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Black Forest Inn

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Stanhope ₹₹₹₹ German, , European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
+1 973-347-3344
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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German, Austrian, European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
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Reviews (178)
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

not an expert on german cuisine but with the attentive waitstaff explaining everything... no problem at all. went with the whole family ... party of eight... made reservations and had the most beautiful table waiting for us... this is a high end restaurant and for...More

Thank Willie P
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Had to travel 46 miles to get here but it was worth it. Hadn't been here since I was a kid but now that my German mother has passed, we like to enjoy authentic German cuisine once in a while in her honor and remembrance....More

Thank Softballmom66
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Some Italian, French and of course German. Pretty venue especially at holiday time. Local favorite and good for parties. Average food of this type. Friends make it work.

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Our experience was all around outstanding! I had to set up a wedding rehearsal dinner on November 27th for 32 people from across the country. The manager, Barbara, was delightful and very helpful to work with in setting up our dinner. We had some attendees...More

Thank dynamodb
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The ambience in the main room is very rustic and nice, with stained glass windows and all the right accoutrements for a great dinner but beware of your timing, the bar is real close to the seating and gets quite nosey. Its packed!! 5-6 pm...More

1  Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Our party of six had dinner at the Black Forest on 14 November. It was an excellent experience that started with the woman who checked our coats. The woman at the coat check greeted us with a big smile and welcomed us back to the...More

2  Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We recently celebrated my Swiss mother's 99th birthday, and had a wonderful experience. Working with Barbara, the manager was terrific, and she was so helpful with every detail! We had a party of 35, with live music and dancing in the main dining room, with...More

1  Thank mimidancer
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We have been coming here for years. In the past it was always a special place to go. Mom is born in Germany, so for her The Black Forest is a bit of home. Four of us went there today for lunch. The food was...More

4  Thank mombis1313
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My wife loves German food so I took her to lunch here. A fairly formal restaurant. Though we were very casual, I would recommend at least a polo shirt and khakis. Pros Extremely high quality Somewhat hard to find this elsewhere Clean Decor is unusual...More

Thank shartli
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Is there a better recommendation for a restaurant than to be able to say that you remember everything you enjoyed there 30 years ago? Our waitress tonight (name is Tania) worked there back then and told us that the restaurant is still owned by the...More

1  Thank maryloustrain
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Do they have a children's menu?
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.
Chris M
Is there a dress code
26 November 2015|
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Response from BobT784 | Reviewed this property |
there is no dress code. I belie that I had gone in either shorts or jeans
Do you have a separate room so we can host our son's rehearsal dinner there in April?
3 November 2015|
Response from RON07860 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are two very nice rooms available that can accommodate 50 to 75 guests.
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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