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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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pleasant ridge, mi
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to stop here yesterday because it's been about 20 years since I ate here. The place has nice bavarian decor. We waited about 40 minutes to get seated. After taking our order, we waited an extra 20 to get our soups. Everyone in this dining room seemed to have that "i'm starving look". I understand... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I'm very sorry that you had such a delay in getting seated and being served while we were during our busy time on your most recent visit. We try very hard to determine how to staff for the number of guests that might visit us on any given day. We have a system that is... More 

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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great all you can eat chicken. Now that it is owned by Zehnder's the food isn't as good as it used to be, but the same as across the street at Zehnder's. I prefer the atmosphere at this eatery to Zehnder;s, but if you can't get in here, Zehnder's is fine, just a different atmosphere.

Kent City, Michigan
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129 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going to Bavarian inn restaurant for chicken dinners the chicken is the best the bread is good and noodle soup and buttered noodles the mashed potatoes are good and the rest well I could leave I have a few bites of the cold pasta but I don't care for the rest Im There for the chicken and buttered... More 

Thank lheethuis
Farmington, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what to write.. . My expectations were not high but I at least thought that I would be eating tasteful chicken. Far, far from it: a hunk of dry meat (middle school lunches had more flavor) and high prices. A table of four with one drink each? $130. Yes, you read that.

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

I'm so sorry to read your review. Of course we want to be sure our guests enjoy every element of their dinner including wonderful service. I would be happy to talk with you and receive more information on your dining experience. Please reach out and call me directly at the restaurant to let me take care of you and apologize... More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you go to the Bavarian in you get the experience that is expected, unfortunately not the real Bavarian experience that I would have expected. Food is ok but comes slightly cooler than I would like. Service is good.

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

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us. I apologize that your visist was not as you would have expected. The food temperature as well as taste and service should all be excellent each time. That is always our goal. I'm sorry we fell should of that for you. Please contact me at the restaurant if... More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was amazing. The assortment of choices with dinner was exceptional. The shops in their basement were unique ad quaint. My first time to this town and will for sure be back. Myself and my family were pleasantly surprised when our trip happened on their snow festival. So much fun.

Thank rebeccastewart12
Melbourne, Australia
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212 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I acknowledge that we went on the Friday during Snowfest, but the restaurant was not completely full, yet it took an hour to get our meal. I felt sorry for the waiter as he kept coming up and saying it will not be long now. I wished that had been true! The food was your typical Bavarian/German style fare but... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you had a longer wait for your meal this time. We certainly do our best to try to provide the same excellent service on a day serving hundreds or thousands of guests. I appreciate you letting us know about your visit and if you would like to talk in more detail I... More 

Lorain, Ohio, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the restaurant and the food is delicious and huge portions!! You can order 1 meal and feed 3!! The chicken is tasty and fresh! Order a Ice cream drink! You won't be disappointed!!

Thank Amber W
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us ate here on a Sunday afternoon for a late lunch. Was not very busy. The food was great and the service was perfect. I had a Schnitzel combo with pork and chicken. It was wonderful.

Thank tmarc
Owosso, Michigan
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my mom to the Bavarian Inn restaurant for her birthday and I can't say enough great things about this place. Over the years I have eaten here many times and it is always one of the best meals. No one ever leaves hungry! The breading on the chicken is flavorful and the mashed potatoes are always my favorite.... More 

Thank Melissa G

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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?