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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” (687 reviews)
“salads” (149 reviews)
“schnitzel” (123 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 17 July 2016

Our family ate a late lunch in July at the Bavarian Inn. We've eaten here before and enjoy the experience. OK, you won't feel like you've left America and magically entered Germany, but the atmosphere is nice German-ish, the service is excellent and the food...More

Thank Dwight K
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We ate here to complete our "German" experience in Frankenmuth. The service was very good. The food was pretty much what we expected: pleasant, essentially German. The one downside was that we felt bad about how much food would go back to the kitchen with...More

Thank Sharoncina
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while in the area on business. Everything was 'ok', but that was it. The fried chicken was very bland. The mash potatoes where much the same. Perhaps some of the other items are better as the place has food reviews.More

Thank Matt W
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't feel the chicken was flavorful enough for you. We do use a special blend of seasonings in the breading and a special way of cooking the chicken that is different that what might be considered with...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016

I enjoy eating here no matter what the meal is. We brought a cousin here from Florida. She had been many years ago and this was o n her "to do" list. My husband and I had the pretzel sandwiched which were great. We have...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I am giving this a three because we are pretty picky eaters. We spend most of our time in restaurants and are fairly critical. I found the atmosphere to be great if you are looking for an authentic style. I think the food was good,...More

Thank Jeremy W
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for your review. If you would like to discuss your comments in more detail please contact me at the restaurant. It would be helpful to know what your meaning is of touristy. We want to make sure to have a clear picture of...More

Reviewed 14 July 2016

Everything was great. The veal was tender and cooked to perfection.Side dishes were also very good. Service was awesome.

Thank kayw1029
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 13 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 13 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
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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
3 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
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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