Taps: 26 / Bottles: 43
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 10 | Display Reviews Only:
3.25/5 rDev -16.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
This place would be a regular stop for me if it wasn't for the service. The food is great, the atmosphere is great....but it seems like every time I go the staff seems to be off somewhere doing anything but serving you. It's like they only serve you when they get around to it. Funny thing is, I've also never been there when it's overly crowded....so if the service is tortoise-like when it's half empty I can only imagine how it would be with a big crowd. Location isn't great either, but it is one of the few places in town to get a really authentic German meal.
02-27-2006 22:28:33 | More by briman
3.35/5 rDev -14.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3
I, too, have experienced the problem of them being out of some of their menu, but not to the extent of the previous reviewer. They have an excellent selection for such an establishment, and it's a fun place to go for an Oktoberfest get-together. My biggest problem is that it is way too expensive. The food is the typical German fare, brats and the like, of which I am not fond to begin with ( though I do like sauerkraut). A fun place to check out, if you're ever in the area and you've got the money to spend. I won't probably go there again, as I don't like blowing wads on beer that I can buy elsewhere for much cheaper and drink in the comfort of my own home.
02-06-2005 02:29:00 | More by kosmoraios
3.78/5 rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3 | $$$
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.
08-03-2006 20:32:01 | More by teg8612
3.99/5 rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3 | $$$
Ah, the Bavarian Grill. I have always enjoyed my time spent there.
Atmosphere: is fun. The Beer Garden side is more casual though the restaurant side is also pretty casual. They often have live music, including polka and other acts.
Food: The food is good, but not outstanding, and a little over priced. I've always enjoyed it but there are better places in the area for German food.
Beer: Good selection both on tap and in bottles. The Bavarian Grill also has (or had? I haven't been there too recently) a Stein club where when you drink one of every beer you get a stein with your name on it.
Overall - an enjoyable place for dinner with a good selection of German beers.
04-23-2014 01:38:43 | More by ElectricSalmon
4.03/5 rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5
The Bavarian Grill is THE place to go in the Metroplex for German bier (or German food, or German music, or anything else German). I think the food is OK (IMO Bavarian food isn't the most exotic or intensely flavored in the world, but their wursts are great) and the atmosphere is fun (humorous oompah bands on most nights), but the real draw is the quality and selection of their bier. In the Texas summers I drink a lot of Pilsners and there is NO place in Texas that I've found where you can get fresher pils. I use the pils example because the hop flavor and the fresh maltiness diminish so quickly on the transatlantic voyage, especially if we're talking about green bottles. They only have German biers on the menu, with every available-in-Texas German bier represented either in bottles or on draft. Top notch, if a bit pricey (around $15 for dinner and about $5 for a bier). Check the website: www.bavariangrill.com
10-25-2002 10:09:31 | More by TXHops
4.03/5 rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
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...
10-01-2009 01:58:23 | More by Tilley4
4.13/5 rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4
I'll echo the other reviews with mine...the Bavarian Grill is pretty much the only place in the metroplex you can find fresh German beer on tap. The selection is very good and the food isn't bad either. Oktoberfest at the BG is quite fun but most nights there's a festive atmosphere anyway.
The staff is very friendly and they know their german beer, food, etc. Plus, they will serve your beer in its appropriate glassware. It's easy to like this place.
I imagine one of the main drawbacks is the location, which is anything but convenient to our fellow western metroplexers. Otherwise, it's worth a drive if you really, really love German beer.
10-22-2004 17:45:41 | More by kindestcut
Bavarian Grill in Plano, TX
89 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.