners. Not really any other options on the menu. But my sister noticed they have "a lunch and kids menu available served all day"! We were able to get so many more choices...More

Thank jlhoover94
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant itself was once ranked the tenth busiest in America. but... the real attraction is it's outdoor clock, which is complete with figurines retelling the story of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" both in English, as well as in the German.

Thank Scott130
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't get what all the hipe was all about!!!! I really didn't think that the Chicken was that great. People were raving about the buttered noodles also. Not a big fan of the noodles either, kind of tasteless! Would not go back for the...More

Thank Kathi B
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know about your thoughts on the chicken and buttered noodles. We do appreciate any feedback. I'm sorry you didn't love those items like many of our other guests do. We do hope you come back and try us again, there...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending the afternoon perusing the shops on main street, the Bavarian Inn is a great place to stop for a bite to eat or a few drinks.

Thank groobster
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to try to see what all the fuss was about. You sure do get plenty of food. If you leave hungry it would be your own fault. I did find it to be very plain, boring actually. Not much flavor for my liking....More

Thank Gerri M
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy the flavor of the foods we offer, as well as your service. If you would like to share more detail about your visit and let us have the opportunity to address things to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Frankenmuth for many many years. Eaten at both Zenders and the Bavarian Inn. We enjoy the Bavarian inn more! Great food and service every time! Piece of advise. Skip the German food. The best thing in the menu is the family...More

1  Thank Catherine V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time here, my mother was here 20 yrs ago. She said Frankenmuth changed but the Bavarian Inn Restaurant did not, same excellent food. Our servers were so super sweet, they answered all our questions and made us feel so comfortable. We will return...More

Thank MKHutchison
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Questions & Answers
Tiffany C
17 February 2018|
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Response from CBear1128 | Reviewed this property |
My apologies. I believe they can prepare something special but no certain. I would give them a call before going to be sure.
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
US$8 - US$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 48734-1679
  • 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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