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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sauerbraten” (102 reviews)
“chicken” (701 reviews)
“bread” (179 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Bavarian Inn and its counterpart, Zehnder's, directly across the street have been famous for generations for their Bavarian themed restaurants serving world famous family style fried chicken dinners. Despite serving hundreds of guests every day, including literally bus loads of tourists visiting Frankenmuth, MI, service...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had delicious food tonight, ejoyed the beautiful paintings on the walls, and found the servers dressed in authentic Bavarian clothing to be so very attentive to our needs and were helpful with offering additional portions of the authentic Bavarian chilcken dinner comple with four...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My mom and I went here for their famous chicken dinner. The side dish are the best flavor in the world they taste like there actually from Germany. They have mini stores in the basement.

Thank Lily C
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went in Friday July 8th 2016 and had a great meal. We both got the German dinners; I got the Frankenmuth chicken plate and my husband got the Frankenmuth plate which was a sample of Wiener schnitzel, breaded chicken, and sauerbraten....More

Thank victoriael
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were told even before we went to Frankenmuth to have the chicken dinner. We were not disappointed at all! Service was amazing...very friendly people. Didn't have long to wait for a table even with the crowds. Plenty of food and more! No one leaves...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The food was good and we enjoyed the family style dinner but the fried chicken in my opinion is not as good as locals make it out to be. The sides were much better. The young man who waited on us was nice but he...More

Thank Mark W
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

Thank you very much for your review. I appreciate your comments and we always use them to work toward constant improvement. I would be happy to speak with you about your visit and would really like to know more about the service so I can...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

We went because it is apparently the place to go. Very expensive cafeteria food. Don't waste your money...More

1  Thank Matt H
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thank you very much for your review. I appreciate your comments and we always use them to work toward constant improvement. I would be happy to speak with you about your visit and would really like to know more about you meal and service so...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016

I love German food. This restaurant may serve facsimiles of German food, but it isn't German food. I ordered the Wiener Schnitzel and it was the worst I've ever had. It was bland and disappointing. Everyone else in the party had the chicken dinner and...More

1  Thank TallHeatMoon
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

I appreciate that you took the time to share your thoughts about your meal. I'm thankful that the service you received was very good, but I'm very sorry that your dinner was not equally enjoyable. We strive to make sure both are top notch. I...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Everyone told us we had to eat there. We bought all you can eat for $28.50 EACH since individual dinners don't have much included for only a couple buck difference. Food was mediocre at best. Known for it's chicken, it was disappointing. KFC beats it...More

1  Thank DollOhio
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

I appreciate you taking the time to review us. I'm sorry that did not enjoy your meal and seem to not find anything you could enjoy. I hope you shared your comments with your server and possibly spoke with a Supervisor or Manager about your...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Went with the extended family after a funeral. Service was friendly though very slow, but we did have a large group, so I can't really complain about that. The food on the other hand was awful. For the most part everything looked as though they...More

2  Thank Rick S
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

I'm sorry your visit after already having a difficult day of a funeral left you to leave such a harsh review of your experience here. I can assure you that especially when we serve large memorial groups that our servers do their best to deliver...More

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Kasey S
12 May 2017|
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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!
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jmstew11
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!
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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