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Bavarian Chef

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$$ - $$$German, European,
200 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6067
+1 540-656-2101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“schnitzel” (53 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6067
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Germany has come to Fredericksburg. We were stationed in Stuttgart, Germany for four years and this is really pretty close to what we enjoyed in Germany. This evening my wife went with the traditional Wiener Schnitzel and I decided on the special, Doner Schnitzel. It...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The place to go for authentic German food. Fun and inviting atmosphere located in the old train depot. World wide variety of cold beer and friendly staff make for a memorable meal.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our first visit. It was a little warm inside. You get much for your dollar here. Will definitely try again soon!

Thank Freedbtrfly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. It was a rainy day with out of town friends for a one day visit. Where can I take them???? Bavarian Chef! It was warm and cozy, special low lighting, basket of warm variety of breads at our table. Waitress dressed...More

Thank Franceen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the interests of full disclosure, I seldom have an opportunity to eat a good German meal, but this one was excellent. I've seen the Bavarian Chef on 29 south near Madison on our drives to Charlottesville but never stopped. The same family owns this...More

Thank LowCarbZone
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The food here is lovely and there is an extensive menu of authentic German foods which come with a myriad of sides. I had the special- pork hocks which was delicious. The staff were attentive and young female staff both professional and amusing. I was...More

Thank GC1515
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant with an upbeat, pleasant, professional staff. The flavors are sumptuous, and the portions are wonderful. One doesn’t leave this dining establishment hungry!!! Our waiter, Chris, had a great sense of humor, and his attentiveness and suggestions were right on target. The setting is...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Not my first visit nor will it be the last. Beautiful historic restaurant serving authentic German food. They have other options such as the pumpernickel encrusted filet of cod (licking my chops amazing). Their meals are generous portion and so flavorful. Do give them a...More

Thank Pat E
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Last minute call on New Year's Eve to get a reservation for two, for our anniversary. Hostess was amazing and said to show up at 7:30pm and wallah, we had the most amazing corner, quiet table with a decorative plate on it with a note...More

Thank CindyWessel
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The Bavarian Chef is among the many top-notch restaurants in Fredericksburg. My husband and I dined there on a Saturday evening. Located in the historic train station near downtown, the restaurant is a good fit for the building, and decorated to showcase both Germany and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-6067
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-656-2101
Historic Railroad Station -- The first Restaurnt "Bavarian Chef" is located in Madison, VA.
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