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“Excellent beer, food, and service.”

Frankenmuth Brewery
Ranked #8 of 41 Restaurants in Frankenmuth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Frankenmuth Brewery is America's oldest Microbrewery and Michigan's Original Craft Brewery since 1862! Offering award winning Ales & Lagers, Pub Fare and a Gold Medal Taproom experience. Open for guests year round, outdoor patio seating overlooking the Cass River is available seasonally.
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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“Excellent beer, food, and service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2011

I just had my wedding reception at the Frankenmuth Brewery- it was by far better than I could have imagined! The food was delicious and their open bar (with all those craft beers!) was unreal. My guests continue to talk about what a great place this was, definitely not something that they will forget. The management took care of all the details and were very prepared, ensuring the day went off without a hitch. I HIGHLY recommend you visit the Brewery when visiting Frankenmuth!

  • Visited October 2011
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Illinois
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“Loud, poor service, poor food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2011

We arrived about 8 pm to have supper. The staff were inattentive and we would have left but were unfamiliar with the area. My salad with chicken breast featured limp greens and charred, cold chicken. What a terrible meal.
The one Oktoberfest draft I had was mediocre.
We certainly will not be returning.

  • Visited October 2011
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Ontario
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“The Best Place to Eat in Frankenmuth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2011

Whoever had the wisdom to turn this old brewery into a restaurant was a genius. The atmosphere is second to none. We had a chance to sit outside on the patio for one of our visits and there was a rock band playing and people dancing on the level below - the music was great! Enjoyed everything we had a chance to try - pizza, salads, sandwiches, chicken and pasta. The wait staff were very friendly as well. It's a busy place, so reservations are probably a good idea. We did wait in line on a few occasions, but were willing to do so.
Something that should be fixed are doors leading out to the patios. We watched several plates get put on the floor so the staff could open the door, awkwardly hold it open with their leg, and then pick up the plates to go through and take them to the tables. There was no other option for them unless someone else was able to hold the door for them. Automated doors would be a nice touch.

  • Visited July 2011
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1 Thank OntarioBeachBumm
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Fort Myers, Florida
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2011

Great atmosphere, good German food selections and good beer - I skipped the brew and got a bottle of Frankie's Root Bier instead and it was absolutely delicious. I had the brat sandwich and I was a bit disappointed with the bun - not the freshest - but otherwise everything was good. My parents had the ruben sandwich and the brat platter and both very very happy with their meals - they raved most about the sauerkraut. Good place to stop if you find yourself in Frankenmuth.

Visited October 2011
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Holland, OH
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“Great Day in Frankenmuth”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2011

The brewery is a great place to have lunch ... especially if it's a nice day and you can sit outside on the deck overlooking the river. The food is ordinary, the beer is tasty, the service was friendly and efficient.

  • Visited October 2011
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