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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1679
+1 989-652-9941
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sauerbraten” (106 reviews)
“chicken” (730 reviews)
“bread” (190 reviews)
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American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1679
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Reviewed yesterday

The staff were friendly, attentive, and very helpful. What can you say about the food? Super tasty, and it just kept coming! The problem was that it was all so good, you just didn't want to stop. I thought I was going to need help...More

Thank Randall W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved the family style dining! The chicken is really good! Our waitress, Taylor, was very attentive and friendly. We really enjoyed the atmosphere almost as much as the food. The four salads the come prior to the main course were outstanding! I have never had...More

Thank GeorgiaNana54
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wanted some German food so I stopped by this place for lunch. I was not disappointed at all.The German sausages were really yummy.

Thank 1horselover
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

BAD My Open Table reservation clearly states that we “prefer a table, not a booth, in the quietest possible area”. This was the second time in a row here when we checked in and they weren’t aware of my request. When I asked if it...More

Thank Kona-ray
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's difficult to rate something like this, where you are paying not just for food but for the "grand experience." At almost $24 a head (but mitigated some by coupons), the family-style chicken dinner was good, but not exceptional. But you're paying for the overall...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Any time I come to Frankenmuth I always eat here. Location is excellent. I love the atmosphere. Yes it's dated and it's supposed to be. When you go to Bavaria this is what it looks like right down to the dim lighting. The food is...More

Thank Ingrid L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are back in Southeastern Michigan for the summer and a trip back home would not be complete without a stop to Frankenmuth. We always head for the Bavarian Inn for our lunch option. Although they are known for their "World Famous Chicken Dinners" we...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

But...not my cup of tea. We chose to eat here because we had read so much about their "world famous chicken". My better half and I each had the special which consisted of chicken, stuffing and mashed potatoes. I was not impressed with their chicken...More

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Their menu is good and varied although not as much German food as we thought. Soup was delicious and hearty. Lunch fare so we had sandwiches but all good. Be prepared to pay higher prices for local food but all restaurants are gluton free. Supporting...More

Thank CrzyHen3
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend had recommened this place. We ate there on a Friday night when it was busy and were very impressed with the service and the food. It is very family friendly. They bring you lots of different dishes to try. You get so many...More

Thank Kensue51
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Response from Sally W | Reviewed this property |
They are closed now for remodeling. I’m not sure as most of their food is breaded. I would call in a couple of months and see if they’re back open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1679
  • 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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