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Bavarian Grill

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Bavarian GrillBavarian Grill
BA SCORE
89
very good

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.21%
Taps: 26
Bottles: 43
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

221 W Parker Rd
Plano, Texas, 75023-6914
United States
phone: (972) 881-0705

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bavariangrill

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Photo of ranger7
4/5  rDev +2.6%

ranger7, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of ElectricSalmon
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%

Ah, the Bavarian Grill. I have always enjoyed my time spent there.

Atmosphere: is fun. The Beer Garden side is more casual though the restaurant side is also pretty casual. They often have live music, including polka and other acts.

Food: The food is good, but not outstanding, and a little over priced. I've always enjoyed it but there are better places in the area for German food.

Beer: Good selection both on tap and in bottles. The Bavarian Grill also has (or had? I haven't been there too recently) a Stein club where when you drink one of every beer you get a stein with your name on it.

Overall - an enjoyable place for dinner with a good selection of German beers.

ElectricSalmon, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of BearMark
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

BearMark, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Heretic42
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Heretic42, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of ZenAgnostic
4.36/5  rDev +11.8%

15 beers on tap. Around 50 bottles when I visited Sept 3, 2011. Not all the brews are on the menu, but the rest seem to be up on display behind the bar.

Pricey. $7-10 per beer. Unique glassware for pretty much all beers. The bartendress gave great pours with perfect head.

Nice staff. Banter with customers seemed to come straight from Cheers. Love it.

Cute little stein decor hanging on the walls. When you fill up a beer menu card (by having all the beers) you get to have your own stein, which you can do whatever you want with. Seems most people hang them on the walls and tuck their beer cards in them.

Didn't try the food, but was interested in having a bratwurst with my hefe. Maybe next time. Kitchen closes before the bar, so was unable to.

Apparently they sell the glassware too if you ask. I totally wanted to get a Weihenstephaner Weizen glass but it was out of budget. Still, at $6 a glass, it's not a bad price for quality glassware.

ZenAgnostic, Sep 05, 2011
Photo of Tilley4
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%

This is a very authentic German restaurant... Some of the people I spoke with barely spoke English...I knew I was in the right place...

I had to give this place a try since its so close to Oktoberfest time...I wasn't disappointed at all...

I ordered a Paulaner Oktoberfest on tap as well as a Weihanstephan Hefeweiss and both tasted and seemed super fresh... This place had loads of German brews to choose from...

I had a plate of sausages, kraut, and potato salad and everything was delicious... Went perfect with the brews...

Overall it was a neat experience that I won't ever forget... Polka music and great German beer...

Tilley4, Oct 01, 2009
Photo of teg8612
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%

Located in a strip mall, way off the street, you may have trouble finding this place. They also have odd hours like being closed on Sunday and Monday.

You will walk past the little outdoor beer garden to get to the front door. Very authentic German restaurant. Decor isn't from the Rhine but who cares. Food was very good and the menu rotates to the season. Freshest taps of German beer in the DF-dub. When it isn't 95 degrees at 10pm, I could sit out in the Garden and drink Paul Hefe's all night. There is a polka band here as well and it always floors me to here them play "Smoke on the Water" or "In-a-godda-davita" the ten-minute version polka style.

This could have been my bar if it wasn't such a haul to get there for me. Hands down the best German bar and grill in Dallas.

teg8612, Aug 03, 2006
Photo of briman
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

This place would be a regular stop for me if it wasn't for the service. The food is great, the atmosphere is great....but it seems like every time I go the staff seems to be off somewhere doing anything but serving you. It's like they only serve you when they get around to it. Funny thing is, I've also never been there when it's overly crowded....so if the service is tortoise-like when it's half empty I can only imagine how it would be with a big crowd. Location isn't great either, but it is one of the few places in town to get a really authentic German meal.

briman, Feb 27, 2006
Photo of mschuman
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%

This is one of my hang outs, and has been several years. My introduction to beer outside BMC came at the Bavarian Grill. I'm a stein club member, etc....I really like this place. The building is organized somewhat strangely, which seems to add to the semi-mysteriousness of the joint. The bier menu has changed quite alot over the years, and I agree with previous posters that they are, at times, out of quite a few biers. The bier is almost always served in the appropriate glassware at the appropriate temperature(i have to disagree with a previous poster here, the temp is right on). The prices aren't off the mark, either. If you like Hefe, Pils, Doppelbock, you'll like this place. Come in after work for "stein hour". They have small portion food items for a buck or 2 when you buy a bier. It lasts til 7pm weekdays. You can eat a small dinner for 4-5 bucks, have a couple beers, and walk out for 15-20 dollars, total. Prost!

mschuman, Jun 18, 2005
Photo of kosmoraios
3.35/5  rDev -14.1%

I, too, have experienced the problem of them being out of some of their menu, but not to the extent of the previous reviewer. They have an excellent selection for such an establishment, and it's a fun place to go for an Oktoberfest get-together. My biggest problem is that it is way too expensive. The food is the typical German fare, brats and the like, of which I am not fond to begin with ( though I do like sauerkraut). A fun place to check out, if you're ever in the area and you've got the money to spend. I won't probably go there again, as I don't like blowing wads on beer that I can buy elsewhere for much cheaper and drink in the comfort of my own home.

kosmoraios, Feb 06, 2005
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Bavarian Grill in Plano, TX
89 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.