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We hope that you also enjoy your trip to Bavaria while you join us for an authentic serving of Gemütlichkeit at the Bavarian Bierhaus.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Three Signature Sausages served with choice of two sides
Bavarian Onion Soup
I love this restaurant during normal times. We made reservations through open table only to be told on arrival they don’t take reservations. We self seated without incident, so no big deal, I assume just a flaw in the system. During Covid, they have an abbreviated menu, it’s good, but if you ever been here before, your going to be missing the red cabbage and some of their usual favorites. This place is typical a 5/5, but with the current situation, it was just ok, server seemed overwhelmed and food took longer than usual to come out. We will be back, but hopefully they will have their old menu and service back when we return. It’s typically, a great experience with great food
Dawn, It has been a challenge these days to get product when we need it and at a reasonable price. As a result our menu is in flux and changes weekly. We are glad that you think we normally rate a 5 and we look forward to delivering you another 5-star experience the next time you return. Prost! Bob
I really love the onion soup but I ask for light pretzels and there was a lot pretzels. they gave the requested soup with light pretzels to another person at our table and on top of it it was extremely salty. I pretty much ate the cheese off the top and left the rest. I like the restaurant and have been here before I hope this was a one time incident.
James, I'm sorry that your order got confused with someone else's and that it was too salty. I tried it last weekend after getting this complaint from a couple others. And even though I prefer salty, it was on the edge of being too salty for me. So we adjusted the recipe. Please contact me so that we can make this up to you. Thanks for letting me know. Bob
Very disappointing. Music was so loud we had to go outside. Food service was very slow - no drink refills. Food arrived 5 minutes before the silverware so it was cold by the time we could eat it. Limited menu. Won't be going back.
Elvira, I'm very sorry for your experience. We do have a limited menu as a result of food supply chain disruptions caused by the reaction to covid. But the rest of what you wrote about there is no excuse for. Please contact me directly so that we can make this up to you. Thanks, Bob
Always love going, good food and beer. Enjoy the atmosphere of the German style beerhouse.
Decent German food. Great beer. Lively atmosphere, especially when the band is playing.
Live music was so loud we couldn't hear each other, and there really aren't any seating options "away" from the music since it is just one huge room. Food and beer was good, but not amazing for the price. If I wanted to get drunk on German beer and listen to accordion versions of regular American songs, this would be a great spot but that's not the vibe I was looking for.
We went here when they first opened and the food was really good. Now just fair. And it is so loud in there, I couldn't hear my server or conversations with my family. Won't be going back probably.
Took friends to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at BB. Our first time at BB. We had a great time EXCEPT for the 22 year old server who said he is from Germany, worked at BB three years, told my 62 year old guy friend that he wasn’t pouring his beer right, don’t order the $25 green beer because it taste awful after the first one, very condescending, couldn’t hear what he was saying half the time, didn’t bring enough silverware or napkins, & watched us like he was ready to clean our table at the end so we left. Mind you that the restaurant was half empty because of the Coronavirus. We still left a decent tip but he didn’t deserve it & shouldn’t be serving table/that attitude. We will ask to be moved next time. LOVE Bavarian Bierhaus though & can’t wait to go back!
Excellent service. Great menu choices.
Music too loud. We could not talk during meal except between musical numbers.
We are very glad that you enjoyed your meal and your service. We're sorry that the music was too loud for your tastes. We are constantly reworking our system to optimize the enjoyment for all our guests. We would love to see you again. Prost! Bob
Made a reservation for 1pm and didn’t get seated until well after 1. I watched people who walked in get seated faster. Server took forever to greet us but his service was fine after. Broccoli and cauliflower were steamed to death. One of the meals was burnt. Not worth the price when there’s no attention to the food.
I am very sorry for your experience. I am trying to get control of our reservation system which does not adequately differentiate between reservations and those waiting. Incidentally, we use Open Table to manage that. I also am very sorry for the meal you received. Please contact me directly so that I can make this up to you. And thanks for bringing this to my attention. Bob
Food and atmosphere were fine but I guess I was expecting a bit more.
Thanks for your visit. Please let me know where we didn't meet your expectations. I want to make the experience great for everyone, so I value your input. Thanks Bob
If you have to have a quick, Americanized fix then, then the food is ok. If you are used to authentic German food, no matter the region, then you will probably be a little disappointed. Schnitzel on the small saide, sauerbraten not using correct cut, and gravy that is not made correctly don't give reason for $20 a plate. Sauerbraten gravy should not be congealed and the medallions should be cooked in the sauce. Jagerschnitzel gravy should not be brown gravy poured on top, allowed to congeal, and then topped with sauteed mushrooms. The mushrooms and gravy should be cooked together. The red cabbaged tastes like out of a jar, but was told it was made fresh on location.
Was told they recently replaced chef that Americanized the food and were workimg on getting it back to authentic...maybe I will go back in month or so to try again.
