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713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Good service food was yummy:) I love it I want to go back again and again:) I still taste the food !! OMG

Thank alfredo v
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120 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Good service was food was decent. Chicken is what they're famous for, not sure why since I have much better chicken elsewhere. That being said, if you're there you need to stop in and have chicken, just because it's what they are know for and you can judge how good it is.

2 Thank Retired L
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

The staff and the decor were awesome. I loved having the Grimm's tales painted on the walls. We came here because I spent a part of high school in Austria and Germany, and my boyfriend wanted me to have a little taste of it here in the states. I was disappointed with the schnitzel. It was floppy and didn't seem... More 

Thank sgdoug
Oakville, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

We went to try the chicken, we usually go to the other chicken place and thought this would just as good. It wasn't the chicken was not very favourable and was greasy. Very disappointing and the cole slaw was awful. Go to the other chicken place, worth the wait.

1 Thank Norah M
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were disappointed with your chicken. I do hope you spoke with your server to share your distaste. We would have certainly fixed the problem or even made a new dish for you. We work very hard to ensure our guests are very pleased with every aspect of their visit. Thank you again for your review. I do... More 

Newport, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Lunch and dinner were both very good. Server at lunch was outstanding and very friendly. Family style dinner in evening was a nice time for all 15 of us.

Thank Ralph S
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Good service, good quality food (Chicken dinner is what they are famous for) & I really enjoy the sides, especially The best apple/cranberry/orange salad/relish I've ever had & served ice cold with the excellent chicken dinner.

Thank Bruce L
Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

After spending 20 minutes to find a parking spot and 10 minutes to get a table it wasn't with the wait. Small portions and it cost me $65.00 for three people.

Thank bbundy001
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate you writing a review. I'm sorry you had to wait for your table and meal. We do offer reservations in advance to help so you don't have to wait and can be seated more quickly at times when we are busy. Please give me a call to discuss what about the experience you did not enjoy. I would... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We ate here for lunch on a Sunday. We wanted to compare what chicken tasted better in town. We ordered lunch portions instead of the family style meals. The chicken wasn't much different than Zehnder's, which didn't impress us either. There wasn't much flavor. The thing that sets Bavarian Inn apart from Zehnder's are the Potato Puffs. These are delicious.... More 

1 Thank Brilef
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't receive exceptional attentive service. That is certainly how our team is trained and the expectation is very high to ensure you are well taken care of. If you would like to talk about your visit and give me the opportunity to invite you back on us, I would appreciate that. Kim... More 

Cape May, New Jersey
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Lots of food but not very good. The sauerbratin was very thinly sliced and not very tasty. This is a family style restaurant and there are many dishes served at each table. Not to our liking.

Thank Yankeesfan79
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had heard so much about the chicken dinners here that we had to try them. The salads and sides were all good (although none of us cared for the baked dressing); however, the fried chicken was disappointing. It wasn't bad....it just wasn't what we expected. I've had much better fried chicken at other places.

Thank Brenda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
American, German, European, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?