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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 20, 2022

The food is both good and plentiful. If you're a light eater, you're going to want to share a plate or bring a large purse for the leftovers. The staff is a joy, and they care about both the staff and the customers. They are...still as of 22-03-20 checking vaccine certificates so it's a place you don't have to be scared to bring your parents and grandparents. Every meal here is a joy.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 20, 2022 via mobile

Delicious food and large portions. Very friendly staff. Lots of German-Austrian character. Unique house salad with lots of shredded carrot and cucumber. Kids love the food.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 6, 2022 via mobile

We have been coming to this fine establishment for years. Always have the same dinner. Chicken cordon blue with soup of the day.I decided to try something different tonight, Beef stroganof with spetza. Meatball soup and red cabbage. I found it to be one of...the most delicious meals that I've ever tasted. Beef was very tender and tasty. I think I'm hooked. Coming back soon and telling everyone about this amazing dinner.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed February 28, 2022

Ordered 3 large schnitzels for pick up - person who took the order was very pleasant and very competent - all 3 schnitzels were almost 1/2“ thick, were more like large fast fry pork chops than schnitzels and tasted more like fast fry pork chops...than schnitzels (schnitzel translates into “slice” ie relatively thin perhaps half the thickness of these ) - chose pan fried potatoes with meal, came prepared with paprika (not described as such in menu) would have preferred to have been given choice at time of ordering as we are not huge fans of paprika. Last but not least difficult for patron to understand the difference between a large schnitzel and a small schnitzel - would be helpful for menu to incl size ie large approx 8 inches diam, small approx 6 inches diameter We werre disappointed with our schnitzels & pan fried potatoes but will probably order them again hoping that the schnitzels will be more like “slices” & of course try ordering the pan fies without paprikaMore

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed December 12, 2021

I have been coming to the Black Forest Inn since I was a little girl. This is a landmark restaurant! On busy nights, there is a bit of a wait- but with cocktail in hand and some good company, it shouldn't be a problem! An...enjoyable experience. The schnitzel was hot and tasty and perfectly accompanied by the red cabbage and spaetzle on the side. Delicious! And the cherry on top (literally!) was a slice of moist and delicious Black Forest cake. Service is very friendly and attentive. Thank you Black Forest Inn!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 11, 2021

We have been coming here for many years (before the new ownership) but things have really gone downhill. Very slow service. Finally brought us bread with no butter. Long wait until we got our soups and salad. One salad was supposed to be with no...bacon bits, but there were bacon bits in it. One schnitzel was supposed to be breaded but it wasn’t and when we told the server she said that she would discount our bill. Got the bill and it was 10% off that one entrée, wow two dollars! We didn’t eat a lot of our food. Very disappointing as a few people in our party had never been there before and we had raved about it but after this visit I doubt they would be interested in coming back.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 9, 2021

Visited today for dinner with a friend. As always the food was very good. The service however, left alot to be desired and it is why I am giving it such a low rating. We were seated when we arrived and we had alot of...things with us so we had asked if we could sit in a larger booth and we were told that no they could not give us a larger booth because they were for 3 or 4 people. That is fine but the restaurant was empty and the booths did not fill up at all when we were there so I don't understand why they couldn't accomodate our request. The soup and salad course of our meal came quickly but the pretzel we had ordered as a starter did not come until after we were served our main course. Not once did our server check on us to see how our meal was or if we would have liked refills on our drinks. My friend could see that she spent most of her time at the bar socializing with the bartender. The only time she was attentive to us was when she hovered over us as we were paying our bills. Overall it felt like we were a bother to her and we felt like she could not wait to get us out of there so she could go back to her evening of socializing. We did not feel weclome at all this evening and that is a shame because in the past the atmosphere has always been welcoming to all and the servers were very attentive. I understand with Covid that alot of restaurant workers chose not to go back into the industry after the lockdowns but that is no excuse for management not properly training and supervising their staff. I hope this was just an off night as I do enjoy the food and would like to continue to visit however if I have the same experience with the service the next time I go in , I will not return.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 9, 2021

The schnitzel was so thin it was see through. Asked for it breaded, got plain. Spaetzle were tasteless. Takeout order. Very disappointing. Quality has completely vanished.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 8, 2021

I have been coming to Black Forest for years. I always order the schnitzel which is huge and flavorful. The service is always good. The side dishes are always good too. Will be back!

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed November 29, 2021

The Sheff heave no clue how to make schnitzel. It was very bad the meet was paper tin and so dried out. We were wary disappointed,

Date of visit: November 2021
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January 15, 2018|
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
They’re is a small step on both entrance and exit but I would consider this easily managed. The washroom is accessible but I can’t say for sure about the toilet with bar. Absolutely call them, they’re very accommodating.
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Leonard B | Reviewed this property |
We went with a large group-most had a meat based order but some did have non meat dish. The salads were great and very well portioned. Everyone did rave about the schnitzel and spetzel.
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Yes, Black Forest Inn offers takeaway services.

Black Forest Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4