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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)
“bread” (186 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 26 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and i loved it. I had the family style chicken dinner and a bitburger pilsner. My wife had the appetizer platter and our 2 year old had the hot dog. Great food fun atmosphere

Thank James K
Reviewed 26 August 2016

the restaurant is in the middle of the city and probably one of the oldest. all staff were dressed in ancient German clothes and it added on to the experience of eating in a old restaurant. we had Chicken dinners- i suppose that is their...More

Thank Ramya_S_03
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were in Frankenmuth and stopped by for lunch. I had the german combo plate which was very tasty except the beef which was a bit tough and had a sweet sauce on it which was not to my taste. My wife had the sausage...More

Thank Happydevo
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My colleagues and I stopped in for dinner. Honestly, the food was not bad, not amazing either. The most frustrating part was the fact that our server was slow, didn't really care and disappeared for long periods of time. Our appetizer, fried livers came out...More

Thank Austin M
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

I'm sorry to hear about your lack of service on your last visit with us. We spend a great deal of time and effort training our team, and place a lot of accountability and faith on them to uphold our standards and expectations. When they...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a Restaurant that brings us back time and time again. The old Style feeling, friendly and delicious food makes this a place to treasure!

Thank Kelly P
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Just inside the Bavarian inn food is excellent. If you don't want the full chicken dinner come to this place. The chicken club sandwich is solo moist and delicious.oh and the Michiganrita is excellent!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have ate at both but choose this one over Zehnders. I love the atmosphere and the meals seem just a step above the one across the road. I love it when they have their pickles with cream side dish--and their pasta salad side dish...More

Thank diamondbabydoll
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were on vacation visiting with Friends from the Charlotte, MI area. He often mentioned this place when we spoke on the phone, but had no idea it was this beautiful!! The building was beautiful from the outside and ginormous inside with all its banquet...More

1  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Food was terrible. It was cold when delivered to our table. It was definitely not authentic German. Plus overpriced! I had to ask the waitress to take at least one of our meals off the bill. It still cost us $51 for lunch!!! I would...More

Thank Dorothy B
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

I'm sorry to hear that your food was cold on your lunch visit. It sounds like you may have already spoken to someone while you were dining. That is good that you let us know right away. Usually we don't just take a discount, the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really liked the bread they bring at the beginning and the dessert samples were a perfect ending at a great price. Our meals were just OK, but very large portions. We could have shared and been satisfied. We just had sandwiches. The atmosphere was neat...More

1  Thank Shannon T
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed some elements of your visit, but I'm sorry everything was not a hit. I would appreciate hearing more detail about your food comments. I will share with our kitchen team and make every effort to improve. We don't...More

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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
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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