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The Bavarian

Twining Rd. off C.R. 150, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM
505/776-8020
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Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: German
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Taos, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

First, we wanted to talk about the Sustainable Sunday Dinners that are going on each Sunday this Summer -- reservations required. We attended one in July and it was one of the most memorable culinary events our lifetimes. It was titled Farm to Mountain to Table and featured locally grown and produced foods from Taos. Each grower/producer actually got up... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

What a disappointment. We drove nearly an hour on the twisty mountain roads from Red River to Taos with great anticipation of enjoying some fine German cuisine. Instead, we were informed that they were only accepting patrons with reservations that evening (July 20, 2014) and they could not accommodate us. This, in spite of the fact that there were empty... More

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a great bar to stop at for a drink break without having to get off the mountain. Great beer selection and fun atmosphere. No liquor (which is good since it's on the mountain). Easy to get in and out of on the slopes.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Authentic German food and an amazing location! They even picked us up and returned us to our hotel. Perfect after a long day on the slopes.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A little bit of Bavaria at the top of the mountain. While the guys skied up to this restaruant each day and enjoyed goulash and a Hefe we decided to make a reservation for dinner one evening so we could experience it too. They actually provided a free (with tipping of course) shuttle from The Alpine Village in Ski Valley... More

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Lampasas, Texas
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Not too bad while skiing. We sat indoors, I found outdoors to be a little more lively, but not a problem. Meals weren't bad, a little expensive for what they were for lunch, but considering it's on the backside of the mountatin during spring break ski season...you pay it. Good selection of beers and wine is why you come, food... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

lunch on the veranda, or dinner indoors. Spazle w/ cheese and sausage, Jager Schnitzel very special.Always great service. a little bavaria

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Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This German themed restaurant is located a fair drive from the Taos Ski Valley base. It is cheerfully decorated to replicate a Bavarian restaurant - wooden painted walls and a vaulted ceiling. You even sit on a sheep skin. And the restaurant's staff is cheerful and very helpful, dressed in location specific attire. There is a great selection of German... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I have eaten here many times, both in winter and summer, and it is so familiar that I forgot to ever write a review - but when sitting out on the deck on a totally spectacular day last week I finally remembered that I have to write a review about this place. On a good winter day (of which there... More

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san antonio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Took my family to the Bavarian for dinner for their first visit to Taos. As with our previous visit everything was wonderful, my mother really enjoyed the decor as she said it reminded her of being back in Germany. As far as the food goes everything was great, couldn't have been any better of an experience.

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