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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

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Mon, 1/21
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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SEASONAL FEATURES
$26.99
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
$24.99
Truffle Mac 'n Cheese
Rich white cheddar mac and cheese topped with your choice of grilled chicken or shrimp
$24.99
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
$7.75
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
$7.5
Peppermint Pattie
A perfect blend of Peppermint Schnapps, Cream de Cocoa, rich chocolate and sweet cream. Just like candy…refreshingly cool and delicious
$8.25
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
STARTERS
$10.99
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
$5.99
Kartoffelkäseknödel
Potato cheese puffs
$10.99
Hofbräu Beer Cheese, Artichoke & Spinach Dip
Served with our own pretzel bites
$7.99
Kohl und Schinken Knödel
Ham and cabbage dumplings served with sweet Bavarian mustard
$7.99
Chicken Livers
A shareable side dish
$8.99
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Mozzarella cheese fried and served with housemade marinara sauce
GREAT ADDITIONS
Add a German side order to further enhance your Bavarian experience
$4.99
Buttered Spätzle
Small Bavarian dumplings
$4.99
Blaukraut
Sweet-sour red cabbage
$4.99
Warm German Potato Salad
A Bavarian Inn favorite
$3.99
Sauerkraut
Bavarian Inn style
FAMILY STYLE MEALS!
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)
GERMAN DINNERS
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
COMBINATION
Your choice - $25.99
Frankenmuth
A medley of favorites - Famous Frankenmuth® Chicken (white or dark meat), Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork), Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef)
Bavarian
Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin), Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork) and Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef)
Heidelberg
Rouladen (beef roll), Frankenmuth Chicken (white or dark meat) and Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin)
Sausage
Stuffed in our own Metzgerei. Knackwurst (pork and beef sausage), Bratwurst (smoked sausage) and Weisswurst (pork sausage)
TRADITIONAL
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
Rouladen
A traditional German favorite. Beef rolls filled with bacon, celery, onions and a dill pickle
Sauerbraten
Marinated roast beef with a flavorful red wine sauce
Chicken Schnitzel
Crispy breast of chicken topped with a Riesling wine sauce
PLATE DINNERS
$24.99
Chicken Tender Plate
Served with French fries
$25.99
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
$25.99
Chicken Breast Imperial
Topped with asparagus, tomato, provolone and a garlic wine sauce, served over a bed of tender-crisp vegetables
$21.99
Chicken Liver Plate
Served with mashed potatoes and baked dressing
$25.99
Broiled Lake Superior Whitefish
Served with baked potato
$26.99
Grilled New York Strip Steak
Served with baked potato
FRANKENMUTH® CHICKEN PLATE
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
$22.99
Three Piece: Mixed or Dark
$23.5
Three Piece: No Wings
$22.25
Two Piece: Mixed or Dark
Half Dozen $20.99
Wing Plate
GERMAN BEER
Michigan's Greatest German Beer Selection
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, German, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 5 days 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 days 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 6 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, this restaurant has a god reputation, but the food was not that great and ended up fairly expensive. I am sorry to say that it did not taste particularly authentic (I have been to Bavaria/Black Forest many times), although the side dishes were tasty....More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Gareth P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere!! Been coming here since I was a little girl. Great gift shop and bakery in basement. You feel like you’re in Germany!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LLA1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the idea of lots of small plates of side dishes being passed around. The food.was great. Loved the fact that they had an accordion player and waiters dressed in liederhosen.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teammilitello
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Frankenmuth every year & the chicken smells great as you are walking around town. We finally stopped in & ate there. Never again. Very expensive & the chicken smelled better than it tasted. I will stick with a local bar in our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank jeanbeilke1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

chicken is ok, don't know why claimed to be the best, I think Popeye has better chicken than this, the kids menu chicken leg has good value, only 1.99 for a leg, fries and ice-cream. The turkey soup is not bad, the pot pie is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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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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