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Black Forest Inn

1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
+1 612-872-0812
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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German, Bar, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Has a beer hall feel to the restaurant and is no frills, but food was very good. Will definitely eat here again when craving some filling German food.

Thank travelnow721
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Our family, aged 5-69, had lunch here to celebrate Octoberfest. The old-world German atmosphere was authentic and inviting. The food was fantastic and the entertainment, an accordionist, was fun. We dined on loaded bratwurst, giant hot pretzels, and, of course, German beer. The bratwurst was...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I hadn't been to the Black Forest in a very long time, and went because my best friend is leaving for Europe this week. There were 11 of us and I think we all had a great time. The only negative I heard was that...More

Thank StevenLaVigne
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went to have a nice German style dinner and we're not disappointed. Huge German beer selection, the food is pretty authentic (I am German) and very tasty. Parking is no problem because they have their own parking lot ! Atmosphere is close to that...More

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Sigh. I hoped for authentic german. I got...something else. Ordered veal Jagerschnitzel. Unbreaded veal cutlet was buried under spaetzel and gravy, not the way I have ever had it before. Could not tell how veal had been cooked, but obviously not breaded and/or pan fried....More

Thank bobshubert
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a snack and drink. We had a beer flight and a pear cider. Really refreshing. We shared pretzels and brats. Lovely waitress. Perfect for a Saturday afternoon.

Thank MinnesotaAgnes
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The patio here is perfect on a hot day, being tucked away in the shade, eating outside on an 86 degree day was pleasant. The beer is served in true German fashion---huge. I am a big Weiss bier fan, and was happy with the brew....More

Thank ExportLove
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very good (Different kinds of Schnitzel) and the beer was served in the right kind of glass with the perfect amount of head on top. Service was also good although it took a bit to be seated because there is no host/hostess. Atmosphere...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch was wonderful. Had the sausage plate, very nice flavors. Great potato salad. Would also recommend the fried cabbage as a side. Looking forward to my next trip there.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Overall was a good experience! Area could have better lighting since we sat in the back corner. Staff was excellent and helpful with menu. Everyone enjoyed their food! Could maybe have some German music to give it a better vibe and if they did I...More

Thank Jott23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
German, Bar, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
  • Public Transportation: The 18 bus stops right in front of our parking lot. The 17 stops two blocks away at 24th street.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-0812
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