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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sauerbraten” (23 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 via mobile

Came here on a Friday night during Oktoberfest. We were shown to our table within five minutes of our reservation and seated right in the main area next to the band/dance floor. The Oompah band wasn’t too loud which was nice because that enabled us...More

Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they need more wait staff. The staff were pleasant and attentive. The service person named Stephanie should be a wait staff she was so pleasant the music is restricted mainly to only one room. We made reservations weeks in advance for 10 people and ended...More

Thank eyehealion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family drove 50+ miles to eat at the Black Forest Inn after seeing Chef Heiner on the Food Network's "Chopped" (he was robbed). What an amazing experience! The food and the atmosphere were both the real deal. We loved it! I had the Veal...More

Thank Capebum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, very authentic…Service & atmosphere are outstanding and the waitresses really set off the German theme.

Thank JKW_PA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited 09/24/2017 We've been here a few times and for me, they're still serving good German cuisine. This time I had the Jagerschnitzel with red cabbage and spatzle. I'm used to big fat spatzle, but these were thing and 'spaghetti" like. Not bad... tasted fine,...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner consisted of a large Pork Schitzel Gruyere, washed down with a 16 oz Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest. The dinner was very tasty and filling. My sourcrout side dish was fresh and tasty as was the beer. Everything was so tasty that we ordered dessert -...More

Thank etradervic
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We just celebrated my mothers 90th birthday party yesterday with 15 adults and 2 children (ages 2 & 4). The service was excellent, the food was delicious, and the added feature was the German Oktoberfest band which was great. We were never rushed or had...More

Thank John Marita G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My family and I have been enjoying great food and a great atmosphere for many years now at the Black Forest Inn. Great food, cold beer, and a wonderful atmosphere. The staff is very friendly, and the decor reminds me of many restaurants I frequented...More

Thank HiAll68
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Forget for the moment that this is German food. More importantly, it is good quality food made very well. I had the veal with mushroom gravy, with spetzel and zucchini in a stewed tomato as side dishes. This was wonderful; all of it. My wife...More

Thank evsbabes
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I have gone to this restaurant over a dozen times. The food is fabulous but it is on the pricey side, so we usually go before 6:30pm on Wed, Thurs or Fri, and order from the 'early menu' where you get an...More

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28 September 2017|
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Response from 878kevine | Reviewed this property |
Just call them.
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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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