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713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Northville, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Signature chicken dinners are still a standout, especially with all the sides including chicken noodle soup, chicken pasta salad, cole slaw, cranberry relish, sauerkraut, three bean salad, and bread basket including stollen All delicious!.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Twenty years ago, I brought my daughter to this restaurant when she was nine years old. We planned to return the weekend of the 14th of November, but she could not come with. It did not stop my two sisters, myself, and my "medical service dog" Dr. Mia Beeboosch. And let me tell you it was just as great as... More 

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ann arbor, mi
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The last few times I've been here I was disappointed and wasn't sure that I'd be back. But my family wanted to try it again and I'm glad that we did. We had a great dinning experience. We went during the week so that may have helped bacause it wasn't at all busy. Once we were seated it took our... More 

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ottawa
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This restaurant is very popular and was highly recommended to visit. After the entrance, was finally located, then lining up before seating assignment, we were hungry. Our four person table was against the wall, giving us an excellent view of the total room, that we were in. There are additional rooms around the corner. The friendly server came for beverage... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is an authentic Bavarian restaurant although I was told by a German family that they don't consider chicken a Bavarian dish! Funny, but the chicken is so good! Order a sampler dish to taste the variety of the very good offerings. Go during "off hours" to avoid the long lines...Hippie Bob

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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Two words. Chicken dinner. So tasty. The family style service with the chicken dinner is wonderful. You get a few salad/soup starters to share before your actual meal. Then the meal comes, if you ordered the chicken dinner you get that and side dishes such as mashed potatoes and potato salad. Chicken is all you can eat so you may... More 

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Thank Megan W
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

The food is always good and they always give you lots to eat. Is it the best meal, probably not but it was good. If you enjoy German food you will be happy!

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Edwardsburg
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Great chicken family style dinner. Service was quick and servers very polite. Highly recommend. Clean and comfortable restaurant.

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Toledo, Ohio
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Have been coming for the Chick Dinner since I was little when mom and dad brought the family on a regular basis. Still a great meal (even though a little high priced) but it is a traditional trip that we would not skip.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Great chicken dinners. This past visit, service was a bit on the slow side. Waited 15-20 minutes before any beverage was brought to the table. The only meal I do not recommend here is the sauerbraten, it's just a slice of mediocre beef with a sweet/mostly sour sauce. Sauerbraten is traditionally cooked in the sauce.

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

Thank you for your review. I will be sure to pass along your comments on the sauerbraten. I'm sorry your service was not as quick as you would have liked. Please contact me at the restaurant if you would like to talk about your visit in more detail. Kim Ramirez Hospitality Division Manager 800-228-2742 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
American, German, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 989-652-9941
Description
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?