Nick, I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience. We try very hard to stay authentic. I lived six years in Germany and still travel there frequently. We do make our red cabbage from scratch. We make almost everything in house, but we always are striving to get better. So thanks for the feedback. We do have a new chef and he is correcting some of the recipes which weren't as authentic as I would like. Please let me know when you can come back so that I can meet you in person. Thanks Bob
I had reservations for 9:30 for 6 and had to add 1 more. The staff was very accommodating. Our server was amazing by! The food was delish! The beer was worth 2 rounds! We will definitely be back once a week! I want to join the stein club too!
Thanks for visiting us. We are an authentic Bierhall, so adding another guest to your party is usually quite easy. We hope you come again soon. Prost! Bob
We made a reservation for 15 because we wanted to be seated together. When we got there, we had to wait several minutes before we seated at a table with only enough space for 8. Half of our party was left standing. They then seated us at 2 separate tables. Eventually, we asked to move to one long table with enough space to accommodate everyone. Our drinks came quickly, but it took forever for the waiter to even take our order. The food was tasty, but we won’t make reservations here again.
I'm very sorry for your experience. The reservation for 15 should have been held for you--particularly if it was made with some advanced notice. (Unfortunately, if someone makes a reservation on OT with just a few minutes notice, it doesn't always match the reality of what is available; but that is an uncommon experience.) Please contact me and give me a chance to make it up to you. Thanks Bob
Had a great time. Food was great, service was amazing and the atmosphere was a lot of fun.
Mike, Thanks for visiting us last Saturday. We are glad you had an amazing experience. Hope you come again soon. Prost! Bob
Food was okay. Entertainment was fun. Server seemed to want to argue when we wanted to order entree and skip appetizer due to wanting to make sure we were done dining in time for Grand ole opry show. I didn't appreciate that.
I'm very sorry that your server wanted to second guess you. Please contact me directly and let me know who your server was. I want to fix that. Thanks Bob
I’ve had better German food. Lots of gluten free options but the schnitzel was not good glutei free. Service was great. Wouldn’t go back.
Our table was ready very fast and close to our reservation time. The serving staff was prompt and polite. The only problem we had was that we were not told that they were out of applesauce, which is a condiment for an appetizer.. had I known we would have ordered differently, as none of our party likes sour cream. The wurst was also limited and we did not have a choice, as we were told it was a holiday weekend, and the wursts went fast. We were there on a Sunday of President's weekend. In the past, we have not had any food supply issues. And we have been during Oktoberfest and similar weekends.
Thanks for letting me know of the supply problems. This should not have occurred as President's Day weekend is one of our busier weekends of the year. I will ensure that we are ordering to historical numbers and not to current trends. We hope you will be back again soon. Prost! Bob
It was our first time. We loved the atmosphere & the entertainment. The food was great!! We had a fun evening!!
We are so pleased to hear that your first experience with us was a good one. We hope you will be back again for a second visit soon. Prost! Bob
Love the live music, dancing and food!
Thanks for visiting us. We are glad that you enjoyed the whole experience. Please come see us again soon. Prost! Bob
We celebrated an 80th birthday before Opry and really enjoyed it. We even jumped on our seats when they introduced the birthday party. Food was good, music was fun. Some people might be surprised that this was in a mall. Don't let that affect you. It feels like a stand alone establishment.
Thanks for celebrating such a momentous event with us. And we love surprising people with our location. We are locally owned and started by two Soldiers who were stationed in Germany and who wanted to bring their Bierhall experiences back home to Nashville. (I'm one of them.) We hope you come again soon. Prost! Bob
This restaurant gets a barely satisfactory rating from my group of 3 although the food and the service were well done for a big room like this. Our rating could have been higher if the acoustics had not been so atrocious. The sound system was very "warbled" as the speakers failed to clearly reach across the big area and as a result the pleasure of hearing the band was very disappointing. In previous visits the band was a more traditional German "oompah" outfit and this visit we only saw a guy with a guitar and a gal with an accordion. They were OK (to the extent they could be heard) but not up to expectations. We recommend that the owners engage one of the professional hall "tuners" available in Nashville and fix their acoustics, and then try to up grade the level of entertainment to at least what the Gerst Haus had a few years ago.
Moose, I was there that night too and something was off with the sound. We have a sound man who comes in for new bands, but the music you saw that night is one of our regulars. I will address it with him. Thanks Bob
Celebrated my 60th birthday on the 15th. Had a blast! Yodeling contest, chicken dance, singing... and fantastic food and beer. Group of 8, we started with 3 flights!
Cathy, We love that you chose us for such a special occasion and that you had such fun. We hope that you will come again to celebrate other events, or just because you want a fun night out with friends. Prost! Bob
I love this restaurant. I love the food and ambiance. It is a fun atmosphere. A bit loud but reminiscent of a real German bierhaus. Recommend as a destination.
Great environment on Valentines Day. Had lobster and prok chop Valentine Day special. Food was outstanding. Entertainment was great! Chef came out to check on us twice during the meal to make sure everything was perfect. Waiter was excellent and entertaining too! I enjoyed it so much that I am booking 4 people for Taste of Italy at the end of February!
