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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” (667 reviews)
“salads” (145 reviews)
“bean salad” (31 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 4 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to trying the Bavarian Inn Restaurant this trip to Frankenmuth! My wife and I started by waiting to see our first server about 15 minutes after we walked in the restaurant. I understand waiting in line but not waiting that...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had just finished eating lunch and I went downstairs to eat and there was Dorothy Zender- talking to customers and discussing recipes. Of course I bought the newest cookbook. They are genius marketers, and I don't care, the food is great and service also....More

Thank jitterbug2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try some German food so we went here. We were not disappointed. We ordered one meal and shared it between the two of us. It was a lot of food and they provided additional plates to share. Our server even posed with...More

Thank riytwae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to Frankenmuth would not be complete without a stop at the Bavarian Inn. Every year when I go to Frankenmuth that is on the top of my list. It is a bit on the pricey side. But it is good quality food and...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frankenmuth is a quaint little town with a curated Bavarian feel. The Inn's restaurant does a fine job of keeping in line with the feel of the town. The meal was fine, not particularly outstanding and expensive because of the tourist environment. I don't regret...More

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with the family. Although it was busy, service was fast and the meals were HUGE. The family style chicken meal was served in several courses and the entire table was stuffed when we left. The only bad part was one of...More

Thank frankandkelly2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant! The food was great and loved the walls decorated with Brothers Grimm characters. Highly recommended!

Thank mark g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us had lunch at the World-Famous Bavarian Inn. The service was good, the ambiance was delightful with an accordion player who roamed the dining room. My kasespätzle was delicious, however, two of my dining partners had the chicken plate with all white meat,...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for early dinner on our arrival to Frankenmuth, we had 2 young children with us. The youngest was acting up as he as tired from the day of travel. The waiter was very pushy, wouldn't give us a chance to even look at the...More

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

I'm sorry to hear you didn't stay to dine with us. I'm sorry that you felt the server was being pushy. We do train our team to be very diligent and attentive to our guests especially is they have children in the party that appear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with a group of 50 for a 100th birthday celebration. The food was good, but the really cool thing were all the authentic German and Swiss rooms. Felt so homey, but really clean and a bit fancy too. Service was good, and...More

Thank nairnsy
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Questions & Answers
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!
6 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
2 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
US$8 - US$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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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