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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

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Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Steak Diane
Pan seared bistro beef fillet prepared to medium, topped with a rich brown mushroom sauce with a hint of brandy. Served with 100% locally sourced Michigan mashed potatoes
Truffle Mac 'n Cheese
Rich white cheddar mac and cheese topped with your choice of grilled chicken or shrimp
Chicken or Shrimp Curry
Seasonal vegetables combined with your choice of chicken or shrimp in a rich mild curry sauce and served with basmati rice
Adult Hot Chocolate
Just like mom used to make, only with an extra kick for that warm fuzzy feeling. This blend with Kahlua, Irish Cream and a hint of Captain Morgan is just enough to warm you up from the inside out
Peppermint Pattie
A perfect blend of Peppermint Schnapps, Cream de Cocoa, rich chocolate and sweet cream. Just like candy…refreshingly cool and delicious
Bloody Mary
Voted Best Bloody Mary in Frankenmuth, this classic is a long-time favorite. Always served with unique seasonal garnish and a chaser of Heidelberg beer. Offered as mild or spicy to match your mood
per bottle6.25
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Beer
An outstanding German Hefeweizen beer brewed with a touch of grapefruit. The unique combination gives this brew a refreshing tangy flavor not normally found in German beers
German Sampler
Hofbräu beer cheese, artichoke and spinach dip with pretzel bites, Kartoffelkäseknödel (potato cheese puffs) and Kohl und Schinken Knödel (ham and cabbage dumplings) served with sweet Bavarian mustard
Potato cheese puffs
Hofbräu Beer Cheese, Artichoke & Spinach Dip
Served with our own pretzel bites
Kohl und Schinken Knödel
Ham and cabbage dumplings served with sweet Bavarian mustard
Chicken Livers
A shareable side dish
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Mozzarella cheese fried and served with housemade marinara sauce
Add a German side order to further enhance your Bavarian experience
Buttered Spätzle
Small Bavarian dumplings
Sweet-sour red cabbage
Warm German Potato Salad
A Bavarian Inn favorite
Bavarian Inn style
Our famous all-you-care-to-eat style! We take pride in the fact that our food is housemade daily with the highest quality ingredients from within the state of Michigan whenever seasonably possible. All family style meals are served in courses and include: Our breads are made fresh in our bakery! Stollen (fruit & nut bread), backofenbrot (housemade white bread), noodle soup, cole slaw, pasta salad, cranberry relish, a Michigan seasonal salad, baked dressing, vegetable du jour, 100% real mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered noodles and housemade ice cream. Note: All dishes from your FIRST serving may be taken home. Family style dinners are priced per person. Dressing and bakery products may contain nuts
per person24.99
Family Style Frankenmuth® Chicken
The chicken that put Frankenmuth on the map! Fresh, natural chicken, lightly breaded, flavored with our own blend of seasonings, then quickly fried for full flavor
per person26.99
Family Style Frankenmuth® Chicken Plus One Meat
Sample one of our traditional German meats (Kasseler Rippchen, Sauerbraten, Bratwurst or Jäger Schnitzel) as well as Frankenmuth Chicken
per person29.99
The Ultimate Family Style Bavarian Dinner
Treat yourself to a sampling of five meats served family style along with sauerkraut and potato cheese puffs. Frankenmuth® Chicken, Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin), Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef), Bratwurst (smoked sausage), Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork)
All German dinners include: Stollen (fruit and nut bread), backofenbrot (housemade white bread), noodle soup, cole slaw, pasta salad, cranberry relish, Michigan seasonal salad, buttered noodles, vegetable du jour, potato cheese puffs and sauerkraut, housemade ice cream
Your choice - $25.99
A medley of favorites - Famous Frankenmuth® Chicken (white or dark meat), Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork), Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef)
Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin), Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork) and Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef)
Rouladen (beef roll), Frankenmuth Chicken (white or dark meat) and Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin)
Stuffed in our own Metzgerei. Knackwurst (pork and beef sausage), Bratwurst (smoked sausage) and Weisswurst (pork sausage)
Your choice - $25.99
Hunter's Schnitzel (Jäger Schnitzel)
Tender loin of pork lightly breaded in seasoned breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, topped with a flavorful mushroom cream sauce
Wiener Schnitzel
Hand-breaded veal cutlet
A traditional German favorite. Beef rolls filled with bacon, celery, onions and a dill pickle
Marinated roast beef with a flavorful red wine sauce
Chicken Schnitzel
Crispy breast of chicken topped with a Riesling wine sauce
Chicken Tender Plate
Served with French fries
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Breast of chicken stuffed with Gruyere cheese and smoked pork loin, golden fried, topped with white wine sauce and served with potato cheese puffs
Chicken Breast Imperial
Topped with asparagus, tomato, provolone and a garlic wine sauce, served over a bed of tender-crisp vegetables
