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Black Forest Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, , European
255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
+1 905-528-3538
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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German, Austrian, European, Central European
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255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is consistently good, with generous portions for a reasonable price. The wait staff are quick and pleasant. The atmosphere is authentically German.

Thank FindaKitchen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to this restaurant for years and have always thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Portions are generous and we are always bringing a 'doggie bag' home. The restaurant underwent a change in ownership and the first thing we noticed was...More

1  Thank dragonlady1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a regular for the past 30 years it’s obvious that I love the food. It’s hard to pinpoint the difference since the ownership change but the restaurant seems to have a different vibe. The Black Forest has always been an affordable place to dine...More

Thank RickMcMexICan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere comes in this little establishment. very warm/nice environment Although I love the Schnitzel (perfection) the entire menu is delicious and the portions very large. Reminds me of home cooked meals with the family.

Thank 58Irwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love german food, so Black Forest is a natural choice if one does. I would not say it is the best, but it's definitely up there - ambiance and everything, like stepping into a German hall. Busy, somewhat slow service, but expeccted, overall nice...More

Thank Eugen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gross!... Have tried several different dishes - hoping the first time was an exception... It wasn't!

Thank Rowlison
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Black Forest Inn is still a great place for Euro food. If you are up for a schitzel then this is the place. I am not a big fan of going downtown, parking sucks.. The meter patrol are right on top of their game if...More

Thank GORD T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurants that serve a great Vienna Schnitzel are few and far between. Seems like it is a lost art. But the true lovers who seek one of the best, The Black Forest is the one. The service was a little short of very good. Could...More

Thank stephanie599
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Black Forest Inn refuses to take reservations. But at the same time they have incompetent front of the house managers who do not know how to handle an influx of customers. Our party of six arrived to find the restaurant fully occupied including the bar...More

Thank CountyLoyalist
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The restaurant was not busy but even with reservations we were very crowded. Four people squished on a side intended for 3 people. Not a pleasant experience! The portions were fine but the presentation requires more work. The cordon blue appeared to be massed produced...More

Thank Happy_Travels1948
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15 January 2018|
Response from Parker-Toronto | Reviewed this property |
Hi Connie - you would have to call when making a reservation. We are unable to answer this question. Good Luck.
9 September 2017|
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Response from judi20001999 | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I have ever encountered
25 November 2016|
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Response from Cancub50 | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-3538
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