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The Bavarian Restaurant

100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
+1 888-205-8020
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (15 reviews)
“pretzels” (12 reviews)
“sausage” (16 reviews)
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German, European, Austrian
$$ - $$$
100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took out-of-town guests to The Bavarian for a summer lunch. The deck was only partially set up. With all the outside available tables filled we were forced to eat inside despite the beautiful afternoon weather. Food was adequate, but the service was VERY slow....More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lovely hike down from the top of the ski lift, be sure to treat yourself to a wonderful pretzel--which was crispy and salty on the outside and warm on the inside. I'm not sure about the rest of the menu, since we had...More

Thank crosscreek7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The deck at the Bavarian is the spot after a hike to Williams Lake or Wheeler Peak. It is equally delightful during ski season according to my husband. Great service, amazing food -- most ski resorts sock it to you for not very good food...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some very good dishes at this Alpine style restaurant, with perhaps the spätzle at the top of the list, but goulash soup (though the bread accompanying it was pretty ordinary) and hotdogs were also pretty good. Service was formulaic.

Thank Jasperco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here at the recommendation of the lady at the front desk of our hotel. I have to say, I'm not a huge fan of German food, but the Goulash soup, which is a tomato based soup with braised beef and...More

Thank Wendi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had a few beers which were pretty good. The hot pretzels was really stale. I'm sure their other food is good.

Thank jmkgsteele
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Who knew the Taos Ski Valley would be the home of an amazing, authentic German restaurant?. Everything is so well prepared and delicious. Beautiful mountain views, and great beer. We enjoyed their German beer flight. Perfect on a sunny summer afternoon as well as the...More

Thank LAJ7
Reviewed 30 June 2017

After hiking Wheeler Peak with my son and our dog, we were excited to eat at The Bavarian. Our excitement quickly evaporated when we learned that The Bavarian is not dog friendly inside or on the deck. They had a few lounge chairs below the...More

1  Thank TheOCfromBigD
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Located at the base of the Taos Ski Valley lift #4, The Bavarian is perfectly situated to offer you're due reward after a day of physical exercise. We came here in the summer after hiking to Williams' Lake, but I can imagine it's a delight...More

Thank MWentzelRN
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The perfect spot for that end of the hike rest and beer. Lounge outdoors or in. They serve dinner starting at 5:30 pm.

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14 August 2016|
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Response from Shane C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open at 5:30 pm on Sundays not sure what time they close. On the Shuttle I would call them to find out, I think they will pick you up at the Airport if you are staying there but don't think they will pick you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Austrian
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos Ski Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 888-205-8020
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