John, We are so glad that you enjoyed our special Valentine's dinner and look forward to seeing you when we tour Italy next week. Prost! Bob
We really Enjoyed our Valentine's date at the Bavarian Bierhaus! The Meal was Excellent, the Service was Fantastic, and the Musical Environment was Fun! We will Definitely dine here in the future.
We are glad you chose us to celebrate Valentine's Day and are glad that you had a great time. Hope you come again soon. Prost! Bob
It was good!
Best GERMAN available in Nashville.
Thanks for your visit. We are glad you liked the experience and hope you come again soon. Prost! Bob
Had family in from out of town and wanted to take them some place different. Food was great. Tried several different appetizers, the flat bread was the favorite. Our waitress, Heather was very knowlegable and attentive. There was live music, which was wonderful. Definately will be going back again.
Dallas, Thanks for bringing your family to spend time with us. We want to be the place where you can gather friends and family to celebrate. So we love hearing that you enjoyed your experience. Thanks also for mentioning Heather; I will relay your appreciation. Prost! Bob
This was a unique place to go to hear live music and enjoy delicious german food. I liked the variety of foods and beers. The prices were reasonable and the food prepared quickly. I loved the onion soup and beer flight which provided 5 staples and 2 of your choice to try. I enjoyed them all night long. The noise level is my only complaint. It made it hard to hear my friends and the server. I would recommend it and go there again.
I am so glad that among the new places you like to try, you have added ours. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. As for the noise, we have been working on that; it is much better than it was. But still, you can ask for a table away from the band if that helps. We hope you come back again soon Prost! Bob
Fun experience. Food was average. I have had better German food. This is a really fun place though. It’s kind of a Disney World kind of experience. High prices and average food.
We are glad that you enjoyed your experience, but are sorry that your found the food to be "average". We strive to be much better than Disney. Please let me know what you had and how we can make it better for your next visit. Prost! Bob
Fun place to have a meal! Great food; great beer!
Chuck, Thanks for your visit. We are glad to hear you had a great time and hope you will come back again soon. Prost! Bob
Great venue...not a huge selection of draught German or Swiss beers.
Food was typical...service was great and the music was loud
Thanks for your visit. The reason for our Bier selection is so that all our Biers are fresh. Bars that keep a hundred taps, can't guarantee freshness because their beers sit in the lines and in open kegs for days or even weeks. We keep only a dozen taps because we never want stale Bier. We also keep a couple dozen Germany Biers in cans and bottles so that we have a good variety of German Biers. We hope that you appreciate our dedication to quality Bier. Prost! Bob
Beer Cheese was great. Ruben Rolls were greasy but French onion soup was great A must have...
Samantha, Thanks for visiting us. Thanks also for letting us know about the Reuben rolls being greasy. I will make sure that we are draining them properly after frying them. Glad you liked everything else and hope to see you again soon. Prost! Bob
Great German atmosphere I loved the schnitzel but wish it had onions and bell peppers like the true yager schnitzel had a great birthday party
Courtney, We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We do have Zigeuner Schnitzel, which is a schnitzel served with an onion and pepper sauce. We hope you try that on your next visit and find it to your liking. Prost! Bob
A great experience!
Mark, Thanks for your visit. We are glad you had a great experience and hope to see you again. Prost! Bob
Great service and good food. I would definitely be back with my family. I really enjoyed my chicken dish. Although the ice tea was weak.
Sharon, We are glad you enjoyed your experience here. Sorry about the iced tea. I will look into how it is being made and ensure that we are not diluting it. Hope to see you again soon. Prost! Bob
Food and service were great. We had my son's 12th birthday party there, and the manager allowed us to use the private event space for free. Our server killed it, especially dealing with the kids. They even played the football games in there for us to watch.
Adam, We are glad your party had such fun. We have the separate room for events and parties and don't charge extra for the room. Hope to see you again soon. Prost! Bob
This was the first time we have been to the Bierhaus. It was a unique experience. We LOVED the pretzel and bier cheese! It’s a must have! The entertainment was great, also!
Thanks so much for your visit and for the wonderful review. We are glad you loved the experience and hope you will come again soon. Prost! Bob
French fries were less than desirable—way too salty, lacked flavor.
Thanks for your visit. And thanks also for your comments on french fries. We have two different french fries: battered fries for most orders and gluten-free steak fries for our Fish n' Chips, and with the Bier Cheese Fries. Please let me know which you ordered so that we can know which one you didn't like so that I can address it. Thanks much for your help in making us get better. We want to deliver a 5-star experience the next time you visit. Prost! Bob
We love coming here with our family! The food is ALWAYS amazing! Tonight we celebrated 5 birthdays and 4 generations of family all in the same place. You guys did a wonderful job on treating my family and our birthday people very special.
Auntie Nay, We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us again. Thanks for choosing us to celebrate such a great event with your family. We look forward to your next visit again soon. Prost! Bob
Bavarian Bierhaus does offer delivery in partnership with Toast. Bavarian Bierhaus also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (615) 238-0687.
Bavarian Bierhaus is rated 4.2 stars by 425 OpenTable diners.
Bavarian Bierhaus does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/bavarian-bierhaus/giftcards.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.