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Black Forest Brewery

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301 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1713
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soft pretzels” (2 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“crab dip” (2 reviews)
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
301 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1713
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Ephrata for the first time and stopped at this brewery for a pint. It is a charming and cozy brewery conveniently located in Ephrata. Has a local feel and the staff is very friendly. Stout and the NE IPA were both very good. Would...More

Thank ria1741
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It has an old tavern vibe. It's very small with close seating. The bar manager was very friendly and helpful understanding their beer choices. We had the stoudt and it was very good.The beer was good but the food was just okay. Neither of us...More

Thank Kim E
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Right on Main Street next to a nice B&B. Very nice outdoor seating and a new woodsy indoor bar. Staff was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank samfam
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great beer and great food. Eric was our server and was very attentive without hovering. We had the Kolsch....very smooth and balanced. I had the ham panini and my wife had tacos....both are solid choices. The patio was small but pleasant. They only down side...More

Thank SHayes3
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The first word that comes to mind when describing the Black Forest Brewery is Cozy. The rough wood walls, small size and friendly staff make it feel like the quintessential neighborhod pub... which is exactly what it is! They have great homemade soup, panninis and...More

Thank BeccaGall
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This brewery is part of the B&B we stayed at for a couple of days. It is only open a few days a week. They have outside seating and even though it is on main street, it feels relaxing. My husband had one of their...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Black Forest Brewery is conveniently located behind the 1777 Americana Inn on Oak St. BFB has 6 great brews on tap, local wines and great food. Bob Harter is a master brewer. The staff is fun and very friendly. We enjoyed the clientele of...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Food and atmosphere were fantastic! Good beer owners were very nice! Location is nice plenty of parking. The soft pretzels were delicious!

Thank JennF2
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Came out for a birthday gathering for a very good friend. I was first surprised at how small the place was. Really only room for 15 - 20 people. Thing is... thats fine. Great decor, even better beer. Overall the menu is small but the...More

Thank golfnpix
Reviewed 15 November 2016

great beer and sangria. friendly locals. great low key environment for small gatherings. Located behind a great Bed and Breakfast- 1777 Americana Inn

Thank rrlmc02
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Bar, Pub
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Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 301 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1713
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
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