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The Bavarian

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Twining Rd. off C.R. 150, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM
505/776-8020
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
nice trip to the top of the mountain

we have eaten here on several occasions, and have never been disappointed with any of the many bavarian style dishes, and in the snow months they will come pick you up at the ski valley parking area and return you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
azbellb
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Waco, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Waco, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

we have eaten here on several occasions, and have never been disappointed with any of the many bavarian style dishes, and in the snow months they will come pick you up at the ski valley parking area and return you.

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Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Really great food and beer. A perfect place for lunch at Taos Ski Valley. Can't wait to get back! I recommend the jagerschneitzel as it comes with good mushroom gravy and the dark German beer.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Often stop in for hearty German fare and beers either for lunch or après (ski in winter or hike in summer). Fun atmosphere especially on one of new Mexico's many bluebird days

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

German food was ok, not fantastic. Beer was superb. Service was excellent. The location is monsterously wonderful at the base of a ski run. A great experience.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had the opportunity to grab a table on the deck looking up towards the top of Wheeler Peak and it was absolutely gorgeous! They specialize in German beers so you don't have to sacrifice quality at a ski resort! 👍

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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have eaten at the Bavarian many times for lunch and I have reviewed it on the basis of those (wonderful) experiences. Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to enjoy dinner at the Bavarian the it did not disappoint. A wonderful atmosphere, great service, good food and a special night.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

With friends from Austin we went to the Bavarian after a day of skiing. We enjoyed a round of good German beer après ski. For dinner we ordered the sampler of Bavarian specialties served family style. The platters emerged with jäger schnitzel, Wiener schnitzel, mixed sausages, brisket, spatzle, red cabbage. Sauerkraut, etc. Every specialty was hot and delicious. Portions were... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great German beer. Ordered the sampler for a family that provided a taste of all of the German menu items for everyone. Also a great place to have beverage off of lift 4

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Naples, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

From the minute you walk into The Bavarian, you are transported to a lovely Austrian home. Charmingly decorated and comfortably unique, this was the most wonderful place to spend New Year's Eve. Cahmpagne greeted you, along with the festive hats, bells, whistles to celebrate. The five course, fixed price meal was divine, with choices to suit everyone's taste. The Bavarian... More 

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United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Drove up from Taos Ski Valley after a huge December snowfall. The road had been scraped of most of its snow but it was still a challenging ascent in an all wheel drive Subaru. The building is Bavarian cute and looks a lot better covered in snow than summer-time dust. You have the choice of inside or outside seating. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Twining Rd. off C.R. 150, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos Ski Valley
  • Phone Number: 505/776-8020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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