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713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Bay City, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Service was really good, but the food left a lot to be desired. Entrees came out cool to the touch and the chicken was very dry. Chicken pasta salad was really good though.

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

Thank you for sharing your visit with us. We appreciate your comments. I do hope you spoke with your server about your food temperature. We are able to fix that right on the spot so you can be more than satisfied. The chicken pasta salad is a guest favorite! Thank you again. More 

Greenville, Michigan
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

My fiance introduced me to the Bavarian Inn when we were first dating, and we make it a point to go every time we're in Frankenmuth. We always get the family-style dinners when we go, and I love the fact that the meal's served in courses. My fiance is really big on the soup they serve as a first course,... More 

Thank Jeremy B
Toronto, Canada
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203 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

What a great family restaurant. The menu may be a bit confusing for first time visitors but the waitresses are more than happy to help. Be ready for a long line if you don't have reservations.

Thank Gary W
Palos Heights, Illinois
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

we went to frankenmouth..The restaurant was wonderful..we even one meal free for our bday,,,Greta service..great food thank you as always we've been eating here for twenty five years

Thank 141cobalt07
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Food was phenomenal as always and our waitress was great! The chicken reminds me of Sunday dinners on the farm. After you stuff yourself, take a walk through the Castle shops and be amazed. Truly a satisfying experience.

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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We went for dinner and were surprised that the waiters were in lederhosen. The ladies were in traditional costume, alpine hat with feather. The wait staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They were in good spirits and allowed us to take pictures of them in their uniforms. The food was very good. Schnitzel, roast beef, potato puffs. Delish. You need... More 

Thank Elena H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The chicken is the best as is the bread. The staff are very helpful in explaining the verious dishes on the menu. We have eaten here many times and always look forward to the next time.

Thank Patricia S
Attica, Michigan
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you don't want to wait in line get here super early or even do reservations before you come. We waited 45 minutes which is horrible to an impatient 8 year old. The food was really good and our waiter Chase was awesome. Only complaint I have is because of the dressed up Santa my son doesn't believe anymore because... More 

Thank Heather W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here many times. Family style chicken dinners that come with all the trimmings. Food is excellent. Service is excellent. Shopping, beer and wine tastings in the basement. Does it get any better? Love this place!

Thank Jsccubs23
Mason, Ohio
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My kids were good about trying a variety of German fare, but at the end of the day they fell in love with the delicious chicken! It's a bit more expensive than we typically go to with the family, but we left feeling full and happy.

Thank Patrick 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?