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713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Flat Rock, Alabama
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting decor. Good chicken. Order the family style and you will be sooo full. Actually to much food for two people to eat.

Thank nette099
Flint, Michigan
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Consider the all you can eat chicken dinner. It includes soup, four cold sides and four or five hot sides. Dessert is also included. And you can have as many helpings as you like. If this is too much, try the chicken pot pie. It is delicious.

Thank Nancy S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family celebrated our family thanksgiving and we all had a great time great food and room for all of us thank you

Thank kimkrueger
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is known for their family style chicken dinners. You get the works and the costumed staff enjoy providing a great experience for families. The service was very good. Food was piping hot and plentiful. The bratwurst dinner is equally as good. We have eaten in the dining rooms and in the small cafeteria as well. Definitely a good... More 

Thank annie683
Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good German food. The service is excellant and I love the costumes the wait staff wear. You might have to wait for a table but it is worth it. I love the bread samples they bring while you wait for your food. Be sure to wander around and check out the decor in all the dining areas. Also be... More 

Thank Cassre
pleasant ridge, mi
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to stop here yesterday because it's been about 20 years since I ate here. The place has nice bavarian decor. We waited about 40 minutes to get seated. After taking our order, we waited an extra 20 to get our soups. Everyone in this dining room seemed to have that "i'm starving look". I understand... More 

Thank drdotbrown
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm very sorry that you had such a delay in getting seated and being served while we were during our busy time on your most recent visit. We try very hard to determine how to staff for the number of guests that might visit us on any given day. We have a system that is... More 

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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great all you can eat chicken. Now that it is owned by Zehnder's the food isn't as good as it used to be, but the same as across the street at Zehnder's. I prefer the atmosphere at this eatery to Zehnder;s, but if you can't get in here, Zehnder's is fine, just a different atmosphere.

Kent City, Michigan
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129 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going to Bavarian inn restaurant for chicken dinners the chicken is the best the bread is good and noodle soup and buttered noodles the mashed potatoes are good and the rest well I could leave I have a few bites of the cold pasta but I don't care for the rest Im There for the chicken and buttered... More 

Thank lheethuis
Farmington, Michigan
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what to write.. . My expectations were not high but I at least thought that I would be eating tasteful chicken. Far, far from it: a hunk of dry meat (middle school lunches had more flavor) and high prices. A table of four with one drink each? $130. Yes, you read that.

1 Thank Christopher D
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to read your review. Of course we want to be sure our guests enjoy every element of their dinner including wonderful service. I would be happy to talk with you and receive more information on your dining experience. Please reach out and call me directly at the restaurant to let me take care of you and apologize... More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to the Bavarian in you get the experience that is expected, unfortunately not the real Bavarian experience that I would have expected. Food is ok but comes slightly cooler than I would like. Service is good.

Thank John B
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us. I apologize that your visist was not as you would have expected. The food temperature as well as taste and service should all be excellent each time. That is always our goal. I'm sorry we fell should of that for you. Please contact me at the restaurant if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $23
American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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