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Black Forest Inn

€€€€German, , European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
+1 973-347-3344
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sauerbraten” (25 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (12 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been back here in awhile and not sure why... BUT now we will go back much more often.... The food was great as was the service...

Thank MarksNJ61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in the area antiquing and stopped here for lunch after finding it on TripAdvisor. We ate in the pub room which was comfortable with an electric fireplace. I had the spaetzle (which was an entree option although it usually is...More

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something for everyone on the menus and the servers do a good job explaining the dishes. The entrees are fantastic, and well executed. Sauerbraten Jagerschnitzel with a variety of sauces/toppings were tender, flavorful, and visually enticing. Red Cabbage and Spatzle were excellent. Most of the...More

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband always finds a good selection of German beers over there, I go for German Riesling:) You can always count on good food and very professional service! Among our favorites is duck, escargot, potato leek soup and red cabbage. Many times Black Forrest was...More

Thank AnetaSakowski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday evening dinner with my wife & son. We all loved it and was a wonderful evening with outstanding food & service in a charming atmosphere.

Thank CJ K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time at your establishment. We thought the food was incredibly tasty and authentic. There was nothing we ordered which we didn't absolutely LOVE. We loved just the authenticity of the entire restaurant including the beautiful bar and the waitress outfits. Everyone...More

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food in a comfortable "old world" atmosphere. Expanding the German menu selections would be appreciated. The service was friendly, although a little slow to arrive at first. Good value.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been looking forward to going to this restaurant for a long time, was not disappointed. The food was very good, as was the service. Looking forward to returning.

Thank X7202ULthomasm
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I had really given up on finding a good German restaurant. Since it was my husband’s birthday I thought I’d try again and found the Black Forest Inn. Four of us had dinner. Everyone agreed the food was delicious and the staff kind and attentive....More

Thank neerondogs
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Located in Hamilton’s downtown area Love the German style ambience and servers dressed in durndils Clean and friendly environment Delicious and affordable dining for the whole family The menu offers many dishes to please any appetites. The vienna schnitzel is definitely worth the drive from...More

Thank Irene B
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28 September 2017|
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Response from 878kevine | Reviewed this property |
Just call them.
rab g
30 August 2017|
Response from EDR53 | Reviewed this property |
They are always closed on Christmas Day. They are open December 24.
10 May 2017|
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Response from ulla0426 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a children's menu. But some of the appetizers like Maultaschen will work or share some of your Spaetzle etc with them it always worked for my children and granchildren.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
German, Austrian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
    (Exit 25 off Route 80)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Stanhope
  • Phone Number: +1 973-347-3344
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