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Bavarian Chef

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German, European, Central European
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200 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6067
+1 540-656-2101
11:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have family style serving where you can pick side dishes to share with the whole table so this makes it a great place to go with your family or friends. I have tasted things that I would normally not try because someone at our table ordered it to share. Service is excellent with the goal of pleasing the diner.... More 

Thank Sherry S
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another fine German restaurant in Fredericksburg. Located in a former train station the atmosphere is unique. The food is always excellent but it is a little pricey. If you don't mind spending a little more you will love this place.

Thank Jim P
Clearwater, FL
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this place, pretty much on a lark because it was in a convenient location. WOW - what a lucky choice. It’s in a train station along the Amtrak line between Washington, D.C. and Richmond. It also abuts the cool, hip and fun downtown Fredericksburg shopping district (Caroline St.). You can take a train there (about $15 from Richmond),... More 

Thank Robert L
Windsor, California
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was delicious...but soup was lukewarm, service was a bit slow, had to ask for water several times etc. BUT it was very busy on Thanksgiving Day, so I'm giving them a pass. We would definitely return as the menu was very good -- not just traditional Thanksgiving fare but also a really great German menu authentically prepared.

Thank MoreBounceInCA
cincinnati, ohio
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189 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Turn Of The 20th Century railroad station on the south side of Fredericksburg(at an Amtrak commuter stop), the building is perfect for the application - 3 large rooms that used to be waiting rooms for the train turned into large dining rooms, large enough that a group of 30 military were celebrating promotions at a single table... More 

Thank bassbum
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was fast and efficient in true germaniac style. The food was great, particularly the pork special. With a great selection of beers, you can't really miss this place if you enjoy this type of food. Well worth visiting

Thank Gold M
Dumfries, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took some friends to the Bavarian Chef who've never dined there. They were pleasantly surprised with the decor, the service and especially the food. Thank you so much for a lovely evening!

Thank ronaldmahaffey17813
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a meal with a large group so the restaurant had plenty of advance notice. I was impressed with the service. Even though there were lots of demands on the wait staff at virtually the same time, they coped admirably. All meals were served promptly. One goes there for hearty German food and that's exactly what one gets. I... More 

Thank Don C
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is well worth the trip just to see the building, it was the original train station that got converted to this restaurant. The staff was VERY friendly and helpful. We ordered a kid meal for my 2 year old and the plate was HUGE!!! They consider kid menu 12 & under. Please keep that in mind. The food... More 

Thank Badgergrl6
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

....to have chosen this restaurant to celebrate our 33rd anniversary. The meal started nicely as we were shown to our reserved table by the fireplace that had a special plate honoring our celebration. The spiced wine was a nice way to ward off some cold temperatures. My wife ordered a salad with bleu cheese to start, I ordered an appetizer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6067
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-656-2101
Historic Railroad Station -- The first Restaurnt "Bavarian Chef" is located in Madison, VA.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?