Dine in, takeout dinners and giant Lodge buffet offer Mother’s Day options for families
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. – APRIL 16, 2021 – Looking for a wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day and honor the women of our lives? The Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Bavarian Inn Lodge are offering dine-in, takeout and buffet options on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9).
For guests wishing to dine in at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, reservations for limited seating are now being taken. This year one of the highlights on the Mother’s Day menu is the Ultimate Family Style Bavarian Dinner including Frankenmuth Chicken, Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin), Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef), Bratwurst and Schnitzel (breaded pork loin). Many other Frankenmuth favorites, including all-you-can-eat Frankenmuth Style Chicken, will be offered as well.
To make reservations call the Restaurant at (989) 652-9941.
For those interested in the Restaurant’s Mother’s Day Takeout Dinner, there are two family meal options serving four or eight people. The cost is $109 (four-person dinner) or $189 (eight-person dinner). Orders must be received by Wednesday, May 5 and picked up at designated pick-up times on May 9 at the Castle Shops entrance or curbside, both located on the north side of the restaurant.
The four-person meal includes a 2.5-pound herb rubbed pork loin, 10 pieces of mixed chicken, quarts of mashed potatoes (with a pint of gravy), baked dressing, buttered noodles, and Blue Hubbard squash. In addition, included are pints of cole slaw and chicken pasta salad. The meal also includes a loaf of homemade Bavarian Inn bread and a spring lemon cake. For the eight-person takeout dinner, orders will include two of each item described. Guests can add a half-pound box of assorted chocolates for $10. Substitutions are not available for the takeout dinner.
The Restaurant is also offering an individual takeout dinner available for $15.99. This includes a three-piece chicken and pork loin combination plate served with dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy and cole slaw.
To place a dinner order call the Restaurant at (989) 652-9941 or 1-800-BAVARIA.
The Bavarian Inn Lodge is hosting its annual Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 9 as well with seating times from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in various dining rooms. The cost is $31.99 for adults, $18.50 for 8-12 year olds, $12.95 for 3-7 year olds and free to those two and younger (not including tax and gratuity).
Besides the current social distancing and mask guidelines already in place, special efforts are
being planned to ensure a safe and fun experience for all Lodge buffet guests. Food selections
will be plated for guests by the staff stationed throughout the buffet from behind plexi-glass
The Mother’s Day Buffet includes various salads including Mandarin Orange, Oberfranken pasta, tomato rye Panzanella, and cranberry relish; Frankenmuth Cheese Haus cheese spread; waffles, scrambled eggs; Frankenmuth Chicken; Kassler Rippchen (smoked pork loin); carved prime rib; spaghetti with meat sauce; many side items including potatoes and gravy; baked dressing; and an array of vegetables.
For dessert guests can enjoy Bavarian Inn cherry strudel, rum torte, chocolate mousse, fruit salad, mini tarts, whipped cream and an Around the World Cheese Board with crackers.
Call (888) 775-6343 to book reservations for the Lodge Easter Buffet.
This year a takeout option is being offered by the Lodge as well. The $27.99 per person cost includes a three-meat feast of Frankenmuth Chicken, Chicken Fine Herb and Kassler Rippchen as well as whipped potatoes and gravy, Bavarian Inn dressing, a blend of broccoli, carrots and cauliflower along with cherry strudel. Orders can be placed at (888) 775-6343.
All guests should remember that social distancing rules and face covering guidelines apply for dining in and when coming to pick up takeout orders.
About Bavarian Inn Restaurant
Celebrating over 131 years of service, the Bavarian Inn Restaurant has become a Michigan landmark. Generations of diners, lodgers and tourists from around the globe have discovered true Bavarian hospitality thanks to Dorothy and her late husband William “Tiny” Zehnder. Guests experience the old-world European charm of the Bavarian Inn – whether it’s the famous chicken dinners, fresh baked goods or Michigan’s greatest selection of German beer. Bavarian Inn also prides itself on being one of the top consumers of Pure Michigan agricultural products, striving to serve more Michigan-grown and produced foods and Michigan-produced beverages than any other restaurant. Nestled within the backdrop of authentic German architecture, a variety of shops and other fun activities, a trip to Frankenmuth would not be complete without a visit to the Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Learn more at www.bavarianinn.com.
For 35 years, nestled along the banks of the Cass River in Frankenmuth, is one of the state's largest indoor water park hotels. The Lodge has 360 European-themed guest rooms, including whirlpool and family suites, an adult-only pool and whirlpool, two gift shops, two lounges and two restaurants — all under one roof. The expansive 35,000 square foot Family Fun Center houses two thrilling water slides, three pools and two whirlpools, over 160 video and redemption games, a two-level children's play village and Willy's Kingdom indoor mini-golf course. Guests can also enjoy live, nightly entertainment year-round and test their own musical skills during weekend family karaoke shows. Banquet facilities can accommodate events for 2-500 guests to enjoy Old World Charm with modern technology and delicious meals. In 35 years of business, the Bavarian Inn Lodge has been an important destination for travelers, evidenced by the 1.68 million room-nights that have been booked there since its opening, along with its top rating on TripAdvisor®. Learn more at www.bavarianinn.com.