Chicken Liver Plate
Served with mashed potatoes and baked dressing
Broiled Lake Superior Whitefish
Served with baked potato
Grilled New York Strip Steak
Served with baked potato
The chicken that put Frankenmuth on the map! Fresh, natural chicken, lightly breaded, flavored with our own blend of seasonings, then quickly fried for full flavor. Served with mashed potatoes, gravy and baked dressing
Three Piece: Mixed or Dark
Three Piece: No Wings
Two Piece: Mixed or Dark
Half Dozen $20.99
Wing Plate
Michigan's Greatest German Beer Selection
There's something special about coming to Bavarian Inn Restaurant to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Since 1888, more than 20 million guests have returned to feast on our world-famous ?all-you-can-eat? family-style dinners.
$8 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, German, European
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for Valentine’s Day and got the ultimate so that we could try everything. It was a fun experience and you get a lot of interesting foods for your $30. I got a German wine flight also that was very good. Some thoughts: I love...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kariejeanne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a child in the 70's. The food is excellent and reasonably priced, for what you get. This place has great German cuisine. Never come on the weekend or during the Christmas season without making a reservation, as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tinaanddave2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely authentic atmosphere and the staff where dressed in authentic outfits. Very friendly staff and good quality food. Out meal was outstanding!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank terric579
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our anniversary party for 75 guests in the Alpine Room. I had been planning this party for 4 years. As soon as I could I booked the room with Jody, a member of the the event planning staff, who as very patient with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank L L
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure taking care of you! Happy Anniversary again!! Thank you so much for sharing your review. I will be sure to pass along to everyone involved in your event. Hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our new catch phrase from the most disappointing meal we had on our 60 day travels across the continent. On the surface, this place has it all, great Bavarian decor and staff uniforms, a ready made clientele and several dining rooms, so no waiting. But,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 17KAG
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear that the meal on your visit did not meet your expectations. I'm even more sorry to read the way you phrased it in the title of your review, so negative for our wonderful town. We try so very hard to serve...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you read so much about the amazing Frankenmuth hospitality and chicken you think you are in for a real treat. Well, this one can be avoided. The term cattle mart comes to mind. They seem so concerned about filling there horribly oversized feeding rooms...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wandering_Irish_Lad
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do appreciate you taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to read your opinion of the dining rooms and some of the food items. We do pride ourselves in having a very diverse group of team members of all ages. There are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what’s going on with the quality of the Bavarian Inn food.. the last few visits the food has not been up to the standards they use to serve.. the soup was warm at best and the chicken tasted greasy and absolutely no flavor....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank garabella815
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you haven't enjoyed your meal recently. Did you share your comments with a manager or supervisor while you were here. We would certainly want to remedy any issues right on the spot so you can leave more than...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting Frankenmuth every year, and eating at the Bavarian Inn is a must! Love the town, but the good is fabulous!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise R
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Cranberry relish, chicken, potato puffs, chicken salad, noodles, chicken soup, and sauerbraten are good mainstays. Make reservations to avoid lines. Check ahead of time for special events because it will cause traffic issues or might just change your mind about heading in for lunch or...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidcW7208ZC
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The German food here is great and the service is top notch. I had the Frankenmuth sampler with chicken, schnitzel and sauerbraten.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johngQ3970BI
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When you call to make a reservation,and you should, you can ask if these prices are still correct. 9 year old is about $15, and adults close to $25. Enjoy, it should be beautiful. Dress warm and enjoy some of the... More
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