Dine in, takeout dinners and Lodge buffet offer families lots of Easter options
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. – March 23, 2022 – Easter Sunday is an especially exciting time in Frankenmuth and there are a number of excellent ways to celebrate on Sunday, April 17 thanks to the teams at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant and the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Dining options include takeout and dine-in dinners through the Restaurant and a bountiful buffet at the Lodge.
For those interested in the Easter Takeout Dinner, this filling family meal serves six people and is $199 (includes taxes). Orders must be received by Wednesday, April 13 and picked up at designated pick-up times on April 17 either at the Castle Shops north entrance or curbside in the north parking area.
The meal includes a 10-12-pound honey cured, spiral sliced ham, two quarts each of mashed potatoes, buttered noodles, baked dressing, and vegetables along with one quart of gravy, one quart of cole slaw, one quart of cranberry relish, Bavarian Chicken Seasoning and a loaf of homemade bread. A large apple or lemon meringue pie can be added for an additional $15. Substitutions are not available for the takeout dinner but diners can also ask about adding a custom Easter Basket.
To place a takeout dinner order or to add an Easter Basket to your dinner, call the Restaurant at (989) 652-9941.
For guests wishing to dine in at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, reservations for limited seating are now being taken. To make reservations call the Restaurant at (989) 652-9941.
The Bavarian Inn Lodge is hosting its annual “Bountiful Easter Buffet” on Sunday, April 17 as well with seating times from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in various banquet and dining rooms. The cost is $39.99 for adults, $20.50 for 8-12 year olds, $13.50 for 3-7 year olds and free to those two years and younger (not including tax and gratuity).
The Easter Buffet includes a wide-ranging list of flavorful items including (but not limited to) the following: Cherry Pecan Salad, Lodge Spring Salad, Italian pasta salad, rolls, steakhouse potato salad, cole slaw, cheese spreads, jello, marinated mushrooms, pancakes, scrambled eggs, famous Frankenmuth Chicken, Maple-glazed baked ham, roasted strip loin, Lodge baked salmon in herb butter, buttered noodles, baked dressing, whipped potatoes and gravy, asparagus and a vegetable medley. Dessert choices include Bavarian Inn Apfel Strudel, Edelweiss Torte, Lodge banana bread, chocolate mousse, fruit salad, Crème Brule and cheese cake minis.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling (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 132 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 over 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. In over 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.