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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 989-652-9941
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (677 reviews)
“salads” (145 reviews)
“schnitzel” (123 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Whenever my family and I come to Frankenmuth, we eat at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant! We are never disappointed, always have wonderful service and the food is so unbelievably good! We always feel overly full and completely satisfied!! They truly know how to make their...More

Thank hgood40
Reviewed 6 March 2016

the food was out of this world as always they were busy considering the time of year we went had to wait to be seated but service was awesome

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 5 March 2016

My friends call it the most expensive chicken dinner ever and now I know why. It is very pricey for what you get. It is all you can eat but that is not important to me any longer. The fried chicken was good but I...More

Thank SBolin
KimberlyRamirez, Manager at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Thank you for your review. I would really appreciate the opportunity to talk with you about your visit and what things were disappointing for you. It is always our goal that all the elements of food and service come together to create the most enjoyable...More

Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service! We always leave full and satisfied. My son loves chicken soup so the family style dinners with order after order of soup is his favorite!

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Save some money and go downstairs to the cafeteria style food section. A more limited menu, but still tasty, cheaper, and less wait time. Afterward head to the stores down the hall (also better selection than zhenders)

Thank aliepora22
Reviewed 28 February 2016

great food, great atmosphere, staff very friendly, service was a little slow but food and waiter made up for it

Thank aubreey
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Going to the Bavarian Inn Restaurant has been a treat for our family over the years. Being that it is an hour and a half drive, it is something that we only do once or twice a year. The famous Frankenmuth Chicken Dinner, served family...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 25 February 2016

There are 2 restaurants across from one another. This is our personal favorite after going several times per year for over 40 years. They have a large menu but are best known for their fried chicken. I am not one to eat fried food or...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Our family likes to visit at least once a year. Great price to add a child 5 and under to the all you can eat chicken dinner ($1.99). Our server went above and beyond by making sure all hot dishes were out of the reach...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Quaint and fairy tale like building straight out of the Cinderella legend. Neat and situated on the main avenue near the Bavarian village.

Thank Anne Mary F
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Questions & Answers
Kasey S
12 May 2017|
Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
Yes, you should call for a reservation. With Dog Bowl in Frankenmuth that is typically a very busy weekend. Thank you, see you soon!
6 May 2017|
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Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
Yes, we do! We have a gluten free menu and a vegetarian menu available. You can view them online ahead of time if you like. Then when you arrive, just request the menu from the hostess when you are seated. Thank you!
Julie S
2 January 2017|
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Response from KimberlyRamirez | Property representative |
We have a large variety of cold and hot side dishes for you to choose from. We also have a vegetarian menu available. You can view both of those on our website. Look forward to serving you soon! Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
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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