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Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten

332 Weaverville Rd, Asheville, NC 28804-1229
+1 828-645-8383
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“spaetzle” (34 reviews)
“vienna salad” (17 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (14 reviews)
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332 Weaverville Rd, Asheville, NC 28804-1229
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, beer and service. Charming little restaurant very much like small village local restaurants in Germany.

Thank ABS2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for early dinner and there were about 4 tables occupied. There was only one cook in the kitchen and the food service was slow. There were out of several of their beers. There were other menu items that they were out of....More

Thank LZAmy
Janis J, Owner at Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry, but we were not out of any beers, and have not been out. We were not out of multiple menu items, either, except for the Vegetarian Strudel. As to being out of items, we do all from scratch, and when particularly busy,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little restaurant; Sunday lunch; party of 6. We drove over from Greenville, SC, after reading high reviews. The waitress looked surprised & frazzled upon our arrival; they are open, right? (It appeared she was the only waitress until another employee, possibly the owner, came...More

Thank CampingQueen_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was friendly; food was OK. Have had better German. Portions were not that big for the price and location.

Thank ProfessorTB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service but was very disappointed in the portion size. I've eaten here for lunch and received the same amount of schnitzel for $7 less. I believed that the menu at one time explained that more meat was given at...More

Thank NCTravelCat
Janis J, Owner at Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are correct. The dinner portions are to be a third larger. I am sorry that this happened to you, and actually am surprised. Perhaps they substituted a lunch portion accidentally. I hope you give us another chance, so please call Janis at 828-645-8383 and...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Well worth the drive from Maggie Valley! After being stationed in and visiting Germany, this is German food at its best! Wonderful service. We enjoyed out-of-this world goulash suppe (the best we’ve ever had! Be sure to save some bread for sopping), tender and crisp...More

1  Thank Tami O
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The service was really good................. Most everything else was such a disappointment. The best thing we had was the Vienna Salad. We had 3 types of schnitzel, the sides were, potato salad, red cabbage, and spatzle. There was no authentic German bread or pretzels. My...More

1  Thank Mary K
Janis J, Owner at Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

I am sorry for your disappointment. We strive for excellence. As you alluded to in your review, you came to the Bavarian Restaurant because of "reading previous reviews." We have many who travel to eat here who are originally from Germany, or who have lived...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

First as in all my reviews I will tell you this is a place to go. The food is delicious and authentic. The person I was with the evening I was here lived in Germany for a few years and she said this food is...More

3  Thank Navsdad
Janis J, Owner at Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

I appreciate your honesty, and when I first started reading your review I thought, "she must be speaking of another place because seating is immediate here." So, if it was disorganized, it was probably the night we were very short-staffed. I am sorry about that!...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant outside of Asheville, worth the drive. Excellent food and service. Waiter was very friendly, and very knowledgeable about their beer selection. Will definitely be back the next time we visit Asheville!

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a little outside of Asheville but worth the drive. A quaint relaxing log cabin. The service and food were both excellent. Would highly recommend!!

1  Thank zzxxyyzz
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21 March 2016|
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Response from Janis J | Property representative |
I'm sorry, but we have neither of those. The goulash has the pork tips now. It's delicious, though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Weaverville Rd, Asheville, NC 28804-1229
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-645-8383
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The Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten is located on 332 Weaverville Highway just a few minutes north of the city of Asheville, North Carolina. Each season abounds with it's own activities! We are only 20 minutes from The Biltmore House and Gardens, 13.4 Miles to the The Blue Ridge Parkway, and an hour drive to the beginning of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park at the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten is surrounded by abundant natural beauty, friendly atmosphere, wealth of year-round outdoor activities including winter skiing, hiking, biking, and fishing. Enjoy our rich history, and lively local arts and music scene. Just about every weekend from spring until fall, Asheville and its surrounding towns play host to all kinds of festivals from Bele Chere, the southeast's largest outdoor street festival, to the Mountain Dance & Folk Festival which celebrates the area's rich heritage